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Bala-Cynwyd, Pennsylvania Passport Office Information

How to get a passport in Bala-Cynwyd, PA: Passport Offices & Application Process

Bala Cynwyd Post Office
1 Union Ave
Bala-Cynwyd PA, 19004

In Bala-Cynwyd, 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 Bala-Cynwyd 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 Bala-Cynwyd, 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 Bala-Cynwyd, Pennsylvania and Expedited Passport service options for Bala-Cynwyd.

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 Bala-Cynwyd Pennsylvania

Showing the single passport office in Bala-Cynwyd:

Bala Cynwyd Post Office

1 Union Ave
Bala-Cynwyd, PA 19004


Other passport offices near Bala-Cynwyd Pennsylvania

Manayunk Post Office - Philadelphia - 0.8 Miles
Narberth Post Office - Narberth - 1.5 Miles
Roxanne Jones Post Office - Philadelphia - 3.5 Miles
Upper Darby Post Office - Upper Darby - 3.6 Miles
Chestnut Hill Finance - Philadelphia - 3.8 Miles
Market Square Post Office - Philadelphia - 3.9 Miles
Bryn Mawr Main Post Office - Bryn Mawr - 4 Miles
Chestnut Street Main Post Office - Philadelphia - 4.2 Miles
Ardmore Main Post Office - Ardmore - 4.4 Miles
Temple University Vivacqua Hall - Philadelphia - 4.4 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Bala-Cynwyd

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 - 5.6 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 70.4 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 99.1 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 107.4 Miles
Boston Passport Agency - 235.1 Miles

Bala-Cynwyd, Pennsylvania Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Bala-Cynwyd

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 Bala-Cynwyd 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 Bala-Cynwyd 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 Bala-Cynwyd

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

Bala-Cynwyd Pennsylvania, Ardmore Pennsylvania, Bryn Mawr Pennsylvania, Wyndmoor Pennsylvania, Lansdowne Pennsylvania, Conshohocken Pennsylvania, Plymouth Meeting Pennsylvania, Darby Pennsylvania, Radnor Township Pennsylvania, Glenside Pennsylvania, Springfield Pennsylvania, Springfield Pennsylvania, Wayne Pennsylvania, Fort Washington Pennsylvania, Folcroft Pennsylvania, Abington Pennsylvania, Ambler Pennsylvania, Blue Bell Pennsylvania, Pennsauken New Jersey, Merchantville New Jersey

Passport Expediting in Bala-Cynwyd, Pennsylvania

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

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

The process of getting a passport is pretty much the same wherever you are, however because this is about getting a passport in Bala-Cynwyd, 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 Bala-Cynwyd.
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 Bala-Cynwyd 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 Bala-Cynwyd?

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 Bala-Cynwyd, 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 Bala-Cynwyd residents, there is a regional passport facility only 5.6 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 Bala-Cynwyd as there are other options available.

How much does a passport cost in Bala-Cynwyd?

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 Bala-Cynwyd?

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 Bala-Cynwyd.

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

CVS #5346 - Bala Cynwyd - (0.5 mi)
Photo Center
260 Rock Hill Road
Bala Cynwyd PA 19004
(610) 667-5290
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #2166 - Philadelphia - (0.8 mi)
Photo Center
3780 Main Street
Philadelphia PA 19127
(215) 508-3607
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #5081 - Bala Cynwyd - (0.9 mi)
Photo Center
101 W City Ave
Bala Cynwyd PA 19004
(610) 668-3890
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Ridge Ave - (1.3 mi)
Photo Center
6024 Ridge Ave
Philadelphia PA 19128
(267) 900-5600
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #8984 - Philadelphia - (1.7 mi)
Photo Center
6701 Ridge Avenue Building 1
Philadelphia PA 19128
(215) 483-4179
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #10377 - Wynnewood - (2.3 mi)
Photo Center
339 East Lancaster Ave
Wynnewood PA 19096
(610) 649-1391
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Wynnewood - (2.3 mi)
Wynnewood West - Old Wynnewood Road
333 E Lancaster Ave
Wynnewood PA 19096
(610) 642-8660
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #2222 - Philadelphia - (2.7 mi)
Photo Center
7520 City Line Avenue
Philadelphia PA 19151
(215) 477-8401
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #2986 - Philadelphia - (2.9 mi)
Photo Center
7065 Lincoln Drive
Philadelphia PA 19119
(215) 242-1869
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #2783 - Roxborough - (2.9 mi)
Photo Center
518 Port Royal Avenue
Roxborough PA 19128
(215) 483-6680
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99

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