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Passport Guide for Bloomington

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


How to Get a Passport in Bloomington, Indiana

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

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 Bloomington 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 Bloomington 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 Bloomington, IN

Bloomington Main Post Office
206 E 4th St
Bloomington IN, 47408

Looking for a passport office in Bloomington? 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 Bloomington.

Bloomington Main Post Office
206 E 4th St
Bloomington, IN 47408
 

Other passport offices near Bloomington Indiana:

Circuit Court Clerk Brown County - Nashville - 9.9 Miles
Martinsville Post Office - Martinsville - 11 Miles
Spencer Post Office - Spencer - 14.5 Miles
Nineveh Post Office - Nineveh - 18.5 Miles
Mooresville Post Office - Mooresville - 22.7 Miles
Bedford Post Office - Bedford - 23.1 Miles
Johnson County Clerk - Franklin - 23.3 Miles
Franklin Post Office - Franklin - 23.5 Miles
Columbus Post Office - Columbus - 24.8 Miles
Bartholomew County Clerk - Columbus - 24.9 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Bloomington

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

Brooklyn Indiana, Monrovia Indiana, Lowell Indiana, Greenwood Indiana, Plainfield Indiana, Elizabethtown Indiana, Center Point Indiana, Seymour Indiana, Beech Grove Indiana, Indianapolis Indiana, Speedway Indiana, Geneva Indiana, Staunton Indiana, Milford Indiana, Cumberland Indiana, Lawrence Indiana, West Baden Springs Indiana, Plainville Indiana, Austin Indiana, Livonia Indiana

Regional Passport Offices Close to Bloomington

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.

Chicago Passport Agency - 166.9 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 241.2 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 343.7 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 406.6 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 428.2 Miles


Passport Expediting in Bloomington, Indiana

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

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

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 Bloomington.

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 Bloomington 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 Bloomington?

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 Bloomington, 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 Chicago Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 166.9 miles from Bloomington, 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 Bloomington?

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 Bloomington?

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 Bloomington.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #6697 - Bloomington - (5.2 mi)
Photo Center
2701 East Third Street
Bloomington IN 47401
(812) 332-1419
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #8671 - Bloomington - (5.3 mi)
Photo Center
510 College Mall Road
Bloomington IN 47401
(812) 336-0279
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #3195 - Bloomington - (5.5 mi)
Photo Center
1000 North College Avenue
Bloomington IN 47404
(812) 339-2233
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Bloomington - (5.6 mi)
Indiana Memorial Union (Between Iu Credit Union And Hotel Lobby)
900 E 7th St
Bloomington IN 47405
(812) 331-2721
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Bloomington - (5.6 mi)
The Shoppes At College Mall Rd And Covenanter Drive
885 S College Mall Rd
Bloomington IN 47401
(812) 331-9990
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #10676 - Bloomington - (5.9 mi)
Photo Center
121 E. Kirkwood Ave
Bloomington IN 47408
(812) 349-0384
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #6713 - Bloomington - (6.6 mi)
Photo Center
4444 State Road West 46
Bloomington IN 47404
(812) 876-2915
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #6698 - Bloomington - (7.5 mi)
Photo Center
2650 South Walnut Street, Walnut Station, Corner Of South Walnut And Country Club
Bloomington IN 47401
(812) 336-6223
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #8665 - Bloomington - (7.6 mi)
Photo Center
3910 West 3rd Street
Bloomington IN 47404
(812) 339-4006
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Bloomington Supercenter - (8.5 mi)
Photo Center
3313 W State Rd 45
Bloomington IN 47403
812-337-0229
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44