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Ottawa, Kansas Passport Office Information

Residents of Ottawa in Franklin County, Kansas have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Ottawa 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 Ottawa, there are (118) other passport offices in Kansas 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 Ottawa, Kansas and Expedited Passport service options for Ottawa.

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 Ottawa, KS

Ottawa Post Office
401 S Hickory St
Ottawa KS, 66067

There is only a single passport office in Ottawa.

Ottawa Post Office
401 S Hickory St
Ottawa, KS 66067

Regional Passport Offices Close to Ottawa

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.

Arkansas Passport Center - 270.8 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 358.6 Miles
Chicago Passport Agency - 401.1 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 448.4 Miles
Houston Passport Agency - 532.6 Miles

Other passport offices near Ottawa Kansas:

Osage County Register of Deeds - Lyndon - 18.5 Miles
Paola Post Office - Paola - 19.6 Miles
University of Kansas - Lawrence - 19.9 Miles
Lawrence Main Post Office - Lawrence - 20.8 Miles
Garnett Post Office - Garnett - 20.9 Miles
Fontana Post Office - Fontana - 24.4 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Ottawa

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

Pomona Kansas, Pomona Kansas, Princeton Kansas, Baldwin City Kansas, Richmond Kansas, Osawatomie Kansas, Gardner Kansas, Eudora Kansas, Spring Hill Kansas, Parker Kansas, Scranton Kansas, Fontana Kansas, Lecompton Kansas, De Soto Kansas, Burlingame Kansas, Louisburg Kansas, Topeka Kansas, Reading Kansas, Bonner Springs Kansas, Lenexa Kansas

How to Get a Passport in Ottawa, Kansas

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

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 Ottawa or any other city in Kansas 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 Ottawa 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 Ottawa, Kansas

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

What is the application process of getting a passport in Ottawa?

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

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 Ottawa 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 Ottawa?

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 Ottawa, 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 Ottawa?

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 Ottawa?

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 Ottawa.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #9376 - Ottawa - (2.3 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Main & 15Th
1445 S Main St
Ottawa KS 66067
(785) 242-4745
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Ottawa Supercenter - (3.1 mi)
Photo Center
2101 S Princeton St
Ottawa KS 66067
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Lawrence Supercenter - (17.8 mi)
Photo Center
3300 Iowa St
Lawrence KS 66046
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Lawrence - (18 mi)
Corner Of 31st & Iowa, Across From Best Buy
2040 W 31st St
Lawrence KS 66046
(785) 856-7860
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #676 - Lawrence - (18.8 mi)
Photo Center
2300 Iowa Street
Lawrence KS 66046
(785) 832-1112
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Parkway Commons - (18.9 mi)
Parkway Center Next To Hy-Vee at 23rd & Kasold
3514 Clinton Pkwy
Lawrence KS 66047
(785) 865-0004
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #3056 - Lawrence - (19 mi)
23Rd & Louisiana
400 W 23Rd St
Lawrence KS 66046
(785) 832-8388
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #10862 - Gardner - (20.2 mi)
Photo Center
110 West Main Street
Gardner KS 66030
(913) 856-0280
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #3055 - Lawrence - (20.5 mi)
6Th & Kasold
3421 W 6Th St
Lawrence KS 66049
(785) 841-9000
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Paola Supercenter - (20.5 mi)
Photo Center
310 Hedge Ln
Paola KS 66071
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44