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Pottstown, Pennsylvania Passport Office Information

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

Pottstown Regional Public Library
500 E High St
Pottstown PA, 19464

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

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 Pottstown Pennsylvania

Showing the single passport office in Pottstown:

Pottstown Regional Public Library

500 E High St
Pottstown, PA 19464


Other passport offices near Pottstown Pennsylvania

Boyertown Post Office - Boyertown - 4.2 Miles
Boyertown Community Library - Boyertown - 4.4 Miles
Royersford Post Office - Royersford - 5.4 Miles
Phoenixville Post Office - Phoenixville - 9 Miles
Birdsboro Post Office - Birdsboro - 9.1 Miles
Red Hill Post Office - Red Hill - 9.2 Miles
Phoenixville Public Library - Phoenixville - 9.3 Miles
Harleysville Post Office - Harleysville - 10.3 Miles
Glenmoore Post Office - Glenmoore - 12.6 Miles
Telford/Souderton Post Office - Telford - 13.5 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Pottstown

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 - 28.7 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 78.7 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 105.1 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 105.9 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 214.8 Miles

Pottstown, Pennsylvania Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Pottstown

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 Pottstown 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 Pottstown 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 Pottstown

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

Pottstown Pennsylvania, Boyertown Pennsylvania, Trappe Pennsylvania, Birdsboro Pennsylvania, Collegeville Pennsylvania, Phoenixville Pennsylvania, Pennsburg Pennsylvania, Exton Pennsylvania, Malvern Pennsylvania, King of Prussia Pennsylvania, Lansdale Pennsylvania, Macungie Pennsylvania, Downingtown Pennsylvania, Wyomissing Pennsylvania, Quakertown Pennsylvania, Wayne Pennsylvania, Kutztown Pennsylvania, Maxatawny Pennsylvania, Blue Bell Pennsylvania, Emmaus Pennsylvania

Passport Expediting in Pottstown, Pennsylvania

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

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

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 Pottstown.
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 Pottstown 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 Pottstown?

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 Pottstown, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks).

While not down the street, the closest option for a passport-issuing facility is the Philadelphia Passport Agency, it's not too far from Pottstown and if you can provide proof of travel within the next seventy-two hours, you can make an appointment there and get a passport.

If you have trouble getting an appointment at the Philadelphia Passport Agency, there are additional regional offices that are farther but may be options for you, see regional passport offices near Pottstown.

How much does a passport cost in Pottstown?

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 Pottstown?

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 Pottstown.

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

CVS #1307 - Pottstown - (0.4 mi)
Photo Center
1300 North Charlotte Street, North End Shopping Center
Pottstown PA 19464
(610) 326-6949
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #305 - Pottstown - (1.1 mi)
Photo Center
1833 East High Street
Pottstown PA 19464
(610) 327-2020
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Pottstown Supercenter - (2.2 mi)
Photo Center
233 Shoemaker Rd
Pottstown PA 19464
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Costco Store #1081 - Sanatoga - (2.4 mi)
Photo Center
14 W Lightcap Rd
Pottstown PA 19464
(610) 569-4137
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
CVS #4773 - Gilbertsville - (2.7 mi)
Photo Center
2000 Swamp Pike
Gilbertsville PA 19525
(610) 705-4306
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #1048 - Pottstown - (2.8 mi)
Photo Center
351 West Schuylkill Road Building #4
Pottstown PA 19465
(610) 970-7388
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Suburbia Shopping Center - (3.7 mi)
Suburbia Shopping Center Next To Giant - Rt 100 & Temple Rd
88 Glocker Way
Pottstown PA 19465
(610) 718-0544
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #1310 - Boyertown - (4 mi)
Photo Center
811 East Philadelphia Avenue
Boyertown PA 19512
(610) 369-9375
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #2690 - Limerick - (4 mi)
Photo Center
5 Kugler Road
Limerick PA 19468
(610) 495-1000
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #7838 - Douglassville - (5.1 mi)
Photo Center
1149 Ben Franklin Highway West
Douglassville PA 19518
(610) 385-4300
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99

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