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Council, Idaho Passport Office Information

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

Residents of Council in Adams County, Idaho have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Council 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 Council, there are (60) other passport offices in Idaho 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 Council, Idaho and Expedited Passport service options for Council.

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 Council, ID

Adams County Clerk
201 Industrial Ave
Council ID, 83612

There is only a single passport office in Council.

Adams County Clerk
201 Industrial Ave
Council, ID 83612

Regional Passport Offices Close to Council

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.

Seattle Passport Agency - 287.3 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 502.4 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 608.4 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 658.2 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 732.8 Miles

Other passport offices near Council Idaho:

Valley County Clerk of Court - Cascade - 33.6 Miles
Wallowa County Clerk - Enterprise - 42 Miles
Washington County Clerk - Weiser - 44.5 Miles
USPO - Weiser - Weiser - 44.5 Miles
Payette County Clerk - Payette - 53.5 Miles
Baker County Clerk - Baker City - 54.4 Miles
USPO - Cove - Cove - 56.9 Miles
USPO - Ontario - Ontario - 57 Miles
Idaho County Recorder - Grangeville - 62.5 Miles
Gem County Clerks Office - Emmett - 63.5 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Council

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

Mesa Idaho, McCall Idaho, Cambridge Idaho, Halfway Oregon, Donnelly Idaho, Richland Oregon, Riggins Idaho, Joseph Oregon, Huntington Oregon, Wallowa Oregon, Cove Oregon, Ontario Oregon, Union Oregon, Fruitland Idaho, New Plymouth Idaho, Horseshoe Bend Idaho, Nyssa Oregon, Cottonwood Idaho, Elgin Oregon, Sumpter Oregon

How to Get a Passport in Council, Idaho

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

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 Council or any other city in Idaho 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 Council 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 Council, Idaho

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

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

Getting a passport is pretty much the process same wherever you are, the downside to being in Council and needing a passport is that there is no regional passport office nearby. If you need a passport quickly, you will have limited options. With most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there is only one passport office in Council.

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 Council 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 Council?

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 Council, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). There are no regional passport issuing offices within 200 miles. You might want to consider using a private passport courier that can expedite your passport application.

How much does a passport cost in Council?

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 Council?

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 Council.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. UPS Store - McCall - (20.4 mi)
In The Ridley Marketplace At The Corner Of Hwy 55 & Deinhard Ln
411 Deinhard Ln
McCall ID 83638
(208) 634-4048
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Ontario Supercenter - (56.6 mi)
Photo Center
1775 E Idaho Ave
Ontario OR 97914
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #10054 - Ontario - (56.8 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Goodfellow & Idaho
65 Se Goodfellow St
Ontario OR 97914
(541) 889-6288
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #13105 - Emmett - (64.3 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Washington & Hwy 16
184 W Highway 52
Emmett ID 83617
(208) 365-4327
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Island City Supercenter - (67.3 mi)
Photo Center
11619 Island Ave
Island City OR 97850
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #12124 - Eagle - (75 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Eagle Rd & Hwy 44
265 S Eagle Rd
Eagle ID 83616
(208) 319-0543
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Downtown Eagle - (75.1 mi)
Near Albertsons Around The South Side On The Back Corner
372 South Eagle Rd
Eagle ID 83616
(208) 938-1478
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Meridian - (76.3 mi)
Photo Center
6700 N Linder Rd
Meridian ID 83642
(208) 780-6171
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #7276 - Caldwell - (76.4 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Cleveland & 10Th
1012 Cleveland Blvd
Caldwell ID 83605
(208) 455-1792
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Northgate Shopping Center - (76.8 mi)
Northgate Center At State And Glenwood
7154 W State St
Boise ID 83714
(208) 853-6400
Price: Cost varies by location