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Mountain Home, Idaho Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Mountain Home

Residents of Mountain Home in Elmore County, Idaho have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Mountain Home 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 Mountain Home, there are (60) other passport offices in Idaho 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 Mountain Home, Idaho and Expedited Passport service options for Mountain Home.

How to Get a Passport in Mountain Home, Idaho

Getting a passport in Mountain Home 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 Mountain Home 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 Mountain Home will need to visit a passport office.
* Mountain Home 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 Mountain Home

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 Mountain Home or any other city in Idaho 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 Mountain Home 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 Mountain Home, ID

Elmore County Recorder
150 S 4th St E, #3
Mountain Home ID, 83647

Looking for a passport office in Mountain Home? There are hundreds of such offices in Idaho. 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 Mountain Home.

Elmore County Recorder
150 S 4th St E, #3
Mountain Home, ID 83647

Other passport offices near Mountain Home Idaho:

USPO - Boise Main Office - Boise - 28.5 Miles
Owyhee County Courthouse - Murphy - 33.7 Miles
Boise County Auditor & Recorder - Idaho City - 34.1 Miles
Camas County Clerk - Fairfield - 43.5 Miles
Canyon County Elections - Caldwell - 46.1 Miles
Gem County Clerks Office - Emmett - 48.2 Miles
Gooding County Clerk - Gooding - 50.6 Miles
Lincoln County Clerk - Shoshone - 63.3 Miles
Jerome County Recorder - Jerome - 64 Miles
Blaine County Clerk - Hailey - 65.8 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Mountain Home

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

Grand View Idaho, Glenns Ferry Idaho, Boise Idaho, Garden City Idaho, Kuna Idaho, Meridian Idaho, Eagle Idaho, Nampa Idaho, Bliss Idaho, Atlanta Idaho, Horseshoe Bend Idaho, Hagerman Idaho, Notus Idaho, Homedale Idaho, Jordan Valley Oregon, Parma Idaho, Buhl Idaho, New Plymouth Idaho, Adrian Oregon, Nyssa Oregon

Regional Passport Offices Close to Mountain Home

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.

Seattle Passport Agency - 379 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 445.8 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 536.8 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 566.1 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 635.4 Miles

Passport Expediting in Mountain Home, Idaho

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Mountain Home. 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 Mountain Home, Idaho

What is the application process of getting a passport in Mountain Home?

Getting a passport is pretty much the process same wherever you are, the downside to being in Mountain Home 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 Mountain Home.

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 Mountain Home 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 Mountain Home?

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 Mountain Home, 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 Mountain Home?

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 Mountain Home?

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 Mountain Home.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. UPS Store - Mountain Home - (8.4 mi)
Located In Stardust Plaza By Albertsons
280 E 5th N
Mountain Home ID 83647
(208) 580-2209
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Mountain Home Supercenter - (9 mi)
Photo Center
2745 American Legion Blvd
Mountain Home ID 83647
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Southeast Boise - (23.4 mi)
Intersection Of Federal Way And Gowen Rd. Boise, Idaho 83716
6568 S Federal Way
Boise ID 83716
(208) 338-9979
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #12123 - Boise - (25.7 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Findlay & Federal Way
3395 S Federal Way
Boise ID 83705
(208) 319-1043
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #6971 - Boise - (25.8 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Apple & Parkcenter
2285 S Apple St
Boise ID 83706
(208) 336-3956
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #13888 - Boise - (27.4 mi)
Myrtle & Broadway
455 S Broadway Ave
Boise ID 83702
(208) 331-4187
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Vista Ave - (27.4 mi)
Vista Village Shopping Center
1116 Vista Ave
Boise ID 83705
(208) 345-2042
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #5185 - Boise - (28.2 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Orchard & Overland
4924 W Overland Rd
Boise ID 83705
(208) 336-1728
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - West Downtown - (28.8 mi)
17th And State Shops
1775 W State St
Boise ID 83702
(208) 384-8500
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #11083 - Boise - (28.9 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Five Mile & Lake Hazel
6195 S Five Mile Rd
Boise ID 83709
(208) 319-0191
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99