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Lake Placid, Florida Passport Office Information

Passport Guide: Get a Passport in Lake Placid / Applying for a passport from Lake Placid

Residents of Lake Placid in Highlands County, Florida have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Lake Placid 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 Lake Placid, there are (264) 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 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 Lake Placid, Florida and Expedited Passport service options for Lake Placid.

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 Lake Placid, FL

Lake Placid Post Office
901 Hillcrest Ave
Lake Placid FL, 33852

There is only a single passport office in Lake Placid.

Lake Placid Post Office
901 Hillcrest Ave
Lake Placid, FL 33852

Regional Passport Offices Close to Lake Placid

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 - 109.9 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 419.1 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 483.8 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 731.2 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 740.6 Miles

Other passport offices near Lake Placid Florida:

Lake Jackson Branch Post Office, Sebring, FL - Sebring - 13.1 Miles
Sebring Main Post Office - Sebring - 14.3 Miles
DeSoto County Clerk of Court - Arcadia - 24.6 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Lake Placid

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

Lake Placid Florida, Avon Park Florida, Pittsburg Florida, Frostproof Florida, Port LaBelle Florida, Bowling Green Florida, Cleveland Florida, Fort Meade Florida, Highland Park Florida, Lake Wales Florida, Clewiston Florida, Port Charlotte Florida, North Fort Myers Florida, North Port Florida, Eagle Lake Florida, Dundee Florida, Pahokee Florida, Winter Haven Florida, Jan-Phyl Village Florida, Immokalee Florida

How to Get a Passport in Lake Placid, Florida

Getting a passport in Lake Placid 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 Lake Placid 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 Lake Placid will need to visit a passport office.
* Lake Placid 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 Lake Placid

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 Lake Placid 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 Lake Placid 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 Lake Placid, Florida

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

What is the application process of getting a passport in Lake Placid?

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 Lake Placid.

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 Lake Placid 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 Lake Placid?

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 Lake Placid, 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 109.9 miles from Lake Placid, 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 Lake Placid?

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 Lake Placid?

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 Lake Placid.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #9098 - Lake Placid - (2.9 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Us 27 & Interlake
2 Us 27 S
Lake Placid FL 33852
(863) 465-1178
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #3130 - Lake Placid - (3 mi)
Photo Center
5 South Us Highway 27
Lake Placid FL 33852
(863) 465-4810
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #5947 - Sebring - (12.6 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Hwy. 25 & Sebring
3027 Us Highway 27 S
Sebring FL 33870
(863) 385-9929
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #3155 - Sebring - (12.7 mi)
Photo Center
2728 Us Highway 27 South
Sebring FL 33870
(863) 385-2525
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Sebring Supercenter - (15.7 mi)
Photo Center
3525 Us Highway 27 N
Sebring FL 33870
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #9006 - Sebring - (15.9 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Us 27 & Schumacher
3619 Us Highway 27 N
Sebring FL 33870
(863) 402-5624
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #5946 - Avon Park - (20.7 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Hwy. 27 & Main
93 Us Highway 27 S
Avon Park FL 33825
(863) 453-0222
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #2444 - Avon Park - (20.7 mi)
Photo Center
1105 West Main Street
Avon Park FL 33825
(863) 453-7505
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Avon Park Supercenter - (21.5 mi)
Photo Center
1041 Us Highway 27 N
Avon Park FL 33825
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Arcadia Supercenter - (23.1 mi)
Photo Center
2725 Se Highway 70
Arcadia FL 34266
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44