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Towanda, Pennsylvania Passport Office Information

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

Bradford County Prothonotary's Office
301 Main St
Towanda PA, 18848

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

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 Towanda Pennsylvania

Showing the single passport office in Towanda:

Bradford County Prothonotary's Office

301 Main St
Towanda, PA 18848


Other passport offices near Towanda Pennsylvania

Troy Post Office - Troy - 14.3 Miles
Waverly Post Office - Waverly - 15.6 Miles
Wellsburg Post Office - Wellsburg - 19.7 Miles
Sullivan County Prothonotary's Office - Laporte - 20.1 Miles
Lowman Post Office - Lowman - 20.3 Miles
Tioga County Clerk of Court - Owego - 23.4 Miles
Pine City Post Office - Pine City - 24.9 Miles
Chemung County Clerk of Court - Elmira - 25.3 Miles
Elmira Post Office - Elmira - 25.4 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Towanda

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 - 123.6 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 126.5 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 127 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 139 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 172.9 Miles

Towanda, Pennsylvania Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

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 Towanda 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 Towanda 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 Towanda

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

Burlington Pennsylvania, New Albany Pennsylvania, Athens Pennsylvania, Sayre Pennsylvania, Troy Pennsylvania, Roseville Pennsylvania, Mansfield Pennsylvania, Endicott New York, Johnson City New York, Benton Pennsylvania, Dallas Pennsylvania, New Milford Pennsylvania, Corning New York, Muncy Pennsylvania, Dalton Pennsylvania, Clarks Summit Pennsylvania, Odessa New York, Plymouth Pennsylvania, Nanticoke Pennsylvania, Wyoming Pennsylvania

Passport Expediting in Towanda, Pennsylvania

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

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

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 Towanda.
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 Towanda 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 Towanda?

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 Towanda, 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 123.6 miles from Towanda, 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 Towanda?

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 Towanda?

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 Towanda.

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

CVS #2565 - Towanda - (2.5 mi)
Photo Center
6 Hospital Drive
Towanda PA 18848
(570) 268-0269
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Sayre - (14 mi)
Elmira Street Plaza, Across From Walmart, Near P&C Grocery
1766 Elmira Street
Sayre PA 18840
(570) 888-7447
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Sayre Supercenter - (14.2 mi)
Photo Center
1887 Elmira St
Sayre PA 18840
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #1091 - Sayre - (15 mi)
Photo Center
430 Keystone Ave
Sayre PA 18840
(570) 888-7763
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #2252 - Owego - (23.4 mi)
Photo Center
39 Park Street
Owego NY 13827
(607) 687-5623
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Apalachin - (24.2 mi)
Apalachin Pharmacy
6845 State Rte 434
Apalachin NY 13732
(607) 625-2300
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #10864 - Elmira - (25.5 mi)
Northeast Corner Of North Main & West Second
402 N Main St
Elmira NY 14901
(607) 271-9480
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Mansfield Supercenter - (26.6 mi)
Photo Center
1169 S Main St
Mansfield PA 16933
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #1617 - Tunkhannock - (26.8 mi)
Photo Center
50 Bridge Street
Tunkhannock PA 18657
(570) 836-6777
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Tunkhannock Supercenter - (27.2 mi)
Photo Center
808 Hunter Hwy
Tunkhannock PA 18657
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44

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