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Franklin, Louisiana Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Franklin

Residents of Franklin in Saint Mary County, Louisiana have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Franklin 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 Franklin, there are (91) other passport offices in Louisiana 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 Franklin, Louisiana and Expedited Passport service options for Franklin.


How to Get a Passport in Franklin, Louisiana

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Franklin

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 Franklin or any other city in Louisiana 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 Franklin 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 Franklin, LA

St. Mary Parish Clerk of Court
500 Main St
Franklin LA, 70538

Looking for a passport office in Franklin? There are hundreds of such offices in Louisiana. 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 Franklin.

St. Mary Parish Clerk of Court
500 Main St
Franklin, LA 70538
 

Additional passport offices that are located near Franklin Louisiana:
Patterson Post Office - Patterson - 11.3 Miles
Morgan City Post Office - Morgan City - 17 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Franklin

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

Patterson Louisiana, Baldwin Louisiana, Morgan City Louisiana, Broussard Louisiana, Saint James Louisiana, Henderson Louisiana, Breaux Bridge Louisiana, Gonzales Louisiana, Baton Rouge Louisiana, Rayne Louisiana, Livonia Louisiana, Brownsfield Louisiana, Laplace Louisiana, Baker Louisiana, Destrehan Louisiana, Saint Rose Louisiana, Washington Louisiana, Springfield Louisiana, Eunice Louisiana, Kenner Louisiana

Regional Passport Offices Close to Franklin

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 - 77.9 Miles
Houston Passport Agency - 200.9 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 301 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 330.1 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 439.8 Miles


Passport Expediting in Franklin, Louisiana

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

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

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 Franklin.

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 Franklin 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 Franklin?

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 Franklin, 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 77.9 miles from Franklin, 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 Franklin?

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 Franklin?

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 Franklin.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #15587 - Franklin - (10.4 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Northwest Blvd & La Hwy 182
2030 Main St
Franklin LA 70538
(337) 828-2635
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Franklin Store - (10.5 mi)
Photo Center
200 Northwest Blvd
Franklin LA 70538
337-413-3007
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Morgan City Supercenter - (13.4 mi)
Photo Center
973 Highway 90 E
Morgan City LA 70380
985-395-9162
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #18191 - Morgan City - (13.6 mi)
Northwest Corner Highway 90 East & Southeast Blvd
1301 Highway 90 East
Morgan City LA 70380
(985) 395-6181
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Morgan City - (13.8 mi)
Bayou Vista
1609 Hwy 90
Morgan City LA 70380
(985) 395-4250
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #10975 - Morgan City - (16.9 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Seventh & Brashear
815 Brashear Ave
Morgan City LA 70380
(985) 384-3302
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #5289 - Morgan City - (17.2 mi)
Photo Center
6502 Highway 182
Morgan City LA 70380
(985) 384-2126
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart New Iberia Supercenter - (26 mi)
Photo Center
1205 E Admiral Doyle Dr
New Iberia LA 70560
337-365-5904
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #4192 - New Iberia - (26.1 mi)
East Admiral Doyle Drive & Louis Street
1017 E Admiral Doyle Dr
New Iberia LA 70560
(337) 367-7979
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - New Iberia - (26.1 mi)
Iberia Plaza Shopping Center
925 S. Lewis St
New Iberia LA 70560
(337) 560-0709
Price: Cost varies by location