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Ripley, West Virginia Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Ripley

Residents of Ripley in Jackson County, West Virginia have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Ripley 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 Ripley, there are (67) other passport offices in West Virginia 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 Ripley, West Virginia and Expedited Passport service options for Ripley.


How to Get a Passport in Ripley, West Virginia

Getting a passport in Ripley 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 Ripley 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 Ripley will need to visit a passport office.
* Ripley 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 Ripley

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 Ripley or any other city in West Virginia 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 Ripley 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 Ripley, WV

Ripley Main Post Office
114 Main St W
Ripley WV, 25271

Looking for a passport office in Ripley? There are hundreds of such offices in West Virginia. 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 Ripley.

Ripley Main Post Office
114 Main St W
Ripley, WV 25271
 

Additional passport offices that are located near Ripley West Virginia:
Ravenswood Post Office - Ravenswood - 9.3 Miles
Meigs County Clerk of Court - Pomeroy - 20.4 Miles
Wirt County Circuit Clerk - Elizabeth - 20.6 Miles
Point Pleasant West Virginia Post Office - Point Pleasant - 20.9 Miles
Poca Mailing Post Office - Poca - 21.8 Miles
Gallia County Clerk of Court - Gallipolis - 23.7 Miles
Mineral Wells Post Office - Mineral Wells - 23.7 Miles
Gallipolis Post Office - Gallipolis - 23.8 Miles
Clendenin Main Post Office - Clendenin - 25.3 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Ripley

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

Ravenswood West Virginia, Portland Ohio, Racine Ohio, New Haven West Virginia, Buffalo West Virginia, Mason West Virginia, Middleport Ohio, Henderson West Virginia, Cheshire Ohio, Mineral Wells West Virginia, Rutland Ohio, Jefferson West Virginia, South Charleston West Virginia, Ireland Ohio, Washington West Virginia, Charleston West Virginia, Belpre Ohio, Milton West Virginia, Bomont West Virginia, Vienna West Virginia

Regional Passport Offices Close to Ripley

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.

Washington Passport Agency - 217.3 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 219.9 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 276.1 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 311.2 Miles
Chicago Passport Agency - 327.8 Miles


Passport Expediting in Ripley, West Virginia

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Ripley. 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 Ripley, West Virginia

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

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

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 Ripley 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 Ripley?

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 Ripley, 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 Ripley?

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 Ripley?

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 Ripley.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walmart Ripley Supercenter - (1.5 mi)
Photo Center
200 Academy Dr
Ripley WV 25271
304-372-6643
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Spencer Supercenter - (16.1 mi)
Photo Center
97 Williams Dr
Spencer WV 25276
304-927-6936
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Mason Supercenter - (19.8 mi)
Photo Center
320 Mallard Lane
Mason WV 25260
304-773-9508
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Gallipolis Supercenter - (22.3 mi)
Photo Center
2145 Eastern Ave
Gallipolis OH 45631
740-441-2150
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #5957 - Elkview - (23.1 mi)
Photo Center
221 Crossings Mall Road
Elkview WV 25071
(304) 965-0460
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #11750 - Cross Lanes - (24 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Goff Mountain & Washington
101 Goff Mountain Rd
Cross Lanes WV 25313
(304) 769-0590
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Cross Lanes Supercenter - (24.6 mi)
Photo Center
100 Nitro Market Pl
Cross Lanes WV 25313
304-769-0143
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #7124 - Hurricane - (25 mi)
Photo Center
3764 Teays Valley Road, Corner Of Hospital Drive
Hurricane WV 25526
(304) 760-1123
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Parkersburg Supercenter - (25.2 mi)
Photo Center
2900 Pike St
Parkersburg WV 26101
304-489-3029
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #4400 - Gallipolis - (25.3 mi)
Photo Center
3066 State Route 160
Gallipolis OH 45631
(740) 446-7459
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99