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Galena, Kansas Passport Office Information

Residents of Galena in Cherokee County, Kansas have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Galena 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 Galena, there are (118) other passport offices in Kansas 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 Galena, Kansas and Expedited Passport service options for Galena.

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.

Passport Office in Galena, KS

Galena Post Office
119 E 5th St
Galena KS, 66739

There is only a single passport office in Galena.

Galena Post Office
119 E 5th St
Galena, KS 66739

Regional Passport Offices Close to Galena

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.

Arkansas Passport Center - 171.8 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 276.4 Miles
Chicago Passport Agency - 436.1 Miles
Houston Passport Agency - 438.6 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 483.4 Miles

Other passport offices near Galena Kansas:

Baxter Springs Post Office - Baxter Springs - 3.6 Miles
Joplin Main Post Office - Joplin - 7.9 Miles
Webb City - Webb City - 11.6 Miles
Cherokee County Register of Deeds - Columbus - 11.6 Miles
Columbus Post Office - Columbus - 11.6 Miles
Miami Post Office - Miami - 14.1 Miles
Neosho Post Office - Neosho - 17.5 Miles
Newton County Clerk - Neosho - 17.5 Miles
Granby Post Office - Granby - 20.8 Miles
Pittsburg Main Post Office - Pittsburg - 22.6 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Galena

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

Galena Kansas, Baxter Springs Kansas, Loma Linda Missouri, Peoria Oklahoma, Joplin Missouri, Oakland Park Missouri, Webb City Missouri, Commerce Oklahoma, North Miami Oklahoma, Waco Missouri, Nashville Missouri, Pittsburg Kansas, Afton Oklahoma, Anderson Missouri, Bartlett Kansas, Grove Oklahoma, Dennis Oklahoma, Liberal Missouri, Wheaton Missouri, Parsons Kansas

How to Get a Passport in Galena, Kansas

Getting a passport in Galena 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 Galena 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 Galena will need to visit a passport office.
* Galena 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 Galena

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 Galena or any other city in Kansas 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 Galena 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 Expediting in Galena, Kansas

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

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

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 Galena.

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 Galena 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 Galena?

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 Galena, 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 Arkansas Passport Center, it's not really close being that it's 171.8 miles from Galena, 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 Galena?

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 Galena?

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 Galena.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walmart Joplin Supercenter - (6.4 mi)
Photo Center
2623 W 7th St
Joplin MO 64801
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #12713 - Joplin - (6.9 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Maiden Lane & 7Th Street
1605 W 7Th St
Joplin MO 64801
(417) 659-8453
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #15730 - Joplin - (7.2 mi)
Of 3222 S Main & X
3222 S Main
Joplin MO 64804
(417) 624-6300
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #10160 - Joplin - (7.3 mi)
Photo Center
112 E. 32nd Street
Joplin MO 64804
(417) 623-1883
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #3598 - Joplin - (7.4 mi)
Main St & 20Th
2001 S Main St
Joplin MO 64804
(417) 626-7878
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - The Professional Center - (8.4 mi)
Professional Center Next To Panera Bread
2401 E 32nd St
Joplin MO 64804
(417) 626-7555
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #12628 - Joplin - (9.1 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Range Line Rd & 20Th St
2001 S Range Line Rd
Joplin MO 64804
(417) 626-8553
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Joplin Supercenter - (9.4 mi)
Photo Center
1501 S Range Line Rd
Joplin MO 64804
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Stones Corner Plaza - (9.6 mi)
Stones Corner: Corner Of Hwy 43 & 171
6031 N Main St Rd
Webb City MO 64870
(417) 659-8410
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Webb City Supercenter - (10.6 mi)
Photo Center
1212 S Madison St
Webb City MO 64870
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44