Need it Fast?Get a passport in as quick as 24 hours

Potomac, Maryland Passport Office Information

Get a Passport in Charlotte North Carolina

Passport Guide for Potomac

Residents of Potomac in Montgomery County, Maryland have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Potomac 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 Potomac, there are (210) other passport offices in Maryland 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 Potomac, Maryland and Expedited Passport service options for Potomac.

How to Get a Passport in Potomac, Maryland

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Potomac

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 Potomac or any other city in Maryland 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 Potomac 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 Office in Potomac, MD

USPS Potomac Post Office
10221 River Rd
Potomac MD, 20854

Looking for a passport office in Potomac? There are hundreds of such offices in Maryland. These 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.

There is only a single passport office in Potomac.

USPS Potomac Post Office
10221 River Rd
Potomac, MD 20854

Other passport offices near Potomac Maryland:

USPS West Lake Post Office - Bethesda - 3.4 Miles
Rockville Circuit Court Clerk - Rockville - 4.1 Miles
Great Falls Post Office - Great Falls - 4.2 Miles
USPS Rockville Main Office - Rockville - 4.4 Miles
USPS Rockville Pike Finance - Rockville - 4.5 Miles
USPS White Flint Mall Post Office - Kensington - 4.9 Miles
USPS TwinBrook Station - Rockville - 5.2 Miles
USPS Garrett Park Main Post Office - Garrett Park - 5.7 Miles
USPS Diamond Farms Post Office - Gaithersburg - 6.3 Miles
City of Gaithersburg - Gaithersburg - 6.3 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Potomac

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

Potomac Maryland, Great Falls Virginia, North Bethesda Maryland, Glen Echo Maryland, Langley Virginia, Bethesda Maryland, McLean Virginia, Kensington Maryland, Gaithersburg Maryland, Somerset Maryland, Chevy Chase Maryland, Tysons Corner Virginia, Reston Virginia, Wheaton Maryland, Vienna Virginia, Germantown Maryland, Herndon Virginia, Silver Spring Maryland, Dulles Town Center Virginia, Olney Maryland

Regional Passport Offices Close to Potomac

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 - 11.5 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 110.4 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 179.2 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 207.7 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 243.1 Miles

Passport Expediting in Potomac, Maryland

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

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

The process of getting a passport is pretty much the same wherever you are, however because this is about getting a passport in Potomac, you get the extra advantage of being really close to the Washington Passport Agency, this is great if you need a passport fast. However, with most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there is only one passport office in Potomac.

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 Potomac 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 Potomac?

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 Potomac, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). If you need it faster, luckily for Potomac residents, there is a regional passport facility only 11.5 miles away. It's possible to make an appointment at the Washington Passport Agency and get a passport there if you have proof of travel within 72 hours.

Please also check the nearby regional passport office list for other regional, passport-issuing facilities near Potomac as there are other options available.

How much does a passport cost in Potomac?

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 Potomac?

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 Potomac.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. UPS Store - Potomac - (1.1 mi)
Potomac Promenade Mall (Next To Citibank, Inside Mini Mall)
9812 Falls Rd
Potomac MD 20854
(301) 983-3200
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #1449 - Rockville - (2.7 mi)
Photo Center
7955 Tuckerman Lane
Rockville MD 20854
(301) 299-3717
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #13149 - Rockville - (3 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Seven Locks & Fortune Terrace
1075 Seven Locks Rd
Rockville MD 20854
(301) 838-2790
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Potomac - (3.1 mi)
Photo Center
350 Fortune Terrace
Potomac MD 20854
(301) 762-2656
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Westlake Crossing Shopping Center/Montgomery Mall - (3.2 mi)
Outside Westfield Montgomery Mall In Westlake Dr. & Democracy Blvd Access From I-270 Hwy Exit #1
10319 Westlake Dr
Bethesda MD 20817
(301) 469-8111
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Rockville - (3.4 mi)
Holiday Extended Hours
9710 Traville Gateway Dr
Rockville MD 20850
(301) 545-6180
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #1513 - Rockville - (3.9 mi)
Photo Center
9920 Key West Avenue
Rockville MD 20850
(301) 251-0024
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #1377 - Great Falls - (4.1 mi)
Photo Center
9871 Georgetown Pike
Great Falls VA 22066
(703) 759-2428
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Great Falls Shopping Center - (4.1 mi)
Photo Center
9893 Georgetown Pike
Great Falls VA 22066
(703) 759-5000
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Rockville - (4.3 mi)
Photo Center
891-I Rockville Pike
Rockville MD 20852
(240) 328-6519
Price: Cost varies by location