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Selma, Alabama Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Selma

Residents of Selma in Dallas County, Alabama have a choice of 2 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Selma 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 Selma, there are (87) other passport offices in Alabama 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 Selma, Alabama and Expedited Passport service options for Selma.

How to Get a Passport in Selma, Alabama

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

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 Selma or any other city in Alabama 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 Selma 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 Offices in Selma, AL

Selma Post Office
1301 Alabama Ave
Selma AL, 36703

Clerk of Probate Court Dallas County
105 Lauderdale St
Selma AL, 36701

Looking for a passport office in Selma? There are hundreds of such offices in Alabama. 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 are 2 passport offices in Selma.

Selma Post Office
1301 Alabama Ave
Selma, AL 36703
Clerk of Probate Court Dallas County
105 Lauderdale St
Selma, AL 36701

Other passport offices near Selma Alabama:

Clanton Post Office - Clanton - 30.3 Miles
Clerk of Circuit Court Bibb County - Centreville - 30.4 Miles
Clerk of Circuit Court Wilcox County - Camden - 30.8 Miles
Circuit Clerk's Office, Hale County - Greensboro - 33 Miles
Downtown Station - Montgomery - 36 Miles
Clerk of Court Marengo County - Linden - 40.4 Miles
Clerk of Circuit Court Elmore County - Wetumpka - 42.2 Miles
Butler County Clerk's Office - Greenville - 42.4 Miles
General Mail Facility Window Unit - Montgomery - 42.7 Miles
Circuit Clerk Shelby County - Columbiana - 48.4 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Selma

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

Benton Alabama, Autaugaville Alabama, Lowndesboro Alabama, Uniontown Alabama, Newbern Alabama, Faunsdale Alabama, Dayton Alabama, Thomaston Alabama, Millbrook Alabama, Fort Deposit Alabama, Elmore Alabama, Montgomery Alabama, Arlington Alabama, Providence Alabama, Montevallo Alabama, Calera Alabama, Demopolis Alabama, Akron Alabama, Moundville Alabama, Thomasville Alabama

Regional Passport Offices Close to Selma

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.

Atlanta Passport Agency - 153.8 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 216.6 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 327.5 Miles
Houston Passport Agency - 458.4 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 494.7 Miles

Passport Expediting in Selma, Alabama

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

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

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 Selma.

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 Selma 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 Selma?

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 Selma, 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 Atlanta Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 153.8 miles from Selma, 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 Selma?

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 Selma?

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 Selma.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walmart Selma Supercenter - (1 mi)
Photo Center
1501 Al Highway 14 E
Selma AL 36703
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #10524 - Selma - (1.1 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Broad St(Hwy 22) & Highland Ave(Hwy 80)
1111 Highland Ave
Selma AL 36703
(334) 875-4916
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #4853 - Selma - (1.3 mi)
Photo Center
520 Highland Avenue
Selma AL 36701
(334) 875-5530
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #4838 - Prattville - (28.5 mi)
Photo Center
708 East Main Street
Prattville AL 36067
(334) 365-0661
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #6800 - Prattville - (28.8 mi)
Southeast Corner Of S Memorial Dr(Rt 31) & E Main St
703 S Memorial Dr
Prattville AL 36067
(334) 361-2261
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Clanton Supercenter - (30.2 mi)
Photo Center
1415 7th St S
Clanton AL 35045
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Clanton - (30.2 mi)
1.5 Miles Of Exit 205 - Across From The High School
703 Logan Rd
Clanton AL 35045
(205) 755-6400
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #4973 - Camden - (30.3 mi)
Photo Center
7 Camden Bypass
Camden AL 36726
(334) 682-2900
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #4944 - Prattville - (30.4 mi)
Photo Center
1904 Cobb's Ford Road
Prattville AL 36066
(334) 365-7606
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Prattville Supercenter - (30.5 mi)
Photo Center
1903 Cobbs Ford Rd
Prattville AL 36066
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44