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Galveston, Texas Passport Office Information


Residents of Galveston in Galveston County, Texas have a choice of 2 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Galveston 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 2 passport offices here in Galveston, there are (484) other passport offices in Texas 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 any of the passport acceptance agents listed below the map on this web page. If you need it faster than that, please see: closest regional passport offices to Galveston, Texas and Expedited Passport service options for Galveston.

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 Offices in Galveston, TX

Galveston County District Clerk
600 59th St
Galveston TX, 77551

Galveston Main Post Office
601 25th St
Galveston TX, 77550

There are 2 passport offices in Galveston.

Galveston County District Clerk
600 59th St
Galveston, TX 77551
Galveston Main Post Office
601 25th St
Galveston, TX 77550

Regional Passport Offices Close to Galveston

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.

Houston Passport Agency - 40.6 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 232.6 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 248.9 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 321.5 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 594.4 Miles



Other passport offices near Galveston Texas:

Texas City PO - Texas City - 9.1 Miles
Kemah Post Office - Kemah - 18.4 Miles
Seabrook PO - Seabrook - 19.8 Miles
League City Post Office - League City - 20.2 Miles
Galveston County District Clerk of Court - League City - 20.6 Miles
Webster Post Office - Webster - 23 Miles
Albert Thomas Post Office - Houston - 24.7 Miles
Alvin Post Office - Alvin - 24.9 Miles
Friendswood Post Office - Friendswood - 25.7 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Galveston

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

Texas City Texas, San Leon Texas, Bacliff Texas, Dickinson Texas, Santa Fe Texas, Kemah Texas, League City Texas, Webster Texas, La Porte Texas, Alvin Texas, Friendswood Texas, Baytown Texas, Deer Park Texas, Pearland Texas, Pasadena Texas, Galena Park Texas, Winnie Texas, Freeport Texas, Fresno Texas, Lake Jackson Texas


How to Get a Passport in Galveston, Texas

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Galveston

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 Galveston or any other city in Texas 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 Galveston 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 Galveston, Texas

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

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

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 are 2 passport offices in Galveston.

The basic process: fill out the DS-11 New Passport Application, take it with your proof of identity, passport photos, and passport fees to any of the passport offices in Galveston 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 Galveston?

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 Galveston, 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 Houston Passport Agency, it's not too far from Galveston and if you can provide proof of travel within the next seventy-two hours, you can make an appointment there and get a passport.

How much does a passport cost in Galveston?

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 Galveston?

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 Galveston.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #3420 - Galveston - (0.6 mi)
Holiday Drive & Seawall Boulevard
308 Seawall Blvd
Galveston TX 77550
(409) 763-3588
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #7756 - Galveston - (0.9 mi)
Photo Center
2425 Avenue J
Galveston TX 77550
(409) 763-3444
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #6736 - Galveston - (3.2 mi)
Photo Center
2326 61st Street
Galveston TX 77551
(409) 740-0276
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #9062 - Galveston - (3.3 mi)
Southwest Corner Of 61St & Stewart
2501 61St St
Galveston TX 77551
(409) 744-8152
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Galveston - (3.5 mi)
Photo Center
6341 Stewart Rd
Galveston TX 77551
(409) 741-1400
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Galveston Supercenter - (3.8 mi)
Photo Center
6702 Seawall Blvd
Galveston TX 77551
409-744-2741
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #6319 - Texas City - (9.7 mi)
Photo Center
2902 Palmer Highway
Texas City TX 77590
(409) 945-3426
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #10583 - Texas City - (9.8 mi)
Southwest Corner Of 31St & Palmer
3103 Palmer Hwy
Texas City TX 77590
(409) 945-0702
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #5833 - La Marque - (10.7 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Hwy 3 & Fm 1765 (Texas Ave)
1801 Texas Ave
La Marque TX 77568
(409) 938-7264
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #10598 - La Marque - (12.2 mi)
Photo Center
204 Newman Rd
La Marque TX 77568
(409) 938-1149
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99