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Hammond, Indiana Passport Office Information

Residents of Hammond in Lake County, Indiana have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Hammond 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 Hammond, there are (165) other passport offices in Indiana 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 Hammond, Indiana and Expedited Passport service options for Hammond.

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 Office in Hammond, IN

Hammond Main Office
5530 Sohl Ave
Hammond IN, 46320

There is only a single passport office in Hammond.

Hammond Main Office
5530 Sohl Ave
Hammond, IN 46320

Regional Passport Offices Close to Hammond

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.

Chicago Passport Agency - 17.4 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 203.1 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 390.6 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 493.3 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 502.8 Miles

Other passport offices near Hammond Indiana:

East Chicago Main Post Office - East Chicago - 2.1 Miles
Munster - Munster - 2.8 Miles
Calumet City Post Office IL - Calumet City - 3 Miles
Lansing Post Office - Lansing - 3 Miles
Post Office- Highland Branch - Highland - 3.2 Miles
Whiting Post Office - Whiting - 4.4 Miles
Dolton Post Office - Dolton - 4.9 Miles
South Holland Post Office - South Holland - 5 Miles
Griffith Post Office - Griffith - 5.2 Miles
Thornton Post Office - Thornton - 5.6 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Hammond

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

Hammond Indiana, Calumet City Illinois, Munster Indiana, East Chicago Indiana, Lansing Illinois, South Holland Illinois, Lynwood Illinois, Thornton Illinois, Phoenix Illinois, Riverdale Illinois, Harvey Illinois, Gary Indiana, Dyer Indiana, Sauk Village Illinois, Schererville Indiana, Calumet Park Illinois, Homewood Illinois, Posen Illinois, Chicago Heights Illinois, Blue Island Illinois

How to Get a Passport in Hammond, Indiana

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Hammond

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 Hammond or any other city in Indiana 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 Hammond 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 Hammond, Indiana

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

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

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 Hammond.

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 Hammond 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 Hammond?

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 Hammond, 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 Chicago Passport Agency, it's not too far from Hammond 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 Hammond?

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 Hammond?

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 Hammond.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #4462 - Hammond - (0.7 mi)
Columbia & 165Th
6510 Columbia Ave
Hammond IN 46320
(219) 931-3332
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #2520 - Hammond - (0.8 mi)
Photo Center
6445 Calumet Avenue
Hammond IN 46325
(219) 937-8521
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #12109 - Hammond - (1.6 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Calumet & 173Rd
7236 Calumet Ave
Hammond IN 46324
(219) 937-0337
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #5628 - Hammond - (1.6 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Calumet & Gostlin
4445 Calumet Ave
Hammond IN 46327
(219) 932-2007
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #3352 - Hammond - (2 mi)
169Th & Kennedy Avenue
6905 Kennedy Ave
Hammond IN 46323
(219) 844-5034
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Hammond Supercenter - (2.3 mi)
Photo Center
7850 Cabela Dr
Hammond IN 46324
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #5126 - Lansing - (2.9 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Wentworth & Ridge
3564 Ridge Rd
Lansing IL 60438
(708) 895-7937
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #5769 - Calumet City - (3 mi)
Photo Center
470 South Torrence Avenue, Corner Of Sibely
Calumet City IL 60409
(708) 832-2943
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #10529 - East Chicago - (3 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Joerse Circle & Columbus Drive
2123 E Columbus Dr
East Chicago IN 46312
(219) 397-6911
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #6564 - Calumet City - (3 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Torrence & Sibley
522 Torrence Ave
Calumet City IL 60409
(708) 868-5669
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99