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Fall River, Massachusetts Passport Office Information

How to get a passport in Fall River, MA: Passport Offices & Application Process

Fall River Post Office
2 Government Ctr
Fall River MA, 2721

Bristol Superior Court
441 North Main Street Courthouse
Fall River MA, 2720

In Fall River, Massachusetts there are (2) passport office locations (acceptance agents). These passport offices are part of the application process for a new adult or child passport application. The Fall River passport office clerks are official "acceptance agents" for the Passport Agency and can witness your signature and seal your passport documents (if you do not need your passport application sealed then you do not need to visit an acceptance agent).

In addition to the 2 passport offices in Fall River, there are (273) other passport offices in Massachusetts 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 Fall River, Massachusetts and Expedited Passport service options for Fall River.

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 local passport offices don't issue passports; the clerks (acceptance agents) at a local office can 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 Fall River Massachusetts

Showing 2 passport offices in Fall River:

Fall River Post Office

2 Government Ctr
Fall River, MA 02721

Bristol Superior Court

441 North Main Street Courthouse
Fall River, MA 02720

Other passport offices near Fall River Massachusetts

Town of Dighton - Dighton - 6.6 Miles
Warren Post Office - Warren - 7.4 Miles
Bristol Post Office - Bristol - 8.1 Miles
Barrington Post Office - Barrington - 9.6 Miles
U.S.P.S. George North Leighton Facility - New Bedford - 10.2 Miles
New Bedford Clerk of Court - New Bedford - 10.2 Miles
City of New Bedford, Treasurer's Office - New Bedford - 10.2 Miles
Bristol Superior Court - Taunton - 10.3 Miles
Taunton Post Office - Taunton - 10.3 Miles
Southworth Library - Bliss Corner - 11.2 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Fall River

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.

Boston Passport Agency - 38 Miles
National Passport Center - 81.8 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 116.3 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 143.6 Miles
Vermont Passport Agency - 203.7 Miles

Fall River, Massachusetts Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Fall River

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 Fall River or any other city in Massachusetts 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 Fall River are listed below. If this is not possible or you want to avoid going there yourself, please only then consider using a passport expeditor.

Passport Service for Cities Near Fall River

Residents of the following cities that are close to Fall River can consider using the passport office services in Fall River for their passport application sealing needs.

Somerset Massachusetts, Fall River Massachusetts, Swansea Massachusetts, Freetown Massachusetts, Assonet Massachusetts, Dighton Massachusetts, Berkley Massachusetts, Warren Rhode Island, Bristol Rhode Island, Tiverton Rhode Island, Barrington Rhode Island, Rehoboth Massachusetts, Portsmouth Rhode Island, Acushnet Massachusetts, New Bedford Massachusetts, Lakeville Massachusetts, Seekonk Massachusetts, Fairhaven Massachusetts, East Providence Rhode Island, Raynham Massachusetts

Passport Expediting in Fall River, Massachusetts

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Fall River. 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 Fall River, Massachusetts

We make the passport application process easier and make getting a passport in Fall River simplier. Our guide to how and where to get a passport in Fall River contains all the passport office information you will need but often times there are still questions:

What is the application process of getting a passport in Fall River?

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 Fall River.
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 Fall River 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 Fall River?

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 Fall River, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks).

While not down the street, the closest option for a passport-issuing facility is the Boston Passport Agency, it's not too far from Fall River and if you can provide proof of travel within the next seventy-two hours, you can make an appointment there and get a passport.

If you have trouble getting an appointment at the Boston Passport Agency, there are additional regional offices that are farther but may be options for you, see regional passport offices near Fall River.

How much does a passport cost in Fall River?

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, $130 ($165 with acceptance agent fee) for adult passports and $100 ($135 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 Fall River?

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 Fall River.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite.

CVS #1110 - Fall River - (1.2 mi)
Photo Center
4171 North Main Street
Fall River MA 02720
(508) 677-3555
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #207 - Fall River - (1.2 mi)
Photo Center
1620 President Avenue
Fall River MA 02722
(508) 672-2403
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #12869 - Somerset - (1.6 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Rt 138 & Buffington
296 Buffinton St
Somerset MA 02726
(508) 674-0342
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #17788 - Fall River - (2 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Pearce Street & North Main Street
870 N Main St
Fall River MA 02720
(508) 677-9555
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #2878 - Fall River - (2.3 mi)
Photo Center
550 Pleasant Street
Fall River MA 02720
(508) 678-3945
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #237 - Somerset - (2.5 mi)
Photo Center
1587 Brayton Point Road
Somerset MA 02725
(508) 673-9691
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #3469 - Fall River - (2.7 mi)
Plymouth Avenue & Rodman Street
369 Plymouth Ave
Fall River MA 02721
(508) 730-2902
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Fall River Supercenter - (2.9 mi)
Photo Center
638 Quequechan Street
Fall River MA 02721
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #10802 - Fall River - (3.8 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Route 81 & Tucker
328 Rhode Island Ave
Fall River MA 02721
(508) 324-9490
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #20 - Fall River - (4 mi)
Photo Center
245 William Canning Boulevard
Fall River MA 02721
(508) 678-9031
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99

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