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Passport Guide for Fort Walton Beach

Residents of Fort Walton Beach in Okaloosa County, Florida have a choice of 3 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Fort Walton Beach 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 3 passport offices here in Fort Walton Beach, there are (260) 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 Walton Beach, Florida and Expedited Passport service options for Fort Walton Beach.


How to Get a Passport in Fort Walton Beach, Florida

Getting a passport in Fort Walton Beach 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 Walton Beach 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 Walton Beach will need to visit a passport office.
* Fort Walton Beach 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 Fort Walton Beach

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 Walton Beach 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 Walton Beach 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 Offices in Fort Walton Beach, FL

Indian Temple Mound Museum
139 Miracle Strip Pky SE
Fort Walton Beach FL, 32548

Fort Walton Beach Library
185 Miracle Strip Pky SE
Fort Walton Beach FL, 32548

Fort Walton Beach Post Office
21 Walter Martin Rd NE
Fort Walton Beach FL, 32548

Looking for a passport office in Fort Walton Beach? There are hundreds of such offices in Florida. 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 are 3 passport offices in Fort Walton Beach.

Indian Temple Mound Museum
139 Miracle Strip Pky SE
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Fort Walton Beach Library
185 Miracle Strip Pky SE
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Fort Walton Beach Post Office
21 Walter Martin Rd NE
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
 

Other passport offices near Fort Walton Beach Florida:

Okaloosa County Clerk of the Circuit Court - Shalimar - 3 Miles
Eglin Air Force Base Post Office - Valparaiso - 7.4 Miles
Navarre Station Post Office - Gulf Breeze-Harold - 13.4 Miles
South Santa Rosa Service Center - Gulf Breeze - 18.1 Miles
Holt Post Office - Holt - 18.8 Miles
Okaloosa County Clerk of Court - Crestview - 20.7 Miles
Crestview Post Office - Crestview - 22.6 Miles
Walton County Clerk of Court--Santa Rosa Beach - Point Washington - 23.4 Miles
Santa Rosa County Clerk of Courts - Milton - 24.8 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Fort Walton Beach

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

Fort Walton Beach Florida, Wright Florida, Eglin Village Florida, Destin Florida, Valparaiso Florida, Niceville Florida, Seaside Florida, Freeport Florida, Seagrove Beach Florida, Ferry Pass Florida, Brent Florida, Laguna Beach Florida, Florala Alabama, Jay Florida, Edgewater Gulf Beach Florida, Panama City Beach Florida, Carolina Alabama, Libertyville Alabama, Elberta Alabama, Samson Alabama

Regional Passport Offices Close to Fort Walton Beach

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.

New Orleans Passport Agency - 180.4 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 230.5 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 407.7 Miles
Miami Passport Agency - 439.6 Miles
Houston Passport Agency - 455.4 Miles


Passport Expediting in Fort Walton Beach, Florida

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

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

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 3 passport offices in Fort Walton Beach.

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 Walton Beach 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 Walton Beach?

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 Walton Beach, 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 New Orleans Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 180.4 miles from Fort Walton Beach, 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 Walton Beach?

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 Walton Beach?

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 Walton Beach.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #4848 - Fort Walton Beach - (0.8 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Marilyn & Mary Esther
414C Mary Esther Cut Off Nw
Fort Walton Beach FL 32548
(850) 244-0869
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Fort Walton Beach - (1.1 mi)
White Sands Shopping Center
550 Mary Esther Cutoff
Fort Walton Beach FL 32548
(850) 664-0521
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Fort Walton Beach Supercenter - (1.4 mi)
Photo Center
748 Beal Pkwy Nw
Fort Walton Beach FL 32547
850-863-8904
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #3003 - Mary Esther - (1.5 mi)
Photo Center
71 Mary Esther Boulevard
Mary Esther FL 32569
(850) 301-0677
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #5582 - Fort Walton Beach - (1.8 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Beal Pkwy. & Racetrack
825 Beal Pkwy Nw
Fort Walton Beach FL 32547
(850) 314-0851
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #4440 - Fort Walton Beach - (2.1 mi)
Photo Center
434 Racetrack Road Northeast
Fort Walton Beach FL 32548
(850) 315-0474
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #5194 - Fort Walton Beach - (2.2 mi)
Photo Center
1081 Beal Parkway Northwest
Fort Walton Beach FL 32547
(850) 863-4400
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Eglin Afb - (4.7 mi)
Eglin Air Force Base
1759 Memorial Trail
Eglin Afb FL 32542
(850) 613-6980
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #3513 - Destin - (7.7 mi)
Photo Center
797 Highway 98 East
Destin FL 32541
(850) 837-8111
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #6578 - Destin - (8 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Gulf Shores & Hwy 98
977 Highway 98 E
Destin FL 32541
(850) 650-4538
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99