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Passport Guide for Matthews

Residents of Matthews in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Matthews 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 Matthews, there are (139) other passport offices in North 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 Matthews, North Carolina and Expedited Passport service options for Matthews.

How to Get a Passport in Matthews, North Carolina

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

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 Matthews or any other city in North 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 Matthews 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 Matthews, NC

Matthews Post Office
301 E John St
Matthews NC, 28105

Looking for a passport office in Matthews? There are hundreds of such offices in North Carolina. 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 Matthews.

Matthews Post Office
301 E John St
Matthews, NC 28105

Other passport offices near Matthews North Carolina:

Mint Hill Station USPS - Charlotte - 4.4 Miles
South Providence Charlotte USPS - Charlotte - 4.6 Miles
Carmel Station Post Office - Charlotte - 6.2 Miles
Downtown Charlotte Post Office - Charlotte - 8.2 Miles
Union Station - Charlotte - 11 Miles
Northeast Station USPS - Charlotte - 11.8 Miles
County Court Clerk Rock Hill SC - Rock Hill - 19.8 Miles
Kannapolis Post Office - Kannapolis - 22.7 Miles
Voter Registration Office - Lancaster - 24.1 Miles
Gastonia Post Office - Gastonia - 24.3 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Matthews

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

Matthews North Carolina, Pineville North Carolina, Harrisburg North Carolina, Fort Mill South Carolina, Belmont North Carolina, Mount Holly North Carolina, Huntersville North Carolina, Newport South Carolina, Lowell North Carolina, Mount Pleasant North Carolina, Kannapolis North Carolina, Cornelius North Carolina, Davidson North Carolina, Dallas North Carolina, Mooresville North Carolina, Denver North Carolina, New London North Carolina, Sharon South Carolina, Jefferson South Carolina, Great Falls South Carolina

Regional Passport Offices Close to Matthews

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 - 198.8 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 287.1 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 392.8 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 446 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 462.6 Miles

Passport Expediting in Matthews, North Carolina

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

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

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 Matthews.

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 Matthews 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 Matthews?

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 Matthews, 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 198.8 miles from Matthews, 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 Matthews?

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 Matthews?

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 Matthews.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #6479 - Matthews - (0.3 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Sam Newell & Pineville-Mathews
1220 Matthews Township Pkwy
Matthews NC 28105
(704) 814-9487
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #4299 - Matthews - (0.4 mi)
Photo Center
1305 Matthews Township
Matthews NC 28105
(704) 847-8508
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Costco Store #367 - Matthews - (1.1 mi)
Photo Center
2125 Matthews Township Pkwy
Matthews NC 28105
(704) 321-7440
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
Walmart Charlotte Supercenter - (1.2 mi)
Photo Center
1830 Galleria Blvd
Charlotte NC 28270
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Matthews - (1.2 mi)
Intersection Of Monroe Rd. And Galleria Blvd. (Next To Firestone Autocare)
10020 Monroe Rd
Matthews NC 28105
(704) 841-1062
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Sycamore Commons Shopping Center - (1.2 mi)
Next Door To McAlister's Deli
2217 Matthews Township Pkwy
Matthews NC 28105
(704) 849-0899
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #7766 - Charlotte - (1.4 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Monroe & Sardis
1510 Sardis Rd N
Charlotte NC 28270
(704) 708-5861
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #9084 - Matthews - (2.2 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Mathews & Idlewild
3431 Matthews Mint Hill Rd
Matthews NC 28105
(704) 844-8908
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #7213 - Matthews - (2.2 mi)
Photo Center
3310 Siskey Parkway
Matthews NC 28105
(704) 849-2271
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #7492 - Matthews - (2.3 mi)
Photo Center
3610 Matthews Mint Hill Road
Matthews NC 28105
(704) 708-5701
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99