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Centre, Alabama Passport Office Information

Passport Guide: Get a Passport in Centre / Applying for a passport from Centre

Residents of Centre in Cherokee County, Alabama have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Centre 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 Centre, there are (89) other passport offices in Alabama 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 Centre, Alabama and Expedited Passport service options for Centre.

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 Centre, AL

Clerk of Circuit Court Cherokee County
100 Main St., Room 203Cherokee County Courthouse
Centre AL, 35960

There is only a single passport office in Centre.

Clerk of Circuit Court Cherokee County
100 Main St., Room 203Cherokee County Courthouse
Centre, AL 35960

Regional Passport Offices Close to Centre

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 - 62 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 336.3 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 373.5 Miles
Chicago Passport Agency - 478.5 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 503 Miles

Other passport offices near Centre Alabama:

Piedmont Post Office - Piedmont - 8.8 Miles
Gadsden Post Office - Gadsden - 21.7 Miles
Etowah County Probate Office - Gadsden - 21.8 Miles
Rome Post Office - Rome - 23.1 Miles
Clerk of Circuit Court Dekalb County - Fort Payne - 23.7 Miles
Buchanan Post Office - Buchanan - 25.1 Miles
Cleburne County, AL, Circuit Clerk - Heflin - 25.2 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Centre

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

Piedmont Alabama, Leesburg Alabama, Cave Spring Georgia, Jacksonville Alabama, Collinsville Alabama, Glencoe Alabama, Weaver Alabama, Alexandria Alabama, Rainbow City Alabama, Tallapoosa Georgia, Crossville Alabama, Pine Ridge Alabama, Attalla Alabama, Rockmart Georgia, Rainsville Alabama, Waco Georgia, Bremen Georgia, Oxford Alabama, Boaz Alabama, Mentone Alabama

How to Get a Passport in Centre, Alabama

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Centre

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 Centre or any other city in Alabama 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 Centre 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 Centre, Alabama

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

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

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 Centre.

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 Centre 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 Centre?

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 Centre, 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 62 miles from Centre, 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 Centre?

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 Centre?

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 Centre.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #4863 - Centre - (7.2 mi)
Photo Center
101 Chestnut Bypass
Centre AL 35960
(256) 927-4346
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #4956 - Piedmont - (8.3 mi)
Photo Center
145 Us Highway 278 East By-pass
Piedmont AL 36272
(256) 447-6133
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Centre Supercenter - (8.8 mi)
Photo Center
1950 W Main St
Centre AL 35960
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #5356 - Cedartown - (16.4 mi)
Photo Center
511 North Main Street
Cedartown GA 30125
(770) 748-9944
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Cedartown Supercenter - (16.8 mi)
Photo Center
1585 Rome Hwy
Cedartown GA 30125
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #12098 - Jacksonville - (17.7 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Pelham Rd(Hwy 21) & E Francis St
311 Pelham Rd S
Jacksonville AL 36265
(256) 782-1502
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #4907 - Jacksonville - (18.3 mi)
Photo Center
1001 Pelham Road South
Jacksonville AL 36265
(256) 435-2095
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Jacksonville Supercenter - (19.2 mi)
Photo Center
1625 Pelham Rd S
Jacksonville AL 36265
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #4845 - Gadsden - (19.9 mi)
Photo Center
806 Hoke Street, Corner Of Meighan Boulevard
Gadsden AL 35903
(256) 492-4807
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Gadsden Supercenter - (20.6 mi)
Photo Center
340 E Meighan Blvd
Gadsden AL 35903
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44