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Ferndale, Michigan Passport Office Information

How to get a passport in Ferndale, MI: Passport Offices & Application Process

Detroit MI Ferndale Branch Post Office
22681 Woodward Ave
Ferndale MI, 48220

In Ferndale, Michigan there is only a single passport office location (e.g. acceptance agent). These passport offices are part of the application process for a new adult or child passport application. The Ferndale 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 1 passport office in Ferndale, there are (440) other passport offices in Michigan 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 Ferndale, Michigan and Expedited Passport service options for Ferndale.

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 Ferndale Michigan

Showing the single passport office in Ferndale:

Detroit MI Ferndale Branch Post Office

22681 Woodward Ave
Ferndale, MI 48220


Other passport offices near Ferndale Michigan

Detroit College Park Post Office - Detroit - 0.9 Miles
Hazel Park Post Office - Hazel Park - 1.4 Miles
City of Hazel Park - Hazel Park - 1.4 Miles
Royal Oak MI Post Office - Royal Oak - 1.9 Miles
City of Oak Park - Oak Park - 2.1 Miles
Oak Park Post Office MI - Oak Park - 2.4 Miles
Madison Heights Post Office - Madison Heights - 3.3 Miles
Highland Park Post Office MI - Highland Park - 3.8 Miles
Detroit MI Seven Oaks Post Office - Detroit - 4 Miles
Clawson Post Office - Clawson - 4.7 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Ferndale

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.

Detroit Passport Agency - 8.6 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 189.9 Miles
Chicago Passport Agency - 202.9 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 349.8 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 390.7 Miles

Ferndale, Michigan Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Ferndale

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 Ferndale or any other city in Michigan 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 Ferndale 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 Ferndale

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

Ferndale Michigan, Royal Oak Michigan, Oak Park Michigan, Madison Heights Michigan, Highland Park Michigan, Southfield Michigan, Warren Michigan, Hamtramck Michigan, Beverly Hills Michigan, Birmingham Michigan, Eastpointe Michigan, Dearborn Michigan, Redford Michigan, Franklin Michigan, Sterling Heights Michigan, Troy Michigan, Roseville Michigan, Harper Woods Michigan, Dearborn Heights Michigan, Grosse Pointe Park Michigan

Passport Expediting in Ferndale, Michigan

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

We make the passport application process easier and make getting a passport in Ferndale simplier. Our guide to how and where to get a passport in Ferndale 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 Ferndale?

The process of getting a passport is pretty much the same wherever you are, however because this is about getting a passport in Ferndale, you get the extra advantage of being really close to the Detroit 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 Ferndale.
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 Ferndale 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 Ferndale?

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 Ferndale, 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 Ferndale residents, there is a regional passport facility only 8.6 miles away. It's possible to make an appointment at the Detroit 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 Ferndale as there are other options available.

How much does a passport cost in Ferndale?

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 Ferndale?

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 Ferndale.

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

CVS #8180 - Ferndale - (0.4 mi)
Photo Center
539 East 9 Mile Road
Ferndale MI 48220
(248) 414-5761
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #8101 - Ferndale - (0.5 mi)
Photo Center
900 West Nine Mile Road
Ferndale MI 48220
(248) 543-9940
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #8103 - Hazel Park - (1.4 mi)
Photo Center
33 West Nine Mile Road
Hazel Park MI 48030
(248) 541-1650
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #8068 - Royal Oak - (1.8 mi)
Photo Center
525 Fourth Street East
Royal Oak MI 48067
(248) 548-5057
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #8175 - Detroit - (1.8 mi)
Photo Center
18600 Livernois Avenue
Detroit MI 48221
(313) 345-6020
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #5425 - Oak Park - (2.1 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Coolidge & Nine Mile
13550 W 9 Mile Rd
Oak Park MI 48237
(248) 548-4251
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #8074 - Berkley - (2.1 mi)
Photo Center
1715 Coolidge
Berkley MI 48237
(248) 546-9111
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #8106 - Oak Park - (2.1 mi)
Photo Center
23001 Coolidge Hwy
Oak Park MI 48237
(248) 547-8230
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #4691 - Madison Heights - (2.3 mi)
Southeast Corner John R & 11 Mile
26800 John R Rd
Madison Heights MI 48071
(248) 546-2872
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #8033 - Madison Heights - (2.4 mi)
Photo Center
27050 John R Road
Madison Heights MI 48071
(248) 547-0800
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99

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