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Elkhart, Indiana Passport Office Information


Residents of Elkhart in Elkhart County, Indiana have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Elkhart 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 Elkhart, there are (165) other passport offices in Indiana 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 Elkhart, Indiana and Expedited Passport service options for Elkhart.

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 Elkhart, IN

Elkhart IN Post Office
601 S Main St
Elkhart IN, 46516

There is only a single passport office in Elkhart.

Elkhart IN Post Office
601 S Main St
Elkhart, IN 46516
 

Regional Passport Offices Close to Elkhart

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 - 76.2 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 135.1 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 322.5 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 440 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 480.6 Miles



Other passport offices near Elkhart Indiana:

Goshen Post Office - Goshen - 7.1 Miles
Granger Post Office - Granger - 8.5 Miles
Mishawaka Post Office - Mishawaka - 10.4 Miles
South Bend MPO - South Bend - 13.5 Miles
Notre Dame Post Office - Notre Dame - 13.6 Miles
Vandalia Post Office - Vandalia - 14.6 Miles
White Pigeon Post Office - White Pigeon - 15.6 Miles
Niles Post Office - Niles - 16.3 Miles
Syracuse Post Office - Syracuse - 17.1 Miles
Topeka Post Office - Topeka - 20.1 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Elkhart

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

Elkhart Indiana, Mishawaka Indiana, Notre Dame Indiana, Nappanee Indiana, Niles Michigan, Milford Indiana, Topeka Indiana, Buchanan Michigan, Three Rivers Michigan, Berrien Springs Michigan, Sturgis Michigan, Decatur Michigan, Lawton Michigan, Lawrence Michigan, Hartford Michigan, Kendallville Indiana, La Porte Indiana, Benton Harbor Michigan, Sidney Indiana, Portage Michigan


How to Get a Passport in Elkhart, Indiana

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Elkhart

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 Elkhart or any other city in Indiana 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 Elkhart 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 Elkhart, Indiana

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

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

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 Elkhart.

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 Elkhart 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 Elkhart?

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 Elkhart, 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 76.2 miles from Elkhart, 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 Elkhart?

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 Elkhart?

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 Elkhart.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #11623 - Elkhart - (1.1 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Prairie & Hively
102 E Hively Ave
Elkhart IN 46517
(574) 522-2197
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #6475 - Elkhart - (1.2 mi)
Photo Center
104 West Hively Avenue
Elkhart IN 46517
(574) 293-2231
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #6469 - Elkhart - (1.9 mi)
Photo Center
900 East Bristol Street
Elkhart IN 46514
(574) 206-8476
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #10124 - Elkhart - (1.9 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Cassopolis & Bristol
1400 Cassopolis St
Elkhart IN 46514
(574) 262-2756
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Elkhart - (2.4 mi)
Martins Supermarket In Cobblestone Crossing Formerly Bacon Hill
4000 E Bristol St
Elkhart IN 46514
(574) 262-2994
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #12264 - Elkhart - (2.5 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Rte 19 & Lexington
200 S Nappanee St
Elkhart IN 46514
(574) 293-2063
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Elkhart Supercenter - (3.1 mi)
Photo Center
175 Country Road #6 West
Elkhart IN 46514
574-266-7464
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #6460 - Elkhart - (4 mi)
Photo Center
3600 Cassopolis Street
Elkhart IN 46514
(574) 262-8247
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #11795 - Elkhart - (4 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Cassopolis & County 4
3551 Cassopolis St
Elkhart IN 46514
(574) 206-0285
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Goshen Supercenter - (4 mi)
Photo Center
4024 Elkhart Rd
Goshen IN 46526
574-875-1532
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44