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Passport Guide for Black Mountain

Residents of Black Mountain in Buncombe County, North Carolina have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Black Mountain 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 Black Mountain, 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 Black Mountain, North Carolina and Expedited Passport service options for Black Mountain.

How to Get a Passport in Black Mountain, North Carolina

Getting a passport in Black Mountain 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 Black Mountain 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 Black Mountain will need to visit a passport office.
* Black Mountain 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 Black Mountain

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 Black Mountain 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 Black Mountain 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 Black Mountain, NC

Ridgecrest MPO
2 Tucker Rd
Black Mountain NC, 28711

Looking for a passport office in Black Mountain? 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 Black Mountain.

Ridgecrest MPO
2 Tucker Rd
Black Mountain, NC 28711

Other passport offices near Black Mountain North Carolina:

Biltmore Station Post Office - Asheville - 11.6 Miles
Downtown Asheville Post Office - Asheville - 12.2 Miles
McDowell County Clerk of Superior Court - Marion - 15.3 Miles
Marion Post Office - Marion - 15.3 Miles
Henderson Post Office - Hendersonville - 18.6 Miles
Superior Court Clerk Yancey County - Burnsville - 19.1 Miles
Saluda Post Office - Saluda - 21.9 Miles
Clerk of Civil Court Rutherford County - Rutherfordton - 21.9 Miles
Tryon Post Office - Tryon - 23.7 Miles
Bakersville Post Office - Bakersville - 25.9 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Black Mountain

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

Old Fort North Carolina, Weaverville North Carolina, Spruce Pine North Carolina, Tryon North Carolina, Forest City North Carolina, Salem North Carolina, Hot Springs North Carolina, Cleveland South Carolina, Minneapolis North Carolina, Chesnee South Carolina, Boiling Springs North Carolina, Travelers Rest South Carolina, Greer South Carolina, Duncan South Carolina, Hudson North Carolina, Hartford Tennessee, Johnson City Tennessee, Berea South Carolina, Blowing Rock North Carolina, Waco North Carolina

Regional Passport Offices Close to Black Mountain

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 - 150.8 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 319.7 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 405.3 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 428 Miles
Chicago Passport Agency - 451.5 Miles

Passport Expediting in Black Mountain, North Carolina

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Black Mountain. 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 Black Mountain, North Carolina

What is the application process of getting a passport in Black Mountain?

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 Black Mountain.

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 Black Mountain 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 Black Mountain?

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 Black Mountain, 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 150.8 miles from Black Mountain, 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 Black Mountain?

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 Black Mountain?

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 Black Mountain.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. UPS Store - Black Mountain - (1.2 mi)
I-40, Exit 64, North One Block On Right, Just Before R/R Tracks
151 NC Hwy 9
Black Mountain NC 28711
(828) 664-9333
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #3860 - Black Mountain - (1.4 mi)
Photo Center
425 West State Street
Black Mountain NC 28711
(828) 669-2992
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #2538 - Swannanoa - (4.8 mi)
Photo Center
2351 Us 70 Highway
Swannanoa NC 28778
(828) 686-7111
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #7007 - Asheville - (8.7 mi)
Photo Center
225 Charlotte Highway
Asheville NC 28803
(828) 298-2890
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Asheville - (9.2 mi)
Nw Corner Of The Tunnel Rd Intersection / East Park Bus Center
1070 Tunnel Rd
Asheville NC 28805
(828) 299-8988
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #4176 - Asheville - (9.9 mi)
Photo Center
11 River Ridge Drive, Oakley Plaza
Asheville NC 28803
(828) 298-6350
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Asheville Supercenter - (10.4 mi)
Photo Center
125 Bleachery Blvd
Asheville NC 28805
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #10212 - Asheville - (10.6 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Tunnel Rd & Swannanoa Rd
91 S Tunnel Rd
Asheville NC 28805
(828) 232-4042
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #4105 - Asheville - (11.5 mi)
Photo Center
1080 Hendersonville Road
Asheville NC 28803
(828) 274-3631
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Asheville Supercenter - (11.9 mi)
Photo Center
1636 Hendersonville Rd
Asheville NC 28803
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44