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Gallup, New Mexico Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Gallup

Residents of Gallup in McKinley County, New Mexico have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Gallup 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 Gallup, there are (60) other passport offices in New Mexico 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 Gallup, New Mexico and Expedited Passport service options for Gallup.


How to Get a Passport in Gallup, New Mexico

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

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 Gallup or any other city in New Mexico 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 Gallup 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 Gallup, NM

Gallup Post Office
950 W Aztec Ave
Gallup NM, 87301

Looking for a passport office in Gallup? There are hundreds of such offices in New Mexico. 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 Gallup.

Gallup Post Office
950 W Aztec Ave
Gallup, NM 87301
 

Additional passport offices that are located near Gallup New Mexico:
Clerk of Navajo Nation Supreme Court - Window Rock - 21.9 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Gallup

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

Window Rock Arizona, Ganado Arizona, Chinle Arizona, Pueblo Pintado New Mexico, Round Rock Arizona, Farmington New Mexico, Springerville Arizona, Eagar Arizona, Polacca Arizona, Snowflake Arizona, Taylor Arizona, Show Low Arizona, Magdalena New Mexico, Kayenta Arizona

Regional Passport Offices Close to Gallup

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.

Western Passport Agency - 218.9 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 247 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 313.8 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 449.5 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 486.3 Miles


Passport Expediting in Gallup, New Mexico

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Gallup. 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 Gallup, New Mexico

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

Getting a passport is pretty much the process same wherever you are, the downside to being in Gallup and needing a passport is that there is no regional passport office nearby. If you need a passport quickly, you will have limited options. With most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there is only one passport office in Gallup.

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 Gallup 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 Gallup?

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 Gallup, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). There are no regional passport issuing offices within 200 miles. You might want to consider using a private passport courier that can expedite your passport application.

How much does a passport cost in Gallup?

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 Gallup?

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 Gallup.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #9007 - Gallup - (5.9 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Molica & Hwy 66
1870 E Historic Highway 66
Gallup NM 87301
(505) 722-9499
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Gallup - (5.9 mi)
East Of Boardman, Next To Pronto Express
2418 E Historic Hwy 66
Gallup NM 87301
(505) 722-2818
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Gallup Supercenter - (6.2 mi)
Photo Center
1650 W Maloney Ave
Gallup NM 87301
505-722-8935
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #15607 - Grants - (47.5 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Hwy 117 & Naomi
1509 E Santa Fe Ave
Grants NM 87020
(505) 658-3107
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Grants Supercenter - (47.7 mi)
Photo Center
1000 Robert Rd
Grants NM 87020
505-287-3912
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Farmington Supercenter - (81.7 mi)
Photo Center
1400 W Main St
Farmington NM 87401
505-327-9337
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #9067 - Farmington - (83 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Butler & 20Th
701 E 20Th St
Farmington NM 87401
(505) 326-3342
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #4510 - Farmington - (84.3 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Main & 30Th
4221 E Main St
Farmington NM 87402
(505) 325-1749
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Farmington Supercenter - (84.9 mi)
Photo Center
4600 E Main St
Farmington NM 87402
505-326-0511
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Taylor Supercenter - (88.2 mi)
Photo Center
715 N. Main Street
Taylor AZ 85939
928-536-5576
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44