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Lock Haven, Pennsylvania Passport Office Information

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

Clinton County Prothonotary's Office
230 E Water St, #-
Lock Haven PA, 17745

In Lock Haven, 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 Lock Haven 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 Lock Haven, 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 Lock Haven, Pennsylvania and Expedited Passport service options for Lock Haven.

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 Lock Haven Pennsylvania

Showing the single passport office in Lock Haven:

Clinton County Prothonotary's Office

230 E Water St, #-
Lock Haven, PA 17745


Other passport offices near Lock Haven Pennsylvania

Mill Hall Post Office - Mill Hall - 9 Miles
Jersey Shore PA. Post Office - Jersey Shore - 11.4 Miles
Renovo Post Office - Renovo - 12.3 Miles
Williamsport Post Office - Williamsport - 19.4 Miles
James V. Brown Library - Williamsport - 22.4 Miles
Lycoming County Clerk of Courts - Williamsport - 22.4 Miles
Centre County Prothonotary's Office - Bellefonte - 24.1 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Lock Haven

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 - 115.5 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 132.9 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 143 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 161.2 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 179.6 Miles

Lock Haven, Pennsylvania Passport Forms & Application Guides

Getting a passport in Lock Haven 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 Lock Haven 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 Lock Haven will need to visit a passport office.
* Lock Haven 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 Lock Haven

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 Lock Haven 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 Lock Haven 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 Lock Haven

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

Jersey Shore Pennsylvania, Zion Pennsylvania, South Williamsport Pennsylvania, Montgomery Pennsylvania, Mifflinburg Pennsylvania, State College Pennsylvania, Muncy Pennsylvania, New Berlin Pennsylvania, Milton Pennsylvania, Austin Pennsylvania, Mansfield Pennsylvania, Highland Park Pennsylvania, Northumberland Pennsylvania, Philipsburg Pennsylvania, Shamokin Dam Pennsylvania, Selinsgrove Pennsylvania, Westfield Pennsylvania, Knoxville Pennsylvania, Riverside Pennsylvania, Roseville Pennsylvania

Passport Expediting in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania

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

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

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 Lock Haven.
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 Lock Haven 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 Lock Haven?

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 Lock Haven, 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 115.5 miles from Lock Haven, 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 Lock Haven?

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 Lock Haven?

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 Lock Haven.

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

CVS #1681 - Lock Haven - (7.5 mi)
Photo Center
311 Bellefonte Ave
Lock Haven PA 17745
(570) 748-8260
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Mill Hall Supercenter - (8.4 mi)
Photo Center
167 Hogan Blvd
Mill Hall PA 17751
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #6764 - Jersey Shore - (10.6 mi)
Photo Center
1321 Alleghney Street
Jersey Shore PA 17740
(570) 398-9861
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #1598 - Williamsport - (20.5 mi)
Photo Center
1849 Lycoming Creek Road
Williamsport PA 17701
(570) 323-1338
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #1613 - South Williamsport - (22.5 mi)
Photo Center
518 Southern Avenue
South Williamsport PA 17702
(570) 323-6090
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Williamsport - (24 mi)
The Tj Maxx Plaza
1784 East 3rd Street
Williamsport PA 17701
(570) 326-6606
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #1684 - Bellefonte - (24.4 mi)
Photo Center
127 South Potter Street
Bellefonte PA 16823
(814) 355-8244
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Montoursville Store - (26.1 mi)
Photo Center
1015 N Loyalsock Ave
Montoursville PA 17754
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart State College Supercenter - (29 mi)
Photo Center
373 Benner Pike
State College PA 16801
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #1596 - Mifflinburg - (29 mi)
Photo Center
140 East Chestnut St., Chestnut Plaza
Mifflinburg PA 17844
(570) 966-3332
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99

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