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Gonzales, Louisiana Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Gonzales

Residents of Gonzales in Ascension County, Louisiana have a choice of 2 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents 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 2 passport offices here in Gonzales, there are (89) other passport offices in Louisiana 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 Gonzales, Louisiana and Expedited Passport service options for Gonzales.

How to Get a Passport in Gonzales, Louisiana

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.
* Please see regional passport offices close to Gonzales, there is one less than 100 miles from Gonzales.
* 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 Louisiana 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 Offices in Gonzales, LA

Gonzales Post Office
1706 S Burnside Ave
Gonzales LA, 70737

Ascension Parish Clerk of Court
815 E Worthy St
Gonzales LA, 70737

Looking for a passport office in Gonzales? There are hundreds of such offices in Louisiana. 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 are 2 passport offices in Gonzales.

Gonzales Post Office
1706 S Burnside Ave
Gonzales, LA 70737
Ascension Parish Clerk of Court
815 E Worthy St
Gonzales, LA 70737

Additional passport offices that are located near Gonzales Louisiana:
Prairieville Post Office - Prairieville - 4.5 Miles
Ascension Parish Clerk of Court - Donaldsonville - 8.6 Miles
Woodlawn Station - Baton Rouge - 12 Miles
East Baton Rouge Parish Clerk of Court's Office - Baton Rouge - 13.3 Miles
Denham Springs Post Office - Denham Springs - 14.3 Miles
Gramercy Post Office - Gramercy - 16.4 Miles
Plaquemine Post Office - Plaquemine - 16.5 Miles
Iberville Parish Clerk of Court - Plaquemine - 16.7 Miles
University Station - Baton Rouge - 17.1 Miles
Vacherie Post Office - Vacherie - 17.8 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 document sealing.

Gonzales Louisiana, Saint James Louisiana, Baton Rouge Louisiana, Brownsfield Louisiana, Springfield Louisiana, Albany Louisiana, Laplace Louisiana, Baker Louisiana, Ponchatoula Louisiana, Hammond Louisiana, Destrehan Louisiana, Saint Rose Louisiana, Morgan City Louisiana, Kenner Louisiana, Patterson Louisiana, Livonia Louisiana, Jackson Louisiana, Baldwin Louisiana, Avondale Louisiana, Wilson Louisiana

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.

New Orleans Passport Agency - 47.4 Miles
Houston Passport Agency - 233.1 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 277.3 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 337.4 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 393.8 Miles

Passport Expediting in Gonzales, Louisiana

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, Louisiana

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 are 2 passport offices 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 any of the passport offices 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).

While not down the street, the closest option for a passport-issuing facility is the New Orleans Passport Agency, it's not too far from Gonzales 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 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 - (0.5 mi)
Photo Center
308 N Airline Hwy
Gonzales LA 70737
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Gonzales - (0.6 mi)
Gonzales Plaza Shopping Center - Airplane Hwy. & E. Corner View
104 North Airline Hwy
Gonzales LA 70737
(225) 644-8771
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #11281 - Gonzales - (0.7 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Airline Hwy & Hwy 44
1607 N Airline Hwy
Gonzales LA 70737
(225) 644-3184
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #5354 - Gonzales - (0.8 mi)
Photo Center
1624 North Burnside
Gonzales LA 70737
(225) 644-7528
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #11413 - Gonzales - (1.4 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Hwy 44 & Hwy 30
105 W Highway 30
Gonzales LA 70737
(225) 644-0434
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #11196 - Geismar - (3.8 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Hwy 74 & Hwy 73
12506 Highway 73
Geismar LA 70734
(225) 677-7607
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #13779 - Prairieville - (5.4 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Sr 929 & La 42
39527 Highway 42
Prairieville LA 70769
(225) 673-6374
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #1661 - Prairieville - (6 mi)
Photo Center
17122 Airline Highway
Prairieville LA 70769
(225) 673-9971
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Prairieville Supercenter - (6.8 mi)
Photo Center
17585 Airline Hwy
Prairieville LA 70769
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Prairieville - (6.9 mi)
Photo Center
37459 Ultima Plaza Blvd
Prairieville LA 70769
(225) 744-8771
Price: Cost varies by location