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Shippensburg, Pennsylvania Passport Office Information

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

Shippensburg Post Office
46 W King St
Shippensburg PA, 17257

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

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 Shippensburg Pennsylvania

Showing the single passport office in Shippensburg:

Shippensburg Post Office

46 W King St
Shippensburg, PA 17257


Other passport offices near Shippensburg Pennsylvania

Fayetteville Post Office - Fayetteville - 8.4 Miles
Newville Post Office - Newville - 9.1 Miles
Chambersburg Post Office - Chambersburg - 9.7 Miles
Cumberland County Prothonotary's Office - Carlisle - 16.9 Miles
Carlisle Post Office - Carlisle - 17.1 Miles
Gettysburg Post Office - Gettysburg - 17.3 Miles
Waynesboro Post Office - Waynesboro - 17.6 Miles
Adams County Prothonotary's Office - Gettysburg - 17.6 Miles
Lilian S. Besore Memorial Library - Greencastle - 18.4 Miles
USPS Smithsburg Post Office - Smithsburg - 23.5 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Shippensburg

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.

Washington Passport Agency - 71.8 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 108.3 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 164.7 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 181.7 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 190.5 Miles

Shippensburg, Pennsylvania Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Shippensburg

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 Shippensburg 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 Shippensburg 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 Shippensburg

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

Biglerville Pennsylvania, Fairfield Pennsylvania, Waynesboro Pennsylvania, Greencastle Pennsylvania, Hampton Pennsylvania, Emmitsburg Maryland, Mercersburg Pennsylvania, Mechanicsburg Pennsylvania, Thurmont Maryland, Littlestown Pennsylvania, Taneytown Maryland, Hanover Pennsylvania, Dover Pennsylvania, Williamsport Maryland, Newport Pennsylvania, Saint James Maryland, Harrisburg Pennsylvania, Marysville Pennsylvania, Union Bridge Maryland, Walkersville Maryland

Passport Expediting in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania

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

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

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 Shippensburg.
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 Shippensburg 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 Shippensburg?

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 Shippensburg, 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 Washington Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 71.8 miles from Shippensburg, 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 Shippensburg?

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 Shippensburg?

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 Shippensburg.

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

CVS #5726 - Shippensburg - (1.2 mi)
Photo Center
701 East King Street
Shippensburg PA 17257
(717) 530-1401
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Shippensburg Supercenter - (1.3 mi)
Photo Center
100 S Conestoga Dr
Shippensburg PA 17257
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Shippensburg - (1.7 mi)
Shippensburg University
408 Lancaster Dr
Shippensburg PA 17257
(717) 477-0877
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Chambersburg Supercenter - (8.8 mi)
Photo Center
1730 Lincoln Way E.
Chambersburg PA 17202
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #11560 - Chambersburg - (9.4 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Coldbrook & Lincoln
949 Lincoln Way E
Chambersburg PA 17201
(717) 261-1303
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #1649 - Chambersburg - (10 mi)
Photo Center
125 West Washington Street
Chambersburg PA 17201
(717) 263-9893
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Giant Plaza Shopping Center - (10.4 mi)
Next To Gnc In The Giant Plaza Shopping Center
947 Wayne Ave
Chambersburg PA 17201
(717) 267-2700
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #1918 - Chambersburg - (10.5 mi)
Photo Center
840 Wayne Avenue
Chambersburg PA 17201
(717) 263-6788
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Carlisle - (15.5 mi)
Giant Stonehedge Shopping Center (next to Drivers License Center)
950 Walnut Bottom Rd
Carlisle PA 17015
(717) 241-5554
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Carlisle Supercenter - (16.5 mi)
Photo Center
60 Noble Blvd
Carlisle PA 17013
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44

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