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Royal Oak, Michigan Passport Office Information

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

Royal Oak MI Post Office
200 W 2nd St
Royal Oak MI, 48067

In Royal Oak, 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 Royal Oak 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 Royal Oak, 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 Royal Oak, Michigan and Expedited Passport service options for Royal Oak.

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 Royal Oak Michigan

Showing the single passport office in Royal Oak:

Royal Oak MI Post Office

200 W 2nd St
Royal Oak, MI 48067


Other passport offices near Royal Oak Michigan

Madison Heights Post Office - Madison Heights - 1.7 Miles
Detroit MI Ferndale Branch Post Office - Ferndale - 1.9 Miles
Hazel Park Post Office - Hazel Park - 2.2 Miles
City of Hazel Park - Hazel Park - 2.3 Miles
City of Oak Park - Oak Park - 2.5 Miles
Clawson Post Office - Clawson - 2.7 Miles
Detroit College Park Post Office - Detroit - 2.8 Miles
Oak Park Post Office MI - Oak Park - 3.5 Miles
Warren Post Office - Warren - 4.1 Miles
Troy Main Post Office - Troy - 4.2 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Royal Oak

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 - 10.4 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 189.7 Miles
Chicago Passport Agency - 203 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 351 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 391.5 Miles

Royal Oak, Michigan Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Royal Oak

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 Royal Oak 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 Royal Oak 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 Royal Oak

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

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

Passport Expediting in Royal Oak, Michigan

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

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

The process of getting a passport is pretty much the same wherever you are, however because this is about getting a passport in Royal Oak, 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 Royal Oak.
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 Royal Oak 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 Royal Oak?

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 Royal Oak, 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 Royal Oak residents, there is a regional passport facility only 10.4 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 Royal Oak as there are other options available.

How much does a passport cost in Royal Oak?

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 Royal Oak?

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 Royal Oak.

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

CVS #8068 - Royal Oak - (0.2 mi)
Photo Center
525 Fourth Street East
Royal Oak MI 48067
(248) 548-5057
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #5426 - Royal Oak - (0.9 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Rochester & 12 Mile
1815 Rochester Rd
Royal Oak MI 48073
(248) 546-6572
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #8127 - Royal Oak - (0.9 mi)
Photo Center
209 East 12 Mile Road
Royal Oak MI 48073
(248) 548-6180
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #4691 - Madison Heights - (1.5 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 - (1.5 mi)
Photo Center
27050 John R Road
Madison Heights MI 48071
(248) 547-0800
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #8180 - Ferndale - (1.8 mi)
Photo Center
539 East 9 Mile Road
Ferndale MI 48220
(248) 414-5761
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #8101 - Ferndale - (1.8 mi)
Photo Center
900 West Nine Mile Road
Ferndale MI 48220
(248) 543-9940
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Costco Store #393 - Madison Heights - (1.8 mi)
Photo Center
30550 Stephenson Hwy
Madison Heights MI 48071
(248) 616-0048
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
UPS Store - Royal Oak - (1.9 mi)
Just North Of 12 Mile Rd On The East Side Of Woodward
29488 Woodward Ave
Royal Oak MI 48073
(248) 548-8178
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #8103 - Hazel Park - (2.3 mi)
Photo Center
33 West Nine Mile Road
Hazel Park MI 48030
(248) 541-1650
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99

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