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Albemarle, North Carolina Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Albemarle

Residents of Albemarle in Stanly County, North Carolina have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Albemarle 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 Albemarle, there are (139) other passport offices in North 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 Albemarle, North Carolina and Expedited Passport service options for Albemarle.

How to Get a Passport in Albemarle, North Carolina

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

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 Albemarle or any other city in North 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 Albemarle 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 Albemarle, NC

Albemarle Post Office
320 S 2nd St
Albemarle NC, 28001

Looking for a passport office in Albemarle? There are hundreds of such offices in North Carolina. 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 Albemarle.

Albemarle Post Office
320 S 2nd St
Albemarle, NC 28001

Other passport offices near Albemarle North Carolina:

Norwood Post Office - Norwood - 9.1 Miles
Mt. Gilead Post Office - Mt Gilead - 13.2 Miles
Clerk of Superior Court, Montgomery County - Troy - 15.9 Miles
Kannapolis Post Office - Kannapolis - 21.7 Miles
Salisbury Post Office - Salisbury - 22.3 Miles
Northeast Station USPS - Charlotte - 23.8 Miles
Union Station - Charlotte - 25.2 Miles
Mint Hill Station USPS - Charlotte - 25.3 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Albemarle

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

New London North Carolina, Mount Pleasant North Carolina, Kannapolis North Carolina, Harrisburg North Carolina, Norman North Carolina, Matthews North Carolina, Huntersville North Carolina, Davidson North Carolina, Cleveland North Carolina, Mooresville North Carolina, Cornelius North Carolina, Thomasville North Carolina, Pineville North Carolina, Pittsburg North Carolina, High Point North Carolina, Pinehurst North Carolina, Mount Holly North Carolina, Belmont North Carolina, Aberdeen North Carolina, Jamestown North Carolina

Regional Passport Offices Close to Albemarle

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 - 227.1 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 261.4 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 366.2 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 435.9 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 439.1 Miles

Passport Expediting in Albemarle, North Carolina

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Albemarle. 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 Albemarle, North Carolina

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

Getting a passport is pretty much the process same wherever you are, the downside to being in Albemarle 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 Albemarle.

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 Albemarle 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 Albemarle?

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 Albemarle, 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 Albemarle?

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 Albemarle?

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 Albemarle.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #19992 - Albemarle - (1 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Salisbury Avenue & North 1St Street
205 Salisbury Ave
Albemarle NC 28001
(704) 982-1145
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Albemarle Supercenter - (2.1 mi)
Photo Center
781 Leonard Ave
Albemarle NC 28001
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #10619 - Albemarle - (2.5 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Bypass 24/27 & Hwy 24/27/73 (Troy)
840 Nc Highway 24/27 Bypass E
Albemarle NC 28001
(704) 982-2301
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #7696 - Richfield - (7.8 mi)
Photo Center
396 West Church Street
Richfield NC 28137
(704) 463-0501
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #7524 - Locust - (11.5 mi)
Photo Center
101 East Main Street
Locust NC 28097
(704) 888-6650
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Locust Supercenter - (13 mi)
Photo Center
1876 Main St W
Locust NC 28097
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #7566 - Rockwell - (16 mi)
Photo Center
8765 Nc Highway 52
Rockwell NC 28138
(704) 279-2581
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #3435 - Concord - (16.4 mi)
Photo Center
1260 Union Street
Concord NC 28025
(704) 793-1629
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #7328 - Denton - (17.7 mi)
Photo Center
310 Vernon Avenue
Denton NC 27239
(336) 859-4572
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #3856 - Concord - (17.9 mi)
Photo Center
44 Branchview Drive, Corner Of Old Concord Salisbury Road
Concord NC 28025
(704) 788-3162
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99