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Kershaw, South Carolina Passport Office Information

Residents of Kershaw in Lancaster County, South Carolina have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Kershaw 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 Kershaw, there are (86) other passport offices in South Carolina 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 Kershaw, South Carolina and Expedited Passport service options for Kershaw.

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 Kershaw, SC

Kershaw Post Office
521 N Matson St
Kershaw SC, 29067

There is only a single passport office in Kershaw.

Kershaw Post Office
521 N Matson St
Kershaw, SC 29067

Regional Passport Offices Close to Kershaw

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.

Atlanta Passport Agency - 197 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 310.5 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 413.9 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 481.8 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 483.3 Miles

Other passport offices near Kershaw South Carolina:

Heath Springs Post Office - Heath Springs - 7.5 Miles
Voter Registration Office - Lancaster - 15.7 Miles
Camden Post Office - Camden - 18.2 Miles
Clerk of Court Chesterfield County, SC - Chesterfield - 24.9 Miles
Hartsville Post Office - Hartsville - 25.7 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Kershaw

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

Kershaw South Carolina, Jefferson South Carolina, McBee South Carolina, Great Falls South Carolina, Hartsville South Carolina, Ridgeway South Carolina, Cheraw South Carolina, Oakland South Carolina, Fort Mill South Carolina, Matthews North Carolina, Pineville North Carolina, Newport South Carolina, Wedgefield South Carolina, Eastover South Carolina, Columbia South Carolina, Irmo South Carolina, West Columbia South Carolina, Lakewood South Carolina, Cayce South Carolina, Chapin South Carolina

How to Get a Passport in Kershaw, South Carolina

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

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 Kershaw or any other city in South Carolina 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 Kershaw 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 Kershaw, South Carolina

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Kershaw. 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 Kershaw, South Carolina

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

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 Kershaw.

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 Kershaw 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 Kershaw?

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 Kershaw, 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 Atlanta Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 197 miles from Kershaw, 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 Kershaw?

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 Kershaw?

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 Kershaw.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #17078 - Kershaw - (2.3 mi)
Northeast Corner Of South Hampton Street & Jones Street
515 South Hampton Street
Kershaw SC 29067
(803) 475-7370
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #5476 - Lancaster - (15.3 mi)
Photo Center
1869 Great Falls Highway
Lancaster SC 29720
(803) 285-8491
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #5541 - Pageland - (15.8 mi)
Photo Center
205 North Van Lingle Mungo Boulevard
Pageland SC 29728
(843) 672-2420
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #7005 - Lancaster - (16.2 mi)
Photo Center
333 Highway 9 Bypass East
Lancaster SC 29720
(803) 286-8421
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Lancaster Square Shopping Center - (16.4 mi)
Lancaster Square - North Main Street
961 N Main St
Lancaster SC 29720
(803) 313-9656
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #4281 - Camden - (16.7 mi)
Photo Center
2500 Broad Street
Camden SC 29020
(803) 432-5103
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Lancaster Supercenter - (16.8 mi)
Photo Center
805 Hwy 9 Bypass Wes
Lancaster SC 29720
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #9232 - Camden - (16.8 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Hwy 521/601 & Knotts Hill
2407 Broad St
Camden SC 29020
(803) 424-2510
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #10448 - Lancaster - (17 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Gillisbrook Rd & Hwy 9
1101 Highway 9 Byp W
Lancaster SC 29720
(803) 289-1223
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #17024 - Camden - (18.3 mi)
Southwest Corner Of West Dekalb Street & Cambell Street
811 West Dekalb Street
Camden SC 29020
(803) 432-4646
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99