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Fort Washington, Pennsylvania Passport Office Information

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

Fort Washington Post Office
575 Pinetown Rd
Fort Washington PA, 19034

In Fort Washington, 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 Fort Washington 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 Fort Washington, 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 Fort Washington, Pennsylvania and Expedited Passport service options for Fort Washington.

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 Fort Washington Pennsylvania

Showing the single passport office in Fort Washington:

Fort Washington Post Office

575 Pinetown Rd
Fort Washington, PA 19034


Other passport offices near Fort Washington Pennsylvania

Blue Bell Post Office - Blue Bell - 3.4 Miles
Wadsworth Postal Store - Philadelphia - 3.6 Miles
Chestnut Hill Finance - Philadelphia - 3.6 Miles
Market Square Post Office - Philadelphia - 3.7 Miles
Horsham Post Office - Horsham - 4.2 Miles
Willow Grove Post Office - Willow Grove - 4.3 Miles
Montgomery County Prothonotary's Office - Willow Grove - 4.4 Miles
Jenkintown Library - Jenkintown - 4.5 Miles
Elkins Park Post Office - Elkins Park - 4.7 Miles
Logan Post Office - Philadelphia - 6 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Fort Washington

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 - 11.5 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 65.6 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 94 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 112.7 Miles
Boston Passport Agency - 230 Miles

Fort Washington, Pennsylvania Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Fort Washington

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 Fort Washington 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 Fort Washington 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 Fort Washington

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

Fort Washington Pennsylvania, Ambler Pennsylvania, Blue Bell Pennsylvania, Glenside Pennsylvania, Wyndmoor Pennsylvania, Plymouth Meeting Pennsylvania, Abington Pennsylvania, Willow Grove Pennsylvania, Horsham Pennsylvania, Conshohocken Pennsylvania, Hatboro Pennsylvania, Lansdale Pennsylvania, Bala-Cynwyd Pennsylvania, Bryn Mawr Pennsylvania, Ardmore Pennsylvania, King of Prussia Pennsylvania, Radnor Township Pennsylvania, Wayne Pennsylvania, Palmyra New Jersey, Collegeville Pennsylvania

Passport Expediting in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania

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

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

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

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 Fort Washington, 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 Fort Washington residents, there is a regional passport facility only 11.5 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 Fort Washington as there are other options available.

How much does a passport cost in Fort Washington?

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 Fort Washington?

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 Fort Washington.

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

CVS #8498 - Ambler - (1.4 mi)
Photo Center
272 East Butler Pike
Ambler PA 19002
(215) 643-3974
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #10061 - Ambler - (1.5 mi)
Photo Center
7000 Butler Pike
Ambler PA 19002
(215) 654-8914
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #1106 - Flourtown - (1.7 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Bethlehem Pike & Bysher
1456 Bethlehem Pike
Flourtown PA 19031
(215) 836-4243
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #7253 - Dresher - (2 mi)
Photo Center
1678 Susquehanna Road
Dresher PA 19025
(215) 628-2712
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #791 - Erdenheim - (2.1 mi)
Photo Center
920 Bethlehem Pike
Erdenheim PA 19038
(215) 233-4485
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #919 - Glenside - (2.8 mi)
Photo Center
2622 Jenkintown Road
Glenside PA 19038
(215) 887-6122
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #2496 - Maple Glen - (3.1 mi)
Photo Center
890 Welsh Road
Maple Glen PA 19002
(215) 628-6374
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #10825 - Plymouth Meeting - (3.2 mi)
Photo Center
2400 Butler Pike
Plymouth Meeting PA 19462
(610) 941-1291
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #10493 - Spring House - (3.3 mi)
Photo Center
901 Sumneytown Pike
Spring House PA 19477
(215) 646-5089
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Spring House - (3.5 mi)
Bethlehem Pike Rd/Sumneytown Pike & Norristown Rd By Genuardi's
1121 N Bethlehem Pike
Spring House PA 19477
(215) 283-9991
Price: Cost varies by location

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