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Dubuque, Iowa Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Dubuque

Residents of Dubuque in Dubuque County, Iowa have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Dubuque 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 Dubuque, there are (105) other passport offices in Iowa 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 Dubuque, Iowa and Expedited Passport service options for Dubuque.

How to Get a Passport in Dubuque, Iowa

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

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 Dubuque or any other city in Iowa 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 Dubuque 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 Dubuque, IA

Dubuque Post Office
350 W 6th St
Dubuque IA, 52001

Looking for a passport office in Dubuque? There are hundreds of such offices in Iowa. 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 Dubuque.

Dubuque Post Office
350 W 6th St
Dubuque, IA 52001

Other passport offices near Dubuque Iowa:

City of Epworth, City Hall - Epworth - 12.3 Miles
Platteville Post Office - Platteville - 14.7 Miles
Grant County Clerk of Court - Lancaster - 17.9 Miles
Dyersville Post Office - Dyersville - 19.1 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Dubuque

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

Asbury Iowa, East Dubuque Illinois, Epworth Iowa, Benton Wisconsin, Platteville Wisconsin, Dyersville Iowa, Belmont Wisconsin, Cascade Iowa, Bellevue Iowa, Bloomington Wisconsin, Guttenberg Iowa, Livingston Wisconsin, Elizabeth Illinois, Hopkinton Iowa, Monticello Iowa, Delaware Iowa, Linden Wisconsin, Baldwin Iowa, Mineral Point Wisconsin, Garnavillo Iowa

Regional Passport Offices Close to Dubuque

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.

Chicago Passport Agency - 142.2 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 338.8 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 497.3 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 521.4 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 605.1 Miles

Passport Expediting in Dubuque, Iowa

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

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

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 Dubuque.

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 Dubuque 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 Dubuque?

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 Dubuque, 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 Chicago Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 142.2 miles from Dubuque, 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 Dubuque?

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 Dubuque?

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 Dubuque.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #6154 - Dubuque - (2.4 mi)
Southeast Corner Of J F Kennedy & Asbury
2260 John F Kennedy Rd
Dubuque IA 52002
(563) 582-1659
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #11942 - Dubuque - (2.6 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Elm & 20Th
345 E 20Th St
Dubuque IA 52001
(563) 690-1836
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #9708 - Dubuque - (3.5 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Jfk & Rt 20
55 John F Kennedy Rd
Dubuque IA 52002
(563) 556-3705
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Dubuque - (3.7 mi)
Warren Plaza Between Target & Hyvee
3500 Dodge St
Dubuque IA 52003
(563) 582-3030
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Dubuque Supercenter - (4 mi)
Photo Center
4200 Dodge St
Dubuque IA 52003
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Galena Supercenter - (13.1 mi)
Photo Center
10000 Bartel Blvd
Galena IL 61036
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #12498 - Platteville - (14.6 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Water & Bus Hwy 151
675 S Water St
Platteville WI 53818
(608) 348-7611
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Platteville Supercenter - (16.1 mi)
Photo Center
1800 Progressive Pkwy
Platteville WI 53818
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Maquoketa Supercenter - (30.1 mi)
Photo Center
103 E Carlisle
Maquoketa IA 52060
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Prairie Du Chien Supercenter - (33.4 mi)
Photo Center
38020 Us Highway 18
Prairie Du Chien WI 53821
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44