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Maquoketa, Iowa Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Maquoketa

Residents of Maquoketa in Jackson County, Iowa have a choice of 2 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Maquoketa 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 Maquoketa, there are (103) other passport offices in Iowa 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 Maquoketa, Iowa and Expedited Passport service options for Maquoketa.


How to Get a Passport in Maquoketa, Iowa

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

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 Maquoketa or any other city in Iowa 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 Maquoketa 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 Offices in Maquoketa, IA

Jackson County Recorder's Office
201 W Platt St
Maquoketa IA, 52060

Maquoketa Post Office
208 N Main St
Maquoketa IA, 52060

Looking for a passport office in Maquoketa? There are hundreds of such offices in Iowa. 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 are 2 passport offices in Maquoketa.

Jackson County Recorder's Office
201 W Platt St
Maquoketa, IA 52060
Maquoketa Post Office
208 N Main St
Maquoketa, IA 52060

Other passport offices near Maquoketa Iowa:

City of Epworth, City Hall - Epworth - 21.4 Miles
Dubuque Post Office - Dubuque - 22.8 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Maquoketa

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

Baldwin Iowa, Wyoming Iowa, Charlotte Iowa, Bellevue Iowa, Cascade Iowa, Calamus Iowa, Wheatland Iowa, De Witt Iowa, Epworth Iowa, Monticello Iowa, East Dubuque Illinois, Asbury Iowa, Elizabeth Illinois, Savanna Illinois, Hopkinton Iowa, Dyersville Iowa, Eldridge Iowa, Camanche Iowa, Fulton Illinois, Albany Illinois

Regional Passport Offices Close to Maquoketa

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 - 138.7 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 341.1 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 472.1 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 525.9 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 583.9 Miles


Passport Expediting in Maquoketa, Iowa

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

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

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 Maquoketa.

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 Maquoketa 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 Maquoketa?

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 Maquoketa, 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 Chicago Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 138.7 miles from Maquoketa, 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 Maquoketa?

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 Maquoketa?

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 Maquoketa.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walmart Maquoketa Supercenter - (5.1 mi)
Photo Center
103 E Carlisle
Maquoketa IA 52060
563-652-5718
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Dubuque Supercenter - (22.1 mi)
Photo Center
4200 Dodge St
Dubuque IA 52003
563-582-2031
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Dubuque - (22.2 mi)
Warren Plaza Between Target & Hyvee
3500 Dodge St
Dubuque IA 52003
(563) 582-3030
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #9708 - Dubuque - (22.4 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Jfk & Rt 20
55 John F Kennedy Rd
Dubuque IA 52002
(563) 556-3705
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Galena Supercenter - (22.6 mi)
Photo Center
10000 Bartel Blvd
Galena IL 61036
815-777-1486
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #6154 - Dubuque - (23.5 mi)
Southeast Corner Of J F Kennedy & Asbury
2260 John F Kennedy Rd
Dubuque IA 52002
(563) 582-1659
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #11942 - Dubuque - (23.7 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Elm & 20Th
345 E 20Th St
Dubuque IA 52001
(563) 690-1836
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Anamosa Supercenter - (24.1 mi)
Photo Center
101 115th St
Anamosa IA 52205
319-462-5694
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Tipton Store - (27 mi)
Photo Center
1126 Highway 38 North
Tipton IA 52772
866-733-2693
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Clinton Supercenter - (28 mi)
Photo Center
2715 S 25th St
Clinton IA 52732
563-243-0070
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44