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New Castle, Pennsylvania Passport Office Information

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

New Castle Post Office General Mail Facility
435 S Cascade St
New Castle PA, 16101

Lawrence County Govt. Center
430 Court St
New Castle PA, 16101

In New Castle, 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 New Castle 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 New Castle, 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 New Castle, Pennsylvania and Expedited Passport service options for New Castle.

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 New Castle Pennsylvania

Showing 2 passport offices in New Castle:

New Castle Post Office General Mail Facility

435 S Cascade St
New Castle, PA 16101

Lawrence County Govt. Center

430 Court St
New Castle, PA 16101

Other passport offices near New Castle Pennsylvania

Ellwood City Post Office - Ellwood City - 7.8 Miles
New Wilmington PA Post Office - New Wilmington - 8.2 Miles
Villa Maria Post Office - Pulaski - 11 Miles
Slippery Rock Post Office - Slippery Rock - 11.7 Miles
Prospect Post Office - Prospect - 12.2 Miles
West Middlesex Post Office - West Middlesex - 13.3 Miles
Grove City Post Office - Grove City - 13.9 Miles
Beaver Falls Post Office - Beaver Falls - 14.2 Miles
Mercer County Prothonotary's Office - Mercer - 14.5 Miles
East Palestine Post Office - East Palestine - 14.5 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to New Castle

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 - 130.5 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 147.5 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 195.1 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 243.1 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 285.6 Miles

New Castle, Pennsylvania Passport Forms & Application Guides

Getting a passport in New Castle 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 New Castle 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 New Castle will need to visit a passport office.
* New Castle 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 New Castle

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 New Castle 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 New Castle 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 New Castle

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

Oakland Pennsylvania, Ellwood City Pennsylvania, Harmony Pennsylvania, Grove City Pennsylvania, Beaver Falls Pennsylvania, Campbell Ohio, New Brighton Pennsylvania, Hubbard Ohio, Hermitage Pennsylvania, Boardman Ohio, Bridgewater Pennsylvania, Meridian Pennsylvania, Rochester Pennsylvania, Sharon Pennsylvania, Monaca Pennsylvania, Columbiana Ohio, Rogers Ohio, Conway Pennsylvania, Aliquippa Pennsylvania, Hartford Ohio

Passport Expediting in New Castle, Pennsylvania

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

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

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 New Castle.
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 New Castle 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 New Castle?

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 New Castle, 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 130.5 miles from New Castle, 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 New Castle?

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 New Castle?

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 New Castle.

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

CVS #4058 - New Castle - (1.9 mi)
Photo Center
734 East Washington Street
New Castle PA 16101
(724) 654-3294
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #9586 - New Castle - (3 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Pa Rte 18 & Garfield Rd
1210 Wilmington Ave
New Castle PA 16105
(724) 652-0750
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #5711 - New Castle - (3.4 mi)
Photo Center
1805 Wilmington Road
New Castle PA 16105
(724) 656-9185
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart New Castle Supercenter - (4.8 mi)
Photo Center
2501 W State St
New Castle PA 16101
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #5710 - Ellwood City - (7.7 mi)
Photo Center
120 5th St
Ellwood City PA 16117
(724) 752-2588
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Beaver Falls Supercenter - (13.1 mi)
Photo Center
#100 Chippewa Town Centre
Beaver Falls PA 15010
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #4162 - Beaver Falls - (13.4 mi)
Photo Center
2556 Constitution Boulevard, Chippewa Mall
Beaver Falls PA 15010
(724) 847-2190
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Grove City Store - (13.4 mi)
Photo Center
1566 W Main Street Ext
Grove City PA 16127
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #9942 - Beaver Falls - (13.4 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Home Depot S.C. Access Dr. & Sr 51
2646 Darlington Rd
Beaver Falls PA 15010
(724) 891-3512
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #11865 - Zelienople - (13.7 mi)
Main Street & Beaver
234 S Main St
Zelienople PA 16063
(724) 452-7360
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99

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