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Salem, Missouri Passport Office Information


Residents of Salem in Dent County, Missouri have a choice of 2 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Salem 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 Salem, there are (189) other passport offices in Missouri 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 Salem, Missouri and Expedited Passport service options for Salem.

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 Offices in Salem, MO

Salem Post Office
303 N Jackson St
Salem MO, 65560

Dent County Recorder Of Deeds
112 E 5th St
Salem MO, 65560

There are 2 passport offices in Salem.

Salem Post Office
303 N Jackson St
Salem, MO 65560
Dent County Recorder Of Deeds
112 E 5th St
Salem, MO 65560

Regional Passport Offices Close to Salem

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.

Arkansas Passport Center - 198.4 Miles
Chicago Passport Agency - 316.3 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 386 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 411.1 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 458.3 Miles



Other passport offices near Salem Missouri:

Clerk of Circuit Court Shannon County - Eminence - 21.7 Miles
Clerk of Circuit Court Reynolds County - Centerville - 24 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Salem

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

Winona Missouri, Saint James Missouri, Mountain View Missouri, Arlington Missouri, Fort Leonard Wood Missouri, Caledonia Missouri, Annapolis Missouri, Cabool Missouri, Vichy Missouri, Arcadia Missouri, Bismarck Missouri, Pomona Missouri, Sullivan Missouri, Crocker Missouri, Bonne Terre Missouri, Richland Missouri, De Soto Missouri, Mansfield Missouri, Conway Missouri, Festus Missouri


How to Get a Passport in Salem, Missouri

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

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 Salem or any other city in Missouri 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 Salem 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 Salem, Missouri

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

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

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 Salem.

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 Salem 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 Salem?

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 Salem, 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 Arkansas Passport Center, it's not really close being that it's 198.4 miles from Salem, 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 Salem?

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 Salem?

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 Salem.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walmart Salem Supercenter - (9 mi)
Photo Center
1101 W Highway 32
Salem MO 65560
573-729-4221
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Houston Supercenter - (26.7 mi)
Photo Center
1433 S Sam Houston Blvd
Houston MO 65483
417-967-1867
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Rolla - (29.9 mi)
Southside Shopper's World On Highway 63 South
1028 S Bishop Ave
Rolla MO 65401
(573) 364-0006
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Rolla Supercenter - (30.3 mi)
Photo Center
500 S Bishop Ave
Rolla MO 65401
573-341-9480
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #12307 - Rolla - (30.6 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Bishop & Ridgeview
120 S Bishop Ave
Rolla MO 65401
(573) 426-3338
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #10280 - Rolla - (30.8 mi)
Photo Center
500 Bishop Ave N
Rolla MO 65401
(573) 308-4887
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Mountain View Store - (32.3 mi)
Photo Center
101 W Us Highway 60
Mountain View MO 65548
866-733-2693
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Mountain View - (32.7 mi)
Corner Of First And Pine
230 West First St
Mountain View MO 65548
(417) 934-5577
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Cuba Store - (34.3 mi)
Photo Center
100 Ozark Dr
Cuba MO 65453
866-733-2693
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Fort Leonard Wood Main Exchange - (35 mi)
West End Of The Building. Next To Pharmacy Entrance Doors.
143 Replacement Ave
Fort Leonard Wood MO 65473
(573) 329-0733
Price: Cost varies by location