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Effingham, Kansas Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Effingham

Residents of Effingham in Atchison County, Kansas have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Effingham 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 Effingham, there are (118) other passport offices in Kansas 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 Effingham, Kansas and Expedited Passport service options for Effingham.


How to Get a Passport in Effingham, Kansas

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

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 Effingham or any other city in Kansas 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 Effingham 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 Effingham, KS

Effingham Post Office
407 Main St
Effingham KS, 66023

Looking for a passport office in Effingham? There are hundreds of such offices in Kansas. 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 Effingham.

Effingham Post Office
407 Main St
Effingham, KS 66023
 

Other passport offices near Effingham Kansas:

Atchison Post Office - Atchison - 16 Miles
Rushville Main Post Office - Rushville - 20.6 Miles
Hiawatha Post Office - Hiawatha - 22.2 Miles
Doniphan County Register of Deeds - Troy - 24.5 Miles
Perry Post Office - Perry - 24.9 Miles
North Topeka Station - Topeka - 25.9 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Effingham

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

Lancaster Kansas, Denison Kansas, Horton Kansas, Easton Kansas, Highland Kansas, Weston Missouri, Lecompton Kansas, Topeka Kansas, Lansing Kansas, Tracy Missouri, Eudora Kansas, Bonner Springs Kansas, Salem Nebraska, De Soto Kansas, Easton Missouri, Wheaton Kansas, Louisville Kansas, Wamego Kansas, Riverside Missouri, Shawnee Kansas

Regional Passport Offices Close to Effingham

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.

Arkansas Passport Center - 321.2 Miles
Chicago Passport Agency - 383.6 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 407.7 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 434 Miles
Houston Passport Agency - 584 Miles


Passport Expediting in Effingham, Kansas

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

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

Getting a passport is pretty much the process same wherever you are, the downside to being in Effingham 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 Effingham.

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 Effingham 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 Effingham?

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 Effingham, 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 Effingham?

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 Effingham?

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 Effingham.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walmart Holton Supercenter - (13.9 mi)
Photo Center
427 S Arizona Ave
Holton KS 66436
785-362-2075
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Atchison Supercenter - (15.3 mi)
Photo Center
1920 Highway 73
Atchison KS 66002
913-367-4686
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #5889 - Atchison - (15.7 mi)
Photo Center
400 South 10th Street
Atchison KS 66002
(913) 367-1518
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Hiawatha Supercenter - (22.2 mi)
Photo Center
701 Hopi St
Hiawatha KS 66434
785-742-3825
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Topeka Supercenter - (25.7 mi)
Photo Center
2600 Nw Rochester Rd
Topeka KS 66617
785-357-1240
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #15601 - Topeka - (25.9 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Topeka Blvd & Lyman
2101 Nw Topeka Blvd
Topeka KS 66608
(785) 232-2591
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Leavenworth Supercenter - (27.5 mi)
Photo Center
5000 10th Ave
Leavenworth KS 66048
913-250-0981
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #12923 - Leavenworth - (27.9 mi)
Southwest Corner Of 4Th St & Limit St
2900 S 4Th St
Leavenworth KS 66048
(913) 651-2027
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #5268 - Leavenworth - (28 mi)
Photo Center
390 Limit Street
Leavenworth KS 66048
(913) 651-2323
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #3069 - Topeka - (28.4 mi)
10Th & Topeka Boulevard
1001 Sw Topeka Blvd
Topeka KS 66612
(785) 354-1470
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99