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Chester, Vermont Passport Office Information

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

Passport Guide for Chester

Residents of Chester in Windsor County, Vermont have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Chester 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 Chester, there are (71) other passport offices in Vermont 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 Chester, Vermont and Expedited Passport service options for Chester.


How to Get a Passport in Chester, Vermont

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Chester

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 Chester or any other city in Vermont 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 Chester 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 Chester, VT

Chester Vermont Post Office
203 S Main St
Chester VT, 5143

Looking for a passport office in Chester? There are hundreds of such offices in Vermont. 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 Chester.

Chester Vermont Post Office
203 S Main St
Chester, VT 05143
 

Regional Passport Offices Close to Chester

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.

National Passport Center - 81.2 Miles
Boston Passport Agency - 88.4 Miles
Vermont Passport Agency - 93.7 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 140 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 164.9 Miles



Other passport offices near Chester Vermont:

North Springfield Post Office - North Springfield - 5.8 Miles
Cavendish Post Office - Cavendish - 6.2 Miles
Peru Town Clerk's Office - Peru - 12 Miles
Brownsville Post Office - Brownsville - 13.1 Miles
Claremont Post Office - Claremont - 14.1 Miles
Shrewsbury Town Clerk - Shrewsbury - 17.1 Miles
Hartland Four Corners Post Office - Hartland Four Corners - 18.5 Miles
Manchester Town Clerk - Manchester Center - 18.7 Miles
Wallingford Town Clerk - Wallingford - 18.7 Miles
Bridgewater Post Office - Bridgewater - 20 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Chester

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

Chester Vermont, Cavendish Vermont, Grafton Vermont, Springfield Vermont, Windham Vermont, Cambridgeport Vermont, Rockingham Vermont, Bellows Falls Vermont, Claremont New Hampshire, Townshend Vermont, Alstead New Hampshire, Walpole New Hampshire, Acworth New Hampshire, Windsor Vermont, Hartland Vermont, Putney Vermont, Plainfield New Hampshire, Clarendon Vermont, Manchester Vermont, Goshen New Hampshire


Passport Expediting in Chester, Vermont

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

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

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 Chester.

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 Chester 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 Chester?

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 Chester, 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 National Passport Center, it's not really close being that it's 81.2 miles from Chester, 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 Chester?

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 Chester?

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 Chester.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #19233 - Bellows Falls - (12 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Rockingham Street & Williams Street
112 Rockingham St
Bellows Falls VT 05101
(802) 463-9910
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #11985 - Walpole - (13.8 mi)
Sr 12 & Pinnacle Lane
14 Pinnacle Ln
Walpole NH 03608
(603) 445-1900
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #5347 - Claremont - (14.2 mi)
Photo Center
1 Wall Street
Claremont NH 03743
(603) 542-7742
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Claremont Supercenter - (14.6 mi)
Photo Center
14 Bowen St
Claremont NH 03743
603-543-5988
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Claremont - (14.9 mi)
In The Claremont Center Self-Storage Building
425 Washington St
Claremont NH 03743
(603) 542-1926
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #18020 - Manchester Center - (19.4 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Memorial Avenue & Main Street
4993 Main St
Manchester Center VT 05255
(802) 362-2230
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #18418 - Brattleboro - (24.3 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Putney Road & Chickering Dr
896 Putney Rd
Brattleboro VT 05301
(802) 257-5592
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Rutland - (24.5 mi)
Cvs Plaza
188 Shopping Plaza Rd
Rutland VT 05701
(802) 773-7410
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Rutland Store - (24.6 mi)
Photo Center
90 Shopping Plz
Rutland VT 05701
802-773-3800
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #1756 - Rutland - (24.6 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Main (Rt 7) & Woodstock ( Rt4)
10 Woodstock Ave
Rutland VT 05701
(802) 773-6980
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99