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Lancaster, South Carolina Passport Office Information

Residents of Lancaster in Lancaster County, South Carolina have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Lancaster 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 Lancaster, there are (86) other passport offices in South Carolina 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 Lancaster, South Carolina and Expedited Passport service options for Lancaster.

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 Lancaster, SC

Voter Registration Office
101 N Main St
Lancaster SC, 29720

There is only a single passport office in Lancaster.

Voter Registration Office
101 N Main St
Lancaster, SC 29720

Regional Passport Offices Close to Lancaster

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.

Atlanta Passport Agency - 191.5 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 305 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 409.6 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 467.7 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 479.3 Miles

Other passport offices near Lancaster South Carolina:

Heath Springs Post Office - Heath Springs - 9.6 Miles
Kershaw Post Office - Kershaw - 13.4 Miles
South Providence Charlotte USPS - Charlotte - 18.5 Miles
County Court Clerk Rock Hill SC - Rock Hill - 20.3 Miles
Carmel Station Post Office - Charlotte - 21.5 Miles
Matthews Post Office - Matthews - 21.9 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Lancaster

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

Kershaw South Carolina, Great Falls South Carolina, Jefferson South Carolina, Fort Mill South Carolina, Pineville North Carolina, Matthews North Carolina, Newport South Carolina, McBee South Carolina, Ridgeway South Carolina, Sharon South Carolina, Belmont North Carolina, Harrisburg North Carolina, Mount Holly North Carolina, Lowell North Carolina, Smyrna South Carolina, Hartsville South Carolina, Huntersville North Carolina, Dallas North Carolina, Cheraw South Carolina, Mount Pleasant North Carolina

How to Get a Passport in Lancaster, South Carolina

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

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 Lancaster or any other city in South Carolina 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 Lancaster 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 Lancaster, South Carolina

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Lancaster. 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 Lancaster, South Carolina

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

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 Lancaster.

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 Lancaster 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 Lancaster?

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 Lancaster, 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 Atlanta Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 191.5 miles from Lancaster, 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 Lancaster?

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 Lancaster?

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 Lancaster.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #7005 - Lancaster - (2.7 mi)
Photo Center
333 Highway 9 Bypass East
Lancaster SC 29720
(803) 286-8421
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Lancaster Square Shopping Center - (3 mi)
Lancaster Square - North Main Street
961 N Main St
Lancaster SC 29720
(803) 313-9656
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Lancaster Supercenter - (3.5 mi)
Photo Center
805 Hwy 9 Bypass Wes
Lancaster SC 29720
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #10448 - Lancaster - (3.7 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Gillisbrook Rd & Hwy 9
1101 Highway 9 Byp W
Lancaster SC 29720
(803) 289-1223
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #5476 - Lancaster - (4.9 mi)
Photo Center
1869 Great Falls Highway
Lancaster SC 29720
(803) 285-8491
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #5341 - Waxhaw - (11.2 mi)
Photo Center
1142 North Broom Street
Waxhaw NC 28173
(704) 843-4680
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #7943 - Waxhaw - (12.6 mi)
Photo Center
8101 Kensington Drive
Waxhaw NC 28173
(704) 843-7131
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #5479 - Indian Land - (12.6 mi)
Photo Center
7697 Charlotte Highway
Indian Land SC 29707
(803) 396-1525
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #11564 - Fort Mill - (12.6 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Hwy 521 & Jim Wilson Rd
7686 Charlotte Hwy
Fort Mill SC 29707
(803) 548-9201
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #11251 - Waxhaw - (12.6 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Providence Rd & Cuthbertson Rd
2531 Cuthbertson Rd
Waxhaw NC 28173
(704) 243-0738
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99