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Blue Bell, Pennsylvania Passport Office Information

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

Blue Bell Post Office
651 Township Line Rd
Blue Bell PA, 19422

In Blue Bell, 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 Blue Bell 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 Blue Bell, 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 Blue Bell, Pennsylvania and Expedited Passport service options for Blue Bell.

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 Blue Bell Pennsylvania

Showing the single passport office in Blue Bell:

Blue Bell Post Office

651 Township Line Rd
Blue Bell, PA 19422


Other passport offices near Blue Bell Pennsylvania

Montgomery County Prothonotary's Office - Norristown - 3.7 Miles
Fort Washington Post Office - Fort Washington - 4.1 Miles
Montgomeryville Post Office - Montgomeryville - 5.8 Miles
Horsham Post Office - Horsham - 5.8 Miles
Chestnut Hill Finance - Philadelphia - 6.1 Miles
Market Square Post Office - Philadelphia - 6.4 Miles
King of Prussia Post Office - King of Prussia - 6.4 Miles
Wadsworth Postal Store - Philadelphia - 6.7 Miles
Willow Grove Post Office - Willow Grove - 7.3 Miles
Montgomery County Prothonotary's Office - Willow Grove - 7.6 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Blue Bell

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 - 14 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 67.4 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 95.7 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 111.2 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 229.9 Miles

Blue Bell, Pennsylvania Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Blue Bell

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 Blue Bell 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 Blue Bell 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 Blue Bell

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

Blue Bell Pennsylvania, Ambler Pennsylvania, Plymouth Meeting Pennsylvania, Fort Washington Pennsylvania, Conshohocken Pennsylvania, Lansdale Pennsylvania, Wyndmoor Pennsylvania, Glenside Pennsylvania, King of Prussia Pennsylvania, Horsham Pennsylvania, Willow Grove Pennsylvania, Abington Pennsylvania, Hatboro Pennsylvania, Collegeville Pennsylvania, Bryn Mawr Pennsylvania, Wayne Pennsylvania, Radnor Township Pennsylvania, Ardmore Pennsylvania, Bala-Cynwyd Pennsylvania, Trappe Pennsylvania

Passport Expediting in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania

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

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

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

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 Blue Bell, 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 Blue Bell residents, there is a regional passport facility only 14 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 Blue Bell as there are other options available.

How much does a passport cost in Blue Bell?

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 Blue Bell?

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 Blue Bell.

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

UPS Store - The Shoppes At Village Square - (0.8 mi)
716 Dekalb Pike,Blue Bell, The Shoppes At Village Square
716 Dekalb Pike
Blue Bell PA 19422
(610) 279-4154
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #3799 - Blue Bell - (0.8 mi)
Photo Center
929 Dekalb Pike At Skippack Pike
Blue Bell PA 19422
(610) 292-2142
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #3011 - Blue Bell - (1.4 mi)
Photo Center
1799 Dekalb Pike
Blue Bell PA 19422
(610) 239-1681
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #7366 - Norristown - (1.4 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Dekalb Pike (202) & Township Line
3300 Dekalb Pike
Norristown PA 19401
(610) 930-0054
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Norristown - (1.8 mi)
Northtowne Plaza Germantown Pike @ 202
34 East Germantown Pike
Norristown PA 19401
(610) 313-1889
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #10061 - Ambler - (2 mi)
Photo Center
7000 Butler Pike
Ambler PA 19002
(215) 654-8914
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #8498 - Ambler - (2.9 mi)
Photo Center
272 East Butler Pike
Ambler PA 19002
(215) 643-3974
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #10825 - Plymouth Meeting - (2.9 mi)
Photo Center
2400 Butler Pike
Plymouth Meeting PA 19462
(610) 941-1291
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #10493 - Spring House - (2.9 mi)
Photo Center
901 Sumneytown Pike
Spring House PA 19477
(215) 646-5089
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #6837 - Norristown - (3.1 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Whitehall & Germantown Pike
699 W Germantown Pike
Norristown PA 19403
(610) 630-5819
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99

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