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Homestead, Pennsylvania Passport Office Information

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

Homestead Post Office
601 E 8th Ave
Homestead PA, 15120

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

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 Homestead Pennsylvania

Showing the single passport office in Homestead:

Homestead Post Office

601 E 8th Ave
Homestead, PA 15120


Other passport offices near Homestead Pennsylvania

Swissvale Post Office - Pittsburgh - 1.8 Miles
Squirrel Hill Station Post Office - Pittsburgh - 2.6 Miles
Oakland Station Park Post Office - Pittsburgh - 3.4 Miles
Mc Keesport Post Office - McKeesport - 3.5 Miles
West Mifflin/Pleasant Hills Post Office - Pittsburgh - 3.8 Miles
Brentwood Branch Post Office - Brentwood - 3.8 Miles
Carson Station Post Office - Pittsburgh - 4 Miles
Bloomfield Station Post Office - Pittsburgh - 4.1 Miles
Grant Street Post Office - Pittsburgh - 4.9 Miles
Allegheny County Dept. of Court Records - Pittsburgh - 4.9 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Homestead

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 - 156.8 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 159.9 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 183 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 220 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 269.6 Miles

Homestead, Pennsylvania Passport Forms & Application Guides

Getting a passport in Homestead 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 Homestead 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 Homestead will need to visit a passport office.
* Homestead isn't near a passport agency, you could try a passport service or arrange to travel to one of the regional offices.
* To renew your passport, you do NOT need to visit a passport office.

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Homestead

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 Homestead 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 Homestead 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 Homestead

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

Munhall Pennsylvania, Homestead Pennsylvania, Rankin Pennsylvania, Braddock Pennsylvania, Swissvale Pennsylvania, Duquesne Pennsylvania, West Mifflin Pennsylvania, Wilkinsburg Pennsylvania, Brentwood Pennsylvania, McKeesport Pennsylvania, Lincoln Pennsylvania, Castle Shannon Pennsylvania, Monroeville Pennsylvania, Dormont Pennsylvania, Sharpsburg Pennsylvania, Millvale Pennsylvania, Clairton Pennsylvania, Green Tree Pennsylvania, Mount Lebanon Pennsylvania, Fox Chapel Pennsylvania

Passport Expediting in Homestead, Pennsylvania

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

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

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 Homestead.
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 Homestead 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 Homestead?

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 Homestead, 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 156.8 miles from Homestead, 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 Homestead?

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 Homestead?

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 Homestead.

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

Walgreens #9674 - Homestead - (0.7 mi)
Northwest Corner Of West & 8Th
133 W 8Th Ave
Homestead PA 15120
(412) 461-9782
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Costco Store #649 - Homestead - (0.8 mi)
Photo Center
501 Waterfront Dr W
Homestead PA 15120
(412) 205-1000
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
CVS #10767 - Pittsburgh - (1.4 mi)
Photo Center
4664 Browns Hill Road
Pittsburgh PA 15217
(412) 521-3059
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #4091 - Swissvale - (1.8 mi)
Photo Center
7406 Church Street
Swissvale PA 15218
(412) 271-6733
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #4152 - Pittsburgh - (3.1 mi)
Photo Center
5600 Wilkins Avenue
Pittsburgh PA 15217
(412) 521-5690
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #10345 - Pittsburgh - (3.2 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Braddock & Penn
7628 Penn Ave
Pittsburgh PA 15221
(412) 247-5601
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #2348 - Pittsburgh - (3.6 mi)
Photo Center
3422 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh PA 15213
(412) 687-4181
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart West Mifflin Supercenter - (3.6 mi)
Photo Center
2351 Century Dr
West Mifflin PA 15122
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - The University Of Pittsburgh - (3.6 mi)
At The University Of Pittsburgh
3945 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh PA 15213
(412) 621-6261
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart North Versailles Supercenter - (3.8 mi)
Photo Center
100 Walmart Dr
North Versailles PA 15137
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44

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