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Ponchatoula, Louisiana Passport Office Information


Residents of Ponchatoula in Tangipahoa County, Louisiana have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Ponchatoula can provide you with passport forms or witness your signature and seal your passport documents (if you don't need your passport application sealed then you do not need to visit an acceptance agent). Besides the 1 passport office here in Ponchatoula, there are (91) other passport offices in Louisiana 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 Ponchatoula, Louisiana and Expedited Passport service options for Ponchatoula.

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 ofices don't issue passports but 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 Office in Ponchatoula, LA

Ponchatoula Post Office
275 N 5th St
Ponchatoula LA, 70454

There is only a single passport office in Ponchatoula.

Ponchatoula Post Office
275 N 5th St
Ponchatoula, LA 70454
 

Regional Passport Offices Close to Ponchatoula

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.

New Orleans Passport Agency - 31.3 Miles
Houston Passport Agency - 262.4 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 280.6 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 358.2 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 364.8 Miles



Other passport offices near Ponchatoula Louisiana:

Hammond Post Office - Hammond - 7.7 Miles
Tangipahoa Parish Clerk of Court - Hammond - 7.8 Miles
Covington Main Post Office - Covington - 15 Miles
Mandeville Post Office - Mandeville - 15.1 Miles
St John The Baptist Clerk of Court - LaPlace - 19.4 Miles
Tangipahoa Parish Clerk of Court - Amite - 20.7 Miles
Destrehan Post Office - Destrehan - 25.9 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Ponchatoula

Residents of the following close by cities looking to get a passport should consider using these passport office(s) located in Ponchatoula for their passport application sealing needs.

Ponchatoula Louisiana, Hammond Louisiana, Springfield Louisiana, Albany Louisiana, Mandeville Louisiana, Laplace Louisiana, Kenner Louisiana, Saint Rose Louisiana, Metairie Louisiana, Destrehan Louisiana, Jefferson Louisiana, Gonzales Louisiana, Avondale Louisiana, Slidell Louisiana, Marrero Louisiana, Harvey Louisiana, Saint James Louisiana, Bogalusa Louisiana, Picayune Mississippi, Belle Chasse Louisiana


How to Get a Passport in Ponchatoula, Louisiana

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Ponchatoula

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 Ponchatoula or any other city in Louisiana 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 Ponchatoula are listed below. If this is not possible or you want to avoid going there yourself, please only then consider using a passport expediter.

Passport Expediting in Ponchatoula, Louisiana

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

What is the application process of getting a passport in Ponchatoula?

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 Ponchatoula.

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 Ponchatoula 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 Ponchatoula?

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 Ponchatoula, 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 New Orleans Passport Agency, it's not too far from Ponchatoula and if you can provide proof of travel within the next seventy-two hours, you can make an appointment there and get a passport.

How much does a passport cost in Ponchatoula?

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, $110 ($145 with acceptance agent fee) for adult passports and $80 ($115 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 Ponchatoula?

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 Ponchatoula.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #5294 - Ponchatoula - (4.3 mi)
Photo Center
285 West Pine Street
Ponchatoula LA 70454
(985) 386-6132
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Ponchatoula Supercenter - (4.9 mi)
Photo Center
1331 Hwy 51
Ponchatoula LA 70454
985-467-8051
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #9690 - Ponchatoula - (4.9 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Hwy 51 & Pine
1100 W Pine St
Ponchatoula LA 70454
(985) 386-2421
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #6190 - Hammond - (6.6 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Highway 51 & C M Fagan
1801 Sw Railroad Ave
Hammond LA 70403
(985) 902-9249
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Hammond - (8.2 mi)
Seville Plaza Shopping Center - 1 Block East Of Morrison Blvd
1905 W Thomas St
Hammond LA 70401
(985) 902-1711
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #6027 - Hammond - (8.3 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Morrison & Thomas
1910 W Thomas St
Hammond LA 70401
(985) 345-1600
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #5280 - Hammond - (8.5 mi)
Photo Center
2300 West Thomas Street
Hammond LA 70401
(985) 345-3448
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Hammond Supercenter - (8.7 mi)
Photo Center
2799 W Thomas St
Hammond LA 70401
985-345-7822
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Creekstone Village - (12.7 mi)
Located On Hwy 21 Across From Winn Dixie And Five Guy's
70380 Hwy 21
Covington LA 70433
(985) 875-0900
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #9990 - Covington - (13 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Hwy 21 & Hwy 1085
71041 Highway 21
Covington LA 70433
(985) 875-0715
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99