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Passport Guide for Boone

Residents of Boone in Watauga County, North Carolina have a choice of 3 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Boone 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 3 passport offices here in Boone, there are (135) 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 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 Boone, North Carolina and Expedited Passport service options for Boone.


How to Get a Passport in Boone, North Carolina

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

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 Boone 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 Boone 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 Offices in Boone, NC

Watauga County Tax Administration
835 W King St
Boone NC, 28607

Boone Main Post Office
1544 Blowing Rock Rd
Boone NC, 28607

Appalachian State University
614 Howard St
Boone NC, 28607

Looking for a passport office in Boone? 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 are 3 passport offices in Boone.

Watauga County Tax Administration
835 W King St
Boone, NC 28607
Boone Main Post Office
1544 Blowing Rock Rd
Boone, NC 28607
Appalachian State University
614 Howard St
Boone, NC 28607
 

Other passport offices near Boone North Carolina:

Blowing Rock Post Office - Blowing Rock - 4.5 Miles
Town of Newland NC - Newland - 14.8 Miles
Jefferson Post Office - Jefferson - 15.8 Miles
Hudson Post Office - Hudson - 23.1 Miles
Moravian Falls Post Office - Moravian Falls - 24.1 Miles
Wilkesboro Post Office - Wilkesboro - 24.8 Miles
North Wilkesboro USPS - North Wilkesboro - 25.1 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Boone

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

Blowing Rock North Carolina, West Jefferson North Carolina, Minneapolis North Carolina, Lansing North Carolina, Hudson North Carolina, Wilkesboro North Carolina, North Wilkesboro North Carolina, Spruce Pine North Carolina, Bethlehem North Carolina, Salem North Carolina, Hickory North Carolina, Johnson City Tennessee, Bristol Tennessee, Mountain View North Carolina, Glade Spring Virginia, Thurmond North Carolina, Conover North Carolina, Claremont North Carolina, Elkin North Carolina, Arlington North Carolina

Regional Passport Offices Close to Boone

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 - 198.9 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 272.4 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 372.9 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 380.7 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 421.1 Miles


Passport Expediting in Boone, North Carolina

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

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

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 3 passport offices in Boone.

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 Boone 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 Boone?

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 Boone, 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 198.9 miles from Boone, 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 Boone?

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 Boone?

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 Boone.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walmart Boone Supercenter - (0.7 mi)
Photo Center
200 Watauga Village Dr
Boone NC 28607
828-262-1415
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #7331 - Boone - (0.8 mi)
Photo Center
2147 Blowing Rock Road
Boone NC 28607
(828) 262-0900
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #2540 - Boone - (0.9 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
Walgreens #17015 - Sugar Mountain - (10.2 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 #7315 - West Jefferson - (13.4 mi)
Photo Center
2 Crescent Drive
West Jefferson NC 28694
(336) 246-2790
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart West Jefferson Supercenter - (13.9 mi)
Photo Center
1489 Mount Jefferson Rd
West Jefferson NC 28694
336-246-3692
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #5558 - Newland - (14.9 mi)
Photo Center
325 Pineola Street
Newland NC 28657
(828) 733-6026
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #19098 - Jefferson - (16.1 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Main Street & Hospital Drive
749 East Main Street
Jefferson NC 28640
(336) 246-9111
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Lenoir Supercenter - (17.9 mi)
Photo Center
935 Blowing Rock Blvd
Lenoir NC 28645
828-754-8192
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #4379 - Lenoir - (18.1 mi)
Photo Center
875 Blowing Rock Boulevard
Lenoir NC 28645
(828) 754-2421
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99