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Passport Guide for Elkin

Residents of Elkin in Surry County, North Carolina have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Elkin 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 Elkin, there are (139) other passport offices in North Carolina 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 Elkin, North Carolina and Expedited Passport service options for Elkin.

How to Get a Passport in Elkin, North Carolina

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

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 Elkin or any other city in North Carolina 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 Elkin 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 Elkin, NC

Elkin Post Office
213 W Main St
Elkin NC, 28621

Looking for a passport office in Elkin? There are hundreds of such offices in North Carolina. 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 Elkin.

Elkin Post Office
213 W Main St
Elkin, NC 28621

Other passport offices near Elkin North Carolina:

Jonesville Post Office - Jonesville - 4.4 Miles
Yadkinville Main Post Office - Yadkinville - 13.6 Miles
Mt. Airy Main Post Office - Mt Airy - 16.2 Miles
North Wilkesboro USPS - North Wilkesboro - 17.1 Miles
Superior Court Clerk Alleghany County - Sparta - 17.9 Miles
Wilkesboro Post Office - Wilkesboro - 17.9 Miles
Moravian Falls Post Office - Moravian Falls - 20.7 Miles
Galax Post Office - Galax - 21.6 Miles
King Post Office - King - 23.5 Miles
Grayson County Clerk of Circuit Court - Independence - 24 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Elkin

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

Elkin North Carolina, Arlington North Carolina, Thurmond North Carolina, Mount Airy North Carolina, North Wilkesboro North Carolina, Wilkesboro North Carolina, Pittsburg North Carolina, West Jefferson North Carolina, Lansing North Carolina, Cleveland North Carolina, Bethlehem North Carolina, Claremont North Carolina, Kernersville North Carolina, Conover North Carolina, Blowing Rock North Carolina, Hudson North Carolina, Hickory North Carolina, Madison North Carolina, Mooresville North Carolina, Thomasville North Carolina

Regional Passport Offices Close to Elkin

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 - 231.7 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 238.2 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 346.3 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 375.4 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 405.2 Miles

Passport Expediting in Elkin, North Carolina

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Elkin. 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 Elkin, North Carolina

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

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

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 Elkin 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 Elkin?

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 Elkin, 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 Elkin?

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 Elkin?

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 Elkin.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walmart Elkin Supercenter - (2 mi)
Photo Center
548 Cc Camp Rd
Elkin NC 28621
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #11201 - Elkin - (2.7 mi)
Northwest Corner Of No. Bridge St & Oakland Dr
1209 N Bridge St
Elkin NC 28621
(336) 526-0011
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #3828 - Elkin - (2.7 mi)
Photo Center
1127 North Bridge Street
Elkin NC 28621
(336) 835-3529
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #16123 - Dobson - (7.9 mi)
Southeast Corner Us Hwy Bus 601 & Atkins
101 E Atkins St
Dobson NC 27017
(336) 386-4168
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #4398 - Yadkinville - (14.5 mi)
Photo Center
921 South State Street
Yadkinville NC 27055
(336) 679-8849
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Mount Airy Supercenter - (14.6 mi)
Photo Center
2241 Rockford St
Mount Airy NC 27030
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #10086 - Mount Airy - (15 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Hwy 601 & Stewart
2069 Rockford St
Mount Airy NC 27030
(336) 789-2060
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Mount Airy - (15.5 mi)
Located next to Domino's And HW55 diner
1015 Rockford St
Mount Airy NC 27030
(336) 648-8980
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #16112 - Mount Airy - (15.7 mi)
Southeast Corner Independence Blvd & Pine St.
722 W Independence Blvd
Mount Airy NC 27030
(336) 789-9006
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #7317 - North Wilkesboro - (16.4 mi)
Photo Center
240 Sparta Road
North Wilkesboro NC 28659
(336) 667-0900
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99