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Port Arthur, Texas Passport Office Information

Residents of Port Arthur in Jefferson County, Texas have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Port Arthur 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 Port Arthur, there are (486) other passport offices in Texas 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 Port Arthur, Texas and Expedited Passport service options for Port Arthur.

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 Port Arthur, TX

Main Post Office
345 Lakeshore Dr
Port Arthur TX, 77640

There is only a single passport office in Port Arthur.

Main Post Office
345 Lakeshore Dr
Port Arthur, TX 77640

Regional Passport Offices Close to Port Arthur

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.

Houston Passport Agency - 61.5 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 214.9 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 225.4 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 288.4 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 554.4 Miles

Other passport offices near Port Arthur Texas:

Nederland Post Office - Nederland - 16.6 Miles
Groves Post Office - Groves - 18.2 Miles
Port Neches Post Office - Port Neches - 18.4 Miles
Beaumont Downtown Station - Beaumont - 20.2 Miles
Tobe Hahn Station - Beaumont - 21.6 Miles
Vidor Post Office - Vidor - 23.9 Miles
Chambers County District Clerk - Anahuac - 25.8 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Port Arthur

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

Winnie Texas, Port Arthur Texas, Nederland Texas, Nome Texas, Dayton Texas, Baytown Texas, San Leon Texas, Texas City Texas, La Porte Texas, Bacliff Texas, Kemah Texas, Dickinson Texas, Deer Park Texas, League City Texas, Webster Texas, Sulphur Louisiana, Santa Fe Texas, Pasadena Texas, Galena Park Texas, Friendswood Texas

How to Get a Passport in Port Arthur, Texas

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Port Arthur

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 Port Arthur or any other city in Texas 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 Port Arthur 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 Port Arthur, Texas

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Port Arthur. 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 Port Arthur, Texas

What is the application process of getting a passport in Port Arthur?

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 Port Arthur.

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 Port Arthur 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 Port Arthur?

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 Port Arthur, 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 Houston Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 61.5 miles from Port Arthur, 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 Port Arthur?

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 Port Arthur?

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 Port Arthur.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walmart Port Arthur Supercenter - (15.1 mi)
Photo Center
8585 Memorial Blvd
Port Arthur TX 77640
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Morgan's Plaza - (15.5 mi)
Across Central Mall In The Vacuum City Shopping Center
3318 Hwy 365
Nederland TX 77627
(409) 727-7700
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #5375 - Port Arthur - (15.9 mi)
Southeast Corner Of 9 Th & Hwy 365
3700 Highway 365
Port Arthur TX 77642
(409) 724-1914
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #7477 - Nederland - (15.9 mi)
Photo Center
2712 State Highway 365, Corner Of 27th Street
Nederland TX 77642
(409) 721-5846
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Port Arthur Supercenter - (16.8 mi)
Photo Center
4999 N Twin City Hwy
Port Arthur TX 77642
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #11275 - Groves - (17.1 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Monroe & Twin City Hwy
4746 Twin City Hwy
Groves TX 77619
(409) 960-6394
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #2995 - Port Arthur - (17.1 mi)
Photo Center
4101 Twin City Highway
Port Arthur TX 77642
(409) 960-6122
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #3958 - Port Arthur - (17.5 mi)
Jefferson & Gulfway Drive
4930 Gulfway Dr
Port Arthur TX 77642
(409) 982-1654
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #3507 - Port Neches - (17.9 mi)
Magnolia & Nall Street
2126 Nall St
Port Neches TX 77651
(409) 727-1426
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Beaumont - (18.7 mi)
Photo Center
6120 College Street
Beaumont TX 77707
(409) 554-0375
Price: Cost varies by location