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Adamstown, Pennsylvania Passport Office Information

How to get a passport in Adamstown, PA: Passport Offices & Application Process

Adamstown Area Library
3000 N Reading Rd
Adamstown PA, 17569

In Adamstown, Pennsylvania 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 Adamstown 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 Adamstown, there are (325) other passport offices in Pennsylvania 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 Adamstown, Pennsylvania and Expedited Passport service options for Adamstown.

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 Adamstown Pennsylvania

Showing the single passport office in Adamstown:

Adamstown Area Library

3000 N Reading Rd
Adamstown, PA 17569


Other passport offices near Adamstown Pennsylvania

Sinking Spring Public Library - Sinking Spring - 4.4 Miles
Ephrata Public Library - Ephrata - 7.7 Miles
Berks County Prothonotary's Office - Reading - 8.5 Miles
Gus Yatron Post Office (Berks County) - Reading - 9.9 Miles
Lititz Post Office - Lititz - 12.1 Miles
Birdsboro Post Office - Birdsboro - 12.5 Miles
Manheim Post Office - Manheim - 15.4 Miles
Lebanon County Prothonotary's Office - Lebanon - 15.7 Miles
Lancaster Main Post Office - Lancaster - 17 Miles
Lancaster Public Library - Lancaster - 17 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Adamstown

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.

Philadelphia Passport Agency - 47.6 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 93.6 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 98.9 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 125.3 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 200.5 Miles

Adamstown, Pennsylvania Passport Forms & Application Guides

Getting a passport in Adamstown 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 Adamstown 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 Adamstown will need to visit a passport office.
* Please see regional passport offices close to Adamstown, there is one less than 100 miles from Adamstown.
* To renew your passport, you do NOT need to visit a passport office.

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Adamstown

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 Adamstown or any other city in Pennsylvania 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 Adamstown 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 Adamstown

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

Denver Pennsylvania, Wyomissing Pennsylvania, Ephrata Pennsylvania, Akron Pennsylvania, Richland Pennsylvania, Myerstown Pennsylvania, Birdsboro Pennsylvania, Hamburg Pennsylvania, Fredericksburg Pennsylvania, Pottstown Pennsylvania, Kutztown Pennsylvania, Boyertown Pennsylvania, Coatesville Pennsylvania, Mount Joy Pennsylvania, New Providence Pennsylvania, Albany Pennsylvania, Palmyra Pennsylvania, Columbia Pennsylvania, Downingtown Pennsylvania, Maxatawny Pennsylvania

Passport Expediting in Adamstown, Pennsylvania

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

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

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 Adamstown.
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 Adamstown 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 Adamstown?

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 Adamstown, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks).

While not down the street, the closest option for a passport-issuing facility is the Philadelphia Passport Agency, it's not too far from Adamstown and if you can provide proof of travel within the next seventy-two hours, you can make an appointment there and get a passport.

If you have trouble getting an appointment at the Philadelphia Passport Agency, there are additional regional offices that are farther but may be options for you, see regional passport offices near Adamstown.

How much does a passport cost in Adamstown?

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 Adamstown?

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 Adamstown.

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

CVS #1923 - Sinking Spring - (4.6 mi)
Photo Center
3100 Shillington Road
Sinking Spring PA 19608
(610) 678-9054
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Sinking Spring - (4.9 mi)
Intersection Of Route 222 & Route 724 W/ Lowe's Visible
2669 Shillington Rd
Sinking Spring PA 19608
(610) 678-7225
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #15937 - Reading - (5.6 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Museum & Lancaster
2203 Lancaster Pike
Reading PA 19607
(484) 709-3369
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #5721 - Ephrata - (5.9 mi)
Photo Center
440 North Reading Road
Ephrata PA 17522
(717) 733-1818
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Wyomissing Store - (6.6 mi)
Photo Center
1135 Berkshire Blvd
Wyomissing PA 19610
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Cloister Shopping Center - (6.8 mi)
Across From The Ephrata Hospital - Behind The McDonald's
108 N Reading Rd
Ephrata PA 17522
(717) 733-1482
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #3242 - Reading - (6.9 mi)
Photo Center
1303 Lancaster Avenue
Reading PA 19607
(610) 796-3103
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Ephrata Supercenter - (7 mi)
Photo Center
890 E Main St
Ephrata PA 17522
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #2969 - Womelsdorf - (7.3 mi)
Photo Center
2800 Conrad Weisser Parkway
Womelsdorf PA 19567
(610) 589-4417
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #1769 - Leesport - (8.2 mi)
Photo Center
906 West Leesport Road
Leesport PA 19533
(610) 208-8612
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99

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