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Columbiana, Alabama Passport Office Information

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

Residents of Columbiana in Shelby County, Alabama have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Columbiana 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 Columbiana, there are (89) other passport offices in Alabama 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 Columbiana, Alabama and Expedited Passport service options for Columbiana.

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 Columbiana, AL

Circuit Clerk Shelby County
112 N Main St, Rm 128
Columbiana AL, 35051

There is only a single passport office in Columbiana.

Circuit Clerk Shelby County
112 N Main St, Rm 128
Columbiana, AL 35051

Regional Passport Offices Close to Columbiana

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 - 117.4 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 262.2 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 330.7 Miles
Houston Passport Agency - 492.3 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 512 Miles

Other passport offices near Columbiana Alabama:

Pelham Post Office - Pelham - 10.4 Miles
Hoover Station - Birmingham - 13.4 Miles
Vestavia Finance - Birmingham - 16.4 Miles
Crestline Heights Branch - Birmingham - 19.2 Miles
Talladega County District Court - Sylacauga - 19.4 Miles
Sylacauga, AL, Post Office - Sylacauga - 19.5 Miles
Bessemer Post Office - Bessemer - 19.9 Miles
Birmingham Main Office Window - Birmingham - 20.7 Miles
Leeds Post Office - Leeds - 21 Miles
Clanton Post Office - Clanton - 22.2 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Columbiana

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

Chelsea Alabama, Calera Alabama, Alabaster Alabama, Pelham Alabama, Helena Alabama, Montevallo Alabama, Brook Highland Alabama, Childersburg Alabama, Hoover Alabama, Homewood Alabama, Sylacauga Alabama, Lipscomb Alabama, Bessemer Alabama, Irondale Alabama, Midfield Alabama, Brighton Alabama, Leeds Alabama, Fairfield Alabama, Hueytown Alabama, Tarrant Alabama

How to Get a Passport in Columbiana, Alabama

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

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 Columbiana or any other city in Alabama 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 Columbiana 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 Columbiana, Alabama

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

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

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 Columbiana.

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 Columbiana 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 Columbiana?

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 Columbiana, 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 117.4 miles from Columbiana, 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 Columbiana?

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 Columbiana?

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 Columbiana.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #4866 - Columbiana - (1.8 mi)
Photo Center
227 West College Street
Columbiana AL 35051
(205) 669-3153
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Calera - (6.3 mi)
Located Off Of Hwy 70 In The Publix Shopping Center Next To Pizza Hut
136 Marketplace Circle
Calera AL 35040
(205) 668-4822
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Calera Supercenter - (6.7 mi)
Photo Center
5100 Highway 31
Calera AL 35040
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #467 - Calera - (8.5 mi)
Photo Center
8370 Us Highway 31
Calera AL 35040
(205) 668-0588
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Alabaster Supercenter - (8.5 mi)
Photo Center
630 Colonial Promenade Pkwy
Alabaster AL 35007
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Chelsea Supercenter - (8.7 mi)
Photo Center
16077 Highway 280
Chelsea AL 35043
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Chelsea - (8.8 mi)
Photo Center
16700 Hwy 280 East
Chelsea AL 35043
(205) 677-2160
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #11531 - Chelsea - (8.8 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Chesser Plantation Ln & Hwy 280
16468 Highway 280
Chelsea AL 35043
(205) 678-9288
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #4667 - Pelham - (9.1 mi)
Photo Center
100 Huntley Parkway
Pelham AL 35124
(205) 685-0146
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #4867 - Alabaster - (9.3 mi)
Photo Center
520 Highway 119
Alabaster AL 35007
(205) 663-5405
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99