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Passport Guide for Elsa
Residents of Elsa in Hidalgo County, Texas have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Elsa 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 Elsa, there are (486) other passport offices in Texas 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 Elsa, Texas and Expedited Passport service options for Elsa.
How to Get a Passport in Elsa, Texas
Getting a passport in Elsa 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 Elsa 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 Elsa will need to visit a passport office.
* Elsa 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.
- How to get a New Passport Guide
- How to get a Child Passport guide
- How to Replace a Lost (or Damaged) Passport
- Passport Renewal Guide
- Passport Name Change Guide
- How to Get a Second Passport
Passport Renewal in Elsa
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 Elsa or any other city in Texas 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 Elsa 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 Elsa, TX
Elsa Post Office
706 E Edinburg Ave
Elsa TX, 78543
Looking for a passport office in Elsa? There are hundreds of such offices in Texas. 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 Elsa.
706 E Edinburg Ave
Elsa, TX 78543
Other passport offices near Elsa Texas:Donna MPO - Donna - 8 Miles
Weslaco Post Office - Weslaco - 8.3 Miles
Mercedes PO - Mercedes - 9.4 Miles
Hidalgo County District Clerk - Edinburg - 9.7 Miles
City of Edinburg Secretary - Edinburg - 9.9 Miles
Alamo Post Office - Alamo - 10.1 Miles
Hargill Post Office - Hargill - 10.3 Miles
Sebastian Post Office - Sebastian - 10.8 Miles
Edinburg TX Post Office - Edinburg - 11 Miles
La Feria Post Office - La Feria - 11.9 Miles
Passport Service for Cities Near Elsa
Residents of the following close by cities looking to get a passport should consider using these passport office(s) located in Elsa for their passport application sealing needs.
San Carlos Texas, Murillo Colonia Texas, Weslaco Texas, Santa Rosa Texas, La Feria Texas, Pharr Texas, McAllen Texas, Nuevo Progreso Tamaulipas, El Nogalito Tamaulipas, San Isidro de Abajo Tamaulipas, San Juanito Tamaulipas, Santa Maria Texas, El Rosario Tamaulipas, Peña Flor Tamaulipas, Guadalupe Tamaulipas, San Rafael Tamaulipas, Río Rico Tamaulipas, Las Flores Tamaulipas, San Francisco Tamaulipas, Santo Domingo Tamaulipas
Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Elsa, Texas
Getting a passport is pretty much the process same wherever you are, the downside to being in Elsa 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 Elsa.
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 Elsa to witness your signature and seal the documents. Wait 10-12 weeks.
For complete in-depth details see: New Passport Application Guide
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 Elsa, 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.
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.
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 Elsa.
It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #835 - Elsa - (0.7 mi)
103 West Edinburg Avenue
Elsa TX 78543
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99Walmart Elsa Supercenter - (0.8 mi)
411 South Broadway Street
Elsa TX 78543
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44UPS Store - Weslaco - (7.1 mi)
At The Palm Plaza On Expwy 83 - Texas Blvd And Pike
1015 N Texas Blvd
Weslaco TX 78596
Price: Cost varies by locationWalmart Weslaco Supercenter - (7.4 mi)
1310 N Texas Blvd
Weslaco TX 78599
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44Walmart Donna Supercenter - (7.6 mi)
900 N. Salinas Boulevard
Donna TX 78537
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44CVS #10412 - Donna - (8 mi)
618 N Main Street
Donna TX 78537
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99Walgreens #10551 - Weslaco - (8.3 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Westgate & Bus. Hwy 83
1701 W Business 83
Weslaco TX 78596
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99CVS #5651 - Weslaco - (8.6 mi)
1602 East Highway 83, 1602 East Business 83
Weslaco TX 78596
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99Walgreens #13114 - Edinburg - (8.9 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Hwy 281 (Frontage) & University
1418 E University Dr
Edinburg TX 78539
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99Walmart Edinburg Supercenter - (9.2 mi)
2812 S. Expressway 281
Edinburg TX 78542
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44