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Florence, Alabama Passport Office Information

Passport Guide: Get a Passport in Florence / Applying for a passport from Florence

Residents of Florence in Lauderdale County, Alabama have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Florence 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 Florence, there are (89) other passport offices in Alabama 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 Florence, Alabama and Expedited Passport service options for Florence.

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 Florence, AL

Lauderdale County Circuit Clerk's Office
200 S Court St
Florence AL, 35630

There is only a single passport office in Florence.

Lauderdale County Circuit Clerk's Office
200 S Court St
Florence, AL 35630

Regional Passport Offices Close to Florence

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 - 174.6 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 268.9 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 317 Miles
Chicago Passport Agency - 422.9 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 471.7 Miles

Other passport offices near Florence Alabama:

Sheffied Post Office - Sheffield - 4.5 Miles
Clerk of Circuit Court Colbert County - Tuscumbia - 10.5 Miles
Saint Joseph Post Office - St Joseph - 14.6 Miles
Franklin County Circuit Clerk - Russellville - 19.6 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Florence

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

Sheffield Alabama, Muscle Shoals Alabama, Leighton Alabama, Saint Joseph Tennessee, Cherokee Alabama, Lexington Alabama, Courtland Alabama, Waterloo Alabama, Anderson Alabama, Hillsboro Alabama, Phil Campbell Alabama, Pittsburg Alabama, Trinity Alabama, Belmont Mississippi, Red Bay Alabama, Haleyville Alabama, Clifton Tennessee, Farmington Mississippi, Hartselle Alabama, Marietta Mississippi

How to Get a Passport in Florence, Alabama

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

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 Florence or any other city in Alabama 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 Florence 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 Florence, Alabama

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

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

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 Florence.

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 Florence 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 Florence?

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 Florence, 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 Atlanta Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 174.6 miles from Florence, 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 Florence?

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 Florence?

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 Florence.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #4817 - Florence - (0.7 mi)
Photo Center
1501 Florence Boulevard
Florence AL 35630
(256) 767-0520
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #4925 - Florence - (1.3 mi)
Photo Center
1002 Cox Creek Parkway
Florence AL 35633
(256) 766-2125
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Florence Supercenter - (1.5 mi)
Photo Center
2701 Cloverdale Road
Florence AL 35633
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #10628 - Florence - (1.6 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Lowe's West Entrance & Florence Blvd
2602 Florence Blvd
Florence AL 35630
(256) 764-0436
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Florence - (1.9 mi)
Across From Cracker Barrel In The Florence Square Shopping Center On Cox Creek Pkwy
139 Cox Creek Pkwy S
Florence AL 35630
(256) 766-9843
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Florence Supercenter - (2 mi)
Photo Center
3100 Hough Rd
Florence AL 35630
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #10109 - Florence - (2 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Court St & Dr Hicks Blvd
109 E Dr Hicks Blvd
Florence AL 35630
(256) 718-0457
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #4901 - Muscle Shoals - (5.1 mi)
Photo Center
1715 Woodward Avenue
Muscle Shoals AL 35661
(256) 381-7641
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Muscle Shoals Supercenter - (5.1 mi)
Photo Center
301 Avalon Ave
Muscle Shoals AL 35661
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #2557 - Muscle Shoals - (5.2 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Woodward Ave & Avalon Ave
1801 Woodward Ave
Muscle Shoals AL 35661
(256) 383-0896
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99