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Passport Guide for Elkton

Residents of Elkton in Cecil County, Maryland have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Elkton 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 Elkton, there are (210) other passport offices in Maryland 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 Elkton, Maryland and Expedited Passport service options for Elkton.


How to Get a Passport in Elkton, Maryland

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Elkton

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 Elkton or any other city in Maryland 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 Elkton 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 Elkton, MD

USPS Elkton Post Office
137 W Main St
Elkton MD, 21921

Looking for a passport office in Elkton? There are hundreds of such offices in Maryland. 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 Elkton.

USPS Elkton Post Office
137 W Main St
Elkton, MD 21921
 

Other passport offices near Elkton Maryland:

Newark Main Post Office - Newark - 6.5 Miles
USPS Chesapeake City Post Office - Chesapeake City - 6.9 Miles
Federal Station Post Office - Newark - 9.5 Miles
Oxford Post Office - Oxford - 10.8 Miles
Hockessin Post Office - Hockessin - 11 Miles
USPS Colora Post Office - Colora - 11.2 Miles
USPS Havre De Grace Post Office - Havre de Grace - 12.1 Miles
Wilmington Post Office and Distribution Center - New Castle - 12.1 Miles
Middletown Post Office - Middletown - 12.9 Miles
USPS Earleville Post Office - Earleville - 13.2 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Elkton

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

North East Maryland, Newark Delaware, Rising Sun Maryland, Perryville Maryland, Oxford Pennsylvania, Havre de Grace Maryland, Port Deposit Maryland, Hockessin Delaware, Avondale Pennsylvania, Newport Delaware, Middletown Delaware, Delaware City Delaware, New Castle Delaware, Elsmere Delaware, Odessa Delaware, Kennett Square Pennsylvania, Greenville Delaware, Pennsville New Jersey, Aberdeen Maryland, Townsend Delaware

Regional Passport Offices Close to Elkton

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.

Philadelphia Passport Agency - 38 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 70.5 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 107.4 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 136 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 238.1 Miles


Passport Expediting in Elkton, Maryland

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

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

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 Elkton.

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 Elkton 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 Elkton?

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 Elkton, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks).

While not down the street, the closest option for a passport-issuing facility is the Philadelphia Passport Agency, it's not too far from Elkton and if you can provide proof of travel within the next seventy-two hours, you can make an appointment there and get a passport.

If you have trouble getting an appointment at the Philadelphia Passport Agency, there are additional regional offices that are farther but may be options for you, see regional passport offices near Elkton.

How much does a passport cost in Elkton?

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 Elkton?

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 Elkton.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #10977 - Elkton - (2.6 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Whitehall & U.S. 40
301 E Pulaski Hwy
Elkton MD 21921
(410) 620-1325
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Elkton Supercenter - (3.4 mi)
Photo Center
1000 E Pulaski Hwy
Elkton MD 21921
410-620-5643
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #11028 - Newark - (4.4 mi)
Suburban Plaza Shopping Center
216 Suburban Dr
Newark DE 19711
(302) 456-6760
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #11037 - North East - (4.5 mi)
Northeast Station
2556 Pulaski Hwy
North East MD 21901
(410) 287-8887
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart North East Supercenter - (4.5 mi)
Photo Center
75 North East Plz
North East MD 21901
410-287-3872
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #11048 - Newark - (4.8 mi)
Deer Park Plaza
2719 Pulaski Hwy
Newark DE 19702
(302) 453-4800
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #11050 - Newark - (5.2 mi)
Four Seasons Plaza
500 Plaza Dr
Newark DE 19702
(302) 631-1900
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Newark - (5.5 mi)
Peoples Plaza At Routes 896 And 40
560 Peoples Plaza
Newark DE 19702
(302) 834-1399
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Newark - (5.8 mi)
Across From Grotto Pizza On Main St. In Newark, Delaware
40 E Main St
Newark DE 19711
(302) 292-2502
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #11008 - Newark - (6 mi)
Northeast Corner Of East Main And Center Street
124 E Main St
Newark DE 19711
(302) 738-6333
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99