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Aiken, South Carolina Passport Office Information

Residents of Aiken in Aiken County, South Carolina have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Aiken can provide you with passport forms or witness your signature and seal your passport documents (if you don't need your passport application sealed then you do not need to visit an acceptance agent). Besides the 1 passport office here in Aiken, there are (86) other passport offices in South Carolina from which you can get a passport application sealed at. If you are not needing a passport for at least (4-6) weeks, you can visit the sole passport acceptance agent listed below the map on this web page. If you need it faster than that, please see: closest regional passport offices to Aiken, South Carolina and Expedited Passport service options for Aiken.

Local passport offices are typically post offices, county clerk offices, and other government offices (Keep in mind: that not all county clerks, and not all post offices are acceptance agents). These ofices don't issue passports but witness your signature and officially seal your passport application. There is a $35 fee for sealing your application and supporting documentation. Renewals do not need to visit an acceptance agent.

Passport Office in Aiken, SC

Aiken Post Office
307 Laurens St NW
Aiken SC, 29801

There is only a single passport office in Aiken.

Aiken Post Office
307 Laurens St NW
Aiken, SC 29801

Regional Passport Offices Close to Aiken

These are passport issuing facilities. You will need to make an appointment and present proof of upcoming travel but in most cases, you will be able to get passport renewal, new passports, child passports, or a lost passport replacement Same Day or Next Day.

Atlanta Passport Agency - 135.2 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 386.6 Miles
Miami Passport Agency - 477.8 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 481.4 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 491.1 Miles

Other passport offices near Aiken South Carolina:

Wagener Post Office - Wagener - 16.1 Miles
North Augusta Post Office - North Augusta - 16.4 Miles
Augusta GA USPS - Augusta - 17.8 Miles
Jackson Post Office - Jackson - 20.1 Miles
Saluda Post Office - Saluda - 22 Miles
Evans Main Post Office - Evans - 23.5 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Aiken

Residents of the following close by cities looking to get a passport should consider using these passport office(s) located in Aiken for their passport application sealing needs.

Trenton South Carolina, Windsor South Carolina, North Augusta South Carolina, Batesburg-Leesville South Carolina, Jackson South Carolina, Martinez Georgia, Gilbert South Carolina, Springfield South Carolina, Evans Georgia, Pittsburg South Carolina, Grovetown Georgia, Livingston South Carolina, Hephzibah Georgia, Denmark South Carolina, Blythe Georgia, Chapin South Carolina, Cayce South Carolina, Ninety Six South Carolina, Irmo South Carolina, West Columbia South Carolina

How to Get a Passport in Aiken, South Carolina

Getting a passport in Aiken is easy, it depends on what type of passport application you are doing and how quickly you need it processed. We've written the following passport guides, it doesn't matter if you are in Aiken or not as the process will be similar regardless of where you are, The standard passport processing times right now are 10 to 12 weeks to receive your passport.

* Anyone applying for a new passport in Aiken will need to visit a passport office.
* Aiken isn't near a passport agency, you could try a passport service or arrange to travel to one of the regional offices.
* To renew your passport, you do NOT need to visit a passport office.

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Aiken

Just a quick note about passport renewals because it will save you a lot of time, money, and hassles. It doesn't matter where you are, if you are in Aiken or any other city in South Carolina or any other state for that matter. If you have your old passport that is in good condition, it expired less than 5 years ago (or hasn't expired yet) and you are an adult - you can simply do your renewal paperwork online at the Department of State / Bureau of Consular Affairs and mail it in with new passport photos. It is currently taking 10-12 weeks standard processing or 4-6 weeks for expedited processing. If you need to renew it faster, you MUST have proof of travel and you must visit a regional passport office yourself, the closest ones to Aiken are listed below. If this is not possible or you want to avoid going there yourself, please only then consider using a passport expediter.

Passport Expediting in Aiken, South Carolina

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Aiken. Passport expediting companies charge their own set of fees for their service in addition to the government passport application fee and government expediting fee. The cost gets more expensive the faster your passport is needed and it's actually not any faster than visiting a regional passport office yourself. However, using an expediting service is highly convenient as you won't have to go to a regional passport office yourself (for any DS11 application, you will still need to visit a local acceptance agent to get your documents sealed).

Read more about 3rd Party Passport Expediting

Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Aiken, South Carolina

What is the application process of getting a passport in Aiken?

Getting a passport is pretty much the process same wherever you are, with most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there is only one passport office in Aiken.

The basic process: fill out the DS-11 New Passport Application, take it with your proof of identity, passport photos, and passport fees to the only passport office in Aiken to witness your signature and seal the documents. Wait 10-12 weeks.

For complete in-depth details see: New Passport Application Guide

How fast can I get a passport in Aiken?

There are a couple of different methods to getting your passport processed, which route you choose will determine how fast your passport will be received. By going to a passport service office in Aiken, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). You are going to have to do a little bit of a road-trip, the nearest passport issuing facility is The Atlanta Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 135.2 miles from Aiken, but that's where you need to make an appointment. Another option for you may be to use a passport expediting service to go to a regional facility for you.

How much does a passport cost in Aiken?

Unlike drivers licenses and state IDs, passports are a Federal (national) document, it costs the same no matter what city or state you are in, $110 ($145 with acceptance agent fee) for adult passports and $80 ($115 with acceptance agent fee) for child passports. There may be some additional fees and / or expenses that you might need to pay, please see passport fees for an explaination of all passport fees and costs.

Where to get passport photos in Aiken?

One of the most common questions we get asked is where "where should I get my passport photos taken at?" First, have a look at our in-depth passport photo guide so you know everything there is to know about passport photos. Here are the major stores that take and print passport photos near Aiken.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #5529 - Aiken - (4.5 mi)
Photo Center
1041 York Street Northeast
Aiken SC 29801
(803) 649-0521
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #4523 - Aiken - (5.8 mi)
Photo Center
1638 Richland Avenue
Aiken SC 29801
(803) 648-3203
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Aiken Supercenter - (6.7 mi)
Photo Center
3581 Richland Ave W
Aiken SC 29801
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #4295 - Aiken - (8 mi)
Photo Center
2062 Whiskey Road
Aiken SC 29803
(803) 648-2339
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Aiken Supercenter - (8 mi)
Photo Center
2035 Whiskey Rd
Aiken SC 29803
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #11849 - Aiken - (8.2 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Whiskey Rd & Dougherty Rd
2191 Whiskey Rd
Aiken SC 29803
(803) 648-8155
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Aiken - (8.4 mi)
Publix Shopping Center
262 Eastgate Dr
Aiken SC 29803
(803) 642-0069
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart North Augusta Supercenter - (13.4 mi)
Photo Center
1041 Edgefield Rd
North Augusta SC 29860
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #7318 - Edgefield - (13.7 mi)
Photo Center
230 Apple Square Plaza
Edgefield SC 29824
(803) 637-3135
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #4388 - Beech Island - (13.8 mi)
Photo Center
4295 Jefferson Davis Highway, Corner Of Aiken- Augusta Highway
Beech Island SC 29842
(803) 593-5196
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99