How to get a passport in Albany, OR: Passport Offices & Application Process
USPO - Albany
525 2nd Ave SW
Albany OR, 97321
In Albany, Oregon 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 Albany 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 Albany, there are (89) other passport offices in Oregon 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 Albany, Oregon and Expedited Passport service options for Albany.
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 Albany Oregon
Showing the single passport office in Albany:
|USPO - Albany|
525 2nd Ave SW
Albany, OR 97321
Other passport offices near Albany OregonBenton County Courthouse - Corvallis - 9.2 Miles
USPO - Corvallis (MPO) - Corvallis - 9.2 Miles
USPO - Lebanon - Lebanon - 9.5 Miles
USPO - Turner - Turner - 14 Miles
USPO - Independence - Independence - 14.2 Miles
USPO - Sublimity - Sublimity - 16.7 Miles
USPO - Salem - Salem - 17.8 Miles
Marion County Clerk - Salem - 19.3 Miles
City of Sweet Home - Sweet Home - 20.2 Miles
USPO - Dallas - Dallas - 20.4 Miles
Albany, Oregon Passport Forms & Application Guides
Getting a passport in Albany 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 Albany 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 Albany will need to visit a passport office.
* Albany 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.
- How to get a New Passport Guide
- How to get a Child Passport guide
- How to Replace a Lost (or Damaged) Passport
- Passport Renewal Guide
- Passport Name Change Guide
- How to Get a Second Passport
Passport Renewal in Albany
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 Albany or any other city in Oregon 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 Albany 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 Albany
Residents of the following cities that are close to Albany can consider using the passport office services in Albany for their passport application sealing needs.
Jefferson Oregon, Marion Oregon, Lebanon Oregon, Scio Oregon, Waterloo Oregon, Turner Oregon, Philomath Oregon, Independence Oregon, Brownsville Oregon, Monmouth Oregon, Stayton Oregon, Salem Oregon, Sweet Home Oregon, Falls City Oregon, Monroe Oregon, Keizer Oregon, Harrisburg Oregon, Junction City Oregon, Silverton Oregon, Mount Angel Oregon
Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Albany, Oregon
We make the passport application process easier and make getting a passport in Albany simplier. Our guide to how and where to get a passport in Albany contains all the passport office information you will need but often times there are still questions:
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 Albany.
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 Albany to witness your signature and seal the documents. Wait 10-12 weeks.
For complete in-depth details see: New Passport Application Guide
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 Albany, 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 Seattle Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 180.9 miles from Albany, 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.
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.
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 Albany.
It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite.Costco Store #682 - Albany - (0.4 mi)
3130 Killdeer Ave Se
Albany OR 97322
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99Walgreens #6530 - Albany - (0.7 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Geary & Pacific
1700 Pacific Blvd Se
Albany OR 97321
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99Walmart Albany Supercenter - (0.8 mi)
1330 Goldfish Farm Rd Se
Albany OR 97322
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44UPS Store - Corvallis - (8.5 mi)
On Circle Blvd near Market Of Choice, between Hallmark and Verizon.
922 NW Circle Blvd
Corvallis OR 97330
Price: Cost varies by locationUPS Store - Lebanon - (9.4 mi)
Next To The Safeway
20 East Airport Rd
Lebanon OR 97355
Price: Cost varies by locationWalmart Lebanon Supercenter - (10 mi)
3290 S Santiam Hwy
Lebanon OR 97355
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44Walgreens #11399 - Lebanon - (10.1 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Weldwood & Hwy 20
3300 Burdell Blvd
Lebanon OR 97355
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99UPS Store - Corvallis - (11.3 mi)
Technology Loop @ Hwy 34 In The Sunset (Safeway) Shopping Center, Next To Subway
5060 SW Philomath Blvd
Corvallis OR 97333
Price: Cost varies by locationWalmart Salem Store - (14.9 mi)
5250 Commercial St Se
Salem OR 97306
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44UPS Store - Salem - (15.4 mi)
4676 Commercial St SE
Salem OR 97302
Price: Cost varies by location