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Center, Texas Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Center

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

How to Get a Passport in Center, Texas

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

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 Center 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 Center 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 Center, TX

Shelby County District Clerk
200 San Augustine St
Center TX, 75935

Looking for a passport office in Center? 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 is only a single passport office in Center.

Shelby County District Clerk
200 San Augustine St
Center, TX 75935

Additional passport offices that are located near Center Texas:
Panola County District Clerk - Carthage - 25 Miles
Nacogdoches County District Clerk - Nacogdoches - 25.2 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Center

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

Huntington Texas, Hudson Texas, Easton Texas, Burke Texas, South Toledo Bend Texas, New London Texas, Overton Texas, Kilgore Texas, Bossier City Louisiana, Chester Texas, Jacksonville Texas, Flint Texas, Winona Texas, Fort Polk Louisiana, Montgomery Louisiana, Elkhart Texas, Chandler Texas, Mount Lebanon Louisiana, Atlanta Louisiana, Gibsland Louisiana

Regional Passport Offices Close to Center

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.

Houston Passport Agency - 134.7 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 145.6 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 172.1 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 238.8 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 509.1 Miles

Passport Expediting in Center, Texas

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

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

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 Center.

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 Center 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 Center?

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 Center, 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 Houston Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 134.7 miles from Center, 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 Center?

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 Center?

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 Center.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #7480 - Center - (2.4 mi)
Photo Center
640 Hurst Street
Center TX 75935
(936) 598-6254
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Center Supercenter - (2.6 mi)
Photo Center
765 Hurst Street
Center TX 75935
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Nacogdoches Supercenter - (24.2 mi)
Photo Center
4810 North St
Nacogdoches TX 75965
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #9400 - Nacogdoches - (24.4 mi)
Southeast Corner Of North & Austin
3004 North St
Nacogdoches TX 75965
(936) 569-0183
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #6850 - Nacogdoches - (24.8 mi)
Photo Center
1424 North Street
Nacogdoches TX 75961
(936) 569-9596
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #7463 - Carthage - (25.2 mi)
Photo Center
801 West Panola Street
Carthage TX 75633
(903) 693-2611
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Carthage Supercenter - (26.1 mi)
Photo Center
4609 Nw Loop 436
Carthage TX 75633
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #6846 - Lufkin - (36.7 mi)
Photo Center
1204 East Lufkin Avenue
Lufkin TX 75901
(936) 634-3344
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #5792 - Lufkin - (36.7 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Timberland Rd & Lufkin Ave
102 N Timberland Dr
Lufkin TX 75901
(936) 699-2916
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Many Supercenter - (36.8 mi)
Photo Center
25800 Highway 171
Many LA 71449
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44