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Laurel, Maryland Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Laurel

Residents of Laurel in Prince Georges County, Maryland have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Laurel 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 Laurel, there are (210) other passport offices in Maryland 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 Laurel, Maryland and Expedited Passport service options for Laurel.

How to Get a Passport in Laurel, Maryland

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Laurel

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 Laurel or any other city in Maryland 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 Laurel 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 Laurel, MD

City of Laurel
8103 Sandy Spring Rd
Laurel MD, 20707

Looking for a passport office in Laurel? There are hundreds of such offices in Maryland. 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 Laurel.

City of Laurel
8103 Sandy Spring Rd
Laurel, MD 20707

Other passport offices near Laurel Maryland:

USPS Burtonsville Post Office - Burtonsville - 2.2 Miles
USPS Beltsville Post Office - Beltsville - 3.8 Miles
USPS Fulton Post Office - Fulton - 4 Miles
USPS Annapolis Junction Post Office - Annapolis Junction - 4.7 Miles
USPS North College Park - College Park - 5.3 Miles
USPS Simpsonville Post Office - Columbia - 5.5 Miles
East Columbia Branch Library - Columbia - 6.1 Miles
USPS Greenbelt Post Office - Greenbelt - 6.1 Miles
USPS Columbia Main Post Office - Columbia - 6.1 Miles
USPS Jessup Post Office - Jessup - 6.4 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Laurel

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

Laurel Maryland, Burtonsville Maryland, North Laurel Maryland, Beltsville Maryland, Savage Maryland, Greenbelt Maryland, Jessup Maryland, Fort Meade Maryland, College Park Maryland, Lanham Maryland, University Park Maryland, Riverdale Park Maryland, Wheaton Maryland, Hyattsville Maryland, Takoma Park Maryland, Silver Spring Maryland, Severn Maryland, Columbia Maryland, Olney Maryland, North Brentwood Maryland

Regional Passport Offices Close to Laurel

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.

Washington Passport Agency - 13.9 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 95.5 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 164.8 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 193.3 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 244.9 Miles

Passport Expediting in Laurel, Maryland

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

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

The process of getting a passport is pretty much the same wherever you are, however because this is about getting a passport in Laurel, you get the extra advantage of being really close to the Washington Passport Agency, this is great if you need a passport fast. However, with most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there is only one passport office in Laurel.

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 Laurel 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 Laurel?

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 Laurel, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). If you need it faster, luckily for Laurel residents, there is a regional passport facility only 13.9 miles away. It's possible to make an appointment at the Washington Passport Agency and get a passport there if you have proof of travel within 72 hours.

Please also check the nearby regional passport office list for other regional, passport-issuing facilities near Laurel as there are other options available.

How much does a passport cost in Laurel?

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 Laurel?

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 Laurel.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. UPS Store - Laurel - (1.3 mi)
Rte 1 And Cherry Ln Across Street Of Olive Garden Restaurant
14625 Baltimore Ave
Laurel MD 20707
(301) 604-3199
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #1790 - Laurel - (1.7 mi)
Photo Center
15100 Baltimore Avenue
Laurel MD 20707
(301) 776-5404
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #15185 - Laurel - (1.7 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Washington & Talbott
600 Washington Blvd S
Laurel MD 20707
(301) 725-0236
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #1461 - Burtonsville - (2.6 mi)
Photo Center
15600 Columbia Pike
Burtonsville MD 20866
(301) 421-9060
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Burtonsville - (2.6 mi)
Photo Center
15630 Old Columbia Pike
Burtonsville MD 20866
(240) 965-5362
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Silver Spring - (2.9 mi)
Briggs Chaney Marketplace (Rte 29 & Briggs Chaney Rd)
13842-A Outlet Dr Briggs Chaney Plaza
Silver Spring MD 20904
(301) 890-0111
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #7139 - Fulton - (3.5 mi)
Photo Center
8197 Westside Blvd
Fulton MD 20759
(301) 362-5090
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #1495 - Beltsville - (3.6 mi)
Photo Center
Calverton Training Center, 11729 Beltsville Drive
Beltsville MD 20705
(301) 572-5500
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #2778 - Beltsville - (3.6 mi)
Photo Center
11100 Baltimore Avenue
Beltsville MD 20705
(301) 572-9681
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Costco Store #214 - Beltsville - (3.8 mi)
Photo Center
10925 Baltimore Ave
Beltsville MD 20705
(301) 902-2640
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99