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Ardmore, Pennsylvania Passport Office Information

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

Ardmore Main Post Office
30 Ardmore Ave
Ardmore PA, 19003

In Ardmore, 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 Ardmore 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 Ardmore, 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 Ardmore, Pennsylvania and Expedited Passport service options for Ardmore.

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 Ardmore Pennsylvania

Showing the single passport office in Ardmore:

Ardmore Main Post Office

30 Ardmore Ave
Ardmore, PA 19003


Other passport offices near Ardmore Pennsylvania

Bryn Mawr Main Post Office - Bryn Mawr - 1.4 Miles
Narberth Post Office - Narberth - 1.8 Miles
Upper Darby Post Office - Upper Darby - 3 Miles
Broomall Post Office - Broomall - 3.1 Miles
Bala Cynwyd Post Office - Bala-Cynwyd - 3.2 Miles
Drexel Hill MPO - Drexel Hill - 3.2 Miles
Manayunk Post Office - Philadelphia - 3.7 Miles
Lansdowne Post Office - Lansdowne - 4 Miles
Clifton Heights Post Office - Clifton Heights - 4.4 Miles
Wayne Post Office - Wayne - 4.8 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Ardmore

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 - 7.8 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 73.4 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 102 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 104.5 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 236.2 Miles

Ardmore, Pennsylvania Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Ardmore

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 Ardmore 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 Ardmore 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 Ardmore

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

Ardmore Pennsylvania, Bryn Mawr Pennsylvania, Bala-Cynwyd Pennsylvania, Radnor Township Pennsylvania, Lansdowne Pennsylvania, Springfield Pennsylvania, Conshohocken Pennsylvania, Springfield Pennsylvania, Wayne Pennsylvania, Darby Pennsylvania, Plymouth Meeting Pennsylvania, Swarthmore Pennsylvania, Folcroft Pennsylvania, King of Prussia Pennsylvania, Wyndmoor Pennsylvania, Rose Valley Pennsylvania, Lima Pennsylvania, Tinicum Township Pennsylvania, Glenside Pennsylvania, Blue Bell Pennsylvania

Passport Expediting in Ardmore, Pennsylvania

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

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

The process of getting a passport is pretty much the same wherever you are, however because this is about getting a passport in Ardmore, you get the extra advantage of being really close to the Philadelphia Passport Agency, this is great if you need a passport fast. However, with most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there is only one passport office in Ardmore.
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 Ardmore 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 Ardmore?

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 Ardmore, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). If you need it faster, luckily for Ardmore residents, there is a regional passport facility only 7.8 miles away. It's possible to make an appointment at the Philadelphia Passport Agency and get a passport there if you have proof of travel within 72 hours.

Please also check the nearby regional passport office list for other regional, passport-issuing facilities near Ardmore as there are other options available.

How much does a passport cost in Ardmore?

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 Ardmore?

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 Ardmore.

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

CVS #1282 - Ardmore - (0.6 mi)
Photo Center
317 West Lancaster Avenue
Ardmore PA 19003
(610) 658-0737
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Wynnewood - (1 mi)
Wynnewood West - Old Wynnewood Road
333 E Lancaster Ave
Wynnewood PA 19096
(610) 642-8660
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #10377 - Wynnewood - (1 mi)
Photo Center
339 East Lancaster Ave
Wynnewood PA 19096
(610) 649-1391
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #1237 - Havertown - (1.1 mi)
Photo Center
41 West Eagle Road
Havertown PA 19083
(610) 853-1768
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Havertown - (1.2 mi)
Located On The Corner Of W. Eagle And Grasslyn Ave.
101 W Eagle Rd
Havertown PA 19083
(610) 449-9000
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Bryn Mawr - (1.5 mi)
Near The Bryn Mawr Train Station
24 N Bryn Mawr Ave
Bryn Mawr PA 19010
(610) 525-8623
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #2222 - Philadelphia - (1.9 mi)
Photo Center
7520 City Line Avenue
Philadelphia PA 19151
(215) 477-8401
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #147 - Havertown - (1.9 mi)
Photo Center
Pep Boys Building, 1109 West Chester Pike
Havertown PA 19083
(610) 446-5245
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #6902 - Rosemont - (1.9 mi)
Photo Center
1218 East Lancaster Avenue
Rosemont PA 19010
(610) 519-1920
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #2408 - Drexel Hill - (2.6 mi)
Photo Center
802 Lansdowne Avenue
Drexel Hill PA 19026
(610) 853-6018
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99

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