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Passport Guide for Benson
Residents of Benson in Johnston County, North Carolina have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Benson 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 Benson, 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 Benson, North Carolina and Expedited Passport service options for Benson.
How to Get a Passport in Benson, North Carolina
Getting a passport in Benson 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 Benson 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 Benson will need to visit a passport office.
* Benson 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.
- How to get a New Passport Guide
- How to get a Child Passport guide
- How to Replace a Lost (or Damaged) Passport
- Passport Renewal Guide
- Passport Name Change Guide
- How to Get a Second Passport
Passport Renewal in Benson
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 Benson 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 Benson 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 Benson, NC
Benson Post Office
402 S Market St
Benson NC, 27504
Looking for a passport office in Benson? 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 Benson.
402 S Market St
Benson, NC 27504
Additional passport offices that are located near Benson North Carolina:
Buies Creek Main Post Office - Buies Creek - 9.9 Miles
Johnston County Clerk of Court - Smithfield - 11.1 Miles
Angier Post Office - Angier - 12 Miles
Selma Post Office - Selma - 14.6 Miles
Willow Spring Post Office - Willow Spring - 14.6 Miles
Clayton Post Office - Clayton - 14.9 Miles
Fuquay Post Office - Fuquay-Varina - 16.1 Miles
Garner Post Office - Garner - 17.1 Miles
Holly Springs Post Office - Holly Springs - 20.9 Miles
Capital Station USPS - Raleigh - 22.9 Miles
Residents of the following close by cities looking to get a passport should consider using these passport office(s) located in Benson for document sealing.
Dunn North Carolina, Linden North Carolina, Selma North Carolina, Clayton North Carolina, Fuquay-Varina North Carolina, Garner North Carolina, Princeton North Carolina, Holly Springs North Carolina, Raleigh North Carolina, Knightdale North Carolina, Wendell North Carolina, Apex North Carolina, Cary North Carolina, Zebulon North Carolina, Fort Bragg North Carolina, Fremont North Carolina, Morrisville North Carolina, Hope Mills North Carolina, Eureka North Carolina, Walnut Creek North Carolina
Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Benson, North Carolina
Getting a passport is pretty much the process same wherever you are, the downside to being in Benson 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 Benson.
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 Benson to witness your signature and seal the documents. Wait 10-12 weeks.
For complete in-depth details see: New Passport Application Guide
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 Benson, 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.
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.
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 Benson.
It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #16156 - Benson - (1.7 mi)
Northeast Corner Johnson & Main
403 E Main St
Benson NC 27504
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99CVS #427 - Benson - (6.9 mi)
13440 Nc 210 Hwy
Benson NC 27504
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99Walgreens #12895 - Dunn - (7.1 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Erwin Rd & W. Cumberland
1501 W Cumberland St
Dunn NC 28334
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99Walmart Erwin Supercenter - (7.6 mi)
590 E Jackson Blvd
Erwin NC 28339
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44CVS #7500 - Erwin - (8 mi)
80 W Jackson Blvd, Harnett Plaza
Erwin NC 28339
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99UPS Store - Nc Hwy 42 W - (11.5 mi)
Corner Of Nc Hwy 42 & Nc Hwy 50, In The Lowes Foods Shopping Center
7283 NC Hwy 42 W
Raleigh NC 27603
Price: Cost varies by locationWalgreens #9434 - Smithfield - (11.6 mi)
Southwest Corner Of North & Hwy 301
424 N Brightleaf Blvd
Smithfield NC 27577
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99Walgreens #16135 - Angier - (11.7 mi)
Southeast Corner Hwy 55 & Hwy 210
116 W Depot St
Angier NC 27501
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99Walgreens #11713 - Garner - (11.9 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Cleveland & Hwy 42
12530 Cleveland Rd
Garner NC 27529
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99CVS #3214 - Garner - (11.9 mi)
5680 North Carolina Highway 42 West
Garner NC 27529
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99