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Downingtown, Pennsylvania Passport Office Information

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

Downingtown Post Office
470 Boot Rd
Downingtown PA, 19335

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

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 Downingtown Pennsylvania

Showing the single passport office in Downingtown:

Downingtown Post Office

470 Boot Rd
Downingtown, PA 19335


Other passport offices near Downingtown Pennsylvania

Exton USPO - Exton - 4.5 Miles
Glenmoore Post Office - Glenmoore - 4.7 Miles
Chester County Justice Center - West Chester - 6.5 Miles
West Chester Post Office - West Chester - 6.6 Miles
Malvern/Frazer Post Office - Malvern - 7.2 Miles
Parkesburg Post Office - Parkesburg - 9.8 Miles
Paoli Post Office - Paoli - 10.8 Miles
Phoenixville Public Library - Phoenixville - 11.3 Miles
Phoenixville Post Office - Phoenixville - 11.3 Miles
Royersford Post Office - Royersford - 13.4 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Downingtown

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 - 26.9 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 88.9 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 91.3 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 117 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 222.7 Miles

Downingtown, Pennsylvania Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Downingtown

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 Downingtown 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 Downingtown 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 Downingtown

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

Downingtown Pennsylvania, Exton Pennsylvania, Coatesville Pennsylvania, Malvern Pennsylvania, Kennett Square Pennsylvania, Phoenixville Pennsylvania, Avondale Pennsylvania, Pottstown Pennsylvania, Chester Heights Pennsylvania, Hockessin Delaware, Lima Pennsylvania, Birdsboro Pennsylvania, Trappe Pennsylvania, Wayne Pennsylvania, King of Prussia Pennsylvania, Collegeville Pennsylvania, Greenville Delaware, Radnor Township Pennsylvania, Arden Delaware, Rose Valley Pennsylvania

Passport Expediting in Downingtown, Pennsylvania

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

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

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 Downingtown.
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 Downingtown 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 Downingtown?

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 Downingtown, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks).

While not down the street, the closest option for a passport-issuing facility is the Philadelphia Passport Agency, it's not too far from Downingtown and if you can provide proof of travel within the next seventy-two hours, you can make an appointment there and get a passport.

If you have trouble getting an appointment at the Philadelphia Passport Agency, there are additional regional offices that are farther but may be options for you, see regional passport offices near Downingtown.

How much does a passport cost in Downingtown?

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 Downingtown?

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 Downingtown.

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

CVS #2495 - Downingtown - (1.5 mi)
Photo Center
751 West Lancaster Avenue, Corner Of Lloyd Avenue
Downingtown PA 19335
(610) 518-1841
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #3598 - Downingtown - (1.7 mi)
Photo Center
599 Bell Tavern Blvd
Downingtown PA 19335
(610) 873-5480
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Downingtown - (1.9 mi)
Next To Acme At The Intersection Of Routes 30 And 340 In Caln Village Shopping Center
3947 W Lincoln Hwy
Downingtown PA 19335
(610) 518-5010
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #7132 - Thorndale - (2.8 mi)
Photo Center
3015 Lincoln Highway
Thorndale PA 19372
(610) 380-7180
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #1805 - Coatesville - (3.3 mi)
Photo Center
101 Reeceville Road
Coatesville PA 19320
(610) 466-7166
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #2951 - Chester Springs - (3.5 mi)
Photo Center
104 North Pottstown Pike
Chester Springs PA 19425
(610) 458-3401
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Lionville - (3.6 mi)
Heritage Shopping Center At Route 100 And Route 113
64 E Uwchlan Ave
Exton PA 19341
(610) 524-8722
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #2687 - Exton - (3.7 mi)
Photo Center
105 East Uwchlan Avenue
Exton PA 19341
(610) 594-1931
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Exton Store - (4 mi)
Photo Center
270 Indian Run St
Exton PA 19341
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #10694 - Exton - (4.1 mi)
Photo Center
141 West Lincoln Highway
Exton PA 19341
(610) 363-1008
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99

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