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Passport Guide for Newark

Residents of Newark in New Castle County, Delaware have a choice of 2 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Newark 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 Newark, there are (14) other passport offices in Delaware 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 Newark, Delaware and Expedited Passport service options for Newark.


How to Get a Passport in Newark, Delaware

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Newark

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 Newark or any other city in Delaware 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 Newark 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 Newark, DE

Newark Main Post Office
401 Ogletown Rd
Newark DE, 19711

Federal Station Post Office
110 E Main St
Newark DE, 19702

Looking for a passport office in Newark? There are hundreds of such offices in Delaware. 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 Newark.

Newark Main Post Office
401 Ogletown Rd
Newark, DE 19711
Federal Station Post Office
110 E Main St
Newark, DE 19702

Additional passport offices that are located near Newark Delaware:
USPS Elkton Post Office - Elkton - 4.9 Miles
Wilmington Post Office and Distribution Center - New Castle - 6.4 Miles
USPS Chesapeake City Post Office - Chesapeake City - 7.6 Miles
Hockessin Post Office - Hockessin - 9.3 Miles
Pennsville Post Office - Pennsville - 9.7 Miles
Middletown Post Office - Middletown - 10.4 Miles
Rodney Square Station Post Office - Wilmington - 11 Miles
Greenville Branch Post Office - Wilmington - 11 Miles
Salem County Clerk's Office - Salem - 12.4 Miles
USPS Warwick Post Office - Warwick - 12.5 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Newark

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

Newark Delaware, Delaware City Delaware, Newport Delaware, New Castle Delaware, Elsmere Delaware, Pennsville New Jersey, Hockessin Delaware, North East Maryland, Odessa Delaware, Middletown Delaware, Greenville Delaware, Avondale Pennsylvania, Kennett Square Pennsylvania, Penns Grove New Jersey, Townsend Delaware, Hancocks Bridge New Jersey, Oxford Pennsylvania, Arden Delaware, Rising Sun Maryland, Claymont Delaware

Regional Passport Offices Close to Newark

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.

Philadelphia Passport Agency - 33.2 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 75.1 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 103 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 131.7 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 241.9 Miles


Passport Expediting in Newark, Delaware

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

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

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 Newark.

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 Newark 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 Newark?

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 Newark, 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 Philadelphia Passport Agency, it's not too far from Newark 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 Philadelphia Passport Agency, there are additional regional offices that are farther but may be options for you, see regional passport offices near Newark.

How much does a passport cost in Newark?

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 Newark?

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 Newark.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #11050 - Newark - (0.9 mi)
Four Seasons Plaza
500 Plaza Dr
Newark DE 19702
(302) 631-1900
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #11022 - Bear - (1.1 mi)
Fox Run Shopping Center
128 Fox Hunt Dr
Bear DE 19701
(302) 834-9209
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Newark - (1.5 mi)
Peoples Plaza At Routes 896 And 40
560 Peoples Plaza
Newark DE 19702
(302) 834-1399
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #3042 - Bear - (1.9 mi)
Photo Center
1545 Pulaski Highway
Bear DE 19701
(302) 832-8701
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #11048 - Newark - (1.9 mi)
Deer Park Plaza
2719 Pulaski Hwy
Newark DE 19702
(302) 453-4800
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #10103 - Newark - (2.4 mi)
Photo Center
366 East Chestnut Hill Road
Newark DE 19713
(302) 368-3246
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #11066 - Newark - (2.5 mi)
Brookside Plaza Shopping Center
19 Marrows Rd
Newark DE 19713
(302) 369-2510
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Bear - (3 mi)
Glendale Shopping Plaza
1148 Pulaski Hwy
Bear DE 19701
(302) 834-1600
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #11017 - Bear - (3 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Route 7 & 40
1120 Pulaski Hwy
Bear DE 19701
(302) 832-2300
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Elkton Supercenter - (3.3 mi)
Photo Center
1000 E Pulaski Hwy
Elkton MD 21921
410-620-5643
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44