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Fort Lauderdale, Florida Passport Office Information

Passport Guide: Get a Passport in Fort Lauderdale / Applying for a passport from Fort Lauderdale

Residents of Fort Lauderdale in Broward County, Florida have a choice of 4 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Fort Lauderdale 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 4 passport offices here in Fort Lauderdale, there are (258) other passport offices in Florida 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 any of the passport acceptance agents listed below the map on this web page. If you need it faster than that, please see: closest regional passport offices to Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Expedited Passport service options for Fort Lauderdale.

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 Offices in Fort Lauderdale, FL

U.S. Postal Service, Alridge Station
400 NW 7th Ave
Fort Lauderdale FL, 33311

Fort Lauderdale Main Post Office
1900 W Oakland Park Blvd
Fort Lauderdale FL, 33311

Broward County Revenue Collection Office
115 S Andrews Ave
Fort Lauderdale FL, 33301

Everglades Post Office
6759 SW 196th Ave
Fort Lauderdale FL, 33332

There are 4 passport offices in Fort Lauderdale.

U.S. Postal Service, Alridge Station
400 NW 7th Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
Fort Lauderdale Main Post Office
1900 W Oakland Park Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
Broward County Revenue Collection Office
115 S Andrews Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Everglades Post Office
6759 SW 196th Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33332

Regional Passport Offices Close to Fort Lauderdale

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.

Miami Passport Agency - 21.8 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 504.3 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 560.8 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 787 Miles
Houston Passport Agency - 821.9 Miles



Other passport offices near Fort Lauderdale Florida:

Miramar Postal Store - Miramar - 7.6 Miles
City of Cooper City - Cooper City - 8 Miles
U.S. Postal Service, Sunrise Branch - Sunrise - 8 Miles
Broward County Clerk of Court--Plantation - Plantation - 8.4 Miles
City of Pembroke Pines - Pembroke Pines - 8.7 Miles
City of Miramar - Miramar - 8.8 Miles
City of Plantation - Plantation - 9.5 Miles
City of Tamarac - Tamarac - 10.8 Miles
City of Lauderdale Lakes - Lauderdale Lakes - 12.3 Miles
Palmetto Lakes Post Office - Hialeah - 12.4 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Fort Lauderdale

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

Weston Florida, Southwest Ranches Florida, Cooper City Florida, Davie Florida, Plantation Florida, Pembroke Pines Florida, Tamarac Florida, Miramar Florida, Lauderdale Lakes Florida, Miami Lakes Florida, Miami Gardens Florida, North Lauderdale Florida, Carol City Florida, Andover Florida, Coral Springs Florida, Rock Island Florida, Norland Florida, Lake Forest Florida, Hialeah Gardens Florida, Opa-locka Florida


How to Get a Passport in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Fort Lauderdale

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 Fort Lauderdale or any other city in Florida 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 Fort Lauderdale 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 Fort Lauderdale, Florida

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Fort Lauderdale. 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 Fort Lauderdale, Florida

What is the application process of getting a passport in Fort Lauderdale?

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 are 4 passport offices in Fort Lauderdale.

The basic process: fill out the DS-11 New Passport Application, take it with your proof of identity, passport photos, and passport fees to any of the passport offices in Fort Lauderdale 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 Fort Lauderdale?

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 Fort Lauderdale, 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 Miami Passport Agency, it's not too far from Fort Lauderdale and if you can provide proof of travel within the next seventy-two hours, you can make an appointment there and get a passport.

How much does a passport cost in Fort Lauderdale?

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 Fort Lauderdale?

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 Fort Lauderdale.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #3905 - Weston - (2.1 mi)
Bonaventure Boulevard & Three Village Road
1751 Bonaventure Blvd
Weston FL 33326
(954) 385-0014
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #5083 - Weston - (2.1 mi)
Photo Center
324 Indian Trace Road
Weston FL 33326
(954) 349-9323
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Weston - (2.1 mi)
Weston Lakes Plaza
304 Indian Trace
Weston FL 33326
(954) 349-1623
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #3609 - Weston - (3 mi)
Photo Center
1120 Weston Road
Weston FL 33326
(954) 384-7667
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #9003 - Weston - (3.1 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Weston & Emerald Park Circle
4473 Weston Rd
Weston FL 33331
(954) 349-2899
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Weston - (3.2 mi)
Weston Commons Plaza-Around Corner From Publix
4581 Weston Rd
Weston FL 33331
(954) 349-9343
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #6403 - Weston - (3.4 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Weston Rd & Blatt Blvd
199 Weston Rd
Weston FL 33326
(954) 384-0011
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Weston - (3.4 mi)
Intersection Of Weston Rd & Blatt Blvd. Shoppes On The Green
135 Weston Rd
Weston FL 33326
(954) 384-8880
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #10648 - Southwest Ranches - (4.6 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Dykes & Sheridan
6700 Dykes Rd
Southwest Ranches FL 33331
(954) 434-9956
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Davie - (4.7 mi)
At Shenandoah Square
13762 W State Rd 84
Davie FL 33325
(954) 473-1188
Price: Cost varies by location