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Shamokin, Pennsylvania Passport Office Information

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

Shamokin Post Office
201 E Independence St
Shamokin PA, 17872

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

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 Shamokin Pennsylvania

Showing the single passport office in Shamokin:

Shamokin Post Office

201 E Independence St
Shamokin, PA 17872


Other passport offices near Shamokin Pennsylvania

Montour County Prothonotary's Office - Danville - 13.1 Miles
Pottsville Post Office - Pottsville - 14.3 Miles
Schuylkill County Prothonotary's Office - Pottsville - 14.3 Miles
Columbia County Prothonotary's Office - Bloomsburg - 14.5 Miles
Sunbury Post Office - Sunbury - 14.7 Miles
Union County Prothonotary's Office - Lewisburg - 21.3 Miles
New Berlin Post Office - New Berlin - 23.3 Miles
Snyder County Clerk of Courts Office - Middleburg - 25.1 Miles
Watsontown Post Office - Watsontown - 25.4 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Shamokin

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 - 78.8 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 113.2 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 114.7 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 135.5 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 166 Miles

Shamokin, Pennsylvania Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Shamokin

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 Shamokin 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 Shamokin 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 Shamokin

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

Shamokin Pennsylvania, Mount Carmel Pennsylvania, Lavelle Pennsylvania, Ashland Pennsylvania, Centralia Pennsylvania, Sacramento Pennsylvania, Branch Dale Pennsylvania, Riverside Pennsylvania, Palo Alto Pennsylvania, Shamokin Dam Pennsylvania, Northumberland Pennsylvania, Herndon Pennsylvania, Light Street Pennsylvania, Selinsgrove Pennsylvania, Fredericksburg Pennsylvania, Delano Pennsylvania, Berwick Pennsylvania, Milton Pennsylvania, New Berlin Pennsylvania, Myerstown Pennsylvania

Passport Expediting in Shamokin, Pennsylvania

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

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

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 Shamokin.
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 Shamokin 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 Shamokin?

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 Shamokin, 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 Philadelphia Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 78.8 miles from Shamokin, 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 Shamokin?

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 Shamokin?

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 Shamokin.

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

Walmart Coal Township Supercenter - (1.5 mi)
Photo Center
9300 State Route 61
Coal Township PA 17866
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #1894 - Shamokin - (3.2 mi)
Photo Center
12 West Independence Street
Shamokin PA 17872
(570) 648-6441
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #1607 - Mount Carmel - (3.9 mi)
Photo Center
West 3rd And Birch Street
Mount Carmel PA 17851
(570) 339-0141
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #1582 - Danville - (13.3 mi)
Photo Center
1101 Mill Street
Danville PA 17821
(570) 275-1811
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Saint Clair Supercenter - (14.1 mi)
Photo Center
500 Terry Rich Blvd
Saint Clair PA 17970
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #1324 - Pottsville - (14.5 mi)
Photo Center
28 N Claude A Lord Blvd
Pottsville PA 17901
(570) 429-0215
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #1592 - Sunbury - (14.7 mi)
Photo Center
405 North 4th Street
Sunbury PA 17801
(570) 286-0739
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Bloomsburg Supercenter - (14.8 mi)
Photo Center
100 Lunger Dr
Bloomsburg PA 17815
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #1575 - Northumberland - (15.8 mi)
Photo Center
401 Duke Street
Northumberland PA 17857
(570) 473-3221
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #1323 - Pottsville - (16.2 mi)
Photo Center
212 Pottsville Street
Pottsville PA 17901
(570) 385-4201
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99

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