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Bandera, Texas Passport Office Information

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

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 Bandera, TX

Bandera County District Clerk
3500 State Highway 173 N
Bandera TX, 78003

There is only a single passport office in Bandera.

Bandera County District Clerk
3500 State Highway 173 N
Bandera, TX 78003

Regional Passport Offices Close to Bandera

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 - 192.8 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 216.9 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 401.3 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 416.2 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 468.8 Miles

Other passport offices near Bandera Texas:

Comfort PO - Comfort - 16.8 Miles
Kendall County Tax Assessor Collector - Boerne - 18.2 Miles
Kerrville Post Office - Kerrville - 19.4 Miles
Kerr County District Clerk - Kerrville - 19.5 Miles
Castroville Post Office - Castroville - 25 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Bandera

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

Medina Texas, Comfort Texas, Castroville Texas, Alamo Heights Texas, Somerset Texas, Moore Texas, Selma Texas, Converse Texas, Schertz Texas, Marion Texas, Santa Clara Texas, New Berlin Texas, Pleasanton Texas, Charlotte Texas, Kyle Texas, Marble Falls Texas, Buda Texas, Luling Texas, Chula Vista Colonia Texas, Austin Texas

How to Get a Passport in Bandera, Texas

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

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 Bandera 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 Bandera 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 Bandera, Texas

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

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

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 Bandera.

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 Bandera 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 Bandera?

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 Bandera, 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 Houston Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 192.8 miles from Bandera, 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 Bandera?

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 Bandera?

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 Bandera.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. UPS Store - Boerne - (18 mi)
At I-10 And Highway 46 - Behind Little Caesars
215 W Bandera Rd
Boerne TX 78006
(830) 816-6720
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #5765 - Boerne - (18.2 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Main & Bandera
1223 S Main St
Boerne TX 78006
(830) 249-9565
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Boerne Supercenter - (18.4 mi)
Photo Center
1381 S Main St
Boerne TX 78006
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Kerrville - (19.1 mi)
Four Doors To The Right Of Heb #2
317 S Sidney Baker St
Kerrville TX 78028
(830) 895-5400
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #3730 - Kerrville - (19.6 mi)
Jefferson & Sidney Baker
624 Jefferson St
Kerrville TX 78028
(830) 792-6557
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #7728 - Kerrville - (19.8 mi)
Photo Center
112 Main Street
Kerrville TX 78028
(830) 895-3311
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Kerrville Supercenter - (20.7 mi)
Photo Center
1216 Junction Hwy
Kerrville TX 78028
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #10905 - San Antonio - (20.7 mi)
Photo Center
13343 Culebra Rd
San Antonio TX 78253
(210) 507-5641
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #10540 - Fair Oaks - (21.2 mi)
Photo Center
9089 Fair Oaks Parkway
Fair Oaks TX 78015
(210) 698-9538
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #10750 - San Antonio - (22.1 mi)
Photo Center
9050 Fm 1560 N
San Antonio TX 78254
(210) 688-9160
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99