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Dothan, Alabama Passport Office Information

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

Residents of Dothan in Houston County, Alabama have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Dothan 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 Dothan, 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 Dothan, Alabama and Expedited Passport service options for Dothan.

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 Dothan, AL

Dothan Main Post Office
379 N Oates St
Dothan AL, 36303

There is only a single passport office in Dothan.

Dothan Main Post Office
379 N Oates St
Dothan, AL 36303
 

Regional Passport Offices Close to Dothan

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 - 157.7 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 253.9 Miles
Miami Passport Agency - 428.1 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 433 Miles
Houston Passport Agency - 523.6 Miles



Other passport offices near Dothan Alabama:

Superior Court Clerk Blakely GA - Blakely - 20.2 Miles
Enterprise Post Office - Enterprise - 23.1 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Dothan

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

Kinsey Alabama, Headland Alabama, Webb Alabama, Avon Alabama, Taylor Alabama, Ashford Alabama, Newton Alabama, Cottonwood Alabama, Madrid Alabama, Columbia Alabama, Daleville Alabama, Fort Rucker Alabama, Hartford Alabama, Graceville Florida, Enterprise Alabama, Clio Alabama, Louisville Alabama, Samson Alabama, Arlington Georgia, Edison Georgia


How to Get a Passport in Dothan, Alabama

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

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 Dothan 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 Dothan 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 Dothan, Alabama

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

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

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 Dothan.

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 Dothan 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 Dothan?

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 Dothan, 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 157.7 miles from Dothan, 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 Dothan?

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 Dothan?

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 Dothan.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #13111 - Dothan - (2.2 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Westgate Pkwy & Hwy 231
3574 Montgomery Hwy
Dothan AL 36303
(334) 671-3701
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Dothan Supercenter - (2.5 mi)
Photo Center
4310 Montgomery Hwy
Dothan AL 36303
334-671-9718
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #4919 - Dothan - (2.8 mi)
Photo Center
1270 West Main Street
Dothan AL 36301
(334) 793-2372
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #7405 - Dothan - (3.3 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Westgate Pkwy & Us Hwy 84 (W Main St)
2940 W Main St
Dothan AL 36305
(334) 677-6149
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #4878 - Dothan - (3.6 mi)
Photo Center
1955 East Main Street
Dothan AL 36303
(334) 794-7798
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #18103 - Dothan - (3.6 mi)
Northwest Corner Oates St & Selma St
1060 South Oates Street
Dothan AL 36301
(334) 673-2860
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Dothan - (3.7 mi)
Fountain Plaza Shopping Ctr Near Ted's Jewelers On The Circle
2932 Ross Clark Circle
Dothan AL 36301
(334) 671-0881
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #7404 - Dothan - (3.7 mi)
Northeast Corner Of E Ross Clark Circle & Us Hwy 84 (E Main St)
2041 E Main St
Dothan AL 36301
(334) 712-6638
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #19058 - Dothan - (3.8 mi)
Northwest Corner Shady Lane & Main Street
4030 West Main Street
Dothan AL 36305
(334) 792-2261
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Dothan - (4.2 mi)
Photo Center
104 Apple Ave
Dothan AL 36303
(334) 305-0311
Price: Cost varies by location