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Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania Passport Office Information

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

Clarks Summit Main Post Office
117 S State St
Clarks Summit PA, 18411

In Clarks Summit, 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 Clarks Summit 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 Clarks Summit, 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 Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania and Expedited Passport service options for Clarks Summit.

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 Clarks Summit Pennsylvania

Showing the single passport office in Clarks Summit:

Clarks Summit Main Post Office

117 S State St
Clarks Summit, PA 18411


Other passport offices near Clarks Summit Pennsylvania

Downtown Station Post Office - Scranton - 4.7 Miles
Scranton Main Post Office - Scranton - 6 Miles
Wyoming County Prothonotary's Office - Tunkhannock - 10.6 Miles
Carbondale Main Post Office - Carbondale - 12.3 Miles
Dallas Post Office - Dallas - 12.8 Miles
Luzerne County Prothonotary's Office - Wilkes-Barre - 14.4 Miles
Wilkes-Barre Main Post Office - Wilkes-Barre - 15.2 Miles
Salem Public Library - Hamlin - 15.7 Miles
Waymart Post Office - Waymart - 16.3 Miles
Gouldsboro Post Office - Gouldsboro - 18.3 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Clarks Summit

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.

New York Passport Agency - 89.7 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 94.9 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 102.5 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 163.5 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 165.3 Miles

Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Clarks Summit

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 Clarks Summit 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 Clarks Summit 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 Clarks Summit

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

Clarks Summit Pennsylvania, Dalton Pennsylvania, Taylor Pennsylvania, Dunmore Pennsylvania, Moosic Pennsylvania, Pittston Pennsylvania, Wyoming Pennsylvania, Carbondale Pennsylvania, Moscow Pennsylvania, Dallas Pennsylvania, Kingston Pennsylvania, Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania, Plymouth Pennsylvania, Nanticoke Pennsylvania, Jackson Pennsylvania, New Milford Pennsylvania, Hawley Pennsylvania, Mount Pocono Pennsylvania, Freeland Pennsylvania, Hazleton Pennsylvania

Passport Expediting in Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania

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

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

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 Clarks Summit.
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 Clarks Summit 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 Clarks Summit?

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 Clarks Summit, 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 New York Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 89.7 miles from Clarks Summit, 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 Clarks Summit?

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 Clarks Summit?

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 Clarks Summit.

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

UPS Store - Clarks Summit - (2.1 mi)
Abington Shopping Center
1143 Northern Blvd
Clarks Summit PA 18411
(570) 587-1235
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #1597 - Clarks Summit - (2.2 mi)
Photo Center
101 North State Street
Clarks Summit PA 18411
(570) 587-1205
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #1593 - Scranton - (3.9 mi)
Photo Center
110 Green Ridge Street
Scranton PA 18509
(570) 344-7400
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #7739 - Scranton - (4.1 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Main & Luzerne
330 S Main Ave
Scranton PA 18504
(570) 341-1429
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Dickson City Supercenter - (4.2 mi)
Photo Center
900 Commerce Blvd
Dickson City PA 18519
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Taylor Supercenter - (4.7 mi)
Photo Center
1325 Main
Taylor PA 18517
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #1612 - Dunmore - (5.3 mi)
Photo Center
347-349 Blakely Street
Dunmore PA 18512
(570) 342-9138
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Dunmore - (5.4 mi)
Corner Of Shoemaker & South Blakely St
201 S Blakely St
Dunmore PA 18512
(570) 558-6300
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Dickson City - (5.5 mi)
Across From Genetti's Manor - Next To Rabel's Furniture
1330 Main St
Dickson City PA 18519
(570) 382-3228
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #1611 - Scranton - (5.6 mi)
Photo Center
1101 Moosic Street
Scranton PA 18505
(570) 347-6991
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99

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