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Sandpoint, Idaho Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Sandpoint

Residents of Sandpoint in Bonner County, Idaho have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Sandpoint 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 Sandpoint, there are (60) other passport offices in Idaho 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 Sandpoint, Idaho and Expedited Passport service options for Sandpoint.

How to Get a Passport in Sandpoint, Idaho

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

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 Sandpoint or any other city in Idaho 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 Sandpoint 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 Sandpoint, ID

USPO - Sandpoint
204 N 4th Ave
Sandpoint ID, 83864

Looking for a passport office in Sandpoint? There are hundreds of such offices in Idaho. 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 Sandpoint.

USPO - Sandpoint
204 N 4th Ave
Sandpoint, ID 83864

Other passport offices near Sandpoint Idaho:

Boundary County Clerk - Bonners Ferry - 18.1 Miles
USPO - Newport - Newport - 25.9 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Sandpoint

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

Dover Idaho, Troy Montana, Athol Idaho, Rathdrum Idaho, Creston British Columbia, Hayden Idaho, Post Falls Idaho, Coeur d'Alene Idaho, Otis Orchards-East Farms Washington, Chewelah Washington, Spokane Valley Washington, Kellogg Idaho, Northport Washington, Harrison Idaho, Trail British Columbia, Kettle Falls Washington, Eureka Montana, Airway Heights Washington, Rossland British Columbia, Fairchild Air Force Base Washington

Regional Passport Offices Close to Sandpoint

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.

Seattle Passport Agency - 238.7 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 687.9 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 726.1 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 866.3 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 942.1 Miles

Passport Expediting in Sandpoint, Idaho

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

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

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

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 Sandpoint 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 Sandpoint?

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 Sandpoint, 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 Sandpoint?

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 Sandpoint?

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 Sandpoint.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walmart Ponderay Supercenter - (7 mi)
Photo Center
476999 Highway 95
Ponderay ID 83852
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Sandpoint - (8.9 mi)
Across The Street Mick Duffs Brew Hall Between 2nd & Third
217 Cedar St
Sandpoint ID 83864
(208) 263-0261
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Hayden - (41.5 mi)
Country Plaza Shopping Center
9323 N Government Way
Hayden ID 83835
(208) 762-8800
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #10314 - Hayden - (41.8 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Hwy 95 & Honeysuckle
260 W Honeysuckle Ave
Hayden ID 83835
(208) 762-0185
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Hayden Supercenter - (42 mi)
Photo Center
550 W Honeysuckle Ave
Hayden ID 83835
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Costco Store #773 - Coeur D' Alene - (44.2 mi)
Photo Center
355 E Neider Ave
Coeur D' Alene ID 83815
(208) 676-7351
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
UPS Store - Coeur D Alene - (44.5 mi)
Photo Center
2900 N Government Way
Coeur D Alene ID 83814
(208) 665-6970
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #6863 - Coeur D Alene - (44.7 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Hwy 95 & Appleway
335 W Appleway Ave
Coeur D Alene ID 83814
(208) 765-1254
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Post Falls Supercenter - (45.4 mi)
Photo Center
3050 E Mullan Ave
Post Falls ID 83854
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Post Falls - (45.7 mi)
In Between Conoco & Moons Mongolian Grill
1869 E Seltice Way
Post Falls ID 83854
(208) 773-6200
Price: Cost varies by location