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Sanford, North Carolina Passport Office Information

Residents of Sanford in Lee County, North Carolina have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Sanford 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 Sanford, there are (139) other passport offices in North Carolina 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 Sanford, North Carolina and Expedited Passport service options for Sanford.

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 Sanford, NC

Sanford Post Office
1200 S Horner Blvd
Sanford NC, 27330

There is only a single passport office in Sanford.

Sanford Post Office
1200 S Horner Blvd
Sanford, NC 27330

Regional Passport Offices Close to Sanford

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 - 228.3 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 277.5 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 328.7 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 397.6 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 425.9 Miles

Other passport offices near Sanford North Carolina:

Broadway Main - Broadway - 6.4 Miles
Pittsboro Main Office - Pittsboro - 13.6 Miles
Holly Springs Post Office - Holly Springs - 19.3 Miles
Fuquay Post Office - Fuquay-Varina - 20 Miles
Robbins Post Office - Robbins - 20.3 Miles
Apex Post Office - Apex - 21.1 Miles
Angier Post Office - Angier - 21.4 Miles
Buies Creek Main Post Office - Buies Creek - 22.1 Miles
Willow Spring Post Office - Willow Spring - 22.8 Miles
Cary Post Office - Cary - 25.1 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Sanford

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

Fearrington Village North Carolina, Fuquay-Varina North Carolina, Holly Springs North Carolina, Siler City North Carolina, Apex North Carolina, Southern Pines North Carolina, Fort Bragg North Carolina, Pinehurst North Carolina, Aberdeen North Carolina, Linden North Carolina, Carrboro North Carolina, Morrisville North Carolina, Cary North Carolina, Dunn North Carolina, Garner North Carolina, Raleigh North Carolina, Norman North Carolina, Hope Mills North Carolina, Clayton North Carolina, Mebane North Carolina

How to Get a Passport in Sanford, North Carolina

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

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 Sanford or any other city in North Carolina 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 Sanford 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 Sanford, North Carolina

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Sanford. 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 Sanford, North Carolina

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

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

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 Sanford 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 Sanford?

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 Sanford, 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 Sanford?

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 Sanford?

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 Sanford.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #16149 - Sanford - (1.5 mi)
Southwest Corner Horner & Short
1050 S Horner Blvd
Sanford NC 27330
(919) 776-2727
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #7329 - Sanford - (1.9 mi)
Photo Center
1802 South Horner Boulevard
Sanford NC 27330
(919) 774-9456
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #7479 - Sanford - (2.1 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Dalrymple & Horner
1956 S Horner Blvd
Sanford NC 27330
(919) 775-4361
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Sanford - (3.3 mi)
The Shops At Cameron Place
3096 S Horner Blvd
Sanford NC 27332
(919) 292-2848
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Sanford Supercenter - (3.8 mi)
Photo Center
3310 Nc Highway 87 S
Sanford NC 27332
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #5384 - Sanford - (4 mi)
Photo Center
133 Market Place Drive
Sanford NC 27332
(919) 776-2380
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #12078 - Sanford - (4 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Us Hwy ! & Nc 78
2286 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Sanford NC 27330
(919) 777-5983
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #16142 - Pittsboro - (13.6 mi)
Northeast Corner Ja Farrell & East St. (Us Hwy 64)
321 East St
Pittsboro NC 27312
(919) 542-1661
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #16136 - Carthage - (14.4 mi)
Southeast Corner Monroe & Simpson
1006 Monroe St
Carthage NC 28327
(910) 947-2690
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #10157 - Cameron - (15.3 mi)
Photo Center
1025 Nc 24-87
Cameron NC 28326
(910) 960-0250
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99