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Chapin, South Carolina Passport Office Information


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

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 Chapin, SC

Chapin Post Office
1249 Chapin Rd
Chapin SC, 29036

There is only a single passport office in Chapin.

Chapin Post Office
1249 Chapin Rd
Chapin, SC 29036
 

Regional Passport Offices Close to Chapin

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 - 153.7 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 352.2 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 457.1 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 497.7 Miles
Miami Passport Agency - 504.7 Miles



Other passport offices near Chapin South Carolina:

Prosperity Post Office - Prosperity - 10.7 Miles
Lexington County Clerk of Court - Lexington - 10.9 Miles
Floyd D. Spence Post Office - Lexington - 15 Miles
New Berry Post Office - Newberry - 16.3 Miles
Columbia Main Post Office - Columbia - 16.8 Miles
Winnsboro Post Office - Winnsboro - 18.8 Miles
Sandhills Post Office - Columbia - 21.3 Miles
Saluda Post Office - Saluda - 22.9 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Chapin

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

Chapin South Carolina, Irmo South Carolina, Gilbert South Carolina, West Columbia South Carolina, Cayce South Carolina, Columbia South Carolina, Batesburg-Leesville South Carolina, Ridgeway South Carolina, Clinton South Carolina, Great Falls South Carolina, Ninety Six South Carolina, Pittsburg South Carolina, Trenton South Carolina, Eastover South Carolina, Livingston South Carolina, Waterloo South Carolina, Springfield South Carolina, Buffalo South Carolina, Windsor South Carolina, Oakland South Carolina


How to Get a Passport in Chapin, South Carolina

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

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 Chapin 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 Chapin 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 Chapin, South Carolina

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

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

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 Chapin.

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 Chapin 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 Chapin?

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 Chapin, 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 153.7 miles from Chapin, 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 Chapin?

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 Chapin?

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 Chapin.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. UPS Store - Chapin - (1.6 mi)
Located In The Food Lion Center
140A Amick's Ferry Rd
Chapin SC 29036
(803) 932-0002
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #19197 - Chapin - (1.8 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Chapin Road & Virginia Street
1401 Chapin Road
Chapin SC 29036
(803) 345-0759
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #7012 - Ballentine - (5 mi)
Photo Center
1330 Dutchfork Road
Ballentine SC 29002
(803) 749-1666
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #10226 - Irmo - (5.1 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Sr 6 & Us Hwy 76
1251 Dutch Fork Rd
Irmo SC 29063
(803) 749-7099
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Irmo Supercenter - (5.7 mi)
Photo Center
1180 Dutch Fork Rd
Irmo SC 29063
803-567-6675
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #11851 - Columbia - (7.9 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Ridgemont Dr & Lake Murray Blvd
1532 Lake Murray Blvd
Columbia SC 29212
(803) 732-1975
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #5549 - Irmo - (8.5 mi)
Photo Center
1008 Lake Murray Boulevard
Irmo SC 29063
(803) 749-3845
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - St Andrews Rd - (8.7 mi)
Murraywood Centre
7001 St Andrews Rd
Columbia SC 29212
(803) 407-7704
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #9805 - Irmo - (9 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Kennerly Rd & Broad River Rd
7412 Broad River Rd
Irmo SC 29063
(803) 749-3046
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Kennerly Crossing Shopping Center - (9.2 mi)
Kennerly Crossing Shopping Center Next To Publix
7320 Broad River Rd
Irmo SC 29063
(803) 764-5773
Price: Cost varies by location