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Columbus, Texas Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Columbus

Residents of Columbus in Colorado County, Texas have a choice of 2 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Columbus 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 2 passport offices here in Columbus, there are (484) other passport offices in Texas 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 Columbus, Texas and Expedited Passport service options for Columbus.


How to Get a Passport in Columbus, Texas

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Columbus

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 Columbus or any other city in Texas 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 Columbus 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 Offices in Columbus, TX

Columbus Post Office
1221 Walnut St
Columbus TX, 78934

Colorado County District Clerk
400 Spring St
Columbus TX, 78934

Looking for a passport office in Columbus? There are hundreds of such offices in Texas. 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 are 2 passport offices in Columbus.

Columbus Post Office
1221 Walnut St
Columbus, TX 78934
Colorado County District Clerk
400 Spring St
Columbus, TX 78934

Additional passport offices that are located near Columbus Texas:
Sealy PO - Sealy - 21.4 Miles
Fayette County District Clerk - La Grange - 22.3 Miles
Austin County District Clerk - Bellville - 22.7 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Columbus

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

Eagle Lake Texas, Burton Texas, El Campo Texas, Katy Texas, Rosenberg Texas, Lincoln Texas, Washington Texas, Sugar Land Texas, Cypress Texas, Lexington Texas, Stafford Texas, Missouri City Texas, Piney Point Village Texas, Tomball Texas, Spring Valley Texas, Bellaire Texas, Luling Texas, Fresno Texas, West University Place Texas, College Station Texas

Regional Passport Offices Close to Columbus

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.

Houston Passport Agency - 61.6 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 187 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 337.5 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 337.9 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 527.6 Miles


Passport Expediting in Columbus, Texas

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

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

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 2 passport offices in Columbus.

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 Columbus 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 Columbus?

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 Columbus, 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 Houston Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 61.6 miles from Columbus, 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 Columbus?

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 Columbus?

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 Columbus.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walmart Columbus Store - (1.6 mi)
Photo Center
2103 Milam St
Columbus TX 78934
800-539-7571
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Sealy Supercenter - (21.3 mi)
Photo Center
310 Overcreek Way
Sealy TX 77474
979-627-0111
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #8388 - Sealy - (21.4 mi)
Photo Center
802 Meyer Street
Sealy TX 77474
(979) 885-3538
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #10681 - Sealy - (21.4 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Hwy 36 & Jason
1808 Meyer St
Sealy TX 77474
(979) 877-0251
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Dollar Tree Plaza - (23.1 mi)
Dollar Tree Plaza At Hwy 71 And FM 609
1618 W State Hwy 71
La Grange TX 78945
(979) 206-2226
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart La Grange Supercenter - (23.2 mi)
Photo Center
1915 W. State Hwy. 71
La Grange TX 78945
979-968-3637
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Hallettsville Store - (23.9 mi)
Photo Center
1506 N Texana St
Hallettsville TX 77964
866-733-2693
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Brenham - (29.3 mi)
We are located in the Brenham Bluebonnet Shopping Center on the South side.
2628 Hwy 36 South
Brenham TX 77833
(979) 830-8291
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Brenham Supercenter - (29.4 mi)
Photo Center
203 Us Loop 290 West
Brenham TX 77833
979-836-1393
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #10944 - Brenham - (29.6 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Hwy 36 & S.C. Entrance
2411 S Day St
Brenham TX 77833
(979) 251-7514
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99