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Lafayette, Louisiana Passport Office Information


Residents of Lafayette in Lafayette County, Louisiana have a choice of 2 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Lafayette 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 Lafayette, there are (89) other passport offices in Louisiana 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 Lafayette, Louisiana and Expedited Passport service options for Lafayette.

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 Offices in Lafayette, LA

Lafayette Post Office
1105 Moss St
Lafayette LA, 70501

Lafayette Parish Clerk of Court
800 S Buchanan St
Lafayette LA, 70501

There are 2 passport offices in Lafayette.

Lafayette Post Office
1105 Moss St
Lafayette, LA 70501
Lafayette Parish Clerk of Court
800 S Buchanan St
Lafayette, LA 70501

Regional Passport Offices Close to Lafayette

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.

New Orleans Passport Agency - 101.5 Miles
Houston Passport Agency - 177.9 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 260.3 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 289.4 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 440.7 Miles



Other passport offices near Lafayette Louisiana:

Scott Post Office - Scott - 5.4 Miles
St Martin Parish Clerk of Court - St Martinville - 11 Miles
Iberia Parish Clerk of Court - New Iberia - 16.6 Miles
Vermilion Parish Clerk of Court - Abbeville - 17.5 Miles
St. Landry Parish Clerk of Court - Opelousas - 18.4 Miles
Acadia Parish Clerk of Court - Crowley - 19.8 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Lafayette

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

Breaux Bridge Louisiana, Broussard Louisiana, Henderson Louisiana, Rayne Louisiana, Washington Louisiana, Eunice Louisiana, Livonia Louisiana, Baldwin Louisiana, Baton Rouge Louisiana, Baker Louisiana, Patterson Louisiana, Brownsfield Louisiana, Morgan City Louisiana, Jackson Louisiana, Gonzales Louisiana, Elizabeth Louisiana, Wilson Louisiana, Saint James Louisiana, Fullerton Louisiana, Pineville Louisiana


How to Get a Passport in Lafayette, Louisiana

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

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 Lafayette or any other city in Louisiana 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 Lafayette 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 Lafayette, Louisiana

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

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

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 Lafayette.

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 Lafayette 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 Lafayette?

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 Lafayette, 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 New Orleans Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 101.5 miles from Lafayette, 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 Lafayette?

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 Lafayette?

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 Lafayette.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #5285 - Lafayette - (0.8 mi)
Photo Center
1315 Moss Street
Lafayette LA 70501
(337) 232-1564
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #5511 - Lafayette - (2.2 mi)
Photo Center
3754 Moss Street
Lafayette LA 70507
(337) 269-9300
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #5747 - Lafayette - (2.3 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Moss & Pont Des Mouton
3747 Moss St
Lafayette LA 70507
(337) 291-1808
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #8957 - Lafayette - (2.6 mi)
Photo Center
1326 West Pinhook Road
Lafayette LA 70503
(337) 235-9197
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #4566 - Lafayette - (3 mi)
Northwest Corner Of College Road & Johnston St
2700 Johnston St
Lafayette LA 70503
(337) 232-9317
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Lafayette - (3.1 mi)
Johnston @ South College In The South College Center (Soco)
2851 Johnston St
Lafayette LA 70503
(337) 232-2442
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #2004 - Lafayette - (3.1 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Pinhook & Kaliste Saloom
1850 W Pinhook Rd
Lafayette LA 70508
(337) 267-4614
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Lafayette - (3.1 mi)
Near Corner Of Kaliste Saloom And Pinhook, Behind Starbucks
139 James Comeaux Rd
Lafayette LA 70508
(337) 233-2139
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #5284 - Lafayette - (3.2 mi)
Photo Center
705 Bertrand Drive
Lafayette LA 70506
(337) 232-7380
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Lafayette Supercenter - (3.6 mi)
Photo Center
2428 W Pinhook Rd
Lafayette LA 70508
337-231-1992
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44