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Baton Rouge, Louisiana Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Baton Rouge

Residents of Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge County, Louisiana have a choice of 5 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Baton Rouge 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 5 passport offices here in Baton Rouge, there are (83) other passport offices in Louisiana 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 any of the passport acceptance agents listed below the map on this web page. If you need it faster than that, please see: closest regional passport offices to Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Expedited Passport service options for Baton Rouge.


How to Get a Passport in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Baton Rouge

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 Baton Rouge or any other city in Louisiana 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 Baton Rouge 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 Offices in Baton Rouge, LA

University Station
Raphael Semmes Rd
Baton Rouge LA, 70893

Woodlawn Station
4700 Millwood Dr
Baton Rouge LA, 70817

East Baton Rouge Parish Clerk of Court's Office
10500 Coursey Blvd
Baton Rouge LA, 70816

Baton Rouge Downtown Main Office
750 Florida St
Baton Rouge LA, 70801

E. Baton Rouge Parish Clerk of Court
222 Saint Louis St
Baton Rouge LA, 70802

Looking for a passport office in Baton Rouge? There are hundreds of such offices in Louisiana. 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 are 5 passport offices in Baton Rouge.

University Station
Raphael Semmes Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70893
Woodlawn Station
4700 Millwood Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
East Baton Rouge Parish Clerk of Court's Office
10500 Coursey Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Baton Rouge Downtown Main Office
750 Florida St
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
E. Baton Rouge Parish Clerk of Court
222 Saint Louis St
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
 

Additional passport offices that are located near Baton Rouge Louisiana:
W. Baton Rouge Parish Clerk of Court - Port Allen - 2 Miles
Iberville Parish Clerk of Court - Plaquemine - 10 Miles
Plaquemine Post Office - Plaquemine - 10.3 Miles
Denham Springs Post Office - Denham Springs - 11.4 Miles
Greenwell Springs Post Office - Greenwell Springs - 12.1 Miles
Zachary Post Office - Zachary - 12.3 Miles
Prairieville Post Office - Prairieville - 14 Miles
Ascension Parish Clerk of Court - Gonzales - 18.9 Miles
Gonzales Post Office - Gonzales - 18.9 Miles
New Roads Post Office - New Roads - 20.1 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Baton Rouge

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

Baton Rouge Louisiana, Brownsfield Louisiana, Baker Louisiana, Gonzales Louisiana, Livonia Louisiana, Jackson Louisiana, Wilson Louisiana, Albany Louisiana, Springfield Louisiana, Henderson Louisiana, Saint James Louisiana, Hammond Louisiana, Ponchatoula Louisiana, Breaux Bridge Louisiana, Centreville Mississippi, Baldwin Louisiana, Laplace Louisiana, Broussard Louisiana, Morgan City Louisiana, Patterson Louisiana

Regional Passport Offices Close to Baton Rouge

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.

New Orleans Passport Agency - 64.7 Miles
Houston Passport Agency - 221.7 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 260.5 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 319.8 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 398 Miles


Passport Expediting in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Baton Rouge. 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 Baton Rouge, Louisiana

What is the application process of getting a passport in Baton Rouge?

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 are 5 passport offices in Baton Rouge.

The basic process: fill out the DS-11 New Passport Application, take it with your proof of identity, passport photos, and passport fees to any of the passport offices in Baton Rouge 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 Baton Rouge?

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 Baton Rouge, 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 New Orleans Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 64.7 miles from Baton Rouge, 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 Baton Rouge?

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 Baton Rouge?

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 Baton Rouge.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #5324 - Baton Rouge - (1 mi)
Photo Center
3384 Government Street
Baton Rouge LA 70806
(225) 387-5600
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #2995 - Baton Rouge - (1.1 mi)
Government & Acadian
3550 Government St
Baton Rouge LA 70806
(225) 343-8878
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #4761 - Baton Rogue - (1.6 mi)
Photo Center
3200 Highland Road
Baton Rogue LA 70808
(225) 388-9939
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #15366 - Port Allen - (1.9 mi)
Alexander & Court
220 N Alexander Ave
Port Allen LA 70767
(225) 382-0665
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Lsu - (2 mi)
Photo Center
101 Student Union
Baton Rouge LA 70803
(225) 578-6756
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #6448 - Baton Rouge - (2.3 mi)
Northwest Corner Of College & Perkins
4485 Perkins Rd
Baton Rouge LA 70808
(225) 926-0734
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Port Allen Supercenter - (2.7 mi)
Photo Center
3255 La Highway 1 S
Port Allen LA 70767
225-749-7442
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Highland Rd - (3.1 mi)
Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market's Shopping Center At Lee And Highland
5261 Highland Rd
Baton Rouge LA 70808
(225) 766-8810
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #6124 - Baton Rouge - (3.2 mi)
Photo Center
7411 Florida Boulevard
Baton Rouge LA 70806
(225) 928-8982
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #13925 - Baton Rouge - (3.2 mi)
Lee/Highland
5298 Highland Rd
Baton Rouge LA 70808
(225) 767-7003
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99