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Birmingham, Alabama Passport Office Information

Passport Guide: Get a Passport in Birmingham / Applying for a passport from Birmingham

Residents of Birmingham in Jefferson County, Alabama have a choice of 4 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Birmingham 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 4 passport offices here in Birmingham, there are (83) other passport offices in Alabama 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 Birmingham, Alabama and Expedited Passport service options for Birmingham.

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.

Passport Offices in Birmingham, AL

Crestline Heights Branch
3900 Montclair Rd
Birmingham AL, 35213

Vestavia Finance
745 Montgomery Hwy
Birmingham AL, 35216

Birmingham Main Office Window
351 24th St N
Birmingham AL, 35203

Hoover Station
1809 Riverchase Dr
Birmingham AL, 35244

There are 4 passport offices in Birmingham.

Crestline Heights Branch
3900 Montclair Rd
Birmingham, AL 35213
Vestavia Finance
745 Montgomery Hwy
Birmingham, AL 35216
Birmingham Main Office Window
351 24th St N
Birmingham, AL 35203
Hoover Station
1809 Riverchase Dr
Birmingham, AL 35244

Regional Passport Offices Close to Birmingham

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.

Atlanta Passport Agency - 121.8 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 270.9 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 317.8 Miles
Houston Passport Agency - 492 Miles
Chicago Passport Agency - 503.1 Miles

Other passport offices near Birmingham Alabama:

Center Point Post Office - Center Point - 9.9 Miles
Bessemer Post Office - Bessemer - 10.6 Miles
Pelham Post Office - Pelham - 13.2 Miles
Leeds Post Office - Leeds - 13.5 Miles
Circuit Clerk Shelby County - Columbiana - 22.8 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Birmingham

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

Homewood Alabama, Tarrant Alabama, Fultondale Alabama, Irondale Alabama, Fairfield Alabama, Midfield Alabama, Hoover Alabama, Edgewater Alabama, Lipscomb Alabama, Pleasant Grove Alabama, Brook Highland Alabama, Mulga Alabama, Gardendale Alabama, Brighton Alabama, Adamsville Alabama, Brookside Alabama, Maytown Alabama, Cardiff Alabama, Center Point Alabama, Bessemer Alabama

How to Get a Passport in Birmingham, Alabama

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

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 Birmingham or any other city in Alabama 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 Birmingham 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 Expediting in Birmingham, Alabama

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

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

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 4 passport offices in Birmingham.

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 Birmingham 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 Birmingham?

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 Birmingham, 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 Atlanta Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 121.8 miles from Birmingham, 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 Birmingham?

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 Birmingham?

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 Birmingham.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. UPS Store - City Center - (0.2 mi)
Frank Nelson Building - 20th Street N. Between 2nd And 3rd Ave N. Next to Trattoria and across the street from Paramount
209 20th St N
Birmingham AL 35203
(205) 453-0453
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Southside - (1.3 mi)
Located in Historic 5 Points South, across 20th Street from Chick-Fil-A
1116 20th Street South
Birmingham AL 35205
(205) 918-1600
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #15144 - Birmingham - (1.4 mi)
Northwest Corner Of 32Nd St & Clairmont Ave
3020 Clairmont Ave S
Birmingham AL 35205
(205) 323-6823
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #4951 - Birmingham - (1.5 mi)
Photo Center
3303 Clairmont Plaza South
Birmingham AL 35222
(205) 322-3055
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #6035 - Birmingham - (2 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Montgomery & 21St Ave S
2101 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd S
Birmingham AL 35209
(205) 939-1417
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #7245 - Birmingham - (2.1 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Princeton Ave & Lomb Ave
668 Lomb Ave Sw
Birmingham AL 35211
(205) 786-4481
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Downtown Homewood - (2.7 mi)
Behind Piggly Wiggly Just Off Hwy 31
1919 Oxmoor Rd
Homewood AL 35209
(205) 868-4367
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #2505 - Mountain Brook - (2.8 mi)
Photo Center
93 Euclid Ave
Mountain Brook AL 35213
(205) 871-2151
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Country Club Park - (2.8 mi)
Country Club Park - Euclid Avenue
217 Country Club Park
Birmingham AL 35213
(205) 870-7797
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #6034 - Birmingham - (3 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Green Springs & West Valley
101 Green Springs Hwy
Birmingham AL 35209
(205) 942-3668
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99