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Clearwater, Florida Passport Office Information

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

Residents of Clearwater in Pinellas County, Florida have a choice of 3 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Clearwater 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 3 passport offices here in Clearwater, there are (260) other passport offices in Florida 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 any of the passport acceptance agents listed below the map on this web page. If you need it faster than that, please see: closest regional passport offices to Clearwater, Florida and Expedited Passport service options for Clearwater.

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 Offices in Clearwater, FL

Pinellas County Clerk of Circuit Court--Clearwater
315 Court Street, Recording Service Department, Room 150
Clearwater FL, 33756

Pinellas County Clerk of Court
29582 Us-19 N
Clearwater FL, 33761

Clearwater Main Post Office
100 S Belcher Rd
Clearwater FL, 33765

There are 3 passport offices in Clearwater.

Pinellas County Clerk of Circuit Court--Clearwater
315 Court Street, Recording Service Department, Room 150
Clearwater, FL 33756
Pinellas County Clerk of Court
29582 Us-19 N
Clearwater, FL 33761
Clearwater Main Post Office
100 S Belcher Rd
Clearwater, FL 33765
 

Regional Passport Offices Close to Clearwater

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.

Miami Passport Agency - 189.5 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 357.2 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 402.1 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 658.2 Miles
Houston Passport Agency - 671.5 Miles



Other passport offices near Clearwater Florida:

Dunedin Main Post Office - Dunedin - 4.3 Miles
Oldsmar Post Office - Oldsmar - 5.7 Miles
Seminole Post Office - Seminole - 7.5 Miles
USPS Indian Rocks Beach - Indian Rocks Beach - 7.8 Miles
Gateway Station - St Petersburg - 9.6 Miles
Tampa Post Office, Main Office - Tampa - 11 Miles
Pinellas County Clerk of Court--St. Petersburg - St Petersburg - 11.3 Miles
City of Treasure Island Customer Service Center - Treasure Island - 12.4 Miles
St. PetePinellas County Clerk of the Circuit Court - St Petersburg - 13.4 Miles
Ehrlich Branch Post Office - Tampa - 14.3 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Clearwater

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

Safety Harbor Florida, Dunedin Florida, Largo Florida, Oldsmar Florida, Palm Harbor Florida, Pinellas Park Florida, Seminole Florida, Town 'n' Country Florida, Tarpon Springs Florida, Treasure Island Florida, Saint Petersburg Florida, South Pasadena Florida, Gulfport Florida, Carrollwood Florida, Saint Pete Beach Florida, Odessa Florida, New Port Richey Florida, Ybor City Florida, Lutz Florida, Temple Terrace Florida


How to Get a Passport in Clearwater, Florida

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

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 Clearwater or any other city in Florida 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 Clearwater 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 Clearwater, Florida

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

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

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 are 3 passport offices in Clearwater.

The basic process: fill out the DS-11 New Passport Application, take it with your proof of identity, passport photos, and passport fees to any of the passport offices in Clearwater 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 Clearwater?

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 Clearwater, 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 Miami Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 189.5 miles from Clearwater, 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 Clearwater?

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 Clearwater?

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 Clearwater.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #2731 - Clearwater - (0.8 mi)
Photo Center
2200 Gulf To Bay Boulevard
Clearwater FL 33765
(727) 791-3548
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Clearwater Supercenter - (0.8 mi)
Photo Center
23106 Us Highway 19 N
Clearwater FL 33765
727-791-7411
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #3555 - Clearwater - (0.9 mi)
Belcher Road & Sunset Point
1880 N Belcher Rd
Clearwater FL 33765
(727) 468-9437
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #1083 - Clearwater - (1.1 mi)
Photo Center
23682 Us Highway 19 North
Clearwater FL 33765
(727) 799-0910
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #3778 - Clearwater - (1.3 mi)
Gulf To Bay & Keene
1801 Gulf To Bay Blvd
Clearwater FL 33765
(727) 441-8694
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Costco Store #336 - Clearwater - (1.4 mi)
Photo Center
2655 Gulf To Bay Blvd
Clearwater FL 33759
(727) 373-1951
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
UPS Store - Gulf To Bay Blvd - (1.5 mi)
We Are Located On Gulf To Bay Blvd At Hampton Rd, Across From Hooters!
2803 Gulf To Bay Blvd
Clearwater FL 33759
(727) 725-9985
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #3615 - Clearwater - (1.8 mi)
Photo Center
1899 North Highland Avenue, Corner Of Sunset Point Road
Clearwater FL 33755
(727) 441-4585
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #6293 - Clearwater - (2 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Belcher & Nursery
1505 S Belcher Rd
Clearwater FL 33764
(727) 536-7552
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #9688 - Clearwater - (2 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Mc Mullen Booth & Sr 590
1701 N Mcmullen Booth Rd
Clearwater FL 33759
(727) 726-3870
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99