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Red Oak, Iowa Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Red Oak

Residents of Red Oak in Montgomery County, Iowa have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Red Oak 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 Red Oak, there are (105) other passport offices in Iowa 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 Red Oak, Iowa and Expedited Passport service options for Red Oak.

How to Get a Passport in Red Oak, Iowa

Getting a passport in Red Oak 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 Red Oak 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 Red Oak will need to visit a passport office.
* Red Oak 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 Red Oak

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 Red Oak or any other city in Iowa 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 Red Oak 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 Red Oak, IA

Montgomery County Recorder's Office
105 E Coolbaugh St
Red Oak IA, 51566

Looking for a passport office in Red Oak? There are hundreds of such offices in Iowa. 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 Red Oak.

Montgomery County Recorder's Office
105 E Coolbaugh St
Red Oak, IA 51566

Other passport offices near Red Oak Iowa:

Page County Recorder's Office - Clarinda - 17.5 Miles
Mills County Recorder's Office - Glenwood - 22.3 Miles
Adams County Assessor's Office - Corning - 23.7 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Red Oak

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

Stanton Iowa, Essex Iowa, Hastings Iowa, Henderson Iowa, Shenandoah Iowa, Randolph Iowa, Carson Iowa, Oakland Iowa, Riverton Iowa, Cumberland Iowa, Bellevue Nebraska, Murray Nebraska, Bridgewater Iowa, Conway Iowa, Carter Lake Iowa, Kent Iowa, La Vista Nebraska, Elk Horn Iowa, Kimballton Iowa, Springfield Nebraska

Regional Passport Offices Close to Red Oak

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.

Chicago Passport Agency - 347.2 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 403.4 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 445.1 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 497.4 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 552.8 Miles

Passport Expediting in Red Oak, Iowa

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Red Oak. 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 Red Oak, Iowa

What is the application process of getting a passport in Red Oak?

Getting a passport is pretty much the process same wherever you are, the downside to being in Red Oak 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 Red Oak.

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 Red Oak 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 Red Oak?

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 Red Oak, 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 Red Oak?

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 Red Oak?

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 Red Oak.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walmart Shenandoah Supercenter - (14.1 mi)
Photo Center
705 S Fremont Street
Shenandoah IA 51601
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Atlantic Supercenter - (28.3 mi)
Photo Center
1905 E 7th St
Atlantic IA 50022
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #5306 - Council Bluffs - (30.4 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Madison & Bennett
301 W Bennett Ave
Council Bluffs IA 51503
(712) 325-0619
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Council Bluffs Supercenter - (30.4 mi)
Photo Center
3201 Manawa Centre Dr
Council Bluffs IA 51501
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #3694 - Bellevue - (31.1 mi)
Harlan Drive & Galvin Road
1802 Galvin Rd S
Bellevue NE 68005
(402) 291-8400
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #3085 - Bellevue - (31.1 mi)
Photo Center
1701 South Galvin Road
Bellevue NE 68005
(402) 292-2685
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #3700 - Council Bluffs - (31.5 mi)
Frank & East Broadway
535 E Broadway
Council Bluffs IA 51503
(712) 329-0930
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #4816 - Council Bluffs - (31.8 mi)
Photo Center
545 West Washington Street
Council Bluffs IA 51503
(712) 352-4152
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Bellevue - (32.1 mi)
Sw Corner Of Ft. Crook & Cornhusker Rd.
505 Cornhusker Rd
Bellevue NE 68005
(402) 292-9293
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Bellevue Supercenter - (32.5 mi)
Photo Center
10504 S 15th St
Bellevue NE 68123
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44