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Franklin, Pennsylvania Passport Office Information

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

Venango County Clerk of Courts
1168 Liberty St
Franklin PA, 16323

Franklin Post Office
1202 Elk St
Franklin PA, 16323

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

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 Franklin Pennsylvania

Showing 2 passport offices in Franklin:

Venango County Clerk of Courts

1168 Liberty St
Franklin, PA 16323

Franklin Post Office

1202 Elk St
Franklin, PA 16323

Other passport offices near Franklin Pennsylvania

Oil City Post Office - Oil City - 6 Miles
Titusville Post Office - Titusville - 11.9 Miles
Forest County Clerk of Courts - Tionesta - 16.9 Miles
Crawford County Prothonotary's Office - Meadville - 17.7 Miles
Meadville Post Office - Meadville - 17.8 Miles
Emlenton Post Office - Emlenton - 18.1 Miles
Knox Post Office - Knox - 19.1 Miles
Fredonia Post Office - Fredonia - 21.1 Miles
Grove City Post Office - Grove City - 21.7 Miles
Cambridge Springs Post Office - Cambridge Springs - 22.7 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Franklin

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 - 95.5 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 152.8 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 200.1 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 231.7 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 266.9 Miles

Franklin, Pennsylvania Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Franklin

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 Franklin 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 Franklin 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 Franklin

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

Oil City Pennsylvania, Titusville Pennsylvania, Geneva Pennsylvania, Fredericksburg Pennsylvania, Saint Petersburg Pennsylvania, Foxburg Pennsylvania, Grove City Pennsylvania, Cambridge Springs Pennsylvania, Parker Pennsylvania, Greenville Pennsylvania, Union City Pennsylvania, Edinboro Pennsylvania, Corry Pennsylvania, Waterford Pennsylvania, Columbus Pennsylvania, Hermitage Pennsylvania, Sharon Pennsylvania, Hartford Ohio, Oakland Pennsylvania, Meridian Pennsylvania

Passport Expediting in Franklin, Pennsylvania

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

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

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 Franklin.
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 Franklin 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 Franklin?

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 Franklin, 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 95.5 miles from Franklin, 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 Franklin?

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 Franklin?

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 Franklin.

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

CVS #5096 - Oil City - (6 mi)
Photo Center
204 East 2nd Street
Oil City PA 16301
(814) 677-4007
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Cranberry Supercenter - (8.6 mi)
Photo Center
10 Kimberly Ln
Cranberry PA 16319
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Titusville Supercenter - (11.6 mi)
Photo Center
11415 Hydetown Rd
Titusville PA 16354
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #5097 - Titusville - (12 mi)
Photo Center
110 East Central Avenue
Titusville PA 16354
(814) 827-4631
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #5099 - Meadville - (17.6 mi)
Photo Center
392 North Street
Meadville PA 16335
(814) 333-6370
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #10837 - Meadville - (17.7 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Liberty & Pa Rte 77
379 North St
Meadville PA 16335
(814) 337-0582
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Meadville Supercenter - (19.5 mi)
Photo Center
16086 Conneaut Lake Rd
Meadville PA 16335
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Grove City Store - (22 mi)
Photo Center
1566 W Main Street Ext
Grove City PA 16127
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Greenville Supercenter - (24 mi)
Photo Center
45 Williamson Rd
Greenville PA 16125
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #1680 - Clarion - (25.2 mi)
Photo Center
700 Main St
Clarion PA 16214
(814) 226-7100
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99

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