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Charlestown, Indiana Passport Office Information

Residents of Charlestown in Clark County, Indiana have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Charlestown 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 Charlestown, there are (165) other passport offices in Indiana 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 Charlestown, Indiana and Expedited Passport service options for Charlestown.

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 Charlestown, IN

Charlestown Post Office
361 Main Cross St
Charlestown IN, 47111

There is only a single passport office in Charlestown.

Charlestown Post Office
361 Main Cross St
Charlestown, IN 47111

Regional Passport Offices Close to Charlestown

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 - 224.5 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 260.3 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 288.5 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 403 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 406.3 Miles

Other passport offices near Charlestown Indiana:

Sellersburg Post Office - Sellersburg - 6.9 Miles
Prospect Main Post Office - Prospect - 7.2 Miles
Lyndon Post Office - Louisville - 12 Miles
LaGrange Post Office - La Grange - 12.6 Miles
St. Matthews Post Office - Louisville - 12.7 Miles
New Albany Post Office - New Albany - 13.8 Miles
Middletown USPS - Louisville - 13.8 Miles
4th St Postal Store - Louisville - 13.8 Miles
Downtown Post Office - Louisville - 14.4 Miles
Hikes Point Station USPS - Louisville - 14.7 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Charlestown

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

Charlestown Indiana, Goshen Kentucky, Memphis Indiana, Glenview Kentucky, Oak Park Indiana, Spring Valley Kentucky, Fincastle Kentucky, Creekside Kentucky, Bancroft Kentucky, Plantation Kentucky, Briarwood Kentucky, Pewee Valley Kentucky, Clarksville Indiana, Lyndon Kentucky, Anchorage Kentucky, Lincolnshire Kentucky, Cambridge Kentucky, Kingsley Kentucky, Wellington Kentucky, Jeffersontown Kentucky

How to Get a Passport in Charlestown, Indiana

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

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 Charlestown or any other city in Indiana 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 Charlestown 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 Charlestown, Indiana

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

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

Getting a passport is pretty much the process same wherever you are, the downside to being in Charlestown 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 Charlestown.

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 Charlestown 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 Charlestown?

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 Charlestown, 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 Charlestown?

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 Charlestown?

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 Charlestown.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. UPS Store - Prospect Professional Center - (7.3 mi)
Next To Pizza Hut And Between Dairy Queen And Kroger
9219 US Hwy 42
Prospect KY 40059
(502) 228-0201
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #6171 - Prospect - (7.5 mi)
Southwest Corner Of U.S. Hwy 42 & Timber Ridge Dr
5900 Timber Ridge Dr
Prospect KY 40059
(502) 228-3304
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #3962 - Sellersburg - (8.8 mi)
Photo Center
6710 Highway 311
Sellersburg IN 47172
(812) 246-2241
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #7926 - New Albany - (8.8 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Hwy 311 & County Line Rd
5190 Charlestown Rd
New Albany IN 47150
(812) 944-3752
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Jeffersonville - (8.9 mi)
Next To Tumbleweed Restaurant, In The Ryan's Crossing Center
3310-4 E 10th St
Jeffersonville IN 47130
(812) 284-5303
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #6100 - Jeffersonville - (9.2 mi)
Southwest Corner Of State Road 62 & Holmans Lane
2811 Holmans Ln
Jeffersonville IN 47130
(812) 288-9287
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Costco Store #634 - Ne Louisville - (9.2 mi)
Photo Center
5020 Norton Healthcare Blvd
Louisville KY 40241
(502) 420-0160
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
Walgreens #7643 - Louisville - (9.4 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Chamberlain & Brownsboro
9801 Brownsboro Rd
Louisville KY 40241
(502) 327-7342
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Brownsboro Rd - (9.8 mi)
Hurstbourne Pkwy @ Hwy 22/Across From The Paddock Shops Formerly The Summit Shopping Center
9462 Brownsboro Rd
Louisville KY 40241
(502) 327-0848
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Clarksville Supercenter - (9.8 mi)
Photo Center
1351 Veterans Pkwy
Clarksville IN 47129
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44