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Elkins Park, Pennsylvania Passport Office Information

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

Elkins Park Post Office
800 Ashbourne Rd
Elkins Park PA, 19027

In Elkins Park, 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 Elkins Park 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 Elkins Park, 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 Elkins Park, Pennsylvania and Expedited Passport service options for Elkins Park.

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 Elkins Park Pennsylvania

Showing the single passport office in Elkins Park:

Elkins Park Post Office

800 Ashbourne Rd
Elkins Park, PA 19027


Other passport offices near Elkins Park Pennsylvania

Jenkintown Library - Jenkintown - 1.5 Miles
Logan Post Office - Philadelphia - 1.8 Miles
Fox Chase Post Office - Philadelphia - 2 Miles
Wadsworth Postal Store - Philadelphia - 2.2 Miles
Olney Station Post Office - Philadelphia - 2.3 Miles
Market Square Post Office - Philadelphia - 3.2 Miles
Roosevelt Mall Postal Retail Store - Philadelphia - 3.4 Miles
Chestnut Hill Finance - Philadelphia - 3.6 Miles
Huntingdon Valley Post Office - Jenkintown - 3.7 Miles
Montgomery County Prothonotary's Office - Willow Grove - 4.2 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Elkins Park

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 - 7.5 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 64.4 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 93.1 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 113.4 Miles
Boston Passport Agency - 229.1 Miles

Elkins Park, Pennsylvania Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Elkins Park

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 Elkins Park 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 Elkins Park 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 Elkins Park

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

Glenside Pennsylvania, Abington Pennsylvania, Wyndmoor Pennsylvania, Willow Grove Pennsylvania, Fort Washington Pennsylvania, Palmyra New Jersey, Hatboro Pennsylvania, Riverton New Jersey, Horsham Pennsylvania, Bala-Cynwyd Pennsylvania, Ambler Pennsylvania, Plymouth Meeting Pennsylvania, Pennsauken New Jersey, Merchantville New Jersey, Blue Bell Pennsylvania, Conshohocken Pennsylvania, Bensalem Pennsylvania, Ardmore Pennsylvania, Bryn Mawr Pennsylvania, Maple Shade New Jersey

Passport Expediting in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania

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

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

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

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 Elkins Park, 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 Elkins Park residents, there is a regional passport facility only 7.5 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 Elkins Park as there are other options available.

How much does a passport cost in Elkins Park?

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 Elkins Park?

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 Elkins Park.

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

Walgreens #7225 - Elkins Park - (0.3 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Old York & Church
1 Yorktown Plz
Elkins Park PA 19027
(215) 481-9562
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Jenkintown - (1 mi)
At York And Wyncote Road
93 Old York Rd
Jenkintown PA 19046
(215) 376-0100
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #958 - Cheltenham - (1.4 mi)
Photo Center
45 Cheltenham Avenue
Cheltenham PA 19012
(215) 782-1501
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Wyncote - (1.5 mi)
Photo Center
2471 West Cheltenham Avenue
Wyncote PA 19095
(215) 277-5133
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #6894 - Wyncote - (1.6 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Ogontz (Limekilm) & Cheltenham Ave
2727 W Cheltenham Ave
Wyncote PA 19095
(215) 886-7399
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #771 - Philadelphia - (1.7 mi)
Photo Center
6150 North 5th Street
Philadelphia PA 19120
(215) 548-1110
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #2156 - Philadelphia - (2 mi)
Photo Center
5843 Rising Sun Avenue
Philadelphia PA 19120
(215) 728-4146
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #2689 - Philadelphia - (2 mi)
Photo Center
7350 Oxford Avenue
Philadelphia PA 19111
(215) 342-7700
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #1193 - Jenkintown - (2 mi)
Photo Center
835 Old York Road
Jenkintown PA 19046
(215) 886-2923
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #5523 - Jenkintown - (2 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Old York Road & Fairway Road
901 Old York Rd
Jenkintown PA 19046
(215) 886-8763
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99

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