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Great Bend, Kansas Passport Office Information


Residents of Great Bend in Barton County, Kansas have a choice of 2 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Great Bend 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 Great Bend, there are (116) 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 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 Great Bend, Kansas and Expedited Passport service options for Great Bend.

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 Great Bend, KS

Great Bend Main Post Office
2100 16th St
Great Bend KS, 67530

Barton County Register of Deeds
1400 Main St
Great Bend KS, 67530

There are 2 passport offices in Great Bend.

Great Bend Main Post Office
2100 16th St
Great Bend, KS 67530
Barton County Register of Deeds
1400 Main St
Great Bend, KS 67530

Regional Passport Offices Close to Great Bend

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.

Colorado Passport Agency - 290.2 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 350.9 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 362.9 Miles
Houston Passport Agency - 545.9 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 547.1 Miles



Other passport offices near Great Bend Kansas:

Stafford County Register of Deeds - St John - 23.6 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Great Bend

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

Hoisington Kansas, Hudson Kansas, Frederick Kansas, Stafford Kansas, Rozel Kansas, Gorham Kansas, Wilson Kansas, Sterling Kansas, Victoria Kansas, Kanopolis Kansas, Lucas Kansas, Arlington Kansas, Ellis Kansas, Marquette Kansas, Plainville Kansas, Lindsborg Kansas, Nashville Kansas, Halstead Kansas, Goessel Kansas, Sharon Kansas


How to Get a Passport in Great Bend, Kansas

Getting a passport in Great Bend 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 Great Bend 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 Great Bend will need to visit a passport office.
* Great Bend 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 Great Bend

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 Great Bend 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 Great Bend 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 Great Bend, Kansas

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

What is the application process of getting a passport in Great Bend?

Getting a passport is pretty much the process same wherever you are, the downside to being in Great Bend 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 are 2 passport offices in Great Bend.

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 Great Bend 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 Great Bend?

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 Great Bend, 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 Great Bend?

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 Great Bend?

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 Great Bend.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. UPS Store - Great Bend - (2 mi)
Photo Center
5523 10th Street
Great Bend KS 67530
(620) 796-5324
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #7818 - Great Bend - (2.4 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Mckinley St & 10Th St
3920 10Th St
Great Bend KS 67530
(620) 792-4467
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Great Bend Supercenter - (2.7 mi)
Photo Center
3503 10th St
Great Bend KS 67530
620-792-9062
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #6285 - Hays - (37.5 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Vine & 27Th
2600 Vine St
Hays KS 67601
(785) 628-1767
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Tebo Village - (38.3 mi)
Photo Center
4320 Vine St
Hays KS 67601
(785) 301-2921
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Hays Supercenter - (38.4 mi)
Photo Center
4301 Vine St
Hays KS 67601
785-628-8991
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Pratt Supercenter - (45.1 mi)
Photo Center
2003 E 1st St
Pratt KS 67124
620-672-2740
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #7148 - Hutchinson - (46.5 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Plum St & 30Th St
510 E 30Th Ave
Hutchinson KS 67502
(620) 663-2241
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Show Me Plaza East - (47.4 mi)
Photo Center
1441 East 30th Ave
Hutchinson KS 67502
(620) 259-5989
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Hutchinson Supercenter - (48.2 mi)
Photo Center
1905 E 17th Ave
Hutchinson KS 67501
620-669-9471
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44