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Carthage, Texas Passport Office Information

Residents of Carthage in Panola County, Texas have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Carthage 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 Carthage, there are (486) 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 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 Carthage, Texas and Expedited Passport service options for Carthage.

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 Carthage, TX

Panola County District Clerk
110 N Sycamore St
Carthage TX, 75633

There is only a single passport office in Carthage.

Panola County District Clerk
110 N Sycamore St
Carthage, TX 75633

Regional Passport Offices Close to Carthage

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 - 130.8 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 152.9 Miles
Houston Passport Agency - 153.2 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 255.7 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 509.7 Miles

Other passport offices near Carthage Texas:

Shelby County District Clerk - Center - 22.4 Miles
Marshall Main Post Office - Marshall - 23.9 Miles
Harrison County District Clerk - Marshall - 24.1 Miles
Waskom PO - Waskom - 24.3 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Carthage

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

Easton Texas, Kilgore Texas, New London Texas, Overton Texas, Bossier City Louisiana, Winona Texas, Jacksonville Texas, Flint Texas, Huntington Texas, Hudson Texas, Atlanta Texas, Chandler Texas, Burke Texas, Marietta Texas, Omaha Texas, Naples Texas, Mineola Texas, New York Texas, Mount Lebanon Louisiana, Gibsland Louisiana

How to Get a Passport in Carthage, Texas

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

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 Carthage 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 Carthage 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 Carthage, Texas

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

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

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 Carthage.

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 Carthage 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 Carthage?

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 Carthage, 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 Dallas Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 130.8 miles from Carthage, 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 Carthage?

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 Carthage?

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 Carthage.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #7463 - Carthage - (1.3 mi)
Photo Center
801 West Panola Street
Carthage TX 75633
(903) 693-2611
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Carthage Supercenter - (2.4 mi)
Photo Center
4609 Nw Loop 436
Carthage TX 75633
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Center Supercenter - (21.7 mi)
Photo Center
765 Hurst Street
Center TX 75935
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #7480 - Center - (22 mi)
Photo Center
640 Hurst Street
Center TX 75935
(936) 598-6254
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #6959 - Henderson - (23.1 mi)
Photo Center
725 East Main Street
Henderson TX 75652
(903) 657-7586
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Henderson Supercenter - (23.9 mi)
Photo Center
2121 Us Highway 79 S
Henderson TX 75654
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #11212 - Henderson - (24 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Hwy 79 & Worth
2126 Us Highway 79 S
Henderson TX 75654
(903) 655-7561
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #6196 - Marshall - (24.2 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Hwy 59 & Grand Ave
309 E End Blvd N
Marshall TX 75670
(903) 923-0605
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #7293 - Marshall - (24.3 mi)
Photo Center
400 East End Boulevard North
Marshall TX 75670
(903) 935-6661
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Marshall - (24.3 mi)
Grand Plaza
1203-B East Grand
Marshall TX 75670
(903) 935-9990
Price: Cost varies by location