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Passport Guide for Rensselaer

Residents of Rensselaer in Jasper County, Indiana have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Rensselaer 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 Rensselaer, there are (165) other passport offices in Indiana 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 Rensselaer, Indiana and Expedited Passport service options for Rensselaer.


How to Get a Passport in Rensselaer, Indiana

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Rensselaer

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 Rensselaer or any other city in Indiana 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 Rensselaer 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 Rensselaer, IN

Rensselaer Post Office
225 S Van Rensselaer St
Rensselaer IN, 47978

Looking for a passport office in Rensselaer? There are hundreds of such offices in Indiana. 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 Rensselaer.

Rensselaer Post Office
225 S Van Rensselaer St
Rensselaer, IN 47978
 

Other passport offices near Rensselaer Indiana:

Roselawn Post Office - Roselawn - 14 Miles
DeMotte Post Office - Demotte - 15 Miles
Circuit Court Clerk Newton County - Kentland - 19.5 Miles
Monticello Post Office - Monticello - 19.7 Miles
Benton County Clerk of Circuit Court - Fowler - 22.7 Miles
Winamac Post Office - Winamac - 22.9 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Rensselaer

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

Buffalo Indiana, La Crosse Indiana, Lowell Indiana, Oxford Indiana, Pittsburg Indiana, Battle Ground Indiana, Monterey Indiana, West Lafayette Indiana, Milford Illinois, Hobart Indiana, Schererville Indiana, Bradley Illinois, Wellington Illinois, Westpoint Indiana, Portage Indiana, Dyer Indiana, Dayton Indiana, Clifton Illinois, Sauk Village Illinois, Chesterton Indiana

Regional Passport Offices Close to Rensselaer

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 - 60.3 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 199.1 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 384.8 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 450.6 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 478.3 Miles


Passport Expediting in Rensselaer, Indiana

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

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

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 Rensselaer.

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 Rensselaer 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 Rensselaer?

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 Rensselaer, 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 Chicago Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 60.3 miles from Rensselaer, 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 Rensselaer?

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 Rensselaer?

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 Rensselaer.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #6906 - Rensselaer - (2.8 mi)
Photo Center
107 North Cullen Street
Rensselaer IN 47978
(219) 866-5400
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #6434 - Rensselaer - (3.3 mi)
Southwest Corner Of College & Park Dr
550 S College Ave
Rensselaer IN 47978
(219) 866-4156
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Rensselaer Store - (3.3 mi)
Photo Center
905 S College Ave
Rensselaer IN 47978
219-866-5950
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #6914 - Demotte - (14 mi)
Photo Center
5765 East State Road 10
Demotte IN 46310
(219) 345-4742
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #6908 - Demotte - (15.6 mi)
Photo Center
310 North Halleck Street
Demotte IN 46310
(219) 987-3301
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #12640 - Demotte - (15.6 mi)
Southwest Corner Of U.S. 231 & 3Rd Street
226 N Halleck St
Demotte IN 46310
(219) 987-4900
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Monticello Supercenter - (18.9 mi)
Photo Center
1088 W Broadway St
Monticello IN 47960
574-583-3851
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #6535 - Monticello - (19.3 mi)
Photo Center
831 North Main Street
Monticello IN 47960
(574) 583-8220
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #10532 - Monticello - (19.3 mi)
Northeast Corner Of 6Th & U S 24
812 W Broadway St
Monticello IN 47960
(574) 583-3706
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #6670 - Kentland - (19.4 mi)
Photo Center
512 East Seymour Street
Kentland IN 47951
(219) 474-6787
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99