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Bel Air, Maryland Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Bel Air

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

How to Get a Passport in Bel Air, Maryland

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Bel Air

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 Bel Air 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 Bel Air 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 Bel Air, MD

Bel Air Post Office
202 Blum Ct
Bel Air MD, 21014

Looking for a passport office in Bel Air? 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 Bel Air.

Bel Air Post Office
202 Blum Ct
Bel Air, MD 21014

Other passport offices near Bel Air Maryland:

USPS Fallston Post Office - Fallston - 3 Miles
USPS Forest Hill Main Post Office - Forest Hill - 3.2 Miles
USPS Abingdon Post Office - Abingdon - 4 Miles
USPS Churchville Post Office - Churchville - 4.9 Miles
USPS Kingsville Post Office - Kingsville - 6 Miles
USPS Edgewood Post Office - Edgewood - 7 Miles
USPS Jarrettsville Post Office - Jarrettsville - 7.1 Miles
USPS Joppa Post Office - Joppa - 7.2 Miles
USPS Glen Arm Post Office - Glen Arm - 8.2 Miles
USPS Aberdeen Post Office - Aberdeen - 8.8 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Bel Air

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

Joppatowne Maryland, Riverside Maryland, Aberdeen Maryland, Port Deposit Maryland, Carney Maryland, Havre de Grace Maryland, Phoenix Maryland, Hampton Maryland, Perryville Maryland, Sparks Maryland, Cockeysville Maryland, Lutherville Maryland, Essex Maryland, Rising Sun Maryland, Dundalk Maryland, North East Maryland, Pikesville Maryland, Shrewsbury Pennsylvania, Owings Mills Maryland, Woodlawn Maryland

Regional Passport Offices Close to Bel Air

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 - 50.1 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 60.9 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 129.1 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 157.5 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 231 Miles

Passport Expediting in Bel Air, Maryland

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

What is the application process of getting a passport in Bel Air?

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 Bel Air.

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 Bel Air 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 Bel Air?

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 Bel Air, 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 Bel Air 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 Bel Air.

How much does a passport cost in Bel Air?

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 Bel Air?

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 Bel Air.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #12748 - Bel Air - (1.2 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Brierhill & Churchville
1201 E Churchville Rd
Bel Air MD 21014
(410) 399-9691
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #2499 - Belair - (1.3 mi)
Photo Center
1221 Churchville Road
Belair MD 21015
(410) 420-8319
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #352 - Forest Hill - (1.7 mi)
Photo Center
1519 Rock Spring Road
Forest Hill MD 21050
(410) 638-8757
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Bel Air - (1.8 mi)
Amyclae Business Center, Next to Starbucks and APGFCU
1200 Agora Dr
Bel Air MD 21014
(410) 838-9299
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #17619 - Bel Air - (1.9 mi)
Northeast Corner Of East Churchville Rd & N Fountain Green Rd
1600 E Churchville Rd
Bel Air MD 21015
(410) 836-9628
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #17191 - Bel Air - (2 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Hoagie Dr & East West Hwy
606 Hoagie Dr
Bel Air MD 21014
(410) 420-0176
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #11999 - Bel Air - (2.3 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Emmorton & Plumtree
1927 Emmorton Rd
Bel Air MD 21015
(410) 838-8573
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #9926 - Forest Hill - (2.7 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Rock Spring & Myers
2016 Rock Spring Rd
Forest Hill MD 21050
(410) 638-2404
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Bel Air - (2.7 mi)
Corner of Rte 924 and Laurel Bush Rds, Behind the Festival of Bel Air
2206 Old Emmorton Rd
Bel Air MD 21015
(410) 569-7894
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Fallston Supercenter - (2.8 mi)
Photo Center
303 Fallston Blvd
Fallston MD 21047
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44