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New Bern, North Carolina Passport Office Information

Residents of New Bern in Craven County, North Carolina have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in New Bern 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 New Bern, there are (139) other passport offices in North Carolina 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 New Bern, North Carolina and Expedited Passport service options for New Bern.

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 New Bern, NC

New Bern Post Office
1851 S Glenburnie Rd
New Bern NC, 28562

There is only a single passport office in New Bern.

New Bern Post Office
1851 S Glenburnie Rd
New Bern, NC 28562

Regional Passport Offices Close to New Bern

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.

Washington Passport Agency - 225.7 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 304.2 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 366.8 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 367.1 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 393.6 Miles

Other passport offices near New Bern North Carolina:

Havelock Post Office - Havelock - 19.8 Miles
Clerk of Superior Court, Lenoir County - Kinston - 21.9 Miles
Newport Post Office - Newport - 25.4 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near New Bern

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

Dover North Carolina, Alliance North Carolina, Havelock North Carolina, Aurora North Carolina, Newport North Carolina, Bath North Carolina, Morehead City North Carolina, Atlantic Beach North Carolina, Walnut Creek North Carolina, Harkers Island North Carolina, Robersonville North Carolina, Eureka North Carolina, Fremont North Carolina, Wallace North Carolina, Hamilton North Carolina, Princeton North Carolina, Rocky Mount North Carolina, Ocracoke North Carolina, Selma North Carolina, Ogden North Carolina

How to Get a Passport in New Bern, North Carolina

Getting a passport in New Bern 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 New Bern 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 New Bern will need to visit a passport office.
* New Bern 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 New Bern

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 New Bern or any other city in North Carolina 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 New Bern 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 New Bern, North Carolina

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in New Bern. 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 New Bern, North Carolina

What is the application process of getting a passport in New Bern?

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

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 New Bern 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 New Bern?

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 New Bern, 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 New Bern?

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 New Bern?

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 New Bern.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. UPS Store - New Bern - (3.5 mi)
Across From Main Post Office
1822 S Glenburnie Rd
New Bern NC 28562
(252) 637-7500
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #17902 - New Bern - (3.8 mi)
Northwest Corner Of South Glenburnie Road & Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
3500 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard
New Bern NC 28562
(252) 672-8354
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #5597 - New Bern - (4.1 mi)
Photo Center
3311 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
New Bern NC 28560
(252) 638-2600
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart New Bern Supercenter - (4.3 mi)
Photo Center
3105 Dr M L King Jr Blvd
New Bern NC 28562
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #2222 - New Bern - (4.9 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Degraffenreid & Neuse
2001 Neuse Blvd
New Bern NC 28560
(252) 672-8365
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #3987 - Grantsboro - (15.6 mi)
Photo Center
10775 Nc Hwy55
Grantsboro NC 28529
(252) 745-3911
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Grantsboro Supercenter - (16 mi)
Photo Center
11233 B Nc 55 Hwy
Grantsboro NC 28529
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Havelock Supercenter - (17.4 mi)
Photo Center
566 Us Highway 70 W
Havelock NC 28532
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #7344 - Havelock - (17.5 mi)
Photo Center
103 Catawba Road
Havelock NC 28532
(252) 447-8033
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #17469 - Havelock - (19.6 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Mill Blvd. & West Main Street
101 West Main Street
Havelock NC 28532
(252) 447-6303
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99