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Mobile, Alabama Passport Office Information

Passport Guide: Get a Passport in Mobile / Applying for a passport from Mobile

Residents of Mobile in Mobile County, Alabama have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Mobile 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 Mobile, there are (89) other passport offices in Alabama 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 Mobile, Alabama and Expedited Passport service options for Mobile.

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.


Passport Office in Mobile, AL

Mobile Main Post Office
250 Saint Joseph St
Mobile AL, 36602

There is only a single passport office in Mobile.

Mobile Main Post Office
250 Saint Joseph St
Mobile, AL 36602
 

Regional Passport Offices Close to Mobile

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.

New Orleans Passport Agency - 113.6 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 261.5 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 341.5 Miles
Houston Passport Agency - 383.8 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 463.8 Miles



Other passport offices near Mobile Alabama:

Daphne Post Office - Daphne - 9.1 Miles
Baldwin Co. Circuit Clerk - Fairhope - 13.2 Miles
Baldwin Co., AL, Circuit Clerk - Bay Minette - 18.2 Miles
Summerdale, AL Post Office - Summerdale - 22.2 Miles
Baldwin Co., AL, Circuit Clerk - Foley - 25 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Mobile

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

Prichard Alabama, Chickasaw Alabama, Spanish Fort Alabama, Saraland Alabama, Daphne Alabama, Satsuma Alabama, Fairhope Alabama, Loxley Alabama, Robertsdale Alabama, Grand Bay Alabama, Bayou La Batre Alabama, Summerdale Alabama, Foley Alabama, Citronelle Alabama, Helena Mississippi, Dauphin Island Alabama, Elberta Alabama, Moss Point Mississippi, Gulf Shores Alabama, Gautier Mississippi


How to Get a Passport in Mobile, Alabama

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

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 Mobile or any other city in Alabama 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 Mobile 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 Expediting in Mobile, Alabama

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

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

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 Mobile.

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 Mobile 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 Mobile?

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 Mobile, 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 New Orleans Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 113.6 miles from Mobile, 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 Mobile?

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 Mobile?

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 Mobile.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #2675 - Mobile - (0.5 mi)
Photo Center
900 Government Street
Mobile AL 36604
(251) 432-8320
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #6507 - Mobile - (1.2 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Bradford & Government
1320 Government St
Mobile AL 36604
(251) 432-0445
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #15480 - Mobile - (1.8 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Mobile Infirmary/Louiselle & Spring Hill
1731 Spring Hill Ave
Mobile AL 36604
(251) 431-9858
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - The Loop - (2.3 mi)
Korbet's Square At The Loop (Midtown)
2029B Airport Blvd
Mobile AL 36606
(251) 473-1022
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #7609 - Mobile - (2.3 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Williams St( Dauphin Island Prkwy ) & Government St
2050 Government St
Mobile AL 36606
(251) 476-1825
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #4900 - Mobile - (2.8 mi)
Photo Center
2550 Dauphin Street
Mobile AL 36606
(251) 471-1573
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Mobile Supercenter - (4.1 mi)
Photo Center
101 E I65 Service Rd S
Mobile AL 36606
251-471-6115
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Costco Store #1192 - Mobile - (4.5 mi)
Photo Center
1450 Tingle Circle West
Mobile AL 36606
(251) 308-7030
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
UPS Store - Yester Oaks Shopping Center - (4.6 mi)
Located in the Yester Oaks Shopping Center near I-65, next to Plato's Closet
3688 Airport Blvd
Mobile AL 36608
(251) 460-4096
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Springhill - (5 mi)
Old Shell At McGregor Next To Pizza Hut
4358 Old Shell Rd
Mobile AL 36608
(251) 460-0600
Price: Cost varies by location