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Cranston, Rhode Island Passport Office Information

How to get a passport in Cranston, RI: Passport Offices & Application Process

Garden City Station
200 Midway Rd
Cranston RI, 2920

In Cranston, Rhode Island there is only a single passport office location (e.g. acceptance agent). These passport offices are part of the application process for a new adult or child passport application. The Cranston passport office clerks are official "acceptance agents" for the Passport Agency and can witness your signature and seal your passport documents (if you do not need your passport application sealed then you do not need to visit an acceptance agent).

In addition to the 1 passport office in Cranston, there are (18) other passport offices in Rhode Island 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 Cranston, Rhode Island and Expedited Passport service options for Cranston.

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 local passport offices don't issue passports; the clerks (acceptance agents) at a local office can 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.

Passport Offices in Cranston Rhode Island

Showing the single passport office in Cranston:

Garden City Station

200 Midway Rd
Cranston, RI 02920


Other passport offices near Cranston Rhode Island

Providence Post Office (Elmwood) - Providence - 2.5 Miles
Warwick Post Office - Warwick - 3.8 Miles
Providence Post Office (Annex) - Providence - 4.2 Miles
Providence Post Office (Main Window) - Providence - 4.9 Miles
East Providence Finance Station - East Providence - 5.1 Miles
Barrington Post Office - Barrington - 6.3 Miles
Scituate Town Clerk - North Scituate - 6.8 Miles
Greenville Post Office - Greenville - 7.4 Miles
Pawtucket Post Office - Pawtucket - 7.7 Miles
Coventry Post Office - Coventry - 7.9 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Cranston

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.

Boston Passport Agency - 40.1 Miles
National Passport Center - 83.8 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 102.6 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 130.4 Miles
Vermont Passport Agency - 195.7 Miles

Cranston, Rhode Island Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Cranston

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 Cranston or any other city in Rhode Island 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 Cranston are listed below. If this is not possible or you want to avoid going there yourself, please only then consider using a passport expeditor.

Passport Service for Cities Near Cranston

Residents of the following cities that are close to Cranston can consider using the passport office services in Cranston for their passport application sealing needs.

Providence Rhode Island, Warwick Rhode Island, West Warwick Rhode Island, East Providence Rhode Island, Seekonk Massachusetts, East Greenwich Rhode Island, Greenville Rhode Island, Barrington Rhode Island, Pawtucket Rhode Island, Central Falls Rhode Island, Warren Rhode Island, Lincoln Rhode Island, Smithfield Rhode Island, Coventry Rhode Island, Bristol Rhode Island, Rehoboth Massachusetts, West Greenwich Rhode Island, Exeter Rhode Island, Cumberland Rhode Island, Swansea Massachusetts

Passport Expediting in Cranston, Rhode Island

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Cranston. 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).

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Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Cranston, Rhode Island

We make the passport application process easier and make getting a passport in Cranston simplier. Our guide to how and where to get a passport in Cranston contains all the passport office information you will need but often times there are still questions:

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

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 Cranston.
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 Cranston 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 Cranston?

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 Cranston, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks).

While not down the street, the closest option for a passport-issuing facility is the Boston Passport Agency, it's not too far from Cranston and if you can provide proof of travel within the next seventy-two hours, you can make an appointment there and get a passport.

If you have trouble getting an appointment at the Boston Passport Agency, there are additional regional offices that are farther but may be options for you, see regional passport offices near Cranston.

How much does a passport cost in Cranston?

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, $130 ($165 with acceptance agent fee) for adult passports and $100 ($135 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 Cranston?

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 Cranston.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite.

UPS Store - Cranston - (0.8 mi)
Photo Center
148 Atwood Ave
Cranston RI 02920
(401) 654-6381
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #2021 - Cranston - (0.9 mi)
Photo Center
205 Atwood Avenue
Cranston RI 02920
(401) 942-4100
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #469 - Cranston - (1.2 mi)
Photo Center
1188 Pontiac Avenue
Cranston RI 02920
(401) 736-5701
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #212 - Cranston - (1.4 mi)
Photo Center
681 Reservoir Avenue
Cranston RI 02910
(401) 943-7186
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #2850 - Cranston - (1.4 mi)
Park Avenue & Rese Street
1010 Park Ave
Cranston RI 02910
(401) 946-0337
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #3899 - Johnston - (1.9 mi)
Plainfield Street & Atwood Avenue
1387 Plainfield St
Johnston RI 02919
(401) 942-6182
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #1414 - Cranston - (1.9 mi)
Photo Center
1195 Oaklawn Avenue
Cranston RI 02920
(401) 463-1971
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Cranston Supercenter - (1.9 mi)
Photo Center
1776 Plainfield Pike
Cranston RI 02921
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Warwick Store - (2.5 mi)
Photo Center
840 Post Rd
Warwick RI 02888
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #76 - Johnston - (2.5 mi)
Photo Center
1993 Plainfield Pike
Johnston RI 02919
(401) 942-3286
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99

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