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Passport Guide for Alamo

Residents of Alamo in Hidalgo County, Texas have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Alamo 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 Alamo, there are (486) other passport offices in Texas 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 Alamo, Texas and Expedited Passport service options for Alamo.


How to Get a Passport in Alamo, Texas

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

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 Alamo or any other city in Texas 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 Alamo 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 Office in Alamo, TX

Alamo Post Office
841 Austin Ave
Alamo TX, 78516

Looking for a passport office in Alamo? There are hundreds of such offices in Texas. These 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.

There is only a single passport office in Alamo.

Alamo Post Office
841 Austin Ave
Alamo, TX 78516
 

Other passport offices near Alamo Texas:

Donna MPO - Donna - 4 Miles
McAllen Post Office - McAllen - 5.5 Miles
Weslaco Post Office - Weslaco - 6.5 Miles
McAllen Downtown Station - McAllen - 6.6 Miles
Hidalgo County District Clerk - Edinburg - 6.6 Miles
McAllen City Hall - McAllen - 6.7 Miles
City of Edinburg Secretary - Edinburg - 6.8 Miles
Edinburg TX Post Office - Edinburg - 7.3 Miles
Elsa Post Office - Elsa - 8.8 Miles
Hildago Post Office - Hidalgo - 9.6 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Alamo

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

Murillo Colonia Texas, Pharr Texas, San Carlos Texas, McAllen Texas, Weslaco Texas, Congregación Santa Ana Tamaulipas, El Zorro Tamaulipas, Los Alacranes Tamaulipas, Cristal [Granja] Tamaulipas, El Sauz (El Paraíso) Tamaulipas, El Guerreño Tamaulipas, El Zapoteco Tamaulipas, Congregación Santa Ana Tamaulipas, La Reforma Tamaulipas, Cuatro Milpas Tamaulipas, El Carmen Tamaulipas, El Ranchito Tamaulipas, Peña Flor Tamaulipas, Las Minitas Tamaulipas, Hidalgo Texas

Regional Passport Offices Close to Alamo

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.

Houston Passport Agency - 257.9 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 400.6 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 481.5 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 551.6 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 560 Miles


Passport Expediting in Alamo, Texas

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Alamo. 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 Alamo, Texas

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

Getting a passport is pretty much the process same wherever you are, the downside to being in Alamo and needing a passport is that there is no regional passport office nearby. If you need a passport quickly, you will have limited options. With most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there is only one passport office in Alamo.

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 Alamo 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 Alamo?

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 Alamo, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). There are no regional passport issuing offices within 200 miles. You might want to consider using a private passport courier that can expedite your passport application.

How much does a passport cost in Alamo?

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 Alamo?

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 Alamo.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #12837 - Alamo - (0.9 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Alamo & Duranta
510 N Alamo Rd
Alamo TX 78516
(956) 782-4779
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Alamo Supercenter - (1.2 mi)
Photo Center
1421 Frontage Rd
Alamo TX 78516
956-782-4611
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #4827 - San Juan - (2.2 mi)
Photo Center
100 East Fm 495
San Juan TX 78589
(956) 283-7880
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #13962 - San Juan - (2.3 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Raul Longoria & Fm 495
101 W Fm 495
San Juan TX 78589
(956) 787-1830
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #10550 - San Juan - (2.9 mi)
Southeast Corner Of I Road & Alameda
824 N Veterans Blvd
San Juan TX 78589
(956) 783-4977
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #10412 - Donna - (3.4 mi)
Photo Center
618 N Main Street
Donna TX 78537
(956) 464-2611
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Weslaco - (3.8 mi)
At The Palm Plaza On Expwy 83 - Texas Blvd And Pike
1015 N Texas Blvd
Weslaco TX 78596
(956) 969-8282
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Donna Supercenter - (4.1 mi)
Photo Center
900 N. Salinas Boulevard
Donna TX 78537
956-464-2203
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #10142 - Pharr - (4.2 mi)
Photo Center
1301 S. Cage Blvd
Pharr TX 78577
(956) 787-2854
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Edinburg Supercenter - (4.8 mi)
Photo Center
2812 S. Expressway 281
Edinburg TX 78542
956-252-2055
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44