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La Porte, Indiana Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for La Porte

Residents of La Porte in La Porte County, Indiana have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in La Porte 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 La Porte, there are (165) other passport offices in Indiana 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 La Porte, Indiana and Expedited Passport service options for La Porte.


How to Get a Passport in La Porte, Indiana

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in La Porte

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 La Porte or any other city in Indiana 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 La Porte 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 La Porte, IN

La Porte
1201 Lincolnway
La Porte IN, 46350

Looking for a passport office in La Porte? There are hundreds of such offices in Indiana. 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 La Porte.

La Porte
1201 Lincolnway
La Porte, IN 46350
 

Other passport offices near La Porte Indiana:

Michigan City - Michigan City - 11 Miles
New Buffalo Post Office - New Buffalo - 11.7 Miles
Union Pier Post Office - Union Pier - 13.6 Miles
Valparaiso Post Office - Valparaiso - 16.5 Miles
Knox Post Office - Knox - 18.5 Miles
Portage Post Office - Portage - 20.9 Miles
Buchanan Post Office - Buchanan - 21.1 Miles
South Bend MPO - South Bend - 21.5 Miles
Notre Dame Post Office - Notre Dame - 21.9 Miles
Baroda Post Office - Baroda - 23.7 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near La Porte

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

La Porte Indiana, Michigan City Indiana, Long Beach Indiana, New Buffalo Michigan, Chesterton Indiana, La Crosse Indiana, Portage Indiana, Buchanan Michigan, Notre Dame Indiana, Hobart Indiana, Niles Michigan, Mishawaka Indiana, Berrien Springs Michigan, Gary Indiana, Monterey Indiana, East Chicago Indiana, Benton Harbor Michigan, Nappanee Indiana, Elkhart Indiana, Schererville Indiana

Regional Passport Offices Close to La Porte

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 - 44.1 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 169.4 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 357 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 471.4 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 483.1 Miles


Passport Expediting in La Porte, Indiana

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in La Porte. 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 La Porte, Indiana

What is the application process of getting a passport in La Porte?

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 La Porte.

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 La Porte 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 La Porte?

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 La Porte, 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 Chicago Passport Agency, it's not too far from La Porte 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 Chicago Passport Agency, there are additional regional offices that are farther but may be options for you, see regional passport offices near La Porte.

How much does a passport cost in La Porte?

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 La Porte?

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 La Porte.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #5141 - Laporte - (0.7 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Andrew & S.R. 2
1302 W State Road 2
Laporte IN 46350
(219) 362-7009
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #6483 - Laporte - (0.7 mi)
Photo Center
1407 Lincolnway
Laporte IN 46350
(219) 362-3446
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #9318 - La Porte - (1.2 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Boston St. & Lincolnway East
525 E Lincolnway
La Porte IN 46350
(219) 326-9536
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart La Porte Supercenter - (1.8 mi)
Photo Center
333 Boyd Blvd
La Porte IN 46350
219-325-0346
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Michigan City Supercenter - (8.6 mi)
Photo Center
5780 Franklin St
Michigan City IN 46360
219-874-7890
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #4635 - Michigan City - (9.3 mi)
Northwest Corner Franklin & Hwy 20
101 W Us Highway 20
Michigan City IN 46360
(219) 879-9650
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Michigan City - (9.6 mi)
Photo Center
432 St John Rd
Michigan City IN 46360
(219) 210-3656
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #6484 - Michigan City - (9.7 mi)
Photo Center
3253 Franklin Street
Michigan City IN 46360
(219) 872-5854
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #6481 - Michigan City - (10.1 mi)
Photo Center
901 North Karwick Road
Michigan City IN 46360
(219) 872-6811
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #11084 - Michigan City - (10.2 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Franklin & E. Barker
1816 Franklin St
Michigan City IN 46360
(219) 874-2544
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99