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Alexandria, Louisiana Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Alexandria

Residents of Alexandria in Rapides County, Louisiana have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Alexandria 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 Alexandria, there are (91) other passport offices in Louisiana 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 Alexandria, Louisiana and Expedited Passport service options for Alexandria.


How to Get a Passport in Alexandria, Louisiana

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

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 Alexandria or any other city in Louisiana 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 Alexandria 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 Alexandria, LA

Alexandria Main Post Office
1715 Odom St
Alexandria LA, 71301

Looking for a passport office in Alexandria? There are hundreds of such offices in Louisiana. 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 Alexandria.

Alexandria Main Post Office
1715 Odom St
Alexandria, LA 71301
 

Additional passport offices that are located near Alexandria Louisiana:
Pineville Post Office - Pineville - 5.1 Miles
Colfax Post Office - Colfax - 19.7 Miles
Marksville Main Post Office - Marksville - 22.3 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Alexandria

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

Pineville Louisiana, Elizabeth Louisiana, Fullerton Louisiana, Montgomery Louisiana, Atlanta Louisiana, Jonesville Louisiana, Fort Polk Louisiana, Washington Louisiana, Eunice Louisiana, Ferriday Louisiana, South Toledo Bend Texas, Rayne Louisiana, Gilbert Louisiana, Washington Mississippi, Livonia Louisiana, Ireland Mississippi, Breaux Bridge Louisiana, Henderson Louisiana, Jackson Louisiana, Broussard Louisiana

Regional Passport Offices Close to Alexandria

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 - 147.1 Miles
Houston Passport Agency - 175.2 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 195.1 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 238.3 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 435.3 Miles


Passport Expediting in Alexandria, Louisiana

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

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

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 Alexandria.

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 Alexandria 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 Alexandria?

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 Alexandria, 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 147.1 miles from Alexandria, 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 Alexandria?

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 Alexandria?

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 Alexandria.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #2012 - Alexandria - (0.9 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Jackson & Wimbleton
4444 Jackson St
Alexandria LA 71303
(318) 448-9340
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Alexandria - (0.9 mi)
Jackson St Extension Between Cvs & Mac's Fresh Market
4501 Jackson St Extension
Alexandria LA 71303
(318) 448-6419
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #5607 - Alexandria - (0.9 mi)
Photo Center
4443 Jackson Street
Alexandria LA 71303
(318) 448-1683
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #1657 - Alexandria - (1.2 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Masonic & Texas
3333 Masonic Dr
Alexandria LA 71301
(318) 445-6386
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Alexandria Supercenter - (1.2 mi)
Photo Center
2050 N Mall Dr
Alexandria LA 71301
318-445-8383
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Alexandria Supercenter - (2.7 mi)
Photo Center
6225 Coliseum Blvd
Alexandria LA 71303
318-448-8171
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #9526 - Pineville - (5.4 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Edgewood Dr & Holloway Prairie Rd
3100 Highway 28 E
Pineville LA 71360
(318) 561-2381
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #5544 - Pineville - (5.5 mi)
Photo Center
100 Edgewood Drive
Pineville LA 71360
(318) 473-4524
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #9182 - Pineville - (6.6 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Rt 165 & Military Rd
3400 Military Hwy
Pineville LA 71360
(318) 640-8066
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Pineville Supercenter - (6.9 mi)
Photo Center
3636 Monroe Hwy
Pineville LA 71360
318-640-7011
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44