How to get a passport in Benson, AZ: Passport Offices & Application Process
Benson Post Office
250 S Ocotillo Ave
Benson AZ, 85602
In Benson, Arizona 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 Benson 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 Benson, there are (126) other passport offices in Arizona 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 Benson, Arizona and Expedited Passport service options for Benson.
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 Benson Arizona
Showing the single passport office in Benson:
|Benson Post Office|
250 S Ocotillo Ave
Benson, AZ 85602
Other passport offices near Benson ArizonaTucson Rita Ranch - Tucson - 26.3 Miles
Coronado Station Tucson - Tucson - 31.5 Miles
Huachuca City Post Office - Huachuca City - 33.4 Miles
Pima County Juvenile Court - Tucson - 34.2 Miles
Sun Station - Tucson - 34.4 Miles
Tucson Main Post Office - Tucson - 34.7 Miles
Tucson Desert Foothills Station - Tucson - 35.1 Miles
International Affairs Passport Facility - Tucson - 35.3 Miles
Tucson Downtown Station - Tucson - 35.8 Miles
Pima County Clerk of Court - Tucson - 36 Miles
Benson, Arizona Passport Forms & Application Guides
Getting a passport in Benson 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 Benson 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 Benson will need to visit a passport office.
* Please see regional passport offices close to Benson, there is one less than 100 miles from Benson.
* To renew your passport, you do NOT need to visit a passport office.
- How to get a New Passport Guide
- How to get a Child Passport guide
- How to Replace a Lost (or Damaged) Passport
- Passport Renewal Guide
- Passport Name Change Guide
- How to Get a Second Passport
Passport Renewal in Benson
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 Benson or any other city in Arizona 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 Benson 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 Benson
Residents of the following cities that are close to Benson can consider using the passport office services in Benson for their passport application sealing needs.
Benson Arizona, Willcox Arizona, Vail Arizona, Tombstone Arizona, Catalina Foothills Arizona, South Tucson Arizona, Oracle Arizona, Sonoita Arizona, Oro Valley Arizona, Sahuarita Arizona, Casas Adobes Arizona, Sierra Vista Arizona, Green Valley Arizona, Patagonia Arizona, Thatcher Arizona, Marana Arizona, Los Corrales Sonora, Papalote el Coyote Sonora, La Bota Sonora, Tubac Arizona
Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Benson, Arizona
We make the passport application process easier and make getting a passport in Benson simplier. Our guide to how and where to get a passport in Benson contains all the passport office information you will need but often times there are still questions:
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 Benson.
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 Benson to witness your signature and seal the documents. Wait 10-12 weeks.
For complete in-depth details see: New Passport Application Guide
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 Benson, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks).
While not down the street, the closest option for a passport-issuing facility is the Western Passport Agency, it's not too far from Benson and if you can provide proof of travel within the next seventy-two hours, you can make an appointment there and get a passport.
If you have trouble getting an appointment at the Western Passport Agency, there are additional regional offices that are farther but may be options for you, see regional passport offices near Benson.
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.
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 Benson.
It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite.Walmart Benson Supercenter - (13.3 mi)
201 S Prickly Pear Ave
Benson AZ 85602
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44Walgreens #10684 - Vail - (23.8 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Vail & Old Colossal
13542 E Colossal Cave Rd
Vail AZ 85641
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99Walmart Tucson Supercenter - (25.6 mi)
2711 S. Houghton Rd
Tucson AZ 85730
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44CVS #7855 - Tucson - (25.7 mi)
Golf Links 2601 South Houghton
Tucson AZ 85730
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99UPS Store - S Houghton Rd - (25.8 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Houghton And Broadway
120 S Houghton Rd
Tucson AZ 85748
Price: Cost varies by locationWalgreens #7104 - Tucson - (26.6 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Harrison & 22Nd
1145 S Harrison Rd
Tucson AZ 85748
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99Walgreens #3007 - Tucson - (26.6 mi)
Golf Links & Harrison
9470 E Golf Links Rd
Tucson AZ 85730
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99Walmart Tucson Supercenter - (26.7 mi)
9260 S. Houghton Rd
Tucson AZ 85747
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44UPS Store - E Golf Links Rd - (26.7 mi)
Rincon Shopping Plaza Southwest Corner Of Golf Links & Harrison
9420 E Golf Links Rd
Tucson AZ 85730
Price: Cost varies by locationWalgreens #1899 - Tucson - (26.8 mi)
Speedway & Harrison
9495 E Speedway Blvd
Tucson AZ 85710
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99