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Central, South Carolina Passport Office Information

Residents of Central in Pickens County, South Carolina have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Central 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 Central, there are (86) other passport offices in South Carolina 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 Central, South Carolina and Expedited Passport service options for Central.

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 Central, SC

Central Post Office
1205 W Main St
Central SC, 29630

There is only a single passport office in Central.

Central Post Office
1205 W Main St
Central, SC 29630

Regional Passport Offices Close to Central

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.

Atlanta Passport Agency - 98.3 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 372.2 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 455.2 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 466.8 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 480.3 Miles

Other passport offices near Central South Carolina:

Clemson Post Office - Clemson - 3.6 Miles
LaFrance Post Office - LaFrance - 8.2 Miles
Pickens Post Office - Pickens - 9.6 Miles
Sandy Springs Post Office - Pendleton - 9.8 Miles
Easley Post Office - Easley - 11 Miles
Anderson Post Office - Anderson - 15.3 Miles
Main Post Office - Greenville - 20.6 Miles
Cleveland Post Office - Marietta - 24.1 Miles
Hart County,GA, Probate Court - Hartwell - 24.3 Miles
Keith Oglesby Station - Greenville - 24.3 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Central

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

Central South Carolina, Clemson South Carolina, Pendleton South Carolina, Liberty South Carolina, Seneca South Carolina, Easley South Carolina, Salem South Carolina, Westminster South Carolina, Parker South Carolina, Berea South Carolina, Belton South Carolina, Travelers Rest South Carolina, Lavonia Georgia, Cleveland South Carolina, Mauldin South Carolina, Cashiers North Carolina, Highlands North Carolina, Simpsonville South Carolina, Princeton South Carolina, Fountain Inn South Carolina

How to Get a Passport in Central, South Carolina

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Central

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 Central or any other city in South Carolina 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 Central 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 Central, South Carolina

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Central. 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 Central, South Carolina

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

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 Central.

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 Central 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 Central?

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 Central, 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 Atlanta Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 98.3 miles from Central, 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 Central?

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 Central?

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 Central.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walmart Central Supercenter - (3.2 mi)
Photo Center
1286 Eighteen Mile Rd
Central SC 29630
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Clemson - (3.3 mi)
Bilo Shopping Ctr
501-8 Old Greenville Hwy
Clemson SC 29631
(864) 654-9144
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #4026 - Clemson - (3.5 mi)
Photo Center
1300 Tiger Boulevard, Highway 123
Clemson SC 29631
(864) 653-6724
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #11769 - Clemson - (3.6 mi)
Southeast Corner Of College Ave & Tiger Blvd (Hwy 123)
1100 Tiger Blvd
Clemson SC 29631
(864) 653-7962
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #5598 - Liberty - (6 mi)
Photo Center
118 W. Main Street
Liberty SC 29657
(864) 843-2726
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #3599 - Pendleton - (6.8 mi)
Photo Center
7647 Highway 76
Pendleton SC 29670
(864) 646-7553
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #3537 - Seneca - (7.1 mi)
Photo Center
210 Ingle's Place
Seneca SC 29678
(864) 882-6706
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Pickens Supercenter - (9.2 mi)
Photo Center
2637 Gentry Memorial Hwy
Pickens SC 29671
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #4693 - Seneca - (9.5 mi)
Photo Center
1504 Blue Ridge Boulevard
Seneca SC 29672
(864) 888-4022
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #7534 - Pickens - (9.6 mi)
Photo Center
204 Hampton Avenue
Pickens SC 29671
(864) 878-7954
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99