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Ketchum, Idaho Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Ketchum

Residents of Ketchum in Blaine County, Idaho have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Ketchum 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 Ketchum, there are (60) other passport offices in Idaho 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 Ketchum, Idaho and Expedited Passport service options for Ketchum.


How to Get a Passport in Ketchum, Idaho

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

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 Ketchum or any other city in Idaho 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 Ketchum 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 Ketchum, ID

USPO - Ketchum
151 4th St W
Ketchum ID, 83340

Looking for a passport office in Ketchum? There are hundreds of such offices in Idaho. 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 Ketchum.

USPO - Ketchum
151 4th St W
Ketchum, ID 83340
 

Other passport offices near Ketchum Idaho:

Blaine County Clerk - Hailey - 16.9 Miles
USPO - Hailey - Hailey - 17.5 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Ketchum

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

Sun Valley Idaho, Ketchum Idaho, Bellevue Idaho, Atlanta Idaho, Stanley Idaho, Carey Idaho, Moore Idaho, Bliss Idaho, Glenns Ferry Idaho, Hagerman Idaho, Buhl Idaho, Eden Idaho, Filer Idaho, Hazelton Idaho, Horseshoe Bend Idaho, Boise Idaho, Garden City Idaho, Atomic City Idaho, Acequia Idaho, Heyburn Idaho

Regional Passport Offices Close to Ketchum

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.

Seattle Passport Agency - 399.9 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 498.2 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 505.9 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 610 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 673.3 Miles


Passport Expediting in Ketchum, Idaho

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

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

Getting a passport is pretty much the process same wherever you are, the downside to being in Ketchum 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 Ketchum.

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 Ketchum 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 Ketchum?

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 Ketchum, 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 Ketchum?

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 Ketchum?

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 Ketchum.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. UPS Store - Ketchum - (8.4 mi)
At Sun Valley Rd & East Ave Next To The Elephant's Perch
220 East Ave
Ketchum ID 83340
(208) 726-6896
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Mountain Home Supercenter - (62.2 mi)
Photo Center
2745 American Legion Blvd
Mountain Home ID 83647
208-587-0963
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Mountain Home - (63.2 mi)
Located In Stardust Plaza By Albertsons
280 E 5th N
Mountain Home ID 83647
(208) 580-2209
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Jerome Supercenter - (63.8 mi)
Photo Center
2680 S Lincoln Ave
Jerome ID 83338
208-324-4949
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Costco Store #145 - Twin Falls - (70 mi)
Photo Center
731 Pole Line Rd
Twin Falls ID 83301
(208) 736-1550
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
Walgreens #12286 - Twin Falls - (70 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Washington & Poleline
1732 Washington St N
Twin Falls ID 83301
(208) 733-1166
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Twin Falls Supercenter - (70.1 mi)
Photo Center
252 Cheney Dr W
Twin Falls ID 83301
208-734-2600
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #7277 - Twin Falls - (71.5 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Blue Lakes & Heyburn
306 Blue Lakes Blvd N
Twin Falls ID 83301
(208) 734-4053
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Twin Falls - (71.7 mi)
Twin Falls The Ups Store Located At 5 Points, Blue Lakes Blvd N & Addison Ave E
148 Blue Lakes Blvd N
Twin Falls ID 83301
(208) 736-3800
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Southeast Boise - (71.9 mi)
Intersection Of Federal Way And Gowen Rd. Boise, Idaho 83716
6568 S Federal Way
Boise ID 83716
(208) 338-9979
Price: Cost varies by location