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Passport Guide for Princeton

Residents of Princeton in Mercer County, West Virginia have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Princeton 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 Princeton, there are (67) other passport offices in West Virginia 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 Princeton, West Virginia and Expedited Passport service options for Princeton.


How to Get a Passport in Princeton, West Virginia

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

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 Princeton or any other city in West Virginia 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 Princeton 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 Princeton, WV

Princeton WV Post Office
1000 Mercer St
Princeton WV, 24740

Looking for a passport office in Princeton? There are hundreds of such offices in West Virginia. 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 Princeton.

Princeton WV Post Office
1000 Mercer St
Princeton, WV 24740
 

Additional passport offices that are located near Princeton West Virginia:
Bluefield Main Post Office - Bluefield - 10.8 Miles
Giles County Circuit Court Clerk's Office - Pearisburg - 14.2 Miles
Summers County Circuit Clerk's Office - Hinton - 19.6 Miles
Pulaski County Clerk of Circuit Court - Pulaski - 22.4 Miles
Wythe County Circuit Court - Wytheville - 25.2 Miles
Radford Main Post Office - Radford - 25.6 Miles
Raleigh County Circuit Court Clerk - Beckley - 25.9 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Princeton

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

Bluefield West Virginia, Bluefield Virginia, Mullens West Virginia, Dublin Virginia, Raleigh West Virginia, Prices Fork Virginia, Alderson West Virginia, Snowville Virginia, Blacksburg Virginia, Ronceverte West Virginia, Richlands Virginia, Lansing West Virginia, Gilbert West Virginia, White Sulphur Springs West Virginia, Saltville Virginia, Man West Virginia, Glade Spring Virginia, Montgomery West Virginia, Miami West Virginia, Mount Airy North Carolina

Regional Passport Offices Close to Princeton

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 - 209.4 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 271.3 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 312 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 316.2 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 345.9 Miles


Passport Expediting in Princeton, West Virginia

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Princeton. 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 Princeton, West Virginia

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

Getting a passport is pretty much the process same wherever you are, the downside to being in Princeton and needing a passport is that there is no regional passport office nearby. If you need a passport quickly, you will have limited options. With most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there is only one passport office in Princeton.

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 Princeton 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 Princeton?

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 Princeton, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). There are no regional passport issuing offices within 200 miles. You might want to consider using a private passport courier that can expedite your passport application.

How much does a passport cost in Princeton?

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 Princeton?

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 Princeton.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walmart Princeton Supercenter - (0.8 mi)
Photo Center
201 Greasy Ridge Rd
Princeton WV 24739
304-431-2107
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #6314 - Princeton - (3.3 mi)
Photo Center
1298 Stafford Drive
Princeton WV 24740
(304) 487-2445
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #6318 - Athens - (3.5 mi)
Photo Center
105 South State Street
Athens WV 24712
(304) 384-7851
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #10876 - Princeton - (3.6 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Stafford & Walker
323 S Walker St
Princeton WV 24740
(304) 431-4967
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Princeton - (3.8 mi)
Photo Center
300 Morrison Drive
Princeton WV 24740
(304) 913-5951
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #6310 - Bluefield - (11.6 mi)
Photo Center
1846 Coal Heritage Road
Bluefield WV 24701
(304) 324-0021
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Bluefield Supercenter - (13.2 mi)
Photo Center
4001 College Ave
Bluefield VA 24605
276-322-0229
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Bluefield - (13.2 mi)
Walmart Shopping Center
4035 College Ave
Bluefield VA 24605
(276) 326-2116
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Pearisburg Supercenter - (15.4 mi)
Photo Center
160 Kinter Way
Pearisburg VA 24134
540-921-2965
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #18344 - Hinton - (18.7 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Lincoln Street & Stokes Avenue
513 Stokes Dr
Hinton WV 25951
(304) 466-5069
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99