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North East, Pennsylvania Passport Office Information

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

North East PO
38 S Lake St
North East PA, 16428

In North East, 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 North East 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 North East, 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 North East, Pennsylvania and Expedited Passport service options for North East.

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 North East Pennsylvania

Showing the single passport office in North East:

North East PO

38 S Lake St
North East, PA 16428


Other passport offices near North East Pennsylvania

Ripley Post Office - Ripley - 8 Miles
Erie-Downtown Station Post Office - Erie - 11.6 Miles
Clymer Post office - Clymer - 12.6 Miles
Presque Isle Branch Post Office - Erie - 14.4 Miles
Westfield Post Office - Westfield - 14.8 Miles
Chautauqua County Clerk - Mayville - 15.4 Miles
Chautauqua Post Office - Chautauqua - 16.4 Miles
Panama Post Office - Panama - 16.4 Miles
Dewittville Post Office - Dewittville - 17.6 Miles
Portland Post Office - Portland - 20.4 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to North East

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 - 60.7 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 143.3 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 233.7 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 250.3 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 275.7 Miles

North East, Pennsylvania Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in North East

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 North East 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 North East 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 North East

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

North East Pennsylvania, Sherman New York, Westfield New York, Waterford Pennsylvania, Union City Pennsylvania, Chautauqua New York, Corry Pennsylvania, Columbus Pennsylvania, Portland New York, Edinboro Pennsylvania, Lakewood New York, Cambridge Springs Pennsylvania, Jamestown New York, Fredonia New York, Dunkirk New York, Titusville Pennsylvania, Conneaut Ohio, Fredericksburg Pennsylvania, Randolph New York, Geneva Pennsylvania

Passport Expediting in North East, Pennsylvania

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

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

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 North East.
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 North East 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 North East?

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 North East, 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 60.7 miles from North East, 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 North East?

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 North East?

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 North East.

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

CVS #5088 - North East - (2.9 mi)
Photo Center
118 West Main Street
North East PA 16428
(814) 725-9684
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Harborcreek Supercenter - (6.2 mi)
Photo Center
5741 Buffalo Rd
Harborcreek PA 16421
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #11429 - Erie - (7.8 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Nagle Rd & Buffalo Rd (Rte 20)
4309 Buffalo Rd
Erie PA 16510
(814) 897-7871
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Erie Supercenter - (9.7 mi)
Photo Center
2711 Elm St
Erie PA 16504
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #3168 - Erie - (10.4 mi)
Photo Center
3800 Pine Avenue
Erie PA 16504
(814) 825-1564
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #10520 - Erie - (11.9 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Peach & W 38Th
3727 Peach St
Erie PA 16508
(814) 864-0292
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - 38th and Peach - (12 mi)
Liberty Plaza 2 (38th And Peach)
707 W 38th St
Erie PA 16508
(814) 464-1566
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #7684 - Erie - (12.9 mi)
Photo Center
1535 West 26th Street
Erie PA 16508
(814) 461-1215
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Erie Supercenter - (13.1 mi)
Photo Center
1825 Downs Dr
Erie PA 16509
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Yorktown Center Plaza - (14.1 mi)
On West 12th Street In The Giant Eagle Plaza across from the Regional Cancer Center
2501 W 12th St
Erie PA 16505
(814) 836-1877
Price: Cost varies by location

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