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Highland, Maryland Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Highland

Residents of Highland in Howard County, Maryland have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Highland 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 Highland, there are (210) other passport offices in Maryland 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 Highland, Maryland and Expedited Passport service options for Highland.

How to Get a Passport in Highland, Maryland

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Highland

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 Highland or any other city in Maryland 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 Highland 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 Highland, MD

USPS Highland Post Office
12975 Highland Rd
Highland MD, 20777

Looking for a passport office in Highland? There are hundreds of such offices in Maryland. 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 Highland.

USPS Highland Post Office
12975 Highland Rd
Highland, MD 20777

Additional passport offices that are located near Highland Maryland:
USPS Clarksville Main Post Office - Clarksville - 2.3 Miles
USPS Fulton Post Office - Fulton - 2.6 Miles
USPS Ashton Post Office - Ashton - 2.7 Miles
USPS Simpsonville Post Office - Columbia - 4.6 Miles
USPS Burtonsville Post Office - Burtonsville - 4.6 Miles
USPS Brookeville Post Office - Brookeville - 4.9 Miles
East Columbia Branch Library - Columbia - 5.8 Miles
City of Laurel - Laurel - 6.5 Miles
USPS Columbia Main Post Office - Columbia - 6.8 Miles
USPS Glenwood Post Office - Glenwood - 7.1 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Highland

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

Brookeville Maryland, Burtonsville Maryland, Olney Maryland, North Laurel Maryland, Columbia Maryland, Savage Maryland, Laurel Maryland, Beltsville Maryland, Jessup Maryland, Wheaton Maryland, Kensington Maryland, North Bethesda Maryland, Gaithersburg Maryland, Greenbelt Maryland, Fort Meade Maryland, Hanover Maryland, Chevy Chase Maryland, Silver Spring Maryland, Sykesville Maryland, College Park Maryland

Regional Passport Offices Close to Highland

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.

Washington Passport Agency - 17.2 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 96.2 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 164.9 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 193.4 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 238.7 Miles

Passport Expediting in Highland, Maryland

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

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

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 Highland.

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 Highland 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 Highland?

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 Highland, 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 Washington Passport Agency, it's not too far from Highland and if you can provide proof of travel within the next seventy-two hours, you can make an appointment there and get a passport.

If you have trouble getting an appointment at the Washington Passport Agency, there are additional regional offices that are farther but may be options for you, see regional passport offices near Highland.

How much does a passport cost in Highland?

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 Highland?

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 Highland.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #10648 - Clarksville - (2.1 mi)
Photo Center
6383 Ten Oaks Road
Clarksville MD 21029
(443) 535-8339
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #10539 - Clarksville - (2.3 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Clarksville Pike & Auto
12400 Auto Dr
Clarksville MD 21029
(410) 531-6030
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Clarksville - (2.5 mi)
River Hill Village Center At Route 108
6030 Daybreak Cir
Clarksville MD 21029
(410) 531-9861
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #10321 - Ashton - (2.6 mi)
Photo Center
2 Ashton Rd
Ashton MD 20861
(301) 260-1103
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #7139 - Fulton - (3.4 mi)
Photo Center
8197 Westside Blvd
Fulton MD 20759
(301) 362-5090
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #1461 - Burtonsville - (4.3 mi)
Photo Center
15600 Columbia Pike
Burtonsville MD 20866
(301) 421-9060
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Burtonsville - (4.3 mi)
Photo Center
15630 Old Columbia Pike
Burtonsville MD 20866
(240) 965-5362
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #1431 - Olney - (4.7 mi)
Photo Center
3110 Olney Sandy Spring Road, Shoppes At Olney (route 108)
Olney MD 20832
(301) 774-6155
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Olney - (4.8 mi)
Intersection Of Highway 108 And Georgia Avenue
3470 Olney - Laytonsville Rd
Olney MD 20832
(301) 260-9156
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Columbia - (4.9 mi)
Kings Contrivance Village Center Near Michael's Pub
8630-M Guilford Rd
Columbia MD 21046
(410) 290-6900
Price: Cost varies by location