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Erie, Pennsylvania Passport Office Information

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

Erie-Downtown Station Post Office
1314 Griswold Plz
Erie PA, 16501

Presque Isle Branch Post Office
2711 Legion Rd
Erie PA, 16506

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

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 Erie Pennsylvania

Showing 2 passport offices in Erie:

Erie-Downtown Station Post Office

1314 Griswold Plz
Erie, PA 16501

Presque Isle Branch Post Office

2711 Legion Rd
Erie, PA 16506

Other passport offices near Erie Pennsylvania

Fairview Post Office - Fairview - 5 Miles
Edinboro Post Office - Edinboro - 11.3 Miles
Cranesville Post Office - Cranesville - 12.8 Miles
Cambridge Springs Post Office - Cambridge Springs - 16.2 Miles
North East PO - North East - 16.8 Miles
Conneaut Post Office - Conneaut - 19.4 Miles
Conneaut Public Library - Conneaut - 19.4 Miles
Ripley Post Office - Ripley - 23.1 Miles
Clymer Post office - Clymer - 23.5 Miles
Meadville Post Office - Meadville - 25.6 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Erie

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 - 75.3 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 129.7 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 237.1 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 259.8 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 287.9 Miles

Erie, Pennsylvania Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Erie

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 Erie 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 Erie 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 Erie

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

Waterford Pennsylvania, Edinboro Pennsylvania, Cambridge Springs Pennsylvania, North East Pennsylvania, Union City Pennsylvania, Conneaut Ohio, Corry Pennsylvania, Fredericksburg Pennsylvania, Sherman New York, Columbus Pennsylvania, Westfield New York, Geneva Pennsylvania, Ashtabula Ohio, Chautauqua New York, Titusville Pennsylvania, Portland New York, Lakewood New York, Geneva Ohio, Jamestown New York, Greenville Pennsylvania

Passport Expediting in Erie, Pennsylvania

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

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

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 Erie.
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 Erie 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 Erie?

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 Erie, 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 75.3 miles from Erie, 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 Erie?

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 Erie?

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 Erie.

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

CVS #2346 - Erie - (0.7 mi)
Photo Center
3750 Sterrettania Road
Erie PA 16506
(814) 835-4984
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Erie Supercenter - (1.9 mi)
Photo Center
5350 W. Ridge Rd
Erie PA 16506
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #2678 - Erie - (2.2 mi)
Photo Center
1111 Peninsula Drive
Erie PA 16506
(814) 833-4354
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Yorktown Center Plaza - (2.4 mi)
On West 12th Street In The Giant Eagle Plaza across from the Regional Cancer Center
2501 W 12th St
Erie PA 16505
(814) 836-1877
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #7684 - Erie - (3 mi)
Photo Center
1535 West 26th Street
Erie PA 16508
(814) 461-1215
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Erie Supercenter - (3.3 mi)
Photo Center
1825 Downs Dr
Erie PA 16509
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - 38th and Peach - (3.6 mi)
Liberty Plaza 2 (38th And Peach)
707 W 38th St
Erie PA 16508
(814) 464-1566
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #10520 - Erie - (3.8 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Peach & W 38Th
3727 Peach St
Erie PA 16508
(814) 864-0292
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #3168 - Erie - (5.3 mi)
Photo Center
3800 Pine Avenue
Erie PA 16504
(814) 825-1564
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Erie Supercenter - (6.1 mi)
Photo Center
2711 Elm St
Erie PA 16504
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44

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