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Platte County District Court: Passport Office in Wheatland WY

Last Reviewed on December 16th, 2021


Location:
Platte County District Court
Address:
800 9th St
 
Wheatland, WY 82201
 
Hours of Operation Shown in (MST)
Monday
8:00AM - 5:00PM
Tuesday
8:00AM - 5:00PM
Wednesday
8:00AM - 5:00PM
Thursday
8:00AM - 5:00PM
Friday
8:00AM - 5:00PM


Handicap Accessible (ADA): Yes

Passport Photos: No, you will need to get passport photos taken before going there. Here is our passport photo guide for reference and here is a list of places to get passport photos in Wheatland.


Wheatland Passport Office: Platte County District Court Location Overview

Platte County District Court is an acceptance agent/passport office. For passport service in Wheatland, WY you can go here for passport help. Platte County District Court is a Court facility that is able to witness your signature and seal your passport documents - standard processing is 4-8 weeks. This office DOES NOT issue passports, they will send your passport forms directly to a regional passport facility. There are NO other passport acceptance agent offices located in Wheatland. Platte County District Court is located in County, Wyoming.

About Platte County District Court

Platte County District Court is not a passport issuance facility and you will NOT receive a passport on-site there. This facility is an acceptance agent, the Platte County District Court is sort of like a special notary for the Department of State / Passport Agency in which they can "Witness" your signature and officially "Seal" your application and documents. There is a separate $35 fee for this that is paid at the time of sealing.

Needs to visit an acceptance agent
New Passports Application (Child or Adult)
Lost / Damaged Passport Replacement

Doesn't need to visit an acceptance agent
Passport Renewal
Passport Name Change Application

Passport Processing Times at Platte County District Court

Standard Processing - Because of Covid-19, the current processing times are 10-12 weeks after submitting an application.

Expedited Processing - You can pay an extra $60 when sealing your documents at Platte County District Court to get your passport quicker, typically in 4-6 weeks.

Emergency Processing - (NOT AVAILABLE at Platte County District Court): If you have proof of travel within 3 days you can request an emergency appointment at one of the regional passport offices close to Wheatland. Also see our info about 3rd-party passport expediters.

Nearest Regional Passport Offices to Wheatland, WY

Colorado Passport Agency - 142 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 619.1 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 647.7 Miles

Passport Services Offered at Platte County District Court

Passport Forms - If you need to pick up a physical pre-printed application that you can fill out by hand, the Platte County District Court will have pre-printed passport forms. You may also get passport forms from our website and print them on your own printer.

Passport Document Sealing / Passport Application Signature Witness - Platte County District Court is an official Acceptance Agent as appointed by the Department of State. Certain municipal and postal employees at this location are authorized to "Witness" your signature (kind of like a notary).
NOTE: not required for passport renewals
Acceptance Agent fee is $35 (see more about Acceptance Agent Fees)

4-6 week passport expediting / 10-12-week standard passport service - These are the standard processing times for passports at any acceptance agent.

Platte County District Court Service Area Radius

This passport office is located in - Platte County and serves the passport needs for residents of other nearby zipcodes including: 82201, 82210, 82214, 82215, 82213, 82058, 82243, 82212, 82223, 82051, 82244, 82072, 82006, 82061,

Frequently asked questions

How fast can I get a passport at Platte County District Court?

Platte County District Court does not issue passports, they are sent to a central processing facility, it will take at a minimum of 4 weeks if using expedited service and up to 12 weeks for standard processing.

I need a passport sooner than that, what are my options?

It's about 290 miles roundtrip, so it is pretty far from Wheatland to Colorado Passport Agency, the closest passport issuing agency. You might want to consider using a passport expediting service to save you the time of going there yourself.

Does Platte County District Court charge for passports?

Platte County District Court is an acceptance agent, Platte County District Court does not issue passports – they do however charge the standard $35 acceptance agent fee to seal your documents, this is only required for new or replacement passport applications; renewals do not need to be sealed and thus no acceptance agent fee is required. Please see our detailed information on passport fees.

Can I get walk-in passport service at Platte County District Court?

If by walk-in service you mean get your passport there at Platte County District Court? Then no. They do not issue passports, you can get walk-in passport issuance at a regional passport facility only, not local acceptance agent facilities; passport are sent to a central processing location.

Does Platte County District Court do passport renewals?

If you have your expired or soon-to-be expired passport, it is in good condition and the validity period on your expired passport was for 10-years, then you do not even need to visit an acceptance agent. You can do your application online, print-it and send it in with new passport photos, the old passport, and the required passport fees. See our guide about passport renewals to renew your passport yourself.

Can Platte County District Court tell me about the status of my application?

No, they are acceptance agents and have nothing to do with the application once they witness your signature and seal your application. Once an application is in-process, Platte County District Court will not be able to assist any further.

Does Platte County District Court take passport photos?

No, you will have to get your passport photo taken before you go to Platte County District Court for the sealing of your passport. Do not go there without getting passport photos first or you will not get your application sealed. Here's the list of locations to get passport photos in Wheatland.

What forms of payment does Platte County District Court accept?

At Platte County District Court, the passport acceptance fees can be paid for with a check, cash, money order or debit card. Passport Fees can only be paid with a check or money order.