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Passport Guide for Fort Payne

Residents of Fort Payne in De Kalb County, Alabama have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Fort Payne 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 Fort Payne, 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 Fort Payne, Alabama and Expedited Passport service options for Fort Payne.

How to Get a Passport in Fort Payne, Alabama

Getting a passport in Fort Payne 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 Payne 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 Payne will need to visit a passport office.
* Please see regional passport offices close to Fort Payne, there is one less than 100 miles from Fort Payne.
* 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 Payne

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 Payne 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 Fort Payne 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 Fort Payne, AL

Clerk of Circuit Court Dekalb County
300 Grand Ave., SWSuite 202
Fort Payne AL, 35967

Looking for a passport office in Fort Payne? There are hundreds of such offices in Alabama. 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 Fort Payne.

Clerk of Circuit Court Dekalb County
300 Grand Ave., SWSuite 202
Fort Payne, AL 35967

Other passport offices near Fort Payne Alabama:

Clerk of Circuit Court Cherokee County - Centre - 15.8 Miles
Summerville Post Office - Summerville - 18.7 Miles
Trion Post Office - Trion - 21.6 Miles
Clerk of Circuit Court Jackson County - Scottsboro - 22 Miles
Rising Fawn Postal Service - Rising Fawn - 22.8 Miles
Clerk of Circuit Court Marshall County - Albertville - 25.8 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Fort Payne

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

Pine Ridge Alabama, Rainsville Alabama, Sylvania Alabama, Collinsville Alabama, Mentone Alabama, Leesburg Alabama, Crossville Alabama, Hollywood Alabama, Boaz Alabama, Albertville Alabama, Cave Spring Georgia, Stevenson Alabama, Trenton Georgia, Glencoe Alabama, Attalla Alabama, Piedmont Alabama, Rainbow City Alabama, Bridgeport Alabama, Plainville Georgia, New Hope Alabama

Regional Passport Offices Close to Fort Payne

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 - 76.9 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 346.9 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 364.9 Miles
Chicago Passport Agency - 456.8 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 491.2 Miles

Passport Expediting in Fort Payne, Alabama

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

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

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 Fort Payne.

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 Fort Payne 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 Payne?

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 Payne, 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 76.9 miles from Fort Payne, 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 Fort Payne?

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 Payne?

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 Payne.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #10523 - Fort Payne - (2.3 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Medical Center Dr & Hwy 35
1613 Glenn Blvd Sw
Fort Payne AL 35968
(256) 845-0128
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Fort Payne - (2.5 mi)
Next To Walmart / Across From Ryan's Steakhouse
1825 Glenn Blvd SW
Fort Payne AL 35968
(256) 845-4100
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Fort Payne Supercenter - (2.6 mi)
Photo Center
2001 Glenn Blvd Sw
Fort Payne AL 35968
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Centre Supercenter - (15.1 mi)
Photo Center
1950 W Main St
Centre AL 35960
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #4863 - Centre - (15.5 mi)
Photo Center
101 Chestnut Bypass
Centre AL 35960
(256) 927-4346
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #4582 - Summerville - (18.7 mi)
Photo Center
9849 Rome Boulevard
Summerville GA 30747
(706) 857-4342
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Scottsboro Supercenter - (20.8 mi)
Photo Center
24833 John T Reid Pkwy
Scottsboro AL 35768
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Trion Supercenter - (20.9 mi)
Photo Center
13427 Highway 27
Trion GA 30753
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #6013 - Scottsboro - (21.7 mi)
Photo Center
801 South Broad Street
Scottsboro AL 35768
(256) 259-2832
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Boaz Supercenter - (24.6 mi)
Photo Center
1972 Hwy 431
Boaz AL 35957
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44