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Berne, Indiana Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Berne

Residents of Berne in Adams County, Indiana have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Berne 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 Berne, there are (165) other passport offices in Indiana 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 Berne, Indiana and Expedited Passport service options for Berne.

How to Get a Passport in Berne, Indiana

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

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 Berne or any other city in Indiana 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 Berne 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 Berne, IN

Berne Post Office
215 W Main St
Berne IN, 46711

Looking for a passport office in Berne? There are hundreds of such offices in Indiana. 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 Berne.

Berne Post Office
215 W Main St
Berne, IN 46711

Other passport offices near Berne Indiana:

Adams County Clerk - Decatur - 10.3 Miles
Decatur Post Office - Decatur - 10.3 Miles
Bluffton Post Office - Bluffton - 13.3 Miles
Wells County Clerk - Bluffton - 13.4 Miles
Portland Post Office - Portland - 14 Miles
Mercer County Clerk of Court - Celina - 16.3 Miles
Van Wert County Clerk of Court - Van Wert - 19.2 Miles
Van Wert Post Office - Van Wert - 19.2 Miles
St. Marys Post Office - St Marys - 24.3 Miles
Hartford City Post Office - Hartford City - 24.8 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Berne

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

Berne Indiana, Geneva Indiana, Monroe Indiana, Montpelier Indiana, Warren Indiana, New Haven Indiana, Albany Indiana, New Bremen Ohio, Delphos Ohio, Union City Indiana, Van Buren Indiana, Union City Ohio, Upland Indiana, Versailles Ohio, Selma Indiana, Melrose Ohio, Gas City Indiana, Botkins Ohio, Jonesboro Indiana, Houston Ohio

Regional Passport Offices Close to Berne

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.

Detroit Passport Agency - 130.2 Miles
Chicago Passport Agency - 143.3 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 301 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 377.1 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 414.6 Miles

Passport Expediting in Berne, Indiana

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

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

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 Berne.

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 Berne 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 Berne?

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 Berne, 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 Detroit Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 130.2 miles from Berne, 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 Berne?

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 Berne?

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 Berne.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #6528 - Berne - (2.7 mi)
Photo Center
928 Us 27 North
Berne IN 46711
(260) 589-2701
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Decatur Supercenter - (9.2 mi)
Photo Center
1700 S 13th St
Decatur IN 46733
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #6516 - Decatur - (10.4 mi)
Photo Center
1221 West Monroe Street
Decatur IN 46733
(260) 724-2568
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #6515 - Bluffton - (13.1 mi)
Photo Center
1203 South Main Street
Bluffton IN 46714
(260) 824-1646
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #12676 - Portland - (13.6 mi)
Northwest Corner Of U.S. 27 & U.S. 26/67
124 W Votaw St
Portland IN 47371
(260) 726-2049
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #6624 - Portland - (13.6 mi)
Photo Center
802 North Meridian Street
Portland IN 47371
(260) 726-9393
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Portland Supercenter - (13.7 mi)
Photo Center
950 W Votaw St
Portland IN 47371
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #7472 - Bluffton - (13.9 mi)
Southeast Corner Of U S 1 & Monroe
1975 N Main St
Bluffton IN 46714
(260) 824-1643
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Bluffton Supercenter - (14.1 mi)
Photo Center
2100 N Main St
Bluffton IN 46714
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #6180 - Celina - (16.1 mi)
Photo Center
1020 North Main Street
Celina OH 45822
(419) 586-1340
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99