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Philipsburg, Pennsylvania Passport Office Information

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

Philipsburg Post Office
222 E Laurel St
Philipsburg PA, 16866

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

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 Philipsburg Pennsylvania

Showing the single passport office in Philipsburg:

Philipsburg Post Office

222 E Laurel St
Philipsburg, PA 16866


Other passport offices near Philipsburg Pennsylvania

Port Matilda Post Office - Port Matilda - 6.3 Miles
Tyrone Post Office - Tyrone - 11.9 Miles
State College Main Post Office - State College - 14.5 Miles
Clearfield County Prothonotary's Office - Clearfield - 15.6 Miles
Clearfield Post Office - Clearfield - 15.7 Miles
Curwensville Post Office - Curwensville - 17.8 Miles
Centre County Prothonotary's Office - Bellefonte - 17.9 Miles
Altoona Main Post Office - Altoona - 23.4 Miles
Huntingdon Post Office - Huntingdon - 23.7 Miles
Huntingdon County Clerk of Court - Huntingdon - 23.8 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Philipsburg

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 - 125.7 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 128.7 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 148.5 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 189.1 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 210.2 Miles

Philipsburg, Pennsylvania Passport Forms & Application Guides

Getting a passport in Philipsburg 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 Philipsburg 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 Philipsburg will need to visit a passport office.
* Philipsburg 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 Philipsburg

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 Philipsburg 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 Philipsburg 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 Philipsburg

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

Philipsburg Pennsylvania, Tyrone Pennsylvania, State College Pennsylvania, Petersburg Pennsylvania, Alexandria Pennsylvania, Zion Pennsylvania, Altoona Pennsylvania, Williamsburg Pennsylvania, Hastings Pennsylvania, Loretto Pennsylvania, Northern Cambria Pennsylvania, Highland Park Pennsylvania, Cresson Pennsylvania, DuBois Pennsylvania, Roaring Spring Pennsylvania, Martinsburg Pennsylvania, Punxsutawney Pennsylvania, Spring Hill Pennsylvania, Woodbury Pennsylvania, Beaverdale Pennsylvania

Passport Expediting in Philipsburg, Pennsylvania

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

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

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 Philipsburg.
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 Philipsburg 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 Philipsburg?

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 Philipsburg, 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 125.7 miles from Philipsburg, 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 Philipsburg?

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 Philipsburg?

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 Philipsburg.

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

CVS #1919 - Philipsburg - (3.7 mi)
Photo Center
815 North Front Street
Philipsburg PA 16866
(814) 342-2646
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - State College North across from Wegmans - (12.2 mi)
Across From Wegmans In The Colonnades
19 Colonnade Way
State College PA 16803
(814) 238-8001
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart State College Supercenter - (12.6 mi)
Photo Center
1665 N Atherton St
State College PA 16803
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #1916 - State College - (13.5 mi)
Photo Center
1101 N. Atherton St
State College PA 16803
(814) 234-4761
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #5459 - State College - (14.4 mi)
Photo Center
116 West College Avenue
State College PA 16801
(814) 238-6797
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Clearfield Supercenter - (14.7 mi)
Photo Center
100 Supercenter Dr
Clearfield PA 16830
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - State College - (14.8 mi)
Hamilton Square Shopping Center
210 W Hamilton Ave
State College PA 16801
(814) 237-2552
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #1688 - State College - (15.7 mi)
Photo Center
1630 S. Atherton St
State College PA 16801
(814) 237-1479
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #1685 - Clearfield - (15.8 mi)
Photo Center
3035 Park Place
Clearfield PA 16830
(814) 765-1241
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart State College Supercenter - (16.3 mi)
Photo Center
373 Benner Pike
State College PA 16801
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44

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