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New Kensington, Pennsylvania Passport Office Information

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

New Kensington Main Post Office
501 11th St
New Kensington PA, 15068

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

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 Kensington Pennsylvania

Showing the single passport office in New Kensington:

New Kensington Main Post Office

501 11th St
New Kensington, PA 15068


Other passport offices near New Kensington Pennsylvania

Natrona Heights Post Office - Natrona Heights - 3.5 Miles
Apollo Memorial Library - Apollo - 6.5 Miles
Freeport Post Office - Freeport - 6.5 Miles
Verona Post Office - Verona - 7.2 Miles
Penn Hills Branch Post Office - Pittsburgh - 8.1 Miles
Monroeville Post Office - Monroeville - 8.8 Miles
Murrysville Main Post Office - Murrysville - 8.8 Miles
Blawnox Post Office - Pittsburgh - 8.9 Miles
Allison Park Post Office - Allison Park - 11.1 Miles
Delmont Post Office - Delmont - 11.1 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to New Kensington

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 - 144.4 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 158.5 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 183.8 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 212.2 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 259.6 Miles

New Kensington, Pennsylvania Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

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 Kensington 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 Kensington 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 Kensington

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

Lower Burrell Pennsylvania, New Kensington Pennsylvania, Arnold Pennsylvania, Harrison Township Pennsylvania, Plum Pennsylvania, Oklahoma Pennsylvania, Apollo Pennsylvania, Freeport Pennsylvania, Oakmont Pennsylvania, Vandergrift Pennsylvania, Fox Chapel Pennsylvania, Monroeville Pennsylvania, Sharpsburg Pennsylvania, Wilkinsburg Pennsylvania, Swissvale Pennsylvania, Rankin Pennsylvania, Braddock Pennsylvania, Saltsburg Pennsylvania, Duquesne Pennsylvania, Homestead Pennsylvania

Passport Expediting in New Kensington, Pennsylvania

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

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

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 New Kensington.
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 New Kensington 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 Kensington?

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 Kensington, 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 144.4 miles from New Kensington, 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 Kensington?

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 Kensington?

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 Kensington.

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

Walgreens #9344 - New Kensington - (2.3 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Craig Dell & Leechburg
2455 Leechburg Rd
New Kensington PA 15068
(724) 334-1852
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #3165 - New Kensington - (2.4 mi)
Photo Center
95 Freeport Street
New Kensington PA 15068
(724) 337-7691
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #5103 - Natrona Heights - (3.5 mi)
Photo Center
1003 California Ave
Natrona Heights PA 15065
(724) 224-7772
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Tarentum Supercenter - (4.4 mi)
Photo Center
2010 Village Center Dr
Tarentum PA 15084
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Natrona Heights Supercenter - (4.9 mi)
Photo Center
100 Highlands Mall
Natrona Heights PA 15065
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Golden Mile Hwy - (6.2 mi)
Holiday Park Center Next To Shop N Save
2366 Golden Mile Hwy
Pittsburgh PA 15239
(724) 733-1111
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #9803 - Oakmont - (6.6 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Allegheny Ave & Hulton Rd
324 Hulton Rd
Oakmont PA 15139
(412) 826-8303
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #9675 - Pittsburgh - (6.9 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Leechburg & Saltsburg
6201 Saltsburg Rd
Pittsburgh PA 15235
(412) 793-7328
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #4045 - Monroeville - (7.3 mi)
Photo Center
1775 Golden Mile Hwy
Monroeville PA 15146
(724) 327-0142
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #5890 - Monroeville - (8.3 mi)
Photo Center
3893 William Penn Highway
Monroeville PA 15146
(412) 372-4079
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99

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