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Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania Passport Office Information

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

Carbon County Prothonotary's Office
2 Broadway
Jim Thorpe PA, 18229

In Jim Thorpe, 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 Jim Thorpe 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 Jim Thorpe, 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 Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania and Expedited Passport service options for Jim Thorpe.

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 Jim Thorpe Pennsylvania

Showing the single passport office in Jim Thorpe:

Carbon County Prothonotary's Office

2 Broadway
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229


Other passport offices near Jim Thorpe Pennsylvania

Slatington Post Office - Slatington - 9.5 Miles
Hazleton Post Office - Hazleton - 12.1 Miles
Blakeslee Post Office - Blakeslee - 13.2 Miles
Catasauqua Post Office - Catasauqua - 18 Miles
Whitehall Post Office - Whitehall - 18.1 Miles
Allentown -Airport Rd Station Post Office - Allentown - 19.4 Miles
Lehigh Valley Retail Unit - Bethlehem - 20.3 Miles
Nazareth Post Office - Nazareth - 20.5 Miles
Lehigh County Clerk of Judicial Records - Allentown - 20.6 Miles
Kutztown Post Office - Kutztown - 22 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Jim Thorpe

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 - 62.2 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 78.5 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 99.7 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 133.9 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 184.9 Miles

Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Jim Thorpe

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 Jim Thorpe 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 Jim Thorpe 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 Jim Thorpe

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

Lehighton Pennsylvania, Palmerton Pennsylvania, Slatington Pennsylvania, Freeland Pennsylvania, Hazleton Pennsylvania, Northampton Pennsylvania, Delano Pennsylvania, Whitehall Township Pennsylvania, Albany Pennsylvania, Fullerton Pennsylvania, Maxatawny Pennsylvania, Nazareth Pennsylvania, Mount Pocono Pennsylvania, Kutztown Pennsylvania, Bethlehem Pennsylvania, Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania, Nanticoke Pennsylvania, Hamburg Pennsylvania, Emmaus Pennsylvania, Bangor Pennsylvania

Passport Expediting in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

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

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

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 Jim Thorpe.
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 Jim Thorpe 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 Jim Thorpe?

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 Jim Thorpe, 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 Philadelphia Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 62.2 miles from Jim Thorpe, 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 Jim Thorpe?

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 Jim Thorpe?

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 Jim Thorpe.

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

Walmart Lehighton Supercenter - (4.6 mi)
Photo Center
1731 Blakeslee Boulevard Dr E
Lehighton PA 18235
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #10128 - Freeland - (11.1 mi)
Photo Center
500 Centre Street
Freeland PA 18225
(570) 636-2520
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Tamaqua Supercenter - (12.4 mi)
Photo Center
35 Plaza Dr
Tamaqua PA 18252
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #1891 - Hazelton - (12.4 mi)
Photo Center
64 South Locust Street
Hazelton PA 18201
(570) 454-5521
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Hazleton - (12.6 mi)
Hazleton Shopping Center
572 W Broad St
Hazleton PA 18201
(570) 455-0994
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #1572 - Hazleton - (12.9 mi)
Photo Center
1185 N. Church St., 1185 N. Church St.
Hazleton PA 18202
(570) 455-8301
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #2262 - Blakeslee - (13.8 mi)
Photo Center
Routes 115 And 940
Blakeslee PA 18610
(570) 643-7286
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #3062 - Effort - (13.8 mi)
Photo Center
3192 Route 115
Effort PA 18330
(570) 688-2302
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Hazle Township Supercenter - (14.4 mi)
Photo Center
761 Airport Rd
Hazle Township PA 18202
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #2507 - Schnecksville - (14.9 mi)
Photo Center
3943 Route 309
Schnecksville PA 18078
(610) 799-6402
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99

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