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Gonzales, Texas Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Gonzales

Residents of Gonzales in Gonzales County, Texas have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Gonzales 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 Gonzales, there are (486) 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 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 Gonzales, Texas and Expedited Passport service options for Gonzales.


How to Get a Passport in Gonzales, Texas

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

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 Gonzales 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 Gonzales 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 Gonzales, TX

Gonzales Post Office
920 N Saint Joseph St
Gonzales TX, 78629

Looking for a passport office in Gonzales? There are hundreds of such offices in Texas. 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 Gonzales.

Gonzales Post Office
920 N Saint Joseph St
Gonzales, TX 78629
 

Other passport offices near Gonzales Texas:

Caldwell County District Clerk - Lockhart - 27.3 Miles
Guadalupe County District Clerk - Seguin - 28.4 Miles
San Marcos City Clerk's Office - San Marcos - 35.6 Miles
San Marcos Post Office - San Marcos - 36 Miles
La Vernia MPO - La Vernia - 37.3 Miles
New Braunfels Post Office - New Braunfels - 38.1 Miles
Bastrop County District Clerk - Bastrop - 38.1 Miles
Fayette County District Clerk - La Grange - 38.4 Miles
Comal County District Clerk - New Braunfels - 38.6 Miles
Poth Post Office - Poth - 42.1 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Gonzales

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

Luling Texas, New Berlin Texas, Santa Clara Texas, Marion Texas, Kyle Texas, Buda Texas, Schertz Texas, Selma Texas, Converse Texas, Austin Texas, Elgin Texas, Alamo Heights Texas, Lincoln Texas, Bloomington Texas, Eagle Lake Texas, Pflugerville Texas, Lexington Texas, Burton Texas, Pleasanton Texas, Round Rock Texas

Regional Passport Offices Close to Gonzales

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 - 108.7 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 200.5 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 371.9 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 384.7 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 487.1 Miles


Passport Expediting in Gonzales, Texas

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

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

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 Gonzales.

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 Gonzales 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 Gonzales?

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 Gonzales, 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 Houston Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 108.7 miles from Gonzales, 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 Gonzales?

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 Gonzales?

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 Gonzales.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walmart Gonzales Supercenter - (2.3 mi)
Photo Center
1114 E. Sarah Dewitt Drive
Gonzales TX 78629
830-203-3065
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Cuero Store - (24.9 mi)
Photo Center
1202 E Broadway St
Cuero TX 77954
866-733-2693
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Lockhart Supercenter - (25.7 mi)
Photo Center
1904 S Colorado St
Lockhart TX 78644
512-398-5567
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Hallettsville Store - (25.8 mi)
Photo Center
1506 N Texana St
Hallettsville TX 77964
866-733-2693
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Lockhart - (26 mi)
Photo Center
1711 S Colorado
Lockhart TX 78644
(512) 668-4490
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Seguin - (27.2 mi)
In Front Of Walmart
562 South State Hwy 123 Bypass
Seguin TX 78155
(830) 379-8717
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #11131 - Lockhart - (27.2 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Colorado & Prairie
200 S Colorado St
Lockhart TX 78644
(512) 398-2920
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #9810 - Seguin - (27.3 mi)
Southwest Corner Of S.C. Entrance & Hwy 90A
1357 E Court St
Seguin TX 78155
(830) 372-3360
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Seguin Supercenter - (27.3 mi)
Photo Center
550 South 123 Bypass
Seguin TX 78155
830-372-9443
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #7784 - Seguin - (27.6 mi)
Photo Center
110 South King Street
Seguin TX 78155
(830) 379-9741
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99