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Carmel, Indiana Passport Office Information

Residents of Carmel in Hamilton County, Indiana have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Carmel 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 Carmel, there are (165) other passport offices in Indiana 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 Carmel, Indiana and Expedited Passport service options for Carmel.

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.

Passport Office in Carmel, IN

Carmel Post Office
275 Medical Dr
Carmel IN, 46032

There is only a single passport office in Carmel.

Carmel Post Office
275 Medical Dr
Carmel, IN 46032

Regional Passport Offices Close to Carmel

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 - 132.5 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 199.5 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 371.6 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 382.1 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 427.1 Miles

Other passport offices near Carmel Indiana:

Nora Branch - Indianapolis - 3.6 Miles
Westfield - Westfield - 4.3 Miles
Zionsville - Zionsville - 5.6 Miles
Castleton Branch - Indianapolis - 6.4 Miles
Fishers Post Office - Fishers - 6.6 Miles
Bacon Station - Indianapolis - 7.3 Miles
Noblesville - Noblesville - 8.4 Miles
Eagle Creek Post Office - Indianapolis - 9.9 Miles
Oaklandon Branch - Indianapolis - 11.1 Miles
Brownsburg Post Office - Brownsburg - 12.4 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Carmel

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

Carmel Indiana, Westfield Indiana, Zionsville Indiana, Fishers Indiana, Lawrence Indiana, Speedway Indiana, Cicero Indiana, Indianapolis Indiana, Arcadia Indiana, Cumberland Indiana, Beech Grove Indiana, Atlanta Indiana, New Brunswick Indiana, Pendleton Indiana, Plainfield Indiana, Greenwood Indiana, Nevada Indiana, Shirley Indiana, Brooklyn Indiana, Monrovia Indiana

How to Get a Passport in Carmel, Indiana

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

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 Carmel or any other city in Indiana 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 Carmel 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 Expediting in Carmel, Indiana

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

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

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 Carmel.

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 Carmel 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 Carmel?

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 Carmel, 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 132.5 miles from Carmel, 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 Carmel?

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 Carmel?

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 Carmel.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #10173 - Carmel - (0.9 mi)
Photo Center
367 W 116th St.
Carmel IN 46032
(317) 574-0145
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #8674 - Carmel - (1.7 mi)
Photo Center
1421 Range Line Road South
Carmel IN 46032
(317) 844-2775
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #15334 - Carmel - (1.7 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Rangeline & 116Th
1424 S Rangeline Rd
Carmel IN 46032
(317) 571-1176
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Carmel - (2 mi)
In The Fountains Conference Ctr Plaza On Carmel Drive & Aaa Way
484 E Carmel Dr
Carmel IN 46032
(317) 574-0570
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #1367 - Carmel - (2.1 mi)
Photo Center
13090 Pettigru Drive
Carmel IN 46032
(317) 733-8608
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #10983 - Westfield - (2.1 mi)
Photo Center
1447 South Waterleaf Dr.
Westfield IN 46074
(317) 816-1446
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Village Park Plaza - (2.7 mi)
Village Park Plaza At 146th And North Meridian (Next To Marsh)
1950 E Greyhound Pass
Carmel IN 46033
(317) 575-9432
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Carmel Supercenter - (2.7 mi)
Photo Center
2001 E 151st St
Carmel IN 46033
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #10591 - Westfield - (3 mi)
Photo Center
16088 Spring Mill Station Drive
Westfield IN 46074
(317) 804-7513
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #4635 - Carmel - (3.2 mi)
Photo Center
4721 East 126th Street
Carmel IN 46033
(317) 848-2824
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99