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Richmond, Texas Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Richmond

Residents of Richmond in Fort Bend County, Texas have a choice of 2 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Richmond 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 2 passport offices here in Richmond, there are (484) other passport offices in Texas 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 any of the passport acceptance agents listed below the map on this web page. If you need it faster than that, please see: closest regional passport offices to Richmond, Texas and Expedited Passport service options for Richmond.


How to Get a Passport in Richmond, Texas

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Richmond

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 Richmond or any other city in Texas 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 Richmond 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 Offices in Richmond, TX

Richmond Post Office
5560 Fm 1640 Rd
Richmond TX, 77469

Fort Bend County District Clerk
401 Jackson St
Richmond TX, 77469

Looking for a passport office in Richmond? There are hundreds of such offices in Texas. 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 are 2 passport offices in Richmond.

Richmond Post Office
5560 Fm 1640 Rd
Richmond, TX 77469
Fort Bend County District Clerk
401 Jackson St
Richmond, TX 77469

Additional passport offices that are located near Richmond Texas:
Rosenberg Post Office - Rosenberg - 3.4 Miles
Sugar Land Main Post Office - Sugar Land - 6.5 Miles
1st Colony Post Office - Sugar Land - 6.7 Miles
Stafford Main PO - Stafford - 10 Miles
Missouri City Post Office - Missouri City - 11.4 Miles
Beechnut Station - Houston - 11.4 Miles
Fulshear Post Office - Fulshear - 11.8 Miles
Alief Post Office - Houston - 11.9 Miles
Ashford West Post Office - Houston - 13.3 Miles
Barker Main Post Office - Houston - 13.8 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Richmond

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

Rosenberg Texas, Sugar Land Texas, Stafford Texas, Missouri City Texas, Katy Texas, Fresno Texas, Piney Point Village Texas, Bellaire Texas, Spring Valley Texas, West University Place Texas, Pearland Texas, Cypress Texas, Alvin Texas, Friendswood Texas, Galena Park Texas, Pasadena Texas, Eagle Lake Texas, Brazoria Texas, Webster Texas, Tomball Texas

Regional Passport Offices Close to Richmond

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.

Houston Passport Agency - 22.6 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 200.9 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 296.5 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 324.2 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 570 Miles


Passport Expediting in Richmond, Texas

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

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

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 are 2 passport offices in Richmond.

The basic process: fill out the DS-11 New Passport Application, take it with your proof of identity, passport photos, and passport fees to any of the passport offices in Richmond 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 Richmond?

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 Richmond, 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 Houston Passport Agency, it's not too far from Richmond 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 Houston Passport Agency, there are additional regional offices that are farther but may be options for you, see regional passport offices near Richmond.

How much does a passport cost in Richmond?

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 Richmond?

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 Richmond.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #11909 - Rosenberg - (0.7 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Fm 762 & Brazos Center Blvd
3902 Fm 762 Rd
Rosenberg TX 77469
(281) 232-2962
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Rosenberg - (0.9 mi)
Next To McAlister's Deli & Gringos
24200 SW Fwy
Rosenberg TX 77471
(832) 595-0877
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Richmond Supercenter - (1 mi)
Photo Center
5330 Fm1640
Richmond TX 77469
281-232-0084
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #10637 - Rosenberg - (1.1 mi)
Photo Center
6750 Reading Road
Rosenberg TX 77471
(281) 239-3899
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #11096 - Richmond - (1.3 mi)
Photo Center
4110 Williams Way Blvd
Richmond TX 77469
(281) 239-7071
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #5972 - Rosenburg - (1.7 mi)
Photo Center
5306 Avenue I
Rosenburg TX 77471
(281) 232-1830
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #1199 - Richmond - (2.1 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Hwy 90-A & Fm 3155 Collins
1600 Jackson St
Richmond TX 77469
(281) 342-5219
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #3701 - Richmond - (2.4 mi)
Photo Center
1410 Crabb River Road
Richmond TX 77469
(281) 545-8841
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #2958 - Rosenberg - (2.8 mi)
Millie & Avenue H
3316 Avenue H
Rosenberg TX 77471
(281) 342-5588
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Richmond - (2.8 mi)
Photo Center
503 FM 359
Richmond TX 77406
(281) 232-7230
Price: Cost varies by location