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Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania Passport Office Information

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

Columbia County Prothonotary's Office
35 W Main St
Bloomsburg PA, 17815

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

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 Bloomsburg Pennsylvania

Showing the single passport office in Bloomsburg:

Columbia County Prothonotary's Office

35 W Main St
Bloomsburg, PA 17815


Other passport offices near Bloomsburg Pennsylvania

Montour County Prothonotary's Office - Danville - 8.5 Miles
Shamokin Post Office - Shamokin - 15 Miles
Hughesville Post Office - Hughesville - 17.5 Miles
Sunbury Post Office - Sunbury - 18.2 Miles
Watsontown Post Office - Watsontown - 18.7 Miles
Union County Prothonotary's Office - Lewisburg - 19.7 Miles
Hazleton Post Office - Hazleton - 22.3 Miles
Nanticoke Post Office - Nanticoke - 23 Miles
Sullivan County Prothonotary's Office - Laporte - 23 Miles
Pottsville Post Office - Pottsville - 23.6 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Bloomsburg

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 - 88.3 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 112.5 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 130.8 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 132.3 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 155.1 Miles

Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Bloomsburg

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 Bloomsburg 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 Bloomsburg 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 Bloomsburg

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

Light Street Pennsylvania, Riverside Pennsylvania, Berwick Pennsylvania, Benton Pennsylvania, Mount Carmel Pennsylvania, Centralia Pennsylvania, Shamokin Pennsylvania, Ashland Pennsylvania, Lavelle Pennsylvania, Northumberland Pennsylvania, Milton Pennsylvania, Muncy Pennsylvania, Shamokin Dam Pennsylvania, Montgomery Pennsylvania, Delano Pennsylvania, Hazleton Pennsylvania, Branch Dale Pennsylvania, Nanticoke Pennsylvania, Selinsgrove Pennsylvania, Palo Alto Pennsylvania

Passport Expediting in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

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

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

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 Bloomsburg.
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 Bloomsburg 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 Bloomsburg?

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 Bloomsburg, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). You are going to have to do a little bit of a road-trip, the nearest passport issuing facility is The Philadelphia Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 88.3 miles from Bloomsburg, but that's where you need to make an appointment. Another option for you may be to use a passport expediting service to go to a regional facility for you.

How much does a passport cost in Bloomsburg?

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 Bloomsburg?

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 Bloomsburg.

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

Walmart Bloomsburg Supercenter - (1.9 mi)
Photo Center
100 Lunger Dr
Bloomsburg PA 17815
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #1590 - Bloomsburg - (5 mi)
Photo Center
823 New Berwick Highway
Bloomsburg PA 17815
(570) 784-8061
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #1582 - Danville - (8.2 mi)
Photo Center
1101 Mill Street
Danville PA 17821
(570) 275-1811
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #1599 - Berwick - (9.6 mi)
Photo Center
700 W Front Street
Berwick PA 18603
(570) 752-7462
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #1607 - Mount Carmel - (14.2 mi)
Photo Center
West 3rd And Birch Street
Mount Carmel PA 17851
(570) 339-0141
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Coal Township Supercenter - (14.7 mi)
Photo Center
9300 State Route 61
Coal Township PA 17866
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #1894 - Shamokin - (15.1 mi)
Photo Center
12 West Independence Street
Shamokin PA 17872
(570) 648-6441
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #1583 - Shickshinny - (15.7 mi)
Photo Center
1 North Main Street
Shickshinny PA 18655
(570) 542-4250
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #1610 - Muncy - (17.6 mi)
Photo Center
201 Muncy Creek Boulevard
Muncy PA 17756
(570) 546-8361
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #1575 - Northumberland - (17.8 mi)
Photo Center
401 Duke Street
Northumberland PA 17857
(570) 473-3221
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99

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