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Charles City, Iowa Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Charles City

Residents of Charles City in Floyd County, Iowa have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Charles City 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 Charles City, there are (105) other passport offices in Iowa 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 Charles City, Iowa and Expedited Passport service options for Charles City.

How to Get a Passport in Charles City, Iowa

Getting a passport in Charles City 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 Charles City 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 Charles City will need to visit a passport office.
* Charles City 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 Charles City

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 Charles City or any other city in Iowa 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 Charles City 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 Charles City, IA

Floyd County Auditor Office
101 S Main St
Charles City IA, 50616

Looking for a passport office in Charles City? There are hundreds of such offices in Iowa. 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 Charles City.

Floyd County Auditor Office
101 S Main St
Charles City, IA 50616

Additional passport offices that are located near Charles City Iowa:
Rockford Post Office - Rockford - 10.2 Miles
Chickasaw County Auditor - New Hampton - 17.5 Miles
Butler County Recorder's Office - Allison - 19.2 Miles
Mason City Post Office - Mason City - 21.8 Miles
Bremer County Recorder's Office - Waverly - 23.4 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Charles City

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

Nashua Iowa, Plymouth Iowa, Fredericksburg Iowa, Janesville Iowa, Denver Iowa, Clear Lake Iowa, Chester Iowa, Parkersburg Iowa, Geneva Iowa, Thornton Iowa, Ackley Iowa, Cedar Falls Iowa, Grand Meadow Minnesota, Spring Valley Minnesota, Holland Iowa, Iowa Falls Iowa, Evansdale Iowa, Hudson Iowa, Lake Mills Iowa, Hayward Minnesota

Regional Passport Offices Close to Charles City

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.

Chicago Passport Agency - 236 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 428.2 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 516 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 582.4 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 607.1 Miles

Passport Expediting in Charles City, Iowa

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Charles City. 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 Charles City, Iowa

What is the application process of getting a passport in Charles City?

Getting a passport is pretty much the process same wherever you are, the downside to being in Charles City and needing a passport is that there is no regional passport office nearby. If you need a passport quickly, you will have limited options. With most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there is only one passport office in Charles City.

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 Charles City 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 Charles City?

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 Charles City, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). There are no regional passport issuing offices within 200 miles. You might want to consider using a private passport courier that can expedite your passport application.

How much does a passport cost in Charles City?

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 Charles City?

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 Charles City.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #5941 - Mason City - (22.6 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Pierce & Rt 18
1251 4Th St Sw
Mason City IA 50401
(641) 423-2035
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #12148 - Waverly - (23.2 mi)
Northeast Corner Of 4Th & Bremer
320 W Bremer Ave
Waverly IA 50677
(319) 596-1085
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Mason City Supercenter - (24.4 mi)
Photo Center
4151 4th St Sw
Mason City IA 50401
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Waverly Supercenter - (24.4 mi)
Photo Center
2700 4th St Sw
Waverly IA 50677
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #10557 - Cedar Falls - (33.4 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Eagle Ridge & U S 57
2509 White Tail Dr
Cedar Falls IA 50613
(319) 553-0206
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #8538 - Cedar Falls - (33.6 mi)
Photo Center
2302 West First Street
Cedar Falls IA 50613
(319) 277-5181
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Cedar Falls - (35.5 mi)
Just East Of Hwy 58, Next To Subway
6820 University Ave
Cedar Falls IA 50613
(319) 268-1705
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #3590 - Waterloo - (36.5 mi)
University & Progress
3910 University Ave
Waterloo IA 50701
(319) 236-9927
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #10855 - Waterloo - (36.6 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Logan & Donald
1850 Logan Ave
Waterloo IA 50703
(319) 296-7761
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Cedar Falls Supercenter - (37 mi)
Photo Center
525 Brandilynn Blvd
Cedar Falls IA 50613
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44