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Blowing Rock, North Carolina Passport Office Information

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

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 Office in Blowing Rock, NC

Blowing Rock Post Office
977 Main St
Blowing Rock NC, 28605

There is only a single passport office in Blowing Rock.

Blowing Rock Post Office
977 Main St
Blowing Rock, NC 28605

Regional Passport Offices Close to Blowing Rock

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 - 186.7 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 284.3 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 381.3 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 392.6 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 432.5 Miles

Other passport offices near Blowing Rock North Carolina:

Town of Newland NC - Newland - 6.1 Miles
Boone Main Post Office - Boone - 11.8 Miles
Appalachian State University - Boone - 12.1 Miles
Watauga County Tax Administration - Boone - 12.1 Miles
Bakersville Post Office - Bakersville - 16.7 Miles
Morganton Post Office - Morganton - 18.8 Miles
Superior Court Clerk Burke County - Morganton - 19.2 Miles
Hudson Post Office - Hudson - 19.6 Miles
Valdese Post Office - Valdese - 22 Miles
Marion Post Office - Marion - 23.8 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Blowing Rock

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

Blowing Rock North Carolina, Minneapolis North Carolina, Spruce Pine North Carolina, Hudson North Carolina, Salem North Carolina, West Jefferson North Carolina, Bethlehem North Carolina, Hickory North Carolina, Johnson City Tennessee, Old Fort North Carolina, Mountain View North Carolina, Lansing North Carolina, Wilkesboro North Carolina, North Wilkesboro North Carolina, Conover North Carolina, Bristol Tennessee, Claremont North Carolina, Maiden North Carolina, Weaverville North Carolina, Forest City North Carolina

How to Get a Passport in Blowing Rock, North Carolina

Getting a passport in Blowing Rock 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 Blowing Rock 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 Blowing Rock will need to visit a passport office.
* Blowing Rock 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 Blowing Rock

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 Blowing Rock 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 Blowing Rock 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 Blowing Rock, North Carolina

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

What is the application process of getting a passport in Blowing Rock?

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 Blowing Rock.

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 Blowing Rock 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 Blowing Rock?

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 Blowing Rock, 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 186.7 miles from Blowing Rock, 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 Blowing Rock?

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 Blowing Rock?

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 Blowing Rock.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #17015 - Sugar Mountain - (4.4 mi)
Northeast Corner Of State Highway 105 South & Tynortheast Cornerastle Highway
4059 Nc State Highway 105 S
Sugar Mountain NC 28604
(828) 898-8971
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #5558 - Newland - (5.9 mi)
Photo Center
325 Pineola Street
Newland NC 28657
(828) 733-6026
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Boone Supercenter - (11.7 mi)
Photo Center
200 Watauga Village Dr
Boone NC 28607
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #2540 - Boone - (11.8 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Hwy 321 & Deerfield Rd
2184 Blowing Rock Rd
Boone NC 28607
(828) 268-0727
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #7331 - Boone - (11.9 mi)
Photo Center
2147 Blowing Rock Road
Boone NC 28607
(828) 262-0900
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #7574 - Spruce Pine - (15.4 mi)
Photo Center
12121 South Highway 226, The Commoms Shopping Center
Spruce Pine NC 28777
(828) 765-7076
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Spruce Pine Supercenter - (15.4 mi)
Photo Center
2514 Halltown Rd
Spruce Pine NC 28777
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Lenoir Supercenter - (15.5 mi)
Photo Center
935 Blowing Rock Blvd
Lenoir NC 28645
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #4379 - Lenoir - (15.7 mi)
Photo Center
875 Blowing Rock Boulevard
Lenoir NC 28645
(828) 754-2421
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #12781 - Lenoir - (16 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Hwy 321 & Hospital
440 Blowing Rock Blvd
Lenoir NC 28645
(828) 991-0277
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99