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Darien, Connecticut Passport Office Information

How to get a passport in Darien, CT: Passport Offices & Application Process

Darien Post Office
30 Corbin Dr
Darien CT, 6820

In Darien, Connecticut there is only a single passport office location (e.g. acceptance agent). These passport offices are part of the application process for a new adult or child passport application. The Darien passport office clerks are official "acceptance agents" for the Passport Agency and can witness your signature and seal your passport documents (if you do not need your passport application sealed then you do not need to visit an acceptance agent).

In addition to the 1 passport office in Darien, there are (156) other passport offices in Connecticut 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 Darien, Connecticut and Expedited Passport service options for Darien.

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 local passport offices don't issue passports; the clerks (acceptance agents) at a local office can 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 Darien Connecticut

Showing the single passport office in Darien:

Darien Post Office

30 Corbin Dr
Darien, CT 06820


Other passport offices near Darien Connecticut

Springdale Post Office - Stamford - 1.8 Miles
Norwalk Post Office - Norwalk - 3 Miles
Harry Bennett Branch Library - Stamford - 3 Miles
Ferguson Library - Stamford - 3.2 Miles
Norwalk Belden Ave. Post Office - Norwalk - 3.8 Miles
Old Greenwich Post Office - Old Greenwich - 4.8 Miles
Westport Post Office - Westport - 6.6 Miles
Wilton Post Office - Wilton - 7.2 Miles
Greenwich (Greenwich Av.) Post Office - Greenwich - 7.3 Miles
Greenwich (Valley Dr.) Post Office - Greenwich - 8.2 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Darien

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.

Connecticut Passport Agency - 3.2 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 31.8 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 101.8 Miles
Boston Passport Agency - 132.9 Miles
National Passport Center - 169.1 Miles

Darien, Connecticut Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Darien

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 Darien or any other city in Connecticut 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 Darien are listed below. If this is not possible or you want to avoid going there yourself, please only then consider using a passport expeditor.

Passport Service for Cities Near Darien

Residents of the following cities that are close to Darien can consider using the passport office services in Darien for their passport application sealing needs.

Darien Connecticut, Stamford Connecticut, New Canaan Connecticut, Norwalk Connecticut, Westport Connecticut, Wilton Connecticut, Greenwich Connecticut, Weston Connecticut, Port Chester New York, Lewisboro New York, Rye Brook New York, Bedford New York, Fairfield Connecticut, Lloyd Harbor New York, Purchase New York, Armonk New York, Rye New York, Huntington Bay New York, Ridgefield Connecticut, Harrison New York

Passport Expediting in Darien, Connecticut

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

We make the passport application process easier and make getting a passport in Darien simplier. Our guide to how and where to get a passport in Darien contains all the passport office information you will need but often times there are still questions:

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

The process of getting a passport is pretty much the same wherever you are, however because this is about getting a passport in Darien, you get the extra advantage of being really close to the Connecticut Passport Agency, this is great if you need a passport fast. However, with most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there is only one passport office in Darien.
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 Darien 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 Darien?

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 Darien, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). If you need it faster, luckily for Darien residents, there is a regional passport facility only 3.2 miles away. It's possible to make an appointment at the Connecticut Passport Agency and get a passport there if you have proof of travel within 72 hours.

Please also check the nearby regional passport office list for other regional, passport-issuing facilities near Darien as there are other options available.

How much does a passport cost in Darien?

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, $130 ($165 with acceptance agent fee) for adult passports and $100 ($135 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 Darien?

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 Darien.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite.

CVS #918 - Darien - (0.6 mi)
Photo Center
964 Post Road
Darien CT 06820
(203) 655-6335
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #1873 - Darien - (0.8 mi)
Heights Road & Noroton Avenue
138 Heights Rd
Darien CT 06820
(203) 655-8904
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Darien - (0.8 mi)
The Goodwives Shopping Center, 1 Block Off Post Road, Next To Stop And Shop
25 Old Kings Hwy N
Darien CT 06820
(203) 655-6543
Price: Cost varies by location
Costco Store #324 - Norwalk Ct - (1.6 mi)
Photo Center
779 Connecticut Avenue
Norwalk CT 06854
(203) 822-2003
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
Walmart Norwalk Store - (1.8 mi)
Photo Center
680 Connecticut Ave
Norwalk CT 06854
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #1775 - Stamford - (1.9 mi)
Photo Center
1058 Hope Street
Stamford CT 06907
(203) 325-5172
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #1219 - Stamford - (2.1 mi)
Photo Center
221 Hope Street
Stamford CT 06906
(203) 921-1313
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #1051 - Stamford - (2.3 mi)
Photo Center
593 Newfield Avenue
Stamford CT 06905
(203) 967-4600
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #7856 - Norwalk - (2.5 mi)
Photo Center
281 Connecticut Ave
Norwalk CT 06854
(203) 299-5486
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #10310 - Stamford - (2.6 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Glenbrook & Main St
780 E Main St
Stamford CT 06902
(203) 353-9117
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99

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