Salem, Oregon Passport Office Information

Last Reviewed on March 16th, 2022

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

Marion County Clerk
1115 Commercial St NE
Salem OR, 97301

USPO - Salem
1050 25th St SE
Salem OR, 97301

In Salem, Oregon there are (2) passport office locations (acceptance agents). These passport offices are part of the application process for a new adult or child passport application. The Salem 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 2 passport offices in Salem, there are (87) 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 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 Salem, Oregon and Expedited Passport service options for Salem.

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 Salem Oregon

Showing 2 passport offices in Salem:

Marion County Clerk

1115 Commercial St NE
Salem, OR 97301

USPO - Salem

1050 25th St SE
Salem, OR 97301

Other passport offices near Salem Oregon

USPO - Turner - Turner - 3.7 Miles
USPO - Sublimity - Sublimity - 6.8 Miles
USPO - Independence - Independence - 11.9 Miles
USPO - Dallas - Dallas - 17.1 Miles
USPO - Albany - Albany - 18.1 Miles
Yamhill County Clerk - McMinnville - 21.8 Miles
USPO - Dundee - Dundee - 22.8 Miles
USPO - Lebanon - Lebanon - 23 Miles
USPO - Wilsonville - Wilsonville - 25.1 Miles
USPO - Corvallis (MPO) - Corvallis - 25.2 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Salem

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 - 163.6 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 427.8 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 682.7 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 778 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 859.7 Miles

Salem, Oregon Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

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 Salem 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 Salem 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 Salem

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

Turner Oregon, Salem Oregon, Keizer Oregon, Stayton Oregon, Silverton Oregon, Marion Oregon, Mount Angel Oregon, Jefferson Oregon, Independence Oregon, Gervais Oregon, Scio Oregon, Monmouth Oregon, Woodburn Oregon, Amity Oregon, Dayton Oregon, Molalla Oregon, Aurora Oregon, Lafayette Oregon, Lebanon Oregon, Falls City Oregon

Passport Expediting in Salem, Oregon

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

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

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 Salem.
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 Salem 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 Salem?

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 Salem, 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 163.6 miles from Salem, 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 Salem?

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 Salem?

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 Salem.

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

Walgreens #9287 - Salem - (3.1 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Lancaster & State
124 Lancaster Dr Se
Salem OR 97317
(503) 428-5004
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Salem Supercenter - (3.4 mi)
Photo Center
1940 Turner Rd Se
Salem OR 97302
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Costco Store #68 - Salem - (3.4 mi)
Photo Center
1010 Hawthorne Ave Se
Salem OR 97301
(503) 371-1729
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
UPS Store - Salem - (3.9 mi)
Next To Fred Meyer Main Entrance.
3760 Market St NE
Salem OR 97301
(503) 399-1320
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #4229 - Salem - (4 mi)
Lancaster & Sunnyview
1992 Lancaster Dr Ne
Salem OR 97305
(503) 362-4845
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Salem Supercenter - (4.6 mi)
Photo Center
3025 Lancaster Dr Ne
Salem OR 97305
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Salem Store - (4.9 mi)
Photo Center
5250 Commercial St Se
Salem OR 97306
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #4257 - Salem - (5 mi)
Commercial & Hilfiker
4380 Commercial St Se
Salem OR 97302
(503) 399-8148
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Salem - (5 mi)
Photo Center
4676 Commercial St SE
Salem OR 97302
(503) 391-7075
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #11632 - Salem - (5.3 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Portland & Sunnyview
2150 Fairgrounds Rd Ne
Salem OR 97301
(503) 428-5107
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99

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