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Passport Guide for Palatka

Residents of Palatka in Putnam County, Florida have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Palatka 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 Palatka, there are (264) other passport offices in Florida 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 Palatka, Florida and Expedited Passport service options for Palatka.

How to Get a Passport in Palatka, Florida

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

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 Palatka or any other city in Florida 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 Palatka 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 Office in Palatka, FL

Putnam County Clerk of Court
518 Saint Johns Ave
Palatka FL, 32177

Looking for a passport office in Palatka? There are hundreds of such offices in Florida. These 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.

There is only a single passport office in Palatka.

Putnam County Clerk of Court
518 Saint Johns Ave
Palatka, FL 32177

Other passport offices near Palatka Florida:

Putnam County Clerk of Court--Interlachen - Interlachen - 12.7 Miles
Clay County Clerk of Court - Green Cove Springs - 15.8 Miles
Lake Geneva Main Post Office - Keystone Heights - 17.8 Miles
Cresent City Satellite Office - Crescent City - 20.3 Miles
St. Johns County Clerk of Courts - St Augustine - 21.1 Miles
U.S. Postal Service, Fleming Island Station - Fleming Island - 21.7 Miles
Flagler County Public Library - Palm Coast - 25.1 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Palatka

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

Hastings Florida, Keystone Heights Florida, Crescent City Florida, Middleburg Florida, Hawthorne Florida, Hampton Florida, Palm Coast Florida, Waldo Florida, Flagler Beach Florida, Ponte Vedra Beach Florida, Astor Florida, Jacksonville Beach Florida, Baldwin Florida, Atlantic Beach Florida, La Crosse Florida, Mayport Florida, Ormond Beach Florida, Silver Springs Shores Florida, Williston Florida, North DeLand Florida

Regional Passport Offices Close to Palatka

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.

Miami Passport Agency - 249.7 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 278.2 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 436.9 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 595.2 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 645.8 Miles

Passport Expediting in Palatka, Florida

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

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

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

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 Palatka 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 Palatka?

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 Palatka, 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 Palatka?

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 Palatka?

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 Palatka.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #4422 - Palatka - (5.6 mi)
Photo Center
201 South Highway 19
Palatka FL 32177
(386) 325-7576
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #4734 - Palatka - (5.8 mi)
Northeast Corner Sr 19 & Sr 20
719 S State Road 19
Palatka FL 32177
(386) 328-6787
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Palatka Supercenter - (6.1 mi)
Photo Center
1024 S State Road 19
Palatka FL 32177
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #3519 - East Palatka - (6.8 mi)
Photo Center
238 Us Highway 17
East Palatka FL 32131
(386) 328-6713
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #3663 - Interlachen - (13 mi)
Photo Center
1141 State Road 20
Interlachen FL 32148
(386) 684-4991
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #10469 - Green Cove Springs - (15.2 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Us 17 (Orange Ave) & Sr 16 (Idlewild Ave)
103 S Orange Ave
Green Cove Springs FL 32043
(904) 529-9156
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #4339 - Green Cove Springs - (15.8 mi)
Photo Center
800 North Orange Avenue
Green Cove Springs FL 32043
(904) 284-5653
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - St Augustine, World Golf Village - (16.3 mi)
Next To Publix At Corner Of Intl Golf Pkwy & Hwy16 Corner
52 Tuscan Way
Saint Augustine FL 32092
(904) 940-0055
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #11165 - Saint Augustine - (16.3 mi)
Southwest Corner Of International Golf Pkwy & Sr 16
5445 State Road 16
Saint Augustine FL 32092
(904) 940-5556
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #652 - Saint Augustine - (16.4 mi)
Photo Center
57 Tuscan Way
Saint Augustine FL 32092
(904) 940-3817
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99