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Passport Guide for Bryson City

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


How to Get a Passport in Bryson City, North Carolina

Getting a passport in Bryson City 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 Bryson City 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 Bryson City will need to visit a passport office.
* Bryson City 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 Bryson City

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 Bryson City 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 Bryson City 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 Bryson City, NC

Clerk of Superior Court Swain County
101 Mitchell St. Courthouse
Bryson City NC, 28713

Looking for a passport office in Bryson City? 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 Bryson City.

Clerk of Superior Court Swain County
101 Mitchell St. Courthouse
Bryson City, NC 28713
 

Other passport offices near Bryson City North Carolina:

Clerk of Court Graham County - Robbinsville - 14.8 Miles
Superior Court Clerk Jackson County - Sylva - 20 Miles
Sevier County Clerk - Sevierville - 21.8 Miles
Franklin Post Office - Franklin - 22.6 Miles
Blount County Clerk - Maryville - 23.3 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Bryson City

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

Gatlinburg Tennessee, Cherokee North Carolina, Walland Tennessee, Pigeon Forge Tennessee, Andrews North Carolina, Cullowhee North Carolina, Alcoa Tennessee, Louisville Tennessee, Hartford Tennessee, Friendsville Tennessee, Vonore Tennessee, Highlands North Carolina, Cashiers North Carolina, Farragut Tennessee, Young Harris Georgia, Lenoir City Tennessee, Jefferson City Tennessee, Philadelphia Tennessee, Hot Springs North Carolina, Oak Ridge Tennessee

Regional Passport Offices Close to Bryson City

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 - 111.6 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 373.6 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 410.3 Miles
Chicago Passport Agency - 426.2 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 466.1 Miles


Passport Expediting in Bryson City, North Carolina

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

What is the application process of getting a passport in Bryson City?

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 Bryson City.

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 Bryson City 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 Bryson City?

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 Bryson City, 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 111.6 miles from Bryson City, 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 Bryson City?

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 Bryson City?

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 Bryson City.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #16103 - Bryson City - (8.9 mi)
Northeast Corner Slope & Highway 19
50 Highway 19
Bryson City NC 28713
(828) 488-6677
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #13107 - Gatlinburg - (13 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Hwy 441 & Nature Trial Rd
811 Parkway
Gatlinburg TN 37738
(865) 436-5505
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #16110 - Robbinsville - (14.6 mi)
Southwest Corner Sweetwater & Rodney Orr
219 Rodney Orr Byp
Robbinsville NC 28771
(828) 479-8791
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Pigeon Forge - (17.4 mi)
Pine Mountain Mall Between Lights 5 & 6 On Parkway
3152 Parkway
Pigeon Forge TN 37863
(865) 428-7225
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #7048 - Pigeon Forge - (17.5 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Parkway (Hwy 441) & Jack Thomas
3071 Parkway
Pigeon Forge TN 37863
(865) 429-7127
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #6267 - Pigeon Forge - (18.4 mi)
Photo Center
2415 Park Way
Pigeon Forge TN 37863
(865) 429-6410
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #3284 - Sevierville - (19.4 mi)
Parkway & Apple Valley Road
1840 Parkway
Sevierville TN 37862
(865) 428-3954
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Sevierville Supercenter - (20 mi)
Photo Center
1414 Parkway
Sevierville TN 37862
865-429-8006
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #19160 - Sylva - (20.6 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Sunrise Park & Main Street
36 Sunrise Park
Sylva NC 28779
(828) 586-8961
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Sylva Supercenter - (21.3 mi)
Photo Center
210 Walmart Plz
Sylva NC 28779
828-586-1617
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44