St Helens, Oregon Passport Office Information

Last Reviewed on March 16th, 2022

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

Columbia County Clerks Office
230 Strand Street Courthouse
St Helens OR, 97051

In St Helens, 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 St Helens 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 St Helens, 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 St Helens, Oregon and Expedited Passport service options for St Helens.

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 St Helens Oregon

Showing the single passport office in St Helens:

Columbia County Clerks Office

230 Strand Street Courthouse
St Helens, OR 97051


Other passport offices near St Helens Oregon

USPO - La Center - La Center - 10.1 Miles
USPO - Longview - Longview - 15.6 Miles
Cowlitz County District Court - Kelso - 15.8 Miles
USPO - Battle Ground - Battle Ground - 16 Miles
USPO - Downtown Stations (Vancouver) - Vancouver - 17.6 Miles
USPO - Vancouver (Main Office) - Vancouver - 18.3 Miles
Washington County of Assessment & Taxation - Hillsboro - 21.8 Miles
USPO - Hillsboro - Hillsboro - 21.8 Miles
USPO - Portland AMF - Portland - 22.1 Miles
USPO - Portland (Main Office) - Portland - 23 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to St Helens

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 - 105.9 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 486.2 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 737.9 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 832.2 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 875.9 Miles

St Helens, Oregon Passport Forms & Application Guides

Getting a passport in St Helens 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 St Helens 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 St Helens will need to visit a passport office.
* St Helens 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 St Helens

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 St Helens 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 St Helens 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 St Helens

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

Woodland Washington, Ridgefield Washington, Scappoose Oregon, Kalama Washington, Pittsburg Oregon, Vernonia Oregon, Rainier Oregon, Longview Washington, Battle Ground Washington, North Plains Oregon, Banks Oregon, Clatskanie Oregon, Cornelius Oregon, Aloha Oregon, Forest Grove Oregon, Castle Rock Washington, Beaverton Oregon, Ireland Washington, Multnomah Oregon, Camas Washington

Passport Expediting in St Helens, Oregon

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

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

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 St Helens.
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 St Helens 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 St Helens?

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 St Helens, 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 105.9 miles from St Helens, 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 St Helens?

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 St Helens?

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 St Helens.

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

Walmart Saint Helens Store - (3.4 mi)
Photo Center
2295 Gable Rd
Saint Helens OR 97051
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #10056 - Saint Helens - (3.4 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Columbia River & Columbia Blvd
175 S Columbia River Hwy
Saint Helens OR 97051
(503) 397-7862
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Woodland Supercenter - (6.4 mi)
Photo Center
1486 Dike Access Rd
Woodland WA 98674
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #16067 - Vancouver - (14 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Ne 20Th Ave (Hwy 99) & Ne 139Th St
2100 Ne 139Th St
Vancouver WA 98686
(360) 574-0914
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Longview Supercenter - (14.4 mi)
Photo Center
540 7th Ave
Longview WA 98632
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #5816 - Vancouver - (15.1 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Hwy 99 & Ne 99Th
9812 Ne Highway 99
Vancouver WA 98665
(360) 576-4902
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Vancouver Store - (15.2 mi)
Photo Center
9000 Ne Highway 99
Vancouver WA 98665
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Battle Ground - (15.3 mi)
Battle Ground Market Center Next To Albertsons
2210 W Main St
Battle Ground WA 98604
(360) 687-2961
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Longview - (15.4 mi)
Chinese Gardens Plaza - Florida Street
1105 D 15th Ave
Longview WA 98632
(360) 577-1933
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Maj Place - (15.7 mi)
On the west side of Highway 99 behind Panera and Dutch Bros. Coffee. We are on the south end of the Fred Myer's parking lot.
7202 NE Hwy 99
Vancouver WA 98665
(360) 448-7090
Price: Cost varies by location

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