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Alamogordo, New Mexico Passport Office Information

Last Reviewed on March 16th, 2022

How to get a passport in Alamogordo, NM: Passport Offices & Application Process

Alamogordo Post Office
930 E 12th St
Alamogordo NM, 88310

In Alamogordo, New Mexico 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 Alamogordo 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 Alamogordo, there are (60) other passport offices in New Mexico 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 Alamogordo, New Mexico and Expedited Passport service options for Alamogordo.

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 Alamogordo New Mexico

Showing the single passport office in Alamogordo:

Alamogordo Post Office

930 E 12th St
Alamogordo, NM 88310


Other passport offices near Alamogordo New Mexico

Holloman AFB - Holloman Air Force Base - 4.5 Miles
Cloud Croft MPO - Cloudcroft - 23.2 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Alamogordo

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.

El Paso Passport Agency - 64.2 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 238.9 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 416.9 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 471.9 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 555 Miles

Alamogordo, New Mexico Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Alamogordo

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 Alamogordo or any other city in New Mexico 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 Alamogordo 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 Alamogordo

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

Cloudcroft New Mexico, Sacramento New Mexico, Ruidoso New Mexico, Doña Ana New Mexico, Mesilla New Mexico, Salem New Mexico, Lincoln New Mexico, Lincoln New Mexico, Sunland Park New Mexico, Alfredo B. Bonfil (Lomas del Poleo) Chihuahua, Senecú Chihuahua, Ciudad Juárez Chihuahua, Granjas la Unión Siglo XXI Chihuahua, Sparks Texas, Flores Chihuahua, Rancho Tres Palmas Chihuahua, Socorro Texas, Sitio Luis Rey Chihuahua, El Sauzal Chihuahua, El Quemado [Corrales] Chihuahua

Passport Expediting in Alamogordo, New Mexico

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

Need it Fast? Expedite Now or Read more about 3rd Party Passport Expediting

Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Alamogordo, New Mexico

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

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 Alamogordo.
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 Alamogordo 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 Alamogordo?

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 Alamogordo, 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 El Paso Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 64.2 miles from Alamogordo, 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 Alamogordo?

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 Alamogordo?

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 Alamogordo.

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

Walmart Alamogordo Supercenter - (11.7 mi)
Photo Center
233 S New York Ave
Alamogordo NM 88310
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #9991 - Alamogordo - (11.9 mi)
Southwest Corner Of White Sands & 10Th
955 N White Sands Blvd
Alamogordo NM 88310
(575) 434-4116
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #13927 - Las Cruces - (39.3 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Rinconada Blvd & Northrise Dr
3375 Rinconada Blvd
Las Cruces NM 88011
(575) 382-9100
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Las Cruces Supercenter - (39.3 mi)
Photo Center
3331 Rinconada Blvd
Las Cruces NM 88011
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #11458 - Las Cruces - (40.5 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Lohman & Roadrunner
3990 E Lohman Ave
Las Cruces NM 88011
(575) 522-1457
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #4421 - Las Cruces - (41.1 mi)
Main & Treviz
3100 N Main St
Las Cruces NM 88001
(575) 525-0298
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #7373 - Las Cruces - (41.2 mi)
Photo Center
3011 N. Main St
Las Cruces NM 88001
(575) 647-8878
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Las Cruces Supercenter - (41.3 mi)
Photo Center
571 Walton Blvd
Las Cruces NM 88001
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #7107 - Las Cruces - (41.5 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Walton & Lohman
2300 E Lohman Ave
Las Cruces NM 88001
(575) 647-2506
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #4650 - Ruidoso - (41.6 mi)
Northwest Corner Hwy 70 & Sudderth
138 Sudderth Dr
Ruidoso NM 88345
(575) 257-1566
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99

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