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Bedford, Iowa Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Bedford

Residents of Bedford in Taylor County, Iowa have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Bedford 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 Bedford, there are (105) other passport offices in Iowa 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 Bedford, Iowa and Expedited Passport service options for Bedford.

How to Get a Passport in Bedford, Iowa

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

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 Bedford or any other city in Iowa 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 Bedford 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 Bedford, IA

Taylor County, IA, Auditor's Office
405 Jefferson St
Bedford IA, 50833

Looking for a passport office in Bedford? There are hundreds of such offices in Iowa. 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 Bedford.

Taylor County, IA, Auditor's Office
405 Jefferson St
Bedford, IA 50833

Other passport offices near Bedford Iowa:

Page County Recorder's Office - Clarinda - 14.3 Miles
Clerk of Circuit Court Worth County - Grant City - 18.1 Miles
Maryville Post Office - Maryville - 19.2 Miles
Adams County Assessor's Office - Corning - 20.2 Miles
Ringgold County Recorder's Office - Mt Ayr - 23.3 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Bedford

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

Conway Iowa, Benton Iowa, Kent Iowa, Denver Missouri, Stanton Iowa, Essex Iowa, Guilford Missouri, Shenandoah Iowa, Bridgewater Iowa, Lamoni Iowa, Riverton Iowa, Cumberland Iowa, Randolph Iowa, Hastings Iowa, Henderson Iowa, Murray Iowa, Pleasanton Iowa, Carson Iowa, Oakland Iowa, Adair Iowa

Regional Passport Offices Close to Bedford

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.

Chicago Passport Agency - 329 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 379 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 466.5 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 482.7 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 534.6 Miles

Passport Expediting in Bedford, Iowa

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

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

Getting a passport is pretty much the process same wherever you are, the downside to being in Bedford and needing a passport is that there is no regional passport office nearby. If you need a passport quickly, you will have limited options. With most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there is only one passport office in Bedford.

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 Bedford 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 Bedford?

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 Bedford, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). There are no regional passport issuing offices within 200 miles. You might want to consider using a private passport courier that can expedite your passport application.

How much does a passport cost in Bedford?

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 Bedford?

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 Bedford.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walmart Maryville Supercenter - (20.3 mi)
Photo Center
1605 S Main St
Maryville MO 64468
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Creston Supercenter - (28.9 mi)
Photo Center
806 Laurel St
Creston IA 50801
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Shenandoah Supercenter - (29.8 mi)
Photo Center
705 S Fremont Street
Shenandoah IA 51601
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Bethany Supercenter - (40.7 mi)
Photo Center
810 S 37th St
Bethany MO 64424
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Atlantic Supercenter - (46.2 mi)
Photo Center
1905 E 7th St
Atlantic IA 50022
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Osceola Supercenter - (48.2 mi)
Photo Center
2400 College Dr
Osceola IA 50213
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Nebraska City Supercenter - (50.6 mi)
Photo Center
2101 S 11th St
Nebraska City NE 68410
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #12854 - Nebraska City - (50.8 mi)
Southwest Corner Of 11Th St & 4Th Corso
502 S 11Th St
Nebraska City NE 68410
(402) 873-1012
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Saint Joseph Supercenter - (50.8 mi)
Photo Center
4201 N Belt Hwy
Saint Joseph MO 64506
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #10725 - Saint Joseph - (51 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Belt Hwy & Cook Rd
4022 N Belt Hwy
Saint Joseph MO 64506
(816) 364-0376
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99