New Shoreham, Rhode Island Passport Office Information

Last Reviewed on March 16th, 2022

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

New Shoreham Town Clerk
Old Town Road
New Shoreham RI, 2807

In New Shoreham, 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 New Shoreham 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 New Shoreham, 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 New Shoreham, Rhode Island and Expedited Passport service options for New Shoreham.

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 New Shoreham Rhode Island

Showing the single passport office in New Shoreham:

New Shoreham Town Clerk

Old Town Road
New Shoreham, RI 02807


Other passport offices near New Shoreham Rhode Island

Westerly Post Office - Westerly - 14.3 Miles
Wakefield Post Office - Wakefield - 16.3 Miles
North Stonington Post Office - North Stonington - 21.8 Miles
Newport Post Office - Newport - 22 Miles
Groton Post Office - Groton - 23.7 Miles
New London Post Office - New London - 25.7 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to New Shoreham

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 - 74.9 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 88.7 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 113.3 Miles
National Passport Center - 119 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 178.4 Miles

New Shoreham, Rhode Island Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in New Shoreham

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 New Shoreham 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 New Shoreham 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 New Shoreham

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

Block Island Rhode Island, New Shoreham Rhode Island, Charlestown Rhode Island, South Kingstown Rhode Island, Westerly Rhode Island, Narragansett Rhode Island, Stonington Connecticut, Kingston Rhode Island, Montauk New York, Hopkinton Rhode Island, Mystic Connecticut, Noank Connecticut, Fishers Island New York, North Stonington Connecticut, Groton Long Point Connecticut, Jamestown Rhode Island, Old Mystic Connecticut, Newport Rhode Island, Poquonock Bridge Connecticut, North Kingstown Rhode Island

Passport Expediting in New Shoreham, Rhode Island

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in New Shoreham. 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 New Shoreham, Rhode Island

We make the passport application process easier and make getting a passport in New Shoreham simplier. Our guide to how and where to get a passport in New Shoreham 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 New Shoreham?

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 New Shoreham.
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 New Shoreham 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 New Shoreham?

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 New Shoreham, 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 Boston Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 74.9 miles from New Shoreham, 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 New Shoreham?

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 New Shoreham?

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 New Shoreham.

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

Walmart Westerly Supercenter - (13.6 mi)
Photo Center
258 Post Rd
Westerly RI 02891
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #1544 - Westerly - (15 mi)
Photo Center
151 Franklin Street
Westerly RI 02891
(401) 596-8182
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Salt Pond Shopping Center - (15.7 mi)
Photo Center
91 Point Judith Rd
Narragansett RI 02882
(401) 782-3930
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #19189 - Narragansett - (15.8 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Woodruff Avenue & Point Judith Road
20 Woodruff Ave
Narragansett RI 02882
(401) 792-7179
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #971 - Westerly - (15.8 mi)
Photo Center
150 Granite Street
Westerly RI 02891
(401) 348-2070
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #2065 - Wakefield - (16.4 mi)
Photo Center
11 Main Street
Wakefield RI 02879
(401) 783-3384
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #17726 - Pawcatuck - (17 mi)
Northwest Corner S Broad St & Pequot Trl
37 South Broad Street
Pawcatuck CT 06379
(860) 599-4030
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #868 - South Kingston - (18.7 mi)
Photo Center
99 Fortin Road
South Kingston RI 02881
(401) 783-9440
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #409 - Narragansett - (19.7 mi)
Photo Center
1123 Boston Neck Road
Narragansett RI 02882
(401) 783-1753
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #19394 - Narragansett - (19.9 mi)
Southeast Corner Of S Ferry Rd & Boston Neck Road
1193 Boston Neck Road
Narragansett RI 02882
(401) 789-5037
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99

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