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Passport Guide for Punta Gorda

Residents of Punta Gorda in Charlotte County, Florida have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Punta Gorda 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 Punta Gorda, there are (264) other passport offices in Florida 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 Punta Gorda, Florida and Expedited Passport service options for Punta Gorda.

How to Get a Passport in Punta Gorda, Florida

Getting a passport in Punta Gorda 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 Punta Gorda 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 Punta Gorda will need to visit a passport office.
* Punta Gorda 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 Punta Gorda

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 Punta Gorda or any other city in Florida 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 Punta Gorda 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 Punta Gorda, FL

Charlotte County Clerk of Court--Punta Gorda
350 E Marion Ave
Punta Gorda FL, 33950

Looking for a passport office in Punta Gorda? There are hundreds of such offices in Florida. 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 Punta Gorda.

Charlotte County Clerk of Court--Punta Gorda
350 E Marion Ave
Punta Gorda, FL 33950

Other passport offices near Punta Gorda Florida:

Charlotte County Clerk of Court--Murdock - Port Charlotte - 8 Miles
Placida Post Office - Placida - 13.8 Miles
Bokeelia Main Post Office - Bokeelia - 14.2 Miles
Englewood Main Post Office - Englewood - 15.8 Miles
City of Cape Coral - Cape Coral - 17.1 Miles
Lee County Clerk of Court - Fort Myers - 18.5 Miles
DeSoto County Clerk of Court - Arcadia - 20.8 Miles
Sarasota County Clerk of Circuit Court--Venice - Venice - 20.9 Miles
Page Field Station P.O. - Fort Myers - 21.3 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Punta Gorda

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

Cleveland Florida, Port Charlotte Florida, North Port Florida, Bokeelia Florida, Rotunda Florida, Englewood Florida, North Fort Myers Florida, Plantation Florida, Cape Coral Florida, Venice Florida, Sanibel Florida, Fort Myers Beach Florida, Estero Florida, Port LaBelle Florida, Bonita Springs Florida, Lake Placid Florida, Immokalee Florida, Longboat Key Florida, Bowling Green Florida, Palmetto Florida

Regional Passport Offices Close to Punta Gorda

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.

Miami Passport Agency - 120.2 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 428.6 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 460.8 Miles
Houston Passport Agency - 723.7 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 728 Miles

Passport Expediting in Punta Gorda, Florida

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Punta Gorda. 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 Punta Gorda, Florida

What is the application process of getting a passport in Punta Gorda?

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 Punta Gorda.

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 Punta Gorda 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 Punta Gorda?

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 Punta Gorda, 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 Miami Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 120.2 miles from Punta Gorda, 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 Punta Gorda?

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 Punta Gorda?

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 Punta Gorda.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #406 - Punta Gorda - (0.5 mi)
Photo Center
2400 Tamiami Trail
Punta Gorda FL 33950
(941) 639-1144
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #5017 - Punta Gorda - (0.9 mi)
Southwest Corner Of U. S. 41 & Monaco Drive
3795 Tamiami Trl
Punta Gorda FL 33950
(941) 505-8882
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Punta Gorda - (1.5 mi)
Bal Harbor Plaza Punta Gorda Isles
1133 Bal Harbor Blvd
Punta Gorda FL 33950
(941) 575-7400
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Punta Gorda Supercenter - (1.8 mi)
Photo Center
5001 Taylor Rd
Punta Gorda FL 33950
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #4799 - Port Charlotte - (3.7 mi)
Southwest Corner Of U. S. 41 & Edgewater
22449 Edgewater Dr
Port Charlotte FL 33980
(941) 625-4346
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #5410 - Port Charlotte - (3.7 mi)
Photo Center
4478 Tamiami Trl
Port Charlotte FL 33980
(941) 235-1120
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Port Charlotte - (5.4 mi)
Promenades Mall - Between Olean Blvd And Harbor Blvd
3280 55A Tamiami Trail
Port Charlotte FL 33952
(941) 764-9500
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #5016 - Port Charlotte - (5.7 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Kings Hwy & Rampart Blvd
1930 Kings Hwy
Port Charlotte FL 33980
(941) 764-8444
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #12698 - Port Charlotte - (5.8 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Port Charlotte & Us 41 (Tamiami)
3001 Tamiami Trl
Port Charlotte FL 33952
(941) 235-6399
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #4726 - Port Charlotte - (6.5 mi)
Photo Center
24200 Veterans Boulevard
Port Charlotte FL 33954
(941) 255-3030
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99