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Hanover, Pennsylvania Passport Office Information

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

Hanover Post Office
18 High St
Hanover PA, 17331

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

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 Hanover Pennsylvania

Showing the single passport office in Hanover:

Hanover Post Office

18 High St
Hanover, PA 17331


Other passport offices near Hanover Pennsylvania

East Berlin MPO - East Berlin - 9.1 Miles
Adams County Prothonotary's Office - Gettysburg - 11.5 Miles
USPS Taneytown Post Office - Taneytown - 11.5 Miles
Gettysburg Post Office - Gettysburg - 11.9 Miles
USPS Westminster Post Office - Westminster - 12.1 Miles
USPS Hampstead Post Office - Hampstead - 12.4 Miles
Shrewsbury Post Office - Shrewsbury - 14.4 Miles
York County Judicial Center - York - 16 Miles
Dallastown Post Office - Dallastown - 17.3 Miles
USPS Parkton Post Office - Parkton - 17.4 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Hanover

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.

Washington Passport Agency - 53.4 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 85.5 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 147.7 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 174.9 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 204.6 Miles

Hanover, Pennsylvania Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Hanover

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 Hanover 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 Hanover 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 Hanover

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

Hanover Pennsylvania, Littlestown Pennsylvania, Manchester Maryland, Hampton Pennsylvania, Taneytown Maryland, Shrewsbury Pennsylvania, Dover Pennsylvania, Biglerville Pennsylvania, Union Bridge Maryland, Emmitsburg Maryland, Fairfield Pennsylvania, Windsor Pennsylvania, Reisterstown Maryland, Manchester Pennsylvania, Thurmont Maryland, Sparks Maryland, Phoenix Maryland, Owings Mills Maryland, Cockeysville Maryland, Walkersville Maryland

Passport Expediting in Hanover, Pennsylvania

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

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

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 Hanover.
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 Hanover 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 Hanover?

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 Hanover, 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 Washington Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 53.4 miles from Hanover, 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 Hanover?

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 Hanover?

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 Hanover.

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

CVS #1653 - Hanover - (1.4 mi)
Photo Center
635 Carlisle Street
Hanover PA 17331
(717) 637-5228
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Hanover - (1.6 mi)
Grandview Plaza Shopping Center Behind Rutter's Gas Station
1418 Baltimore St
Hanover PA 17331
(717) 646-1118
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Hanover Supercenter - (1.9 mi)
Photo Center
1881 Baltimore Pike
Hanover PA 17331
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Hanover Supercenter - (2.3 mi)
Photo Center
495 Eisenhower Dr
Hanover PA 17331
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #1921 - Gettysburg - (10.4 mi)
Photo Center
1310 York Road
Gettysburg PA 17325
(717) 337-2812
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #4220 - Hampstead - (10.5 mi)
Photo Center
2311 Hanover Pike
Hampstead MD 21074
(410) 239-3750
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Hampstead Supercenter - (10.5 mi)
Photo Center
2320 No. Hanover Pike
Hampstead MD 21074
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Gettysburg Store - (10.6 mi)
Photo Center
1270 York Rd
Gettysburg PA 17325
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #4170 - Taneytown - (11.3 mi)
Photo Center
509 East Baltimore Street
Taneytown MD 21787
(410) 756-2548
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #13457 - Westminster - (11.9 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Sh 140 & Meadow Creek
500 Meadow Creek Dr
Westminster MD 21158
(410) 848-0513
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99

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