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Wellsboro, Pennsylvania Passport Office Information

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

Tioga County Prothonotary's Office
116 Main St
Wellsboro PA, 16901

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

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 Wellsboro Pennsylvania

Showing the single passport office in Wellsboro:

Tioga County Prothonotary's Office

116 Main St
Wellsboro, PA 16901


Other passport offices near Wellsboro Pennsylvania

Westfield Post Office - Westfield - 14.2 Miles
Troupsburg Post Office - Troupsburg - 20.7 Miles
Troy Post Office - Troy - 25.1 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Wellsboro

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 - 96.9 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 146.5 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 162.3 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 170.5 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 176.7 Miles

Wellsboro, Pennsylvania Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Wellsboro

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 Wellsboro 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 Wellsboro 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 Wellsboro

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

Mansfield Pennsylvania, Westfield Pennsylvania, Knoxville Pennsylvania, Elkland Pennsylvania, Roseville Pennsylvania, Troy Pennsylvania, Corning New York, Jersey Shore Pennsylvania, Burlington Pennsylvania, Austin Pennsylvania, South Williamsport Pennsylvania, Hornell New York, Athens Pennsylvania, Montgomery Pennsylvania, Sayre Pennsylvania, Muncy Pennsylvania, Hammondsport New York, New Albany Pennsylvania, Odessa New York, Milton Pennsylvania

Passport Expediting in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania

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

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

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 Wellsboro.
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 Wellsboro 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 Wellsboro?

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 Wellsboro, 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 96.9 miles from Wellsboro, 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 Wellsboro?

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 Wellsboro?

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 Wellsboro.

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

CVS #1679 - Mansfield - (12.9 mi)
Photo Center
197 North Main Street
Mansfield PA 16933
(570) 662-2615
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Mansfield Supercenter - (13 mi)
Photo Center
1169 S Main St
Mansfield PA 16933
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Painted Post Supercenter - (27.7 mi)
Photo Center
3217 Silverback Ln
Painted Post NY 14870
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Corning Transportation Center - (28 mi)
Inside The Corning Transportation Center
85 Denison Pkwy E
Corning NY 14830
(607) 936-6223
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #1598 - Williamsport - (31.7 mi)
Photo Center
1849 Lycoming Creek Road
Williamsport PA 17701
(570) 323-1338
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #6764 - Jersey Shore - (31.9 mi)
Photo Center
1321 Alleghney Street
Jersey Shore PA 17740
(570) 398-9861
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #10864 - Elmira - (32.4 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
UPS Store - Williamsport - (33.6 mi)
The Tj Maxx Plaza
1784 East 3rd Street
Williamsport PA 17701
(570) 326-6606
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Horseheads Supercenter - (33.8 mi)
Photo Center
1400 County Rd 64
Horseheads NY 14845
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #1613 - South Williamsport - (33.8 mi)
Photo Center
518 Southern Avenue
South Williamsport PA 17702
(570) 323-6090
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99

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