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Harlingen, Texas Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Harlingen

Residents of Harlingen in Cameron County, Texas have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Harlingen 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 Harlingen, 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 Harlingen, Texas and Expedited Passport service options for Harlingen.

How to Get a Passport in Harlingen, Texas

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

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 Harlingen 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 Harlingen 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 Harlingen, TX

Harlingen Post Office
1502 New Combes Hwy
Harlingen TX, 78550

Looking for a passport office in Harlingen? 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 Harlingen.

Harlingen Post Office
1502 New Combes Hwy
Harlingen, TX 78550

Other passport offices near Harlingen Texas:

Combes Post Office - Combes - 3.9 Miles
La Feria Post Office - La Feria - 8 Miles
Los Indios Post Office - Los Indios - 9.9 Miles
Sebastian Post Office - Sebastian - 10.4 Miles
Mercedes PO - Mercedes - 12.7 Miles
Los Fresnos Post Office - Los Fresnos - 13.8 Miles
Elsa Post Office - Elsa - 16.9 Miles
Weslaco Post Office - Weslaco - 17.1 Miles
Raymondville PO - Raymondville - 17.1 Miles
Willacy County District Clerk - Raymondville - 17.3 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Harlingen

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

Harlingen Texas, Arroyo Colorado Estates Colonia Texas, San Benito Texas, La Feria Texas, Santa Rosa Texas, Santa Monica Texas, Capote Tamaulipas, Santa Maria Texas, El Panalito Tamaulipas, La Palangana Tamaulipas, Villa Nueva Tamaulipas, Lavaderos Tamaulipas, La Rosita Tamaulipas, Rancho Viejo Tamaulipas, La Barranca Tamaulipas, El Ciruelo (Abel García Balderas) Tamaulipas, San Rafael Tamaulipas, Cerralvo Tamaulipas, El Lirio Tamaulipas, La Puerta Tamaulipas

Regional Passport Offices Close to Harlingen

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 - 245.4 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 396.9 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 461.4 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 549.7 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 569.2 Miles

Passport Expediting in Harlingen, Texas

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

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

Getting a passport is pretty much the process same wherever you are, the downside to being in Harlingen 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 is only one passport office in Harlingen.

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 Harlingen 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 Harlingen?

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 Harlingen, 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 Harlingen?

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 Harlingen?

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 Harlingen.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #4690 - Harlingen - (1.2 mi)
Southwest Corner Business 77 & Harrison
1406 E Harrison Ave
Harlingen TX 78550
(956) 412-8362
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #8963 - Harlingen - (1.3 mi)
Photo Center
118 East Harrison
Harlingen TX 78550
(956) 423-3373
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #11211 - Harlingen - (2 mi)
Northwest Corner Of P Street & W. Tyler
1810 W Tyler Ave
Harlingen TX 78550
(956) 364-0249
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #8962 - Harlingen - (2.2 mi)
Photo Center
2325 South 77 Sunshine Street
Harlingen TX 78550
(956) 423-2986
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #15381 - Harlingen - (2.2 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Ed Carey & Sunshine
1921 S. 77 Sunshine Strip
Harlingen TX 78550
(956) 365-3035
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Harlingen Supercenter - (2.4 mi)
Photo Center
1801 W Lincoln St
Harlingen TX 78552
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Harlingen - (2.5 mi)
Photo Center
2211 W Lincoln St
Harlingen TX 78552
(956) 230-2165
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart San Benito Supercenter - (4.6 mi)
Photo Center
1126 W Us Highway 77
San Benito TX 78586
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #10338 - La Feria - (8 mi)
Photo Center
224 N. Main St
La Feria TX 78559
(956) 797-2366
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Los Fresnos Supercenter - (13.2 mi)
Photo Center
1004 W. Ocean Boulevard
Los Fresnos TX 78566
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44