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Passport Guide for Carroll

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


How to Get a Passport in Carroll, Iowa

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

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 Carroll 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 Carroll 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 Carroll, IA

Carroll County Recorder's Office
114 E 5th St
Carroll IA, 51401

Looking for a passport office in Carroll? 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 Carroll.

Carroll County Recorder's Office
114 E 5th St
Carroll, IA 51401
 

Additional passport offices that are located near Carroll Iowa:
Scranton Post Office - Scranton - 14.4 Miles
Greene County Auditor - Jefferson - 22 Miles
Crawford County Recorder's Office - Denison - 22.5 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Carroll

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

Arcadia Iowa, Lake City Iowa, Scranton Iowa, Coon Rapids Iowa, Lake View Iowa, Arthur Iowa, Kimballton Iowa, Elk Horn Iowa, Panora Iowa, Adair Iowa, Perry Iowa, Dayton Iowa, Linden Iowa, Ogden Iowa, Portsmouth Iowa, Stuart Iowa, Stratford Iowa, Bradgate Iowa, Rutland Iowa, Madrid Iowa

Regional Passport Offices Close to Carroll

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 - 322.6 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 463.8 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 475.1 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 524.7 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 565.6 Miles


Passport Expediting in Carroll, Iowa

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

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

Getting a passport is pretty much the process same wherever you are, the downside to being in Carroll and needing a passport is that there is no regional passport office nearby. If you need a passport quickly, you will have limited options. With most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there is only one passport office in Carroll.

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 Carroll 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 Carroll?

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 Carroll, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). There are no regional passport issuing offices within 200 miles. You might want to consider using a private passport courier that can expedite your passport application.

How much does a passport cost in Carroll?

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 Carroll?

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 Carroll.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #10770 - Carroll - (0.9 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Main & 6Th
105 E 6Th St
Carroll IA 51401
(712) 792-4566
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Carroll Supercenter - (1.5 mi)
Photo Center
2014 Kittyhawk Rd
Carroll IA 51401
712-792-7691
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Denison Supercenter - (23 mi)
Photo Center
510 Avenue C
Denison IA 51442
712-263-2354
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #11330 - Storm Lake - (37.2 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Lake Ave & Milwaukee Ave
800 Lake Ave
Storm Lake IA 50588
(712) 732-0005
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Storm Lake - (38.1 mi)
Citizens First National Bank
1821 N Lake Ave
Storm Lake IA 50588
(712) 213-0133
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Storm Lake Supercenter - (38.1 mi)
Photo Center
1831 Lake Ave
Storm Lake IA 50588
712-732-5913
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #10282 - Fort Dodge - (39.7 mi)
Photo Center
2029 5th Ave South
Fort Dodge IA 50501
(515) 955-6453
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #5361 - Fort Dodge - (39.9 mi)
Southeast Corner Of 25Th Street & 5Th Avenue South
2503 5Th Ave S
Fort Dodge IA 50501
(515) 576-7113
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Fort Dodge Supercenter - (40.4 mi)
Photo Center
3036 1st Ave S
Fort Dodge IA 50501
515-576-8044
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Atlantic Supercenter - (41 mi)
Photo Center
1905 E 7th St
Atlantic IA 50022
712-243-9228
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44