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Passport Guide for Canton

Residents of Canton in Van Zandt County, Texas have a choice of 2 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Canton 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 Canton, there are (484) other passport offices in Texas 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 Canton, Texas and Expedited Passport service options for Canton.


How to Get a Passport in Canton, Texas

Getting a passport in Canton 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 Canton 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 Canton will need to visit a passport office.
* Please see regional passport offices close to Canton, there is one less than 100 miles from Canton.
* To renew your passport, you do NOT need to visit a passport office.

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Canton

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 Canton or any other city in Texas 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 Canton 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 Canton, TX

Canton Post Office
1001 W Dallas St
Canton TX, 75103

Van Zandt County District Clerk
121 E Dallas St, #302
Canton TX, 75103

Looking for a passport office in Canton? There are hundreds of such offices in Texas. 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 Canton.

Canton Post Office
1001 W Dallas St
Canton, TX 75103
Van Zandt County District Clerk
121 E Dallas St, #302
Canton, TX 75103

Regional Passport Offices Close to Canton

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.

Dallas Passport Agency - 47.6 Miles
Houston Passport Agency - 166.7 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 184.9 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 337 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 538.3 Miles



Other passport offices near Canton Texas:

Henderson County District Clerk - Athens - 17.5 Miles
Kaufman County District Clerk - Kaufman - 20.3 Miles
Terrell Post Office - Terrell - 23.2 Miles
Golden Post Office - Golden - 23.3 Miles
Rains County District Clerk - Emory - 24.4 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Canton

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

Terrell Texas, New York Texas, Mineola Texas, Chandler Texas, Seagoville Texas, Flint Texas, Eureka Texas, Ennis Texas, Sunnyvale Texas, Mesquite Texas, Winona Texas, Campbell Texas, Nevada Texas, Hutchins Texas, Richland Texas, Lancaster Texas, Garland Texas, Wylie Texas, Sachse Texas, Jacksonville Texas


Passport Expediting in Canton, Texas

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

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

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 Canton.

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 Canton 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 Canton?

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 Canton, 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 Dallas Passport Agency, it's not too far from Canton 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 Dallas Passport Agency, there are additional regional offices that are farther but may be options for you, see regional passport offices near Canton.

How much does a passport cost in Canton?

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 Canton?

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 Canton.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #7466 - Canton - (4.5 mi)
Photo Center
1215 S Trade Days Blvd
Canton TX 75103
(903) 567-6516
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Canton Supercenter - (4.8 mi)
Photo Center
603 E Highway 243
Canton TX 75103
903-567-5074
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Gun Barrel City Supercenter - (14.3 mi)
Photo Center
1200 W Main St
Gun Barrel City TX 75156
903-887-4591
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Gun Barrel City - (14.4 mi)
Liberty Plaza Shopping Center Across From Walmart
1307 West Main St
Gun Barrel City TX 75156
(903) 887-8770
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #7419 - Gun Barrel City - (14.4 mi)
Photo Center
1279 West Main Street
Gun Barrel City TX 75147
(903) 887-6498
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Athens Supercenter - (17.5 mi)
Photo Center
1405 E Tyler St
Athens TX 75751
903-677-5434
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #7295 - Athens - (17.6 mi)
Photo Center
702 East Tyler, Corner Of Murchison Street
Athens TX 75751
(903) 675-7152
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #9410 - Athens - (17.6 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Wood & Tyler
1007 E Tyler St
Athens TX 75751
(903) 675-0235
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Kaufman Supercenter - (19.9 mi)
Photo Center
300 Kings Fort Parkway
Kaufman TX 75142
469-595-7074
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Kaufman - (20 mi)
Photo Center
100 Kings Fort Pkwy
Kaufman TX 75142
(972) 932-7000
Price: Cost varies by location