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Fort Wayne, Indiana Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Fort Wayne

Residents of Fort Wayne in Allen County, Indiana have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Fort Wayne 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 Wayne, there are (165) other passport offices in Indiana 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 Wayne, Indiana and Expedited Passport service options for Fort Wayne.


How to Get a Passport in Fort Wayne, Indiana

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

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 Wayne or any other city in Indiana 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 Wayne 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 Wayne, IN

Fort Wayne Main Post Office
1501 S Clinton St
Fort Wayne IN, 46802

Looking for a passport office in Fort Wayne? There are hundreds of such offices in Indiana. 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 Wayne.

Fort Wayne Main Post Office
1501 S Clinton St
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
 

Other passport offices near Fort Wayne Indiana:

New Haven Post Office - New Haven - 6.8 Miles
Columbia City Post Office - Columbia City - 15.6 Miles
Decatur Post Office - Decatur - 17.9 Miles
Adams County Clerk - Decatur - 17.9 Miles
Huntington Post Office - Huntington - 18.7 Miles
Dekalb County Clerk - Auburn - 18.7 Miles
Auburn Post Office - Auburn - 18.7 Miles
Wells County Clerk - Bluffton - 19.6 Miles
Bluffton Post Office - Bluffton - 19.6 Miles
Payne Post Office - Payne - 20 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Fort Wayne

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

New Haven Indiana, Monroe Indiana, Hicksville Ohio, Waterloo Indiana, Kendallville Indiana, Warren Indiana, Sidney Indiana, Berne Indiana, Hudson Indiana, Geneva Indiana, Hamilton Indiana, Van Buren Indiana, Montpelier Indiana, Topeka Indiana, Melrose Ohio, Milford Indiana, Upland Indiana, Akron Indiana, Delphos Ohio, Gas City Indiana

Regional Passport Offices Close to Fort Wayne

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.

Chicago Passport Agency - 121 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 121.4 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 301.3 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 395.3 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 439.9 Miles


Passport Expediting in Fort Wayne, Indiana

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

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

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 Wayne.

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 Wayne 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 Wayne?

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 Wayne, 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 Chicago Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 121 miles from Fort Wayne, 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 Wayne?

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 Wayne?

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 Wayne.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #3722 - Fort Wayne - (1.3 mi)
Creighton & Clinton Or Creighton & Calhoun
110 E Creighton Ave
Fort Wayne IN 46803
(260) 456-1841
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #6520 - Fort Wayne - (1.6 mi)
Photo Center
3918 South Calhoun Street
Fort Wayne IN 46807
(260) 744-2310
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Fort Wayne Supercenter - (1.6 mi)
Photo Center
1710 Apple Glen Blvd
Fort Wayne IN 46804
260-432-8772
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #6868 - Fort Wayne - (2.1 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Wells & State
330 W State Blvd
Fort Wayne IN 46808
(260) 482-5428
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #6673 - Fort Wayne - (2.4 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Getz & West Jefferson Blvd
6202 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne IN 46804
(260) 432-5120
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #6522 - Fort Wayne - (2.4 mi)
Photo Center
2811 Getz Road
Fort Wayne IN 46804
(260) 432-6151
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #4190 - Fort Wayne - (2.7 mi)
Bluffton Road & Lower Huntington Road
6730 Bluffton Rd
Fort Wayne IN 46809
(260) 747-7563
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #2932 - Fort Wayne - (3.1 mi)
Paulding & Anthony
1701 E Paulding Rd
Fort Wayne IN 46816
(260) 456-3429
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #6519 - Fort Wayne - (3.2 mi)
Photo Center
5802 South Anthony Boulevard
Fort Wayne IN 46816
(260) 456-5518
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #6509 - Fort Wayne - (3.4 mi)
Photo Center
2802 East State Boulevard
Fort Wayne IN 46805
(260) 471-5521
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99