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Iowa City, Iowa Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Iowa City

Residents of Iowa City in Johnson County, Iowa have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Iowa City 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 Iowa City, there are (105) other passport offices in Iowa 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 Iowa City, Iowa and Expedited Passport service options for Iowa City.


How to Get a Passport in Iowa City, Iowa

Getting a passport in Iowa City 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 Iowa City 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 Iowa City will need to visit a passport office.
* Iowa City 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 Iowa City

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 Iowa City or any other city in Iowa 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 Iowa City 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 Iowa City, IA

Iowa City Post Office
400 S Clinton St
Iowa City IA, 52240

Looking for a passport office in Iowa City? There are hundreds of such offices in Iowa. 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 Iowa City.

Iowa City Post Office
400 S Clinton St
Iowa City, IA 52240
 

Other passport offices near Iowa City Iowa:

Cedar County Recorder's Office - Tipton - 15.2 Miles
Cedar Rapids Main Post Office - Cedar Rapids - 19.6 Miles
Linn County Recorder - Cedar Rapids - 19.8 Miles
Muscatine Post Office - Muscatine - 22.6 Miles
Muscatine County Recorder's Office - Muscatine - 24.3 Miles
Washington County Recorder's Office - Washington - 25.8 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Iowa City

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

West Branch Iowa, Coralville Iowa, Solon Iowa, North Liberty Iowa, Riverside Iowa, Mount Vernon Iowa, Oxford Iowa, Marion Iowa, Durant Iowa, Stockton Iowa, Wheatland Iowa, Wyoming Iowa, Calamus Iowa, Center Point Iowa, Monticello Iowa, Brighton Iowa, Buffalo Iowa, Baldwin Iowa, Urbana Iowa, Richland Iowa

Regional Passport Offices Close to Iowa City

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 - 171.3 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 376.4 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 439.8 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 562.5 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 581.5 Miles


Passport Expediting in Iowa City, Iowa

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

What is the application process of getting a passport in Iowa City?

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 Iowa City.

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 Iowa City 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 Iowa City?

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 Iowa City, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). You are going to have to do a little bit of a road-trip, the nearest passport issuing facility is The Chicago Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 171.3 miles from Iowa City, but that's where you need to make an appointment. Another option for you may be to use a passport expediting service to go to a regional facility for you.

How much does a passport cost in Iowa City?

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 Iowa City?

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 Iowa City.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #5077 - Iowa City - (3.3 mi)
Northwest Corner Of First Avenue & Muscatine Avenue
2214 Muscatine Ave
Iowa City IA 52240
(319) 354-2670
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #8547 - Iowa City - (3.3 mi)
Photo Center
2425 Muscatine Avenue
Iowa City IA 52240
(319) 358-1056
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #8539 - Iowa City - (4.2 mi)
Photo Center
201 South Clinton Street
Iowa City IA 52240
(319) 358-6462
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Iowa City - (4.9 mi)
Photo Center
450 Hwy 1 West
Iowa City IA 52246
(319) 359-1773
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Iowa City Supercenter - (5.2 mi)
Photo Center
919 Highway 1 W
Iowa City IA 52246
319-337-2866
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #5977 - Coralville - (5.3 mi)
Southwest Corner Of 1St & Hwy 6
102 2Nd St
Coralville IA 52241
(319) 341-6153
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Coralville - (6.8 mi)
Photo Center
941 25th Ave
Coralville IA 52241
(319) 354-0024
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #10985 - Coralville - (7.1 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Hwy 965 & Holiday
2751 Heartland Dr
Coralville IA 52241
(319) 545-4600
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Coralville Supercenter - (7.2 mi)
Photo Center
2801 Commerce Dr
Coralville IA 52241
319-545-6418
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Costco Store #1111 - Coralville - (7.4 mi)
Photo Center
2900 Heartland Dr
Coralville IA 52241
(319) 545-3200
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99