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Key West, Florida Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Key West

Residents of Key West in Monroe County, Florida have a choice of 2 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Key West 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 2 passport offices here in Key West, there are (262) other passport offices in Florida 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 any of the passport acceptance agents listed below the map on this web page. If you need it faster than that, please see: closest regional passport offices to Key West, Florida and Expedited Passport service options for Key West.


How to Get a Passport in Key West, Florida

Getting a passport in Key West 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 Key West 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 Key West will need to visit a passport office.
* Key West 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 Key West

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 Key West or any other city in Florida 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 Key West 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 Offices in Key West, FL

Key West Post Office
400 Whitehead St
Key West FL, 33040

Florida Keys Community College
5901 College Rd
Key West FL, 33040

Looking for a passport office in Key West? There are hundreds of such offices in Florida. 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 are 2 passport offices in Key West.

Key West Post Office
400 Whitehead St
Key West, FL 33040
Florida Keys Community College
5901 College Rd
Key West, FL 33040

Other passport offices near Key West Florida:

Summerland Key Post Office - Summerland Key - 13.9 Miles
Big Pine Key Post Office - Big Pine Key - 18.3 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Key West

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

Big Pine Key Florida, Marathon Florida, Layton Florida, Islamorada Florida, Key Largo Florida, Marco Island Florida, Florida City Florida, Homestead Florida, Boca de Jaruco Mayabeque, El Fraile Mayabeque, Bacunayagua Matanzas, Arroyo Bermejo Mayabeque, Playa Jibacoa Mayabeque, Brisas del Mar La Habana, La Sierra Mayabeque, Ocean Reef Club Florida, Peñas Altas La Habana, Dupont Matanzas, Guanabo La Habana, Las Morlas Matanzas

Regional Passport Offices Close to Key West

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.

Miami Passport Agency - 109 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 550.7 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 568.7 Miles
Houston Passport Agency - 793 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 839.8 Miles


Passport Expediting in Key West, Florida

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Key West. 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 Key West, Florida

What is the application process of getting a passport in Key West?

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 are 2 passport offices in Key West.

The basic process: fill out the DS-11 New Passport Application, take it with your proof of identity, passport photos, and passport fees to any of the passport offices in Key West 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 Key West?

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 Key West, 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 Miami Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 109 miles from Key West, 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 Key West?

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 Key West?

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 Key West.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #10122 - Stock Island - (2.8 mi)
Photo Center
5610 Overseas Highway
Stock Island FL 33040
(305) 295-2858
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Key West - (4.7 mi)
Kmart Shopping Plaza & New Publix
2900 N Roosevelt Blvd
Key West FL 33040
(305) 292-4177
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #1274 - Key West - (4.8 mi)
Photo Center
2790 North Roosevelt Boulevard
Key West FL 33040
(305) 294-6693
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #2777 - Key West - (4.9 mi)
North Roosevelt & Dredgers Key
2805 N Roosevelt Blvd
Key West FL 33040
(305) 292-9833
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #3779 - Key West - (6.4 mi)
Photo Center
530 Truman Avenue
Key West FL 33040
(305) 294-2576
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #10169 - Key West - (6.6 mi)
Photo Center
500 Duval Street
Key West FL 33040
(305) 296-4251
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #7089 - Key West - (6.6 mi)
Of 527 Duval St &
527 Duval St
Key West FL 33040
(305) 292-2979
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Big Pine Key - (18.7 mi)
Winn-Dixie
181 Key Deer Blvd
Big Pine Key FL 33043
(305) 414-8347
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #3626 - Big Pine Key - (18.7 mi)
Photo Center
30401 Overseas Highway
Big Pine Key FL 33043
(305) 872-3797
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #7936 - Big Pine Key - (18.7 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Us 1 & Key Deer
30351 Overseas Hwy
Big Pine Key FL 33043
(305) 872-1371
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99