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Frederick, Maryland Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Frederick

Residents of Frederick in Frederick County, Maryland have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Frederick 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 Frederick, there are (210) other passport offices in Maryland 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 Frederick, Maryland and Expedited Passport service options for Frederick.


How to Get a Passport in Frederick, Maryland

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Frederick

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 Frederick or any other city in Maryland 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 Frederick 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 Frederick, MD

USPS Frederick Post Office
201 E Patrick St
Frederick MD, 21701

Looking for a passport office in Frederick? There are hundreds of such offices in Maryland. 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 Frederick.

USPS Frederick Post Office
201 E Patrick St
Frederick, MD 21701
 

Additional passport offices that are located near Frederick Maryland:
USPS New Market Post Office - New Market - 4.3 Miles
USPS Woodsboro Post Office - Woodsboro - 5.5 Miles
USPS Middletown Post Office - Middletown - 8.1 Miles
USPS Mount Airy Post Office - Mt Airy - 9.9 Miles
USPS Myersville Post Office - Myersville - 11.1 Miles
USPS Damascus Post Office - Damascus - 11.2 Miles
USPS Thurmont Post Office - Thurmont - 11.3 Miles
USPS Clarksburg Post Office - Clarksburg - 13.2 Miles
USPS Lisbon - Cooksville Post Office - Lisbon - 14.1 Miles
USPS Brunswick Post Office - Brunswick - 15.3 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Frederick

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

Walkersville Maryland, Middletown Maryland, Mount Airy Maryland, Union Bridge Maryland, Thurmont Maryland, Rosemont Maryland, Brunswick Maryland, Taneytown Maryland, Emmitsburg Maryland, Germantown Maryland, Keedysville Maryland, Lovettsville Virginia, Sykesville Maryland, Poolesville Maryland, Sharpsburg Maryland, Gaithersburg Maryland, Harpers Ferry West Virginia, Brookeville Maryland, Saint James Maryland, Fairfield Pennsylvania

Regional Passport Offices Close to Frederick

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.

Washington Passport Agency - 35.3 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 106 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 171.5 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 199.3 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 218.2 Miles


Passport Expediting in Frederick, Maryland

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

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

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 Frederick.

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 Frederick 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 Frederick?

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 Frederick, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks).

While not down the street, the closest option for a passport-issuing facility is the Washington Passport Agency, it's not too far from Frederick and if you can provide proof of travel within the next seventy-two hours, you can make an appointment there and get a passport.

If you have trouble getting an appointment at the Washington Passport Agency, there are additional regional offices that are farther but may be options for you, see regional passport offices near Frederick.

How much does a passport cost in Frederick?

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 Frederick?

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 Frederick.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #2335 - Frederick - (2.1 mi)
Photo Center
8032 Liberty Road
Frederick MD 21701
(301) 846-0090
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Frederick Supercenter - (2.2 mi)
Photo Center
2421 Monocacy Blvd
Frederick MD 21701
301-644-2455
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Frederick - (2.5 mi)
Clemson Corner Shopping Center
7820B Wormans Mill Rd
Frederick MD 21701
(240) 397-7473
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #1509 - Walkersville - (2.8 mi)
Photo Center
110 Walkers Village Way
Walkersville MD 21793
(301) 845-2811
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #12324 - Frederick - (3.2 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Opossumtown Pike & Thomas Johnson
1595 Opossumtown Pike
Frederick MD 21702
(301) 631-2013
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #1518 - Frederick - (3.5 mi)
Photo Center
901 West 7th Street
Frederick MD 21701
(301) 694-3390
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Costco Store #330 - Frederick - (3.8 mi)
Photo Center
10 Monocacy Blvd
Frederick MD 21704
(301) 644-1483
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
Walmart Frederick Supercenter - (4.1 mi)
Photo Center
7400 Guilford Dr
Frederick MD 21704
301-631-2273
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #2230 - Frederick - (4.4 mi)
Photo Center
2020 Rosemont Avenue
Frederick MD 21701
(301) 695-4811
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #1484 - Frederick - (4.5 mi)
Photo Center
402 South Jefferson Street
Frederick MD 21701
(301) 663-4861
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99