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Norristown, Pennsylvania Passport Office Information

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

Montgomery County Prothonotary's Office
Swede St
Norristown PA, 19401

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

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 Norristown Pennsylvania

Showing the single passport office in Norristown:

Montgomery County Prothonotary's Office

Swede St
Norristown, PA 19401


Other passport offices near Norristown Pennsylvania

Blue Bell Post Office - Blue Bell - 1.7 Miles
King of Prussia Post Office - King of Prussia - 3.8 Miles
Fort Washington Post Office - Fort Washington - 5.9 Miles
Wayne Post Office - Wayne - 5.9 Miles
Southeastern Processing and Distribution Center - Southeastern - 6 Miles
Chestnut Hill Finance - Philadelphia - 6.2 Miles
Bryn Mawr Main Post Office - Bryn Mawr - 6.3 Miles
Market Square Post Office - Philadelphia - 6.6 Miles
Wadsworth Postal Store - Philadelphia - 7.3 Miles
Manayunk Post Office - Philadelphia - 7.4 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Norristown

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 - 13.4 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 70 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 98.3 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 108.6 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 230 Miles

Norristown, Pennsylvania Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Norristown

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 Norristown 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 Norristown 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 Norristown

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

Plymouth Meeting Pennsylvania, Blue Bell Pennsylvania, Conshohocken Pennsylvania, King of Prussia Pennsylvania, Ambler Pennsylvania, Fort Washington Pennsylvania, Wayne Pennsylvania, Radnor Township Pennsylvania, Bryn Mawr Pennsylvania, Wyndmoor Pennsylvania, Collegeville Pennsylvania, Lansdale Pennsylvania, Ardmore Pennsylvania, Glenside Pennsylvania, Bala-Cynwyd Pennsylvania, Trappe Pennsylvania, Phoenixville Pennsylvania, Abington Pennsylvania, Horsham Pennsylvania, Willow Grove Pennsylvania

Passport Expediting in Norristown, Pennsylvania

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

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

The process of getting a passport is pretty much the same wherever you are, however because this is about getting a passport in Norristown, you get the extra advantage of being really close to the Philadelphia Passport Agency, this is great if you need a passport fast. However, with most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there is only one passport office in Norristown.
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 Norristown 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 Norristown?

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 Norristown, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). If you need it faster, luckily for Norristown residents, there is a regional passport facility only 13.4 miles away. It's possible to make an appointment at the Philadelphia Passport Agency and get a passport there if you have proof of travel within 72 hours.

Please also check the nearby regional passport office list for other regional, passport-issuing facilities near Norristown as there are other options available.

How much does a passport cost in Norristown?

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 Norristown?

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 Norristown.

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

UPS Store - Norristown - (0.9 mi)
Northtowne Plaza Germantown Pike @ 202
34 East Germantown Pike
Norristown PA 19401
(610) 313-1889
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #3011 - Blue Bell - (1.4 mi)
Photo Center
1799 Dekalb Pike
Blue Bell PA 19422
(610) 239-1681
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #7366 - Norristown - (1.4 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Dekalb Pike (202) & Township Line
3300 Dekalb Pike
Norristown PA 19401
(610) 930-0054
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #2032 - Norristown - (1.9 mi)
Photo Center
1200 West Main Street
Norristown PA 19401
(610) 277-1031
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #6837 - Norristown - (2 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Whitehall & Germantown Pike
699 W Germantown Pike
Norristown PA 19403
(610) 630-5819
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #10825 - Plymouth Meeting - (2.4 mi)
Photo Center
2400 Butler Pike
Plymouth Meeting PA 19462
(610) 941-1291
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Conshohocken - (2.5 mi)
Plymouth Square Shopping Center At Ridge Pike And Butler Pike
1950 Butler Pike
Conshohocken PA 19428
(610) 397-1000
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #7224 - King Of Prussia - (2.7 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Henderson & Dekalb Pike (202)
119 E Dekalb Pike
King Of Prussia PA 19406
(610) 962-9627
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #3799 - Blue Bell - (2.7 mi)
Photo Center
929 Dekalb Pike At Skippack Pike
Blue Bell PA 19422
(610) 292-2142
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #2481 - King Of Prussia - (2.8 mi)
Photo Center
312 South Henderson Road
King Of Prussia PA 19406
(610) 205-1264
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99

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