Rochester, New Hampshire Passport Office Information

Last Reviewed on March 16th, 2022

How to get a passport in Rochester, NH: Passport Offices & Application Process

Rochester Post Office
20 Allen St
Rochester NH, 3867

In Rochester, New Hampshire 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 Rochester 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 Rochester, there are (53) other passport offices in New Hampshire 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 Rochester, New Hampshire and Expedited Passport service options for Rochester.

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 Rochester New Hampshire

Showing the single passport office in Rochester:

Rochester Post Office

20 Allen St
Rochester, NH 03867


Other passport offices near Rochester New Hampshire

Dover Post Office - Dover - 10.8 Miles
South Berwick Post Office - South Berwick - 11.9 Miles
Durham Post Office - Durham - 12.3 Miles
Nottingham Post Office - Nottingham - 12.3 Miles
Epsom Post Office - Epsom - 14.1 Miles
Sanbornville Post Office - Sanbornville - 14.2 Miles
Sanford Post Office - Sanford - 14.5 Miles
Springvale Post Office - Springvale - 14.6 Miles
Epping Post Office - Epping - 16.8 Miles
Wolfeboro Town Clerk's Office - Wolfeboro - 17.5 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Rochester

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.

National Passport Center - 18.3 Miles
Boston Passport Agency - 57 Miles
Vermont Passport Agency - 125.1 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 175.1 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 203.3 Miles

Rochester, New Hampshire Passport Forms & Application Guides

Getting a passport in Rochester 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 Rochester 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 Rochester will need to visit a passport office.
* Please see regional passport offices close to Rochester, there is one less than 100 miles from Rochester.
* To renew your passport, you do NOT need to visit a passport office.

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Rochester

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 Rochester or any other city in New Hampshire 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 Rochester 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 Rochester

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

Rochester New Hampshire, Farmington New Hampshire, Barrington New Hampshire, Milton New Hampshire, Northwood New Hampshire, Berwick Maine, Somersworth New Hampshire, Alton New Hampshire, South Berwick Maine, Nottingham New Hampshire, Deerfield New Hampshire, Durham New Hampshire, North Berwick Maine, Sanford Maine, Acton Maine, Newmarket New Hampshire, Wakefield New Hampshire, Newington New Hampshire, Gilmanton New Hampshire, Wolfeboro New Hampshire

Passport Expediting in Rochester, New Hampshire

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

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Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Rochester, New Hampshire

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

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 Rochester.
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 Rochester 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 Rochester?

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 Rochester, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks).

While not down the street, the closest option for a passport-issuing facility is the National Passport Center, it's not too far from Rochester and if you can provide proof of travel within the next seventy-two hours, you can make an appointment there and get a passport.

If you have trouble getting an appointment at the National Passport Center, there are additional regional offices that are farther but may be options for you, see regional passport offices near Rochester.

How much does a passport cost in Rochester?

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 Rochester?

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 Rochester.

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

Walmart Rochester Supercenter - (2.4 mi)
Photo Center
116 Farmington Rd
Rochester NH 03867
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #2197 - Rochester - (2.9 mi)
Photo Center
301 N. Main St
Rochester NH 03867
(603) 332-6497
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Farmington - (3.2 mi)
Beside Barron Brothers Development, Inc.
368 NH Route 11
Farmington NH 03835
(603) 755-3332
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #3520 - Rochester - (3.9 mi)
South Main & Columbus Avenue
104 S Main St
Rochester NH 03867
(603) 332-9360
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #4314 - Somersworth - (9.1 mi)
Photo Center
338 High Street
Somersworth NH 03878
(603) 692-6636
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Somersworth Supercenter - (9.2 mi)
Photo Center
59 Waltons Way
Somersworth NH 03878
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #10780 - Dover - (9.8 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Central & Glenwood
1 Glenwood Ave
Dover NH 03820
(603) 749-4136
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #10642 - Lee - (10.1 mi)
Of Rt 125 & Rt 4
91 Calef Hwy
Lee NH 03861
(603) 868-1783
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Dover - (10.8 mi)
Photo Center
422 Central Ave
Dover NH 03820
(603) 750-3012
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #10463 - Dover - (11.2 mi)
Photo Center
118 Central Ave
Dover NH 03820
(603) 742-3995
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99

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