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Bensalem, Pennsylvania Passport Office Information

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

Bensalem Branch Library
3700 Hulmeville Rd
Bensalem PA, 19020

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

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 Bensalem Pennsylvania

Showing the single passport office in Bensalem:

Bensalem Branch Library

3700 Hulmeville Rd
Bensalem, PA 19020


Other passport offices near Bensalem Pennsylvania

Torresdale Station Post Office - Philadelphia - 2.9 Miles
Burlington Post Office - Burlington - 4.1 Miles
Bustleton Post Office - Philadelphia - 4.3 Miles
Levittown Post Office - Levittown - 4.8 Miles
Bucks County Goverment Services Center - Levittown - 4.9 Miles
Southampton Post Office - Southampton - 5.8 Miles
Cinnaminson/Riverton Post Office - Cinnaminson - 6.3 Miles
Huntingdon Valley Post Office - Jenkintown - 6.3 Miles
Roosevelt Mall Postal Retail Store - Philadelphia - 6.6 Miles
Fox Chase Post Office - Philadelphia - 7.3 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Bensalem

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 - 13.4 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 56.6 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 85.2 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 121.5 Miles
Boston Passport Agency - 221.1 Miles

Bensalem, Pennsylvania Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Bensalem

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 Bensalem 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 Bensalem 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 Bensalem

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

Bensalem Pennsylvania, Beverly New Jersey, Edgewater Park New Jersey, Bristol Pennsylvania, Burlington New Jersey, Langhorne Pennsylvania, Levittown Pennsylvania, Riverton New Jersey, Palmyra New Jersey, Newtown Pennsylvania, Abington Pennsylvania, Moorestown New Jersey, Willow Grove Pennsylvania, Hatboro Pennsylvania, Morrisville Pennsylvania, Yardley Pennsylvania, Maple Shade New Jersey, Horsham Pennsylvania, Fieldsboro New Jersey, Glenside Pennsylvania

Passport Expediting in Bensalem, Pennsylvania

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

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

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

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 Bensalem, 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 Bensalem residents, there is a regional passport facility only 13.4 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 Bensalem as there are other options available.

How much does a passport cost in Bensalem?

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 Bensalem?

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 Bensalem.

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

CVS #2131 - Bensalem - (0.2 mi)
Photo Center
3943 Hulmeville Road
Bensalem PA 19020
(215) 244-7002
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #6319 - Bensalem - (0.6 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Knights Rd & Street Rd
2435 Street Rd
Bensalem PA 19020
(215) 639-6711
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #1281 - Bensalem - (1.5 mi)
Photo Center
2250 Bristol Road, Corner Of Bristol Road And Hulmeville Road
Bensalem PA 19020
(215) 757-5200
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #2880 - Croydon - (1.7 mi)
Photo Center
901 Bristol Pike, Corner Of Newportville Road
Croydon PA 19021
(215) 785-6345
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Philadelphia Supercenter - (1.8 mi)
Photo Center
4301 Byberry Road
Philadelphia PA 19154
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #1731 - Bensalem - (1.9 mi)
Photo Center
3811 Neshaminy Boulevard
Bensalem PA 19020
(215) 396-5690
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Bensalem Store - (2.2 mi)
Photo Center
3461 Horizon Blvd
Bensalem PA 19053
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #9672 - Levittown - (3.5 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Oxford Valley & New Falls
5200 New Falls Rd
Levittown PA 19056
(215) 943-2448
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #2524 - Feasterville - (3.6 mi)
Photo Center
298 East Street Road
Feasterville PA 19053
(215) 942-5141
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Feasterville - (3.7 mi)
Next Door To Panera Bread, Across From The Acme (Saturday P/U's)
148 East Street Rd
Feasterville PA 19053
(215) 322-7447
Price: Cost varies by location

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