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Burlington, Iowa Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Burlington

Residents of Burlington in Des Moines County, Iowa have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Burlington 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 Burlington, there are (105) other passport offices in Iowa 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 Burlington, Iowa and Expedited Passport service options for Burlington.

How to Get a Passport in Burlington, Iowa

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

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 Burlington or any other city in Iowa 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 Burlington 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 Burlington, IA

Des Moines County, IA, Recorder
513 N Main St
Burlington IA, 52601

Looking for a passport office in Burlington? There are hundreds of such offices in Iowa. 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 Burlington.

Des Moines County, IA, Recorder
513 N Main St
Burlington, IA 52601

Additional passport offices that are located near Burlington Iowa:
Circuit Court (Henderson Co) Oquawka IL - Oquawka - 8.2 Miles
Burlington Post Office - Danville - 9.8 Miles
Fort Madison Post Office - Fort Madison - 16.6 Miles
Circuit Court Clerk (Warren Co) Monmouth IL - Monmouth - 20.8 Miles
Mt. Pleasant Post Office - Mt Pleasant - 21.7 Miles
Houghton Post Office - Houghton - 23.5 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Burlington

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

Gladstone Illinois, Hopper Illinois, Augusta Iowa, Dallas City Illinois, New London Iowa, Kirkwood Illinois, Fort Madison Iowa, La Harpe Illinois, Roseville Illinois, Franklin Iowa, Salem Iowa, Hillsboro Iowa, Hamilton Illinois, Keokuk Iowa, Abingdon Illinois, Farmington Iowa, Alexandria Missouri, Plymouth Illinois, Henderson Illinois, Knoxville Illinois

Regional Passport Offices Close to Burlington

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 - 167.9 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 371.8 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 394.3 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 532.3 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 556.2 Miles

Passport Expediting in Burlington, Iowa

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

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

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 Burlington.

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 Burlington 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 Burlington?

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 Burlington, 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 167.9 miles from Burlington, 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 Burlington?

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 Burlington?

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 Burlington.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #9476 - Burlington - (2.8 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Central & Division
201 S Central Ave
Burlington IA 52601
(319) 753-1639
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #5044 - Burlington - (3 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Roosevelt (Us61) & Agency
3245 Agency St
Burlington IA 52601
(319) 758-9991
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart West Burlington Supercenter - (3.6 mi)
Photo Center
324 W Agency Rd
West Burlington IA 52655
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #11759 - Fort Madison - (17.5 mi)
Northeast Corner Of 27Th & L
2639 Avenue L
Fort Madison IA 52627
(319) 372-8794
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #11881 - Monmouth - (20.9 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Main & Euclid
600 N Main St
Monmouth IL 61462
(309) 734-6644
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Mount Pleasant Supercenter - (21.4 mi)
Photo Center
1045 N Grand Ave
Mount Pleasant IA 52641
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Aledo Store - (26.6 mi)
Photo Center
1500 Se 5th St
Aledo IL 61231
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Keokuk Supercenter - (29.7 mi)
Photo Center
300 No. Park Drive
Keokuk IA 52632
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #5886 - Keokuk - (30.1 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Main (Hwy 218) & 13Th
1215 Main St
Keokuk IA 52632
(319) 524-0145
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #2206 - Macomb - (30.8 mi)
Jackson & Campbell
300 E Jackson St
Macomb IL 61455
(309) 837-2436
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99