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Rockport, Texas Passport Office Information


Residents of Rockport in Aransas County, Texas have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Rockport 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 Rockport, there are (486) 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 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 Rockport, Texas and Expedited Passport service options for Rockport.

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.


Passport Office in Rockport, TX

Aransas County District Clerk
301 N Live Oak St
Rockport TX, 78382

There is only a single passport office in Rockport.

Aransas County District Clerk
301 N Live Oak St
Rockport, TX 78382
 

Regional Passport Offices Close to Rockport

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 - 122.9 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 272.8 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 374.9 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 423 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 539 Miles



Other passport offices near Rockport Texas:

Refugio MPO - Refugio - 18 Miles
Aransas Pass Post Office - Aransas Pass - 22.8 Miles
Ingleside Post Office - Ingleside - 24.4 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Rockport

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

Aransas Pass Texas, Port Aransas Texas, Bloomington Texas, Ingleside Texas, Portland Texas, Morgan Farm Colonia Texas, Robstown Texas, Palacios Texas, El Campo Texas, Loma Linda East Colonia Texas, Brazoria Texas, Eagle Lake Texas, Pleasanton Texas, Lake Jackson Texas, Freeport Texas, Luling Texas, New Berlin Texas, Santa Clara Texas, Rosenberg Texas, Marion Texas


How to Get a Passport in Rockport, Texas

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

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 Rockport 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 Rockport 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 Expediting in Rockport, Texas

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

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

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 Rockport.

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 Rockport 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 Rockport?

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 Rockport, 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 Houston Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 122.9 miles from Rockport, 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 Rockport?

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 Rockport?

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 Rockport.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walmart Rockport Supercenter - (12.4 mi)
Photo Center
2401 Highway 35 N
Rockport TX 78382
361-790-8427
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #9205 - Rockport - (12.9 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Sh 35 & Maple
1309 Highway 35 N
Rockport TX 78382
(361) 790-8706
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #10680 - Aransas Pass - (22.3 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Sh 35 (Wheeler) & Fm 1069
2702 W Wheeler Ave
Aransas Pass TX 78336
(361) 758-2135
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Aransas Pass Supercenter - (22.4 mi)
Photo Center
2501 W Wheeler Ave
Aransas Pass TX 78336
361-758-1357
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #10268 - Port Aransas - (25.2 mi)
Photo Center
710 Highway 361
Port Aransas TX 78373
(361) 749-2277
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Portland Supercenter - (28 mi)
Photo Center
2000 Us Highway 181
Portland TX 78374
361-643-8960
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #12494 - Port Lavaca - (28.6 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Sh 35 & Virginia
1302 N Virginia St
Port Lavaca TX 77979
(361) 552-7451
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #7220 - Portland - (28.8 mi)
Photo Center
1627 Wildcat Drive
Portland TX 78374
(361) 643-1552
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #16030 - Portland - (28.9 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Wildcat & Hwy 181 (Frontage)
1105 Us Highway 181
Portland TX 78374
(361) 229-7251
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Port Lavaca Supercenter - (29.1 mi)
Photo Center
400 Tiney Browning Blvd
Port Lavaca TX 77979
361-553-6408
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44