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Independence, Missouri Passport Office Information

How to get a passport in Independence, MO: Passport Offices & Application Process

Independence Main Postal Office
301 W Lexington Ave
Independence MO, 64050

In Independence, Missouri 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 Independence 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 Independence, there are (191) other passport offices in Missouri 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 Independence, Missouri and Expedited Passport service options for Independence.

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 Independence Missouri

Showing the single passport office in Independence:

Independence Main Postal Office

301 W Lexington Ave
Independence, MO 64050


Other passport offices near Independence Missouri

Raytown Post Office - Raytown - 6.7 Miles
Liberty Post Office - Liberty - 7.2 Miles
North Kansas City Post Office - Kansas City - 7.8 Miles
Civic Center - Kansas City - 7.9 Miles
Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District - Kansas City - 8 Miles
City Center Square - Kansas City - 8.2 Miles
Blue Springs - Blue Springs - 8.3 Miles
Kansas Main Office Window Unit - Kansas City - 8.4 Miles
Longview Station - Kansas City - 9.3 Miles
Civic Center Station - Kansas City - 10 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Independence

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.

Arkansas Passport Center - 285.4 Miles
Chicago Passport Agency - 350.8 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 397.4 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 484.5 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 550.8 Miles

Independence, Missouri Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

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 Independence or any other city in Missouri 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 Independence 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 Independence

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

Independence Missouri, Birmingham Missouri, Randolph Missouri, Raytown Missouri, Avondale Missouri, North Kansas City Missouri, Kansas City Missouri, Blue Springs Missouri, Gladstone Missouri, Riverside Missouri, Fairway Kansas, Lee's Summit Missouri, Mission Kansas, Prairie Village Kansas, Leawood Kansas, Merriam Kansas, Overland Park Kansas, Grandview Missouri, Shawnee Kansas, Kearney Missouri

Passport Expediting in Independence, Missouri

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Independence. 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).

Need it Fast? Expedite Now or Read more about 3rd Party Passport Expediting

Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Independence, Missouri

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

Getting a passport is pretty much the process same wherever you are, the downside to being in Independence and needing a passport is that there is no regional passport office nearby. If you need a passport quickly, you will have limited options. With most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there is only one passport office in Independence.
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 Independence 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 Independence?

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 Independence, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). There are no regional passport issuing offices within 200 miles. You might want to consider using a private passport courier that can expedite your passport application.

How much does a passport cost in Independence?

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 Independence?

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 Independence.

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

CVS #8564 - Independence - (1.6 mi)
Photo Center
17301 E Us 24 Hwy
Independence MO 64056
(816) 796-8769
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #5691 - Independence - (1.9 mi)
Photo Center
11115 East Us 24 Highway
Independence MO 64054
(816) 833-2493
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #5873 - Independence - (2 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Susquehanna & Hwy 24
17811 E Us Highway 24
Independence MO 64056
(816) 257-5202
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #5652 - Independence - (2.2 mi)
Photo Center
1545 East 23rd Street
Independence MO 64055
(816) 252-4267
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #4224 - Independence - (2.2 mi)
Northwest Corner Lee's Summit & 23Rd St
1536 E 23Rd St S
Independence MO 64055
(816) 252-0752
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #10241 - Independence - (2.3 mi)
Photo Center
1315 West 23rd Street
Independence MO 64052
(816) 833-8790
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - The Hub Shopping Center - (2.5 mi)
In The Hub Shopping Center by Price Chopper at 291 Hwy & 23rd St
16657 E 23rd St
Independence MO 64055
(816) 461-3101
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #4236 - Independence - (2.6 mi)
Northeast Corner Sterling & 23Rd
2261 S Sterling Ave
Independence MO 64052
(816) 833-5840
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #8430 - Independence - (3.7 mi)
Photo Center
3825 South Noland Road
Independence MO 64055
(816) 254-6002
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #5247 - Independence - (3.8 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Noland & 39Th
3915 S Noland Rd
Independence MO 64055
(816) 254-8748
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99

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