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Clarion, Pennsylvania Passport Office Information

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

Clarion Free Library
644 Main St
Clarion PA, 16214

Clarion County Prothonotary's Office
421 Main Street, Clarion Co. Cthouse.
Clarion PA, 16214

In Clarion, Pennsylvania there are (2) passport office locations (acceptance agents). These passport offices are part of the application process for a new adult or child passport application. The Clarion 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 2 passport offices in Clarion, there are (323) 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 any of the passport acceptance agents listed below the map on this web page. If you need it faster than that, please see: closest regional passport offices to Clarion, Pennsylvania and Expedited Passport service options for Clarion.

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 Clarion Pennsylvania

Showing 2 passport offices in Clarion:

Clarion Free Library

644 Main St
Clarion, PA 16214

Clarion County Prothonotary's Office

421 Main Street, Clarion Co. Cthouse.
Clarion, PA 16214

Other passport offices near Clarion Pennsylvania

Knox Post Office - Knox - 9.4 Miles
Brookville Post Office - Brookville - 13.1 Miles
Jefferson County Prothonotary - Brookville - 13.1 Miles
Forest County Clerk of Courts - Tionesta - 14.7 Miles
Marienville Post Office - Marienville - 15.2 Miles
Rimersburg Post Office - Rimersburg - 15.5 Miles
New Bethlehem Public Library - New Bethlehem - 16 Miles
Emlenton Post Office - Emlenton - 18 Miles
Oil City Post Office - Oil City - 19.4 Miles
Reynoldsville Post Office - Reynoldsville - 22.5 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Clarion

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.

Buffalo Passport Agency - 99.4 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 176.8 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 178 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 206.5 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 243.3 Miles

Clarion, Pennsylvania Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Clarion

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 Clarion 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 Clarion 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 Clarion

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

Saint Petersburg Pennsylvania, Foxburg Pennsylvania, Parker Pennsylvania, Oil City Pennsylvania, Dayton Pennsylvania, Punxsutawney Pennsylvania, Titusville Pennsylvania, DuBois Pennsylvania, Ford City Pennsylvania, Kane Pennsylvania, Grove City Pennsylvania, Meridian Pennsylvania, Freeport Pennsylvania, Vandergrift Pennsylvania, Corry Pennsylvania, Harrison Township Pennsylvania, Columbus Pennsylvania, Apollo Pennsylvania, Oklahoma Pennsylvania, Jacksonville Pennsylvania

Passport Expediting in Clarion, Pennsylvania

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

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

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 are 2 passport offices in Clarion.
The basic process: fill out the DS-11 New Passport Application, take it with your proof of identity, passport photos, and passport fees to any of the passport offices in Clarion 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 Clarion?

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 Clarion, 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 Buffalo Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 99.4 miles from Clarion, 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 Clarion?

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 Clarion?

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 Clarion.

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

CVS #1680 - Clarion - (4 mi)
Photo Center
700 Main St
Clarion PA 16214
(814) 226-7100
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Clarion Supercenter - (5.6 mi)
Photo Center
63 Perkins Rd
Clarion PA 16214
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Cranberry Supercenter - (18.1 mi)
Photo Center
10 Kimberly Ln
Cranberry PA 16319
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #5096 - Oil City - (19.4 mi)
Photo Center
204 East 2nd Street
Oil City PA 16301
(814) 677-4007
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Punxsutawney Supercenter - (25.9 mi)
Photo Center
21920 Route #119
Punxsutawney PA 15767
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #5097 - Titusville - (26.4 mi)
Photo Center
110 East Central Avenue
Titusville PA 16354
(814) 827-4631
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #5709 - Dubois - (27 mi)
Photo Center
405 West Dubois Ave
Dubois PA 15801
(814) 371-9480
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Titusville Supercenter - (27.4 mi)
Photo Center
11415 Hydetown Rd
Titusville PA 16354
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Du Bois Supercenter - (28.1 mi)
Photo Center
20 Industrial Dr
Du Bois PA 15801
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - The Commons - (28.3 mi)
Between Sally's Beauty And Shoe Sensation
250 Commons Dr
Dubois PA 15801
(814) 503-8661
Price: Cost varies by location

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