Fossil, Oregon Passport Office Information

Last Reviewed on March 16th, 2022

How to get a passport in Fossil, OR: Passport Offices & Application Process

Wheeler County Clerk
702 Adams St, #204
Fossil OR, 97830

In Fossil, 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 Fossil 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 Fossil, 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 Fossil, Oregon and Expedited Passport service options for Fossil.

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 Fossil Oregon

Showing the single passport office in Fossil:

Wheeler County Clerk

702 Adams St, #204
Fossil, OR 97830


Other passport offices near Fossil Oregon

Gilliam County Clerk - Condon - 17.4 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Fossil

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.

Seattle Passport Agency - 182.3 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 440.9 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 658.3 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 746.5 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 749.9 Miles

Fossil, Oregon Passport Forms & Application Guides

Getting a passport in Fossil 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 Fossil 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 Fossil will need to visit a passport office.
* Fossil 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 Fossil

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 Fossil 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 Fossil 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 Fossil

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

Mitchell Oregon, Lexington Oregon, Maupin Oregon, Wasco Oregon, Arlington Oregon, Dufur Oregon, Culver Oregon, Ukiah Oregon, Boardman Oregon, Redmond Oregon, John Day Oregon, Cleveland Washington, Echo Oregon, Hermiston Oregon, Umatilla Oregon, Government Camp Oregon, Sisters Oregon, White Salmon Washington, Mission Oregon, Idanha Oregon

Passport Expediting in Fossil, Oregon

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

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

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 Fossil.
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 Fossil 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 Fossil?

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 Fossil, 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 182.3 miles from Fossil, 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 Fossil?

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 Fossil?

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 Fossil.

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

Walmart Redmond Supercenter - (57.3 mi)
Photo Center
300 Nw Oaktree Ln
Redmond OR 97756
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #9651 - The Dalles - (57.9 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Mt. Hood & Hwy 30 W. 6Th St.
515 Mount Hood St
The Dalles OR 97058
(541) 296-3190
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Fred Meyer Town Center - (58.5 mi)
Across From The Fred Meyer Garden Center
946 SW Veterans Way
Redmond OR 97756
(541) 504-8600
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #7971 - Redmond - (58.7 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Hwy 97 & Sisters
1450 S Highway 97
Redmond OR 97756
(541) 548-1731
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Hermiston Supercenter - (66.3 mi)
Photo Center
1350 N 1st St
Hermiston OR 97838
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #15675 - Bend - (70.4 mi)
Southeast Corner Of 27Th St & Or Hwy 20
2727 Ne Highway 20
Bend OR 97701
(541) 633-4467
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Costco Store #101 - Bend - (70.4 mi)
Photo Center
2500 Ne Highway 20
Bend OR 97701
(541) 385-9640
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
UPS Store - Safeway/Ace Shopping Center - (71.4 mi)
On 3rd St Between Franklin Ave & Greenwood Ave
740 NE 3rd St
Bend OR 97701
(541) 385-1130
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #15674 - Bend - (71.5 mi)
Southwest Corner Of 3Rd St (Bus 97) & Franklin St
223 Ne Franklin Ave
Bend OR 97701
(541) 633-4469
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Hood River - (71.9 mi)
Next To Papa Murphys In The Rosauers Shopping Center
1767 12th St
Hood River OR 97031
(541) 386-7055
Price: Cost varies by location

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