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North Charleston, South Carolina Passport Office Information

Residents of North Charleston in Charleston County, South Carolina have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in North Charleston 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 North Charleston, there are (86) other passport offices in South 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 North Charleston, South Carolina and Expedited Passport service options for North Charleston.

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 North Charleston, SC

Cross County Branch
7075 Cross County Rd
North Charleston SC, 29418

There is only a single passport office in North Charleston.

Cross County Branch
7075 Cross County Rd
North Charleston, SC 29418

Regional Passport Offices Close to North Charleston

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.

Atlanta Passport Agency - 224.5 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 389.7 Miles
Miami Passport Agency - 424.9 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 485.7 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 542.2 Miles

Other passport offices near North Charleston South Carolina:

East Bay Station - Charleston - 7.2 Miles
Johns Island Post Office - Johns Island - 7.8 Miles
Goose Creek Post Office - Goose Creek - 8 Miles
Oakbrook Station USPS - Summerville - 8 Miles
Mount Pleasant Main Post Office - Mt Pleasant - 9.5 Miles
Summerville Main Post Office - Summerville - 11.2 Miles
Hollywood Post Office - Hollywood - 13.2 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near North Charleston

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

Hanahan South Carolina, North Charleston South Carolina, Goose Creek South Carolina, Mount Pleasant South Carolina, Summerville South Carolina, Fort Moultrie South Carolina, Sullivans Island South Carolina, Hollywood South Carolina, Isle of Palms South Carolina, Rockville South Carolina, McClellanville South Carolina, Saint Helena Island South Carolina, Andrews South Carolina, Yemassee South Carolina, Santee South Carolina, Burton South Carolina, Port Royal South Carolina, Summerton South Carolina, Hilton Head Island South Carolina, Hilton Head Island South Carolina

How to Get a Passport in North Charleston, South Carolina

Getting a passport in North Charleston 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 North Charleston 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 North Charleston will need to visit a passport office.
* North Charleston 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 North Charleston

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 North Charleston or any other city in South 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 North Charleston 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 North Charleston, South Carolina

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

What is the application process of getting a passport in North Charleston?

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

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 North Charleston 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 North Charleston?

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 North Charleston, 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 North Charleston?

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 North Charleston?

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 North Charleston.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walmart North Charleston Supercenter - (1.1 mi)
Photo Center
4920 Centre Pointe Dr
North Charleston SC 29418
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #3870 - Charleston - (1.7 mi)
Photo Center
4400 Dorchester Road
Charleston SC 29405
(843) 554-6192
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Charleston - (2.1 mi)
Photo Center
101 Lawson Dr
Charleston SC 29404
(843) 641-7002
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #11270 - North Charleston - (2.2 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Yeamans Hall Rd & Remount Rd
1861 Remount Rd
North Charleston SC 29406
(843) 740-6977
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #487 - Hanahan - (2.2 mi)
Photo Center
1858 Remount Road
Hanahan SC 29406
(843) 747-5213
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #2243 - Charleston - (2.3 mi)
Photo Center
2566 Ashley River Road, 2566 Ashley River Road, Highway 61
Charleston SC 29414
(843) 769-6560
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Charleston Supercenter - (3.7 mi)
Photo Center
3951 W Ashley Cir
Charleston SC 29414
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #3560 - Charleston - (3.9 mi)
Photo Center
1020 Orange Grove Road
Charleston SC 29407
(843) 556-4064
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #15024 - North Charleston - (4 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Rivers & Ashley Phosphate
7501 Rivers Ave
North Charleston SC 29406
(843) 764-1745
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #12782 - Charleston - (4 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Ashley River Rd & Savage Rd
1925 Ashley River Rd
Charleston SC 29407
(843) 405-1500
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99