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Muscatine, Iowa Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Muscatine

Residents of Muscatine in Muscatine County, Iowa have a choice of 2 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Muscatine 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 2 passport offices here in Muscatine, there are (103) other passport offices in Iowa 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 any of the passport acceptance agents listed below the map on this web page. If you need it faster than that, please see: closest regional passport offices to Muscatine, Iowa and Expedited Passport service options for Muscatine.


How to Get a Passport in Muscatine, Iowa

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

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 Muscatine or any other city in Iowa 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 Muscatine 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 Offices in Muscatine, IA

Muscatine County Recorder's Office
414 E 3rd St
Muscatine IA, 52761

Muscatine Post Office
3100 Cedar St
Muscatine IA, 52761

Looking for a passport office in Muscatine? There are hundreds of such offices in Iowa. 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 are 2 passport offices in Muscatine.

Muscatine County Recorder's Office
414 E 3rd St
Muscatine, IA 52761
Muscatine Post Office
3100 Cedar St
Muscatine, IA 52761

Other passport offices near Muscatine Iowa:

Cedar County Recorder's Office - Tipton - 20.2 Miles
Rock Island IL Post Office - Rock Island - 22.8 Miles
Davenport IA Main Post Office - Davenport - 23 Miles
Rock Island Circuit Court - Rock Island - 23.2 Miles
Scott County Recorder - Davenport - 23.3 Miles
Iowa City Post Office - Iowa City - 24.2 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Muscatine

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

Durant Iowa, Stockton Iowa, Buffalo Iowa, West Branch Iowa, Riverside Iowa, Moline Illinois, Bettendorf Iowa, Eldridge Iowa, Wheatland Iowa, Coralville Iowa, Calamus Iowa, Solon Iowa, East Moline Illinois, North Liberty Iowa, Hampton Illinois, Mount Vernon Iowa, Colona Illinois, New London Iowa, De Witt Iowa, Gladstone Illinois

Regional Passport Offices Close to Muscatine

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.

Chicago Passport Agency - 157.2 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 362.8 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 428.2 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 549.7 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 559.4 Miles


Passport Expediting in Muscatine, Iowa

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

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

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 are 2 passport offices in Muscatine.

The basic process: fill out the DS-11 New Passport Application, take it with your proof of identity, passport photos, and passport fees to any of the passport offices in Muscatine 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 Muscatine?

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 Muscatine, 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 Chicago Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 157.2 miles from Muscatine, 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 Muscatine?

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 Muscatine?

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 Muscatine.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #5885 - Muscatine - (2.6 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Park & Harrison
1703 Park Ave
Muscatine IA 52761
(563) 263-2724
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Muscatine Supercenter - (3.1 mi)
Photo Center
3003 N Highway 61
Muscatine IA 52761
563-262-8074
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Tipton Store - (21.1 mi)
Photo Center
1126 Highway 38 North
Tipton IA 52772
866-733-2693
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Aledo Store - (21.3 mi)
Photo Center
1500 Se 5th St
Aledo IL 61231
866-733-2693
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Davenport Supercenter - (22.1 mi)
Photo Center
3101 W Kimberly Rd
Davenport IA 52806
563-445-1156
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #8547 - Iowa City - (22.6 mi)
Photo Center
2425 Muscatine Avenue
Iowa City IA 52240
(319) 358-1056
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #8659 - Davenport - (22.7 mi)
Photo Center
1777 Division Street
Davenport IA 52804
(563) 323-1074
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #5239 - Davenport - (22.7 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Division & Locust
1660 W Locust St
Davenport IA 52804
(563) 324-3508
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #3991 - Rock Island - (22.7 mi)
31St Avenue & 11Th Street
3100 11Th St
Rock Island IL 61201
(309) 786-4312
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #5077 - Iowa City - (22.8 mi)
Northwest Corner Of First Avenue & Muscatine Avenue
2214 Muscatine Ave
Iowa City IA 52240
(319) 354-2670
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99