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Franklin, Vermont Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Franklin

Residents of Franklin in Franklin County, Vermont 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 (71) other passport offices in Vermont 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, Vermont and Expedited Passport service options for Franklin.

How to Get a Passport in Franklin, Vermont

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 Vermont 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, VT

Franklin Post Office
5142 Hanna Rd
Franklin VT, 5457

Looking for a passport office in Franklin? There are hundreds of such offices in Vermont. 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
5142 Hanna Rd
Franklin, VT 05457

Additional passport offices that are located near Franklin Vermont:
Highgate Springs Post Office - Highgate - 8.8 Miles
Richford Post Office - Richford - 9.7 Miles
Swanton Post Office - Swanton - 10 Miles
St. Albans Main Post Office - St Albans - 12 Miles
Franklin County Clerk of Court - St Albans - 12.1 Miles
Alburg Post Office - Alburgh - 17.1 Miles
Eden Post Office - Eden - 21.3 Miles
Lowell Post Office - Lowell - 21.3 Miles
Champlain Post Office - Champlain - 23.2 Miles
Newport Center Post Office - Newport Center - 25.1 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.

Richford Vermont, Montgomery Vermont, Cowansville Quebec, Cambridge Vermont, Rouses Point New York, Milton Vermont, Lac-Brome Quebec, Grand Isle Vermont, Bromont Quebec, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu Quebec, Albany Vermont, Granby Quebec, Colchester Vermont, Waterloo Quebec, Essex Junction Vermont, Winooski Vermont, Stowe Vermont, South Burlington Vermont, Williston Vermont, Chambly Quebec

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.

Vermont Passport Agency - 12.3 Miles
National Passport Center - 145.1 Miles
Boston Passport Agency - 175.2 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 237 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 258.9 Miles

Passport Expediting in Franklin, Vermont

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, Vermont

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

The process of getting a passport is pretty much the same wherever you are, however because this is about getting a passport in Franklin, you get the extra advantage of being really close to the Vermont Passport Agency, this is great if you need a passport fast. However, 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). If you need it faster, luckily for Franklin residents, there is a regional passport facility only 12.3 miles away. It's possible to make an appointment at the Vermont Passport Agency and get a passport there if you have proof of travel within 72 hours.

Please also check the nearby regional passport office list for other regional, passport-issuing facilities near Franklin as there are other options available.

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. Walmart Saint Albans Store - (11 mi)
Photo Center
700 Tuckers Way
Saint Albans VT 05478
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - St Albans - (12.2 mi)
Photo Center
38 N Main St
St Albans VT 05478
(802) 782-8326
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #10197 - Morrisville - (26.8 mi)
Photo Center
13 Vt Route 15 E
Morrisville VT 05661
(802) 888-4239
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #1052 - Essex - (28.4 mi)
Photo Center
7 Essex Way
Essex VT 05452
(802) 879-7438
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Essex - (28.6 mi)
Near Essex Outlet Fair At Route 15 And Route 289
4 Carmichael St
Essex VT 05452
(802) 879-6959
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Newport - (29.3 mi)
Photo Center
137 Main St
Newport VT 05855
(802) 487-0643
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #11378 - Plattsburgh - (29.4 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Broad & Cornelia(Route 3)
301 Cornelia St
Plattsburgh NY 12901
(518) 314-6487
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Plattsburgh - (30 mi)
Off Route 3 Across From Ground Round - Four Season's Plaza
35 A Smithfield Blvd
Plattsburgh NY 12901
(518) 310-1303
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Plattsburgh Supercenter - (30 mi)
Photo Center
25 Consumer Sq
Plattsburgh NY 12901
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Costco Store #314 - Colchester - (30.1 mi)
Photo Center
218 Lower Mountain View Dr
Colchester VT 05446
(802) 318-2000
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99