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Passport Guide for Franklin

Residents of Franklin in Macon County, North Carolina 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 (139) other passport offices in North Carolina 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, North Carolina and Expedited Passport service options for Franklin.


How to Get a Passport in Franklin, North Carolina

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 North Carolina 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, NC

Franklin Post Office
250 Depot St
Franklin NC, 28734

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

Franklin Post Office
250 Depot St
Franklin, NC 28734
 

Additional passport offices that are located near Franklin North Carolina:
Clerk of Superior Court Swain County - Bryson City - 15.5 Miles
Superior Court Clerk Jackson County - Sylva - 15.8 Miles
Rabun County Clerk Of Superior Court - Clayton - 17.7 Miles
Clerk of Court Graham County - Robbinsville - 20.9 Miles
Superior Court Clerk Hiawassee GA - Hiawassee - 21.4 Miles
Superior Court Clerk Clay County - Hayesville - 21.5 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.

Highlands North Carolina, Cullowhee North Carolina, Cashiers North Carolina, Cherokee North Carolina, Andrews North Carolina, Young Harris Georgia, Salem South Carolina, Helen Georgia, Gatlinburg Tennessee, Westminster South Carolina, Demorest Georgia, Seneca South Carolina, Pigeon Forge Tennessee, Walland Tennessee, Cornelia Georgia, Hartford Tennessee, Clemson South Carolina, Baldwin Georgia, Central South Carolina, Liberty South Carolina

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.

Atlanta Passport Agency - 97.4 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 378.3 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 429.7 Miles
Chicago Passport Agency - 448 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 459.2 Miles


Passport Expediting in Franklin, North Carolina

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, North Carolina

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 Atlanta Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 97.4 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. UPS Store - Franklin - (1.5 mi)
In The Lowes Shopping Center Near Big Lots
131 Franklin Plaza
Franklin NC 28734
(828) 524-9800
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #16105 - Franklin - (1.6 mi)
Southeast Corner Georgia & Siler
19 Sawmill Village Ln
Franklin NC 28734
(828) 369-6644
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Franklin Supercenter - (2.8 mi)
Photo Center
273 Commons Drive
Franklin NC 28734
828-349-1215
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #16103 - Bryson City - (15.2 mi)
Northeast Corner Slope & Highway 19
50 Highway 19
Bryson City NC 28713
(828) 488-6677
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #7546 - Sylva - (15.2 mi)
Photo Center
88 Nc Hwy 107
Sylva NC 28779
(828) 586-3558
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Sylva Supercenter - (15.5 mi)
Photo Center
210 Walmart Plz
Sylva NC 28779
828-586-1617
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #19160 - Sylva - (15.8 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Sunrise Park & Main Street
36 Sunrise Park
Sylva NC 28779
(828) 586-8961
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #12464 - Clayton - (18 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Hwy 441 & Hwy 76
355 Highway 441 S
Clayton GA 30525
(706) 212-0581
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #7759 - Clayton - (18 mi)
Photo Center
308 Highway 441 South
Clayton GA 30525
(706) 782-2722
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Clayton Supercenter - (18.9 mi)
Photo Center
1455 Highway 441 S
Clayton GA 30525
706-782-7210
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44