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Passport Guide for Damascus

Residents of Damascus in Montgomery County, Maryland have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Damascus 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 Damascus, there are (210) other passport offices in Maryland 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 Damascus, Maryland and Expedited Passport service options for Damascus.


How to Get a Passport in Damascus, Maryland

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Damascus

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 Damascus or any other city in Maryland 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 Damascus 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 Office in Damascus, MD

USPS Damascus Post Office
26400 Woodfield Rd
Damascus MD, 20872

Looking for a passport office in Damascus? There are hundreds of such offices in Maryland. 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 is only a single passport office in Damascus.

USPS Damascus Post Office
26400 Woodfield Rd
Damascus, MD 20872
 

Other passport offices near Damascus Maryland:

USPS Clarksburg Post Office - Clarksburg - 4.9 Miles
USPS Mount Airy Post Office - Mt Airy - 5.6 Miles
USPS New Market Post Office - New Market - 6.4 Miles
USPS Lisbon - Cooksville Post Office - Lisbon - 7.2 Miles
USPS Montgomery Village Post Office - Montgomery Village - 7.3 Miles
USPS Germantown Post office - Germantown - 7.4 Miles
USPS Brookeville Post Office - Brookeville - 8.3 Miles
USPS Glenwood Post Office - Glenwood - 8.6 Miles
USPS Diamond Farms Post Office - Gaithersburg - 9.1 Miles
USPS Gaithersburg Post Office - Gaithersburg - 9.1 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Damascus

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

Mount Airy Maryland, Germantown Maryland, Gaithersburg Maryland, Brookeville Maryland, Olney Maryland, Sykesville Maryland, Poolesville Maryland, Walkersville Maryland, North Bethesda Maryland, Potomac Maryland, Union Bridge Maryland, Wheaton Maryland, Burtonsville Maryland, Kensington Maryland, Columbia Maryland, Middletown Maryland, Dulles Town Center Virginia, Great Falls Virginia, North Laurel Maryland, Chevy Chase Maryland

Regional Passport Offices Close to Damascus

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.

Washington Passport Agency - 24.9 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 103.4 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 170.7 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 198.8 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 228.5 Miles


Passport Expediting in Damascus, Maryland

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

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

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 Damascus.

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 Damascus 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 Damascus?

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 Damascus, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks).

While not down the street, the closest option for a passport-issuing facility is the Washington Passport Agency, it's not too far from Damascus and if you can provide proof of travel within the next seventy-two hours, you can make an appointment there and get a passport.

If you have trouble getting an appointment at the Washington Passport Agency, there are additional regional offices that are farther but may be options for you, see regional passport offices near Damascus.

How much does a passport cost in Damascus?

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 Damascus?

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 Damascus.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #1500 - Damascus - (0.4 mi)
Photo Center
9950 Lewis Drive
Damascus MD 20872
(301) 253-5133
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Clarksburg - (4.4 mi)
Located At The Corner Of Rt 355 And Stringtown Rd
23219 Stringtown Rd
Clarksburg MD 20871
(301) 540-9470
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Mount Airy Store - (5.1 mi)
Photo Center
209 E Ridgeville Blvd
Mount Airy MD 21771
301-829-4247
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Mount Airy - (5.1 mi)
Located In Mt Airy Shopping Center Between Walmart And Safeway.
327 E Ridgeville Rd
Mount Airy MD 21771
(301) 829-5470
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Germantown - (5.6 mi)
Photo Center
21030 Frederick Road
Germantown MD 20876
(301) 235-9888
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #1446 - Mount Airy - (5.7 mi)
Photo Center
1001 Twin Arch Road
Mount Airy MD 21771
(301) 829-0966
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #2956 - New Market - (5.8 mi)
Photo Center
5414 Rotary Avenue
New Market MD 21774
(301) 865-0019
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Germantown Supercenter - (5.9 mi)
Photo Center
20910 Frederick Rd
Germantown MD 20876
301-515-6707
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #10203 - Urbana - (6.4 mi)
Photo Center
3350 Worthington Road
Urbana MD 21704
(240) 699-0018
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Montgomery Village - (6.4 mi)
Goshen Oaks Shopping At Goshen Road And Snouffer School Road
20203 Goshen Rd
Gaithersburg MD 20879
(301) 990-7667
Price: Cost varies by location