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Burlington, Vermont Passport Office Information

Passport Guide: Get a Passport in Burlington / Applying for a passport from Burlington

Passport Guide for Burlington

Residents of Burlington in Chittenden County, Vermont have a choice of 2 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents 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 2 passport offices here in Burlington, there are (69) other passport offices in Vermont 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 Burlington, Vermont and Expedited Passport service options for Burlington.


How to Get a Passport in Burlington, Vermont

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.
* Please see regional passport offices close to Burlington, there is one less than 100 miles from Burlington.
* 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 Vermont 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 Offices in Burlington, VT

Chittenden Superior Court
175 Main St
Burlington VT, 5401

Burlington Post Office
11 Elmwood Ave
Burlington VT, 5401

Looking for a passport office in Burlington? There are hundreds of such offices in Vermont. 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 2 passport offices in Burlington.

Chittenden Superior Court
175 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401
Burlington Post Office
11 Elmwood Ave
Burlington, VT 05401

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.

Vermont Passport Agency - 20.3 Miles
National Passport Center - 135 Miles
Boston Passport Agency - 158.5 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 207 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 228.1 Miles



Other passport offices near Burlington Vermont:

Colchester Town Clerk - Colchester - 3.1 Miles
Shelburne Town Clerk - Shelburne - 6.5 Miles
Shelburne Post Office - Shelburne - 6.7 Miles
Williston Town Clerk - Williston - 7.3 Miles
Charlotte Post Office - Charlotte - 10.6 Miles
Clinton County Clerk - Plattsburgh - 15.9 Miles
Plattsburgh Post Office - Plattsburgh - 16 Miles
Starksboro Post Office - Starksboro - 17.1 Miles
Morrisonville Post Office - Morrisonville - 19 Miles
Vergennes Post Office - Vergennes - 19.2 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 their passport application sealing needs.

Winooski Vermont, South Burlington Vermont, Colchester Vermont, Essex Junction Vermont, Shelburne Vermont, Williston Vermont, Milton Vermont, Willsboro New York, Charlotte Vermont, Keeseville New York, Richmond Vermont, Essex New York, Peru New York, Grand Isle Vermont, Cambridge Vermont, Vergennes Vermont, Westport New York, New Haven Vermont, Waterbury Vermont, Bristol Vermont


Passport Expediting in Burlington, Vermont

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, Vermont

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 are 2 passport offices 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 any of the passport offices 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).

While not down the street, the closest option for a passport-issuing facility is the Vermont Passport Agency, it's not too far from Burlington and if you can provide proof of travel within the next seventy-two hours, you can make an appointment there and get a passport.

If you have trouble getting an appointment at the Vermont Passport Agency, there are additional regional offices that are farther but may be options for you, see regional passport offices near Burlington.

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 #19449 - Burlington - (0.8 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Cherry St & S Winooski Ave
158 Cherry St
Burlington VT 05401
(802) 862-1562
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #11037 - Burlington - (0.8 mi)
Photo Center
35 Church St
Burlington VT 05401
(802) 651-1018
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Burlington - (0.9 mi)
Next To City Market At South Winooski Free Customer Parking In Back
70 S Winooski Ave
Burlington VT 05401
(802) 651-1695
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #19570 - Burlington - (1.2 mi)
Northeast Corner Of North Avenue & Ethan Allen Parkway
1024 North Ave
Burlington VT 05408
(802) 865-7822
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Burlington - (1.4 mi)
In The Ethan Allen Shopping Center
1127 North Ave
Burlington VT 05408
(802) 861-4100
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #10690 - South Burlington - (2.3 mi)
Photo Center
1 Dorset St
South Burlington VT 05403
(802) 651-1449
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #10216 - Colchester - (2.3 mi)
Photo Center
69 Mountain View Drive
Colchester VT 05446
(802) 654-0772
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #11526 - Burlington - (2.4 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Us Rte 7(Shelburne) & Farrell
514 Farrell St
Burlington VT 05401
(802) 651-0597
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - South Burlington - (2.5 mi)
Blue Mall Across From The University Mall
150 Dorset St Ste 245 The Blue Mall
South Burlington VT 05403
(802) 860-7428
Price: Cost varies by location
Costco Store #314 - Colchester - (2.5 mi)
Photo Center
218 Lower Mountain View Dr
Colchester VT 05446
(802) 318-2000
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99