Silver City, New Mexico Passport Office Information

Last Reviewed on March 16th, 2022

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

Silver City Post Office
500 N Hudson St
Silver City NM, 88061

In Silver City, 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 Silver City 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 Silver City, 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 Silver City, New Mexico and Expedited Passport service options for Silver City.

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 Silver City New Mexico

Showing the single passport office in Silver City:

Silver City Post Office

500 N Hudson St
Silver City, NM 88061

 

Other passport offices near Silver City New Mexico

Lordsburg Post Office - Lordsburg - 45.2 Miles
Greenlee County Clerk of Superior Court - Clifton - 50.6 Miles
Deming Post Office - Deming - 52 Miles
Sierra Station - Tor C Post Office - Truth or Consequences - 52.8 Miles
Hatch Post Office - Hatch - 60.8 Miles
Graham Co Clerk of Superior Court - Safford - 72.1 Miles
Thatcher Post Office - Thatcher - 75 Miles
Springerville Post Office - Springerville - 83.8 Miles
Magdalena Post Office - Magdalena - 84.6 Miles
Las Cruces Commerce Station - Las Cruces - 86.7 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Silver City

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 - 118.1 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 137 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 432.1 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 447.6 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 511.8 Miles



Silver City, New Mexico Passport Forms & Application Guides

Getting a passport in Silver City 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 Silver City 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 Silver City will need to visit a passport office.
* Silver City 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 Silver City

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 Silver City 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 Silver City 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 Silver City

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

Santa Clara New Mexico, Duncan Arizona, Salem New Mexico, Animas New Mexico, Sierra Rica Chihuahua, Thatcher Arizona, Reforma Agraria Integral Chihuahua, Emiliano Zapata Chihuahua, El Cinco de Mayo Chihuahua, Columbus New Mexico, Los Valientes Chihuahua, Puerto Palomas Chihuahua, Ninguno Chihuahua, El Milagro Chihuahua, Eagar Arizona, Doña Ana New Mexico, Springerville Arizona, Las Palomas Chihuahua, Magdalena New Mexico, El Espejo Chihuahua

Passport Expediting in Silver City, New Mexico

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Silver City. 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 Silver City, New Mexico

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

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 Silver City.
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 Silver City 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 Silver City?

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 Silver City, 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 118.1 miles from Silver City, 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 Silver City?

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 Silver City?

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 Silver City.

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

Walmart Silver City Supercenter - (13.5 mi)
Photo Center
2501 Highway 180 E
Silver City NM 88061
575-538-2808
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #10808 - Silver City - (13.6 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Rosedale & Hwy 180
100 Rosedale Rd
Silver City NM 88061
(575) 534-0053
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Silver City - (13.7 mi)
Conveniently Located In Albertson's Shopping Center On Hwy 180
2340 US Hwy 180 East
Silver City NM 88061
(575) 534-8487
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #10449 - Silver City - (13.8 mi)
Photo Center
610 Silver Heights Blvd
Silver City NM 88061
(575) 388-1614
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #15603 - Deming - (51.9 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Gold ( Hwy 180) & Pine ( Business 10)
122 N Gold Ave
Deming NM 88030
(575) 546-2731
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Deming Supercenter - (52.2 mi)
Photo Center
1021 E Pine St
Deming NM 88030
575-546-8058
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Truth Or Consequences Supercenter - (52.8 mi)
Photo Center
2001 H.r. Ashbaugh Dr.
Truth Or Consequences NM 87901
575-894-0635
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Safford Supercenter - (73.5 mi)
Photo Center
755 S 20th Ave
Safford AZ 85546
928-428-0786
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #2429 - Safford - (73.6 mi)
Southeast Corner Of 20Th Avenue & Highway 70
1995 W Thatcher Blvd
Safford AZ 85546
(928) 428-5092
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #12469 - Las Cruces - (85.4 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Motel & Picacho
2700 W Picacho Ave
Las Cruces NM 88007
(575) 523-0833
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99



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