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Alton, Texas Passport Office Information

Residents of Alton in Hidalgo County, Texas have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Alton 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 Alton, 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 Alton, Texas and Expedited Passport service options for Alton.

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 Alton, TX

City of Alton
509 S Alton Blvd
Alton TX, 78573

There is only a single passport office in Alton.

City of Alton
509 S Alton Blvd
Alton, TX 78573

Regional Passport Offices Close to Alton

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 - 263.7 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 401.7 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 491.1 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 542.1 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 564.4 Miles

Other passport offices near Alton Texas:

Mission Post Office - Mission - 0.2 Miles
McAllen City Hall - McAllen - 4.9 Miles
McAllen Downtown Station - McAllen - 5 Miles
McAllen Post Office - McAllen - 6.1 Miles
Penitas PO - Penitas - 6.7 Miles
Hildago Post Office - Hidalgo - 7.5 Miles
La Joya Post Office - La Joya - 8.5 Miles
Edinburg TX Post Office - Edinburg - 9.1 Miles
City of Edinburg Secretary - Edinburg - 10 Miles
Hidalgo County District Clerk - Edinburg - 10.1 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Alton

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

Mission Texas, Anzaldúas Tamaulipas, Los Cavazos Tamaulipas, Xochipilli Tamaulipas, La Bocatoma Tamaulipas, Petroquímica Reynosa Tamaulipas, El Sinaí Tamaulipas, Quinta la Cáscara Amarga Tamaulipas, El Morillo Tamaulipas, McAllen Texas, El Naranjo Tamaulipas, La Rosita Tamaulipas, Florentino Espinoza Tamaulipas, El Fresno Tamaulipas, San Martín Tamaulipas, El Puerto Dos Tamaulipas, San Antonio Tamaulipas, Rigo Garza Tamaulipas, El Barranco Tamaulipas, El Estero Tamaulipas

How to Get a Passport in Alton, Texas

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

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 Alton 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 Alton 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 Alton, Texas

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

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

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

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 Alton 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 Alton?

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 Alton, 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 Alton?

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 Alton?

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 Alton.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #13931 - Mission - (0.8 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Conway & Hwy 83 (Frontage)
100 W Expressway 83
Mission TX 78572
(956) 583-0075
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #10107 - Mission - (0.9 mi)
Photo Center
2300 N. Conway
Mission TX 78572
(956) 424-0591
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #9076 - Mission - (2.3 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Sharyland & Fm 495
2301 N Shary Rd
Mission TX 78574
(956) 585-7743
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Mission - (2.3 mi)
Across From Wal-Mart
808 S Shary Rd
Mission TX 78572
(956) 583-7377
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #7193 - Mission - (2.3 mi)
Photo Center
2314 E. Expwy 83
Mission TX 78572
(956) 585-3990
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Mission Supercenter - (2.4 mi)
Photo Center
2410 E Expressway 83
Mission TX 78572
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #10300 - Palmhurst - (2.6 mi)
Nw Corner Of 3 Mile Line And Conway Ave
4305 N Conway Ave
Palmhurst TX 78573
(956) 519-7523
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Palmhurst Supercenter - (2.8 mi)
Photo Center
215 E Mile 3 Rd
Palmhurst TX 78573
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #15202 - Palmview - (3.9 mi)
Us 83/77 & Fm 492
2008 W Palma Vista Dr
Palmview TX 78572
(956) 583-0580
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #10944 - Alton - (4.4 mi)
Photo Center
105 Alton Blvd
Alton TX 78573
(956) 580-3539
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99