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Bakersville, North Carolina Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Bakersville

Residents of Bakersville in Mitchell County, North Carolina have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Bakersville 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 Bakersville, there are (139) other passport offices in North Carolina 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 Bakersville, North Carolina and Expedited Passport service options for Bakersville.

How to Get a Passport in Bakersville, North Carolina

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

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 Bakersville or any other city in North Carolina 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 Bakersville 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 Bakersville, NC

Bakersville Post Office
130 Hemlock Dr
Bakersville NC, 28705

Looking for a passport office in Bakersville? There are hundreds of such offices in North Carolina. 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 Bakersville.

Bakersville Post Office
130 Hemlock Dr
Bakersville, NC 28705

Additional passport offices that are located near Bakersville North Carolina:
Superior Court Clerk Yancey County - Burnsville - 9.6 Miles
Unicoi County Clerk of Circuit Court - Erwin - 12.2 Miles
Town of Newland NC - Newland - 13 Miles
MPO Johnson City - Johnson City - 17.6 Miles
Carter County Clerk of Circuit Court - Elizabethton - 17.8 Miles
McDowell County Clerk of Superior Court - Marion - 23.9 Miles
Marion Post Office - Marion - 24 Miles
Blowing Rock Post Office - Blowing Rock - 25.5 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Bakersville

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

Spruce Pine North Carolina, Minneapolis North Carolina, Johnson City Tennessee, Old Fort North Carolina, Blowing Rock North Carolina, Weaverville North Carolina, Salem North Carolina, Hot Springs North Carolina, Bristol Tennessee, Kingsport Tennessee, Hudson North Carolina, Mount Carmel Tennessee, West Jefferson North Carolina, Lansing North Carolina, Bethlehem North Carolina, Hickory North Carolina, Mountain View North Carolina, Forest City North Carolina, Hartford Tennessee, Glade Spring Virginia

Regional Passport Offices Close to Bakersville

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.

Atlanta Passport Agency - 174.9 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 298.7 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 378.7 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 406.9 Miles
Chicago Passport Agency - 431.7 Miles

Passport Expediting in Bakersville, North Carolina

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Bakersville. 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 Bakersville, North Carolina

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

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 Bakersville.

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 Bakersville 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 Bakersville?

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 Bakersville, 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 Atlanta Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 174.9 miles from Bakersville, 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 Bakersville?

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 Bakersville?

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 Bakersville.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #4196 - Burnsville - (9.7 mi)
Photo Center
115 Reservoir Road, Highway 19 East Bypass
Burnsville NC 28714
(828) 682-6171
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #7574 - Spruce Pine - (11.6 mi)
Photo Center
12121 South Highway 226, The Commoms Shopping Center
Spruce Pine NC 28777
(828) 765-7076
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Unicoi Supercenter - (11.9 mi)
Photo Center
110 Rocky Bottom Dr
Unicoi TN 37692
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #10299 - Erwin - (12.1 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Main & 2Nd
401 N Main Ave
Erwin TN 37650
(423) 743-4662
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #5558 - Newland - (13 mi)
Photo Center
325 Pineola Street
Newland NC 28657
(828) 733-6026
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Spruce Pine Supercenter - (13.1 mi)
Photo Center
2514 Halltown Rd
Spruce Pine NC 28777
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #6256 - Johnson City - (16.9 mi)
Northwest Corner Of S Roan & University
1430 S Roan St
Johnson City TN 37601
(423) 926-4861
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - University Plaza - (17.4 mi)
University Plaza Next To Earthfare Grocery Store Near Etsu Campus
1735 W State Of Franklin Rd
Johnson City TN 37604
(423) 979-7122
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #17015 - Sugar Mountain - (17.7 mi)
Northeast Corner Of State Highway 105 South & Tynortheast Cornerastle Highway
4059 Nc State Highway 105 S
Sugar Mountain NC 28604
(828) 898-8971
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #7280 - Elizabethton - (17.8 mi)
Photo Center
1100 West Elk Avenue
Elizabethton TN 37643
(423) 543-7501
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99