Thatcher, Arizona Passport Office Information

Last Reviewed on March 16th, 2022

How to get a passport in Thatcher, AZ: Passport Offices & Application Process

Thatcher Post Office
1122 N Stadium Ave
Thatcher AZ, 85552

In Thatcher, 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 Thatcher 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 Thatcher, 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 Thatcher, Arizona and Expedited Passport service options for Thatcher.

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 Thatcher Arizona

Showing the single passport office in Thatcher:

Thatcher Post Office

1122 N Stadium Ave
Thatcher, AZ 85552


Other passport offices near Thatcher Arizona

Graham Co Clerk of Superior Court - Safford - 8.1 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Thatcher

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.

Western Passport Agency - 59.6 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 180.2 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 369.7 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 438.1 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 479.2 Miles

Thatcher, Arizona Passport Forms & Application Guides

Getting a passport in Thatcher 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 Thatcher 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 Thatcher will need to visit a passport office.
* Please see regional passport offices close to Thatcher, there is one less than 100 miles from Thatcher.
* To renew your passport, you do NOT need to visit a passport office.

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Thatcher

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 Thatcher 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 Thatcher 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 Thatcher

Residents of the following cities that are close to Thatcher can consider using the passport office services in Thatcher for their passport application sealing needs.

Thatcher Arizona, Willcox Arizona, Duncan Arizona, San Carlos Arizona, Oracle Arizona, Benson Arizona, Kearny Arizona, Oro Valley Arizona, Catalina Foothills Arizona, Vail Arizona, Tombstone Arizona, Casas Adobes Arizona, Miami Arizona, Whiteriver Arizona, South Tucson Arizona, Superior Arizona, Animas New Mexico, Marana Arizona, Sahuarita Arizona, Sierra Vista Arizona

Passport Expediting in Thatcher, Arizona

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Thatcher. 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).

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Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Thatcher, Arizona

We make the passport application process easier and make getting a passport in Thatcher simplier. Our guide to how and where to get a passport in Thatcher contains all the passport office information you will need but often times there are still questions:

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

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 Thatcher.
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 Thatcher 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 Thatcher?

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 Thatcher, 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 Western Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 59.6 miles from Thatcher, 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 Thatcher?

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.

Where to get passport photos in Thatcher?

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 Thatcher.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite.

Walgreens #2429 - Safford - (6.9 mi)
Southeast Corner Of 20Th Avenue & Highway 70
1995 W Thatcher Blvd
Safford AZ 85546
(928) 428-5092
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Safford Supercenter - (6.9 mi)
Photo Center
755 S 20th Ave
Safford AZ 85546
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Benson Supercenter - (53.3 mi)
Photo Center
201 S Prickly Pear Ave
Benson AZ 85602
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #6245 - Tucson - (57.2 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Sabino Canyon Rd & Snyder
7877 E Snyder Rd
Tucson AZ 85750
(520) 232-9351
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #15502 - Tucson - (57.3 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Catalina & Tanque Verde
8980 E Tanque Verde Rd
Tucson AZ 85749
(520) 749-0205
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - S Houghton Rd - (57.4 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Houghton And Broadway
120 S Houghton Rd
Tucson AZ 85748
(520) 751-4510
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9302 - Tucson - (57.4 mi)
Photo Center
8920 East Tanque Verde Road
Tucson AZ 85749
(520) 760-9188
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #1899 - Tucson - (57.6 mi)
Speedway & Harrison
9495 E Speedway Blvd
Tucson AZ 85710
(520) 290-4143
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #9277 - Tucson - (57.7 mi)
Photo Center
6895 East Sunrise Drive
Tucson AZ 85750
(520) 615-4800
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - E Sunrise Dr - (57.8 mi)
Basha's Shopping Center At Sunrise And Kolb
6890 E Sunrise Dr
Tucson AZ 85750
(520) 299-7177
Price: Cost varies by location

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