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Passport Guide for Arnold

Residents of Arnold in Anne Arundel County, Maryland have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Arnold 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 Arnold, there are (210) other passport offices in Maryland 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 Arnold, Maryland and Expedited Passport service options for Arnold.

How to Get a Passport in Arnold, Maryland

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Arnold

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 Arnold or any other city in Maryland 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 Arnold 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 Arnold, MD

USPS Arnold Post Office
1521 Ritchie Hwy
Arnold MD, 21012

Looking for a passport office in Arnold? There are hundreds of such offices in Maryland. 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 Arnold.

USPS Arnold Post Office
1521 Ritchie Hwy
Arnold, MD 21012

Other passport offices near Arnold Maryland:

USPS Annapolis Main Office - Annapolis - 3.9 Miles
Annapolis Circuit Court Clerk - Annapolis - 4 Miles
USPS Severna Park Post Office - Severna Park - 4.5 Miles
USPS Pasadena Post Office - Pasadena - 4.7 Miles
USPS Eastport Station Post Office - Annapolis - 4.7 Miles
USPS Crownsville Post Office - Crownsville - 5 Miles
USPS Riva Post Office - Riva - 6.9 Miles
USPS Millersville Post Office - Millersville - 7 Miles
USPS Edgewater Post Office - Edgewater - 7.6 Miles
USPS Gambrills Post Office - Gambrills - 8.1 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Arnold

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

Arnold Maryland, Cape Saint Claire Maryland, Annapolis Maryland, Arden on the Severn Maryland, Crownsville Maryland, Pasadena Maryland, Crofton Maryland, Glen Burnie Maryland, Stevensville Maryland, Chester Maryland, Severn Maryland, Linthicum Maryland, Fort Meade Maryland, Dundalk Maryland, Bowie Maryland, Hanover Maryland, Elkridge Maryland, Jessup Maryland, Arbutus Maryland, Essex Maryland

Regional Passport Offices Close to Arnold

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.

Washington Passport Agency - 27 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 82.9 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 152.8 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 181.5 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 254.5 Miles

Passport Expediting in Arnold, Maryland

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

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

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 Arnold.

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 Arnold 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 Arnold?

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 Arnold, 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 Washington Passport Agency, it's not too far from Arnold 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 Washington Passport Agency, there are additional regional offices that are farther but may be options for you, see regional passport offices near Arnold.

How much does a passport cost in Arnold?

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 Arnold?

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 Arnold.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. UPS Store - Arnold - (0.9 mi)
Bay Hills Shopping Center Off College Parkway
1290 Bay Dale Dr
Arnold MD 21012
(410) 757-6563
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #3043 - Arnold - (1 mi)
Photo Center
1500 Ritchie Highway,swc
Arnold MD 21012
(410) 757-3902
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Severna Park - (3 mi)
In Park Plaza Located Behind The Breakfast Shop, Ledo Pizza And Hand & Stone Spa.
550 Ritchie Hwy
Severna Park MD 21146
(410) 544-9096
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #11501 - Severna Park - (3.3 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Gov. Ritchie & Robinson
496 Ritchie Hwy
Severna Park MD 21146
(410) 544-1291
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Annapolis - (3.4 mi)
Bestgate Road And Admiral Drive Near The Wawa
626 Admiral Dr
Annapolis MD 21401
(410) 224-6245
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #5926 - Annapolis - (4 mi)
Photo Center
123 Main Street
Annapolis MD 21401
(410) 295-3061
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Annapolis - (4.6 mi)
Next To Safeway
1783 Forest Dr
Annapolis MD 21401
(410) 216-9810
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #4017 - Pasadena - (4.6 mi)
Photo Center
28 Magothy Beach Road
Pasadena MD 21122
(410) 437-6450
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Lakeshore Plaza - (4.6 mi)
Between Hair Cuttery & Subway
4157 Mountain Rd
Pasadena MD 21122
(410) 437-9286
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #3045 - Severna Park - (4.6 mi)
Photo Center
157 Ritchie Highway
Severna Park MD 21146
(410) 421-5050
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99