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Fairhope, Alabama Passport Office Information

Last Reviewed on March 16th, 2022

How to get a passport in Fairhope, AL: Passport Offices & Application Process

Baldwin Co. Circuit Clerk
1100 Fairhope Ave
Fairhope AL, 36532

In Fairhope, Alabama there is only a single passport office location (e.g. acceptance agent). These passport offices are part of the application process for a new adult or child passport application. The Fairhope passport office clerks are official "acceptance agents" for the Passport Agency and can witness your signature and seal your passport documents (if you do not need your passport application sealed then you do not need to visit an acceptance agent).

In addition to the 1 passport office in Fairhope, there are (89) other passport offices in Alabama 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 Fairhope, Alabama and Expedited Passport service options for Fairhope.

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 local passport offices don't issue passports; the clerks (acceptance agents) at a local office can 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 Offices in Fairhope Alabama

Showing the single passport office in Fairhope:

Baldwin Co. Circuit Clerk

1100 Fairhope Ave
Fairhope, AL 36532


Other passport offices near Fairhope Alabama

Daphne Post Office - Daphne - 7.4 Miles
Summerdale, AL Post Office - Summerdale - 8.5 Miles
Baldwin Co., AL, Circuit Clerk - Foley - 10.1 Miles
Gulf Shores Post Office - Gulf Shores - 15.5 Miles
Mobile Main Post Office - Mobile - 15.8 Miles
Baldwin Co., AL, Circuit Clerk - Bay Minette - 24.3 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Fairhope

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.

New Orleans Passport Agency - 118.7 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 264.1 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 356.9 Miles
Houston Passport Agency - 392.1 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 476.8 Miles

Fairhope, Alabama Passport Forms & Application Guides

Getting a passport in Fairhope 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 Fairhope 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 Fairhope will need to visit a passport office.
* Fairhope 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 Fairhope

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 Fairhope or any other city in Alabama 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 Fairhope are listed below. If this is not possible or you want to avoid going there yourself, please only then consider using a passport expeditor.

Passport Service for Cities Near Fairhope

Residents of the following cities that are close to Fairhope can consider using the passport office services in Fairhope for their passport application sealing needs.

Fairhope Alabama, Daphne Alabama, Summerdale Alabama, Robertsdale Alabama, Loxley Alabama, Foley Alabama, Spanish Fort Alabama, Elberta Alabama, Gulf Shores Alabama, Dauphin Island Alabama, Prichard Alabama, Chickasaw Alabama, Bayou La Batre Alabama, Saraland Alabama, Satsuma Alabama, Grand Bay Alabama, Brent Florida, Helena Mississippi, Ferry Pass Florida, Moss Point Mississippi

Passport Expediting in Fairhope, Alabama

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Fairhope. 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).

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Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Fairhope, Alabama

We make the passport application process easier and make getting a passport in Fairhope simplier. Our guide to how and where to get a passport in Fairhope contains all the passport office information you will need but often times there are still questions:

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

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 Fairhope.
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 Fairhope 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 Fairhope?

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 Fairhope, 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 New Orleans Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 118.7 miles from Fairhope, 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 Fairhope?

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, $130 ($165 with acceptance agent fee) for adult passports and $100 ($135 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 Fairhope?

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 Fairhope.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite.

Walmart Fairhope Supercenter - (2.3 mi)
Photo Center
10040 County Road 48
Fairhope AL 36532
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #4945 - Fairhope - (2.6 mi)
Photo Center
51 South Greeno Road
Fairhope AL 36532
(251) 928-3125
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #6084 - Fairhope - (2.6 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Hwy 98 & Fairhope
2 Greeno Rd S
Fairhope AL 36532
(251) 928-6558
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Fairhope - (2.7 mi)
Plantation Pointe Shopping Center At Highway 98
82 Plantation Pointe Rd
Fairhope AL 36532
(251) 928-6245
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Daphne - (7.7 mi)
Daphne Square - 1/4 Mile North Of Target Next To Pep Boys
2200 Hwy 98
Daphne AL 36526
(251) 626-9600
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #4959 - Daphne - (8.3 mi)
Photo Center
27040 Us Highway 98
Daphne AL 36526
(251) 621-9096
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Robertsdale Supercenter - (8.3 mi)
Photo Center
21141 State Hwy 59
Robertsdale AL 36567
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #5606 - Daphne - (8.4 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Hwy. 98 & Whispering Pines
3025 Us Highway 98
Daphne AL 36526
(251) 621-7266
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Daphne Supercenter - (8.7 mi)
Photo Center
27520 Us Highway 98
Daphne AL 36526
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #1822 - Robertsdale - (8.7 mi)
Photo Center
21975 Highway 59
Robertsdale AL 36567
(251) 947-8602
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99

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