Shaftsbury, Vermont Passport Office InformationPassport Guide: Get a Passport in Shaftsbury / Applying for a passport from Shaftsbury
Residents of Shaftsbury in Bennington County, Vermont have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Shaftsbury 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 Shaftsbury, there are (71) other passport offices in Vermont 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 Shaftsbury, Vermont and Expedited Passport service options for Shaftsbury.
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 Shaftsbury, VT
Shaftsbury Post Office
56 Church St
Shaftsbury VT, 5262
There is only a single passport office in Shaftsbury.
56 Church St
Shaftsbury, VT 05262
Other passport offices near Shaftsbury Vermont:Bennington Superior Court - Bennington - 6.3 Miles
Cambridge Post Office - Cambridge - 8 Miles
Manchester Post Office - Manchester - 12.4 Miles
Manchester Town Clerk - Manchester Center - 14.3 Miles
Wardsboro Post Office - West Dover - 14.7 Miles
West Dover Post Office - West Dover - 15.1 Miles
North Adams Post Office - North Adams - 17.5 Miles
Schuylerville Post Office - Schuylerville - 17.8 Miles
Peru Town Clerk's Office - Peru - 20 Miles
Mechanicville Post Office - Mechanicville - 21.6 Miles
Passport Service for Cities Near Shaftsbury
Residents of the following close by cities looking to get a passport should consider using these passport office(s) located in Shaftsbury for their passport application sealing needs.
Arlington Vermont, Bennington Vermont, Hoosick Falls New York, Cambridge New York, Hoosick New York, Manchester Vermont, Salem New York, Pownal Vermont, Greenwich New York, Williamstown Massachusetts, Wilmington Vermont, North Adams Massachusetts, Dover Vermont, Schuylerville New York, Northumberland New York, Jacksonville Vermont, Florida Massachusetts, Brunswick New York, Mechanicville New York, Adams Massachusetts
How to Get a Passport in Shaftsbury, Vermont
Getting a passport in Shaftsbury 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 Shaftsbury 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 Shaftsbury will need to visit a passport office.
* Shaftsbury 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.
- How to get a New Passport Guide
- How to get a Child Passport guide
- How to Replace a Lost (or Damaged) Passport
- Passport Renewal Guide
- Passport Name Change Guide
- How to Get a Second Passport
Passport Renewal in Shaftsbury
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 Shaftsbury or any other city in Vermont 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 Shaftsbury are listed below. If this is not possible or you want to avoid going there yourself, please only then consider using a passport expediter.
Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Shaftsbury, Vermont
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 Shaftsbury.
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 Shaftsbury to witness your signature and seal the documents. Wait 10-12 weeks.
For complete in-depth details see: New Passport Application Guide
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 Shaftsbury, 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 Boston Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 101.6 miles from Shaftsbury, 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.
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.
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 Shaftsbury.
It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walmart Bennington Supercenter - (5.1 mi)
212 Northside Dr
Bennington VT 05201
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44CVS #337 - Bennington - (5.2 mi)
8 Kocher Drive
Bennington VT 05201
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99Walgreens #17631 - Bennington - (6 mi)
Southwest Corner North St & River St
194 North Street
Bennington VT 05201
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99Walgreens #19764 - Hoosick Falls - (7.9 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Main Street & Harter Lane
22 Main St
Hoosick Falls NY 12090
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99Walgreens #18207 - Cambridge - (7.9 mi)
Northeast Corner Of East Main Street & North Park Street
2 North Park Street
Cambridge NY 12816
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99Walgreens #18020 - Manchester Center - (13.5 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Memorial Avenue & Main Street
4993 Main St
Manchester Center VT 05255
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99CVS #5348 - Greenwich - (15.3 mi)
1169 Route 29
Greenwich NY 12834
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99Walgreens #17379 - Wilmington - (16.7 mi)
Southwest Corner Of East Main St & Country Club Rd
107 E Main St
Wilmington VT 05363
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99UPS Store - Williamstown - (16.8 mi)
Colonial Shopping Center Next To Rite Aid Pharmacy
228 Main St
Williamstown MA 01267
Price: Cost varies by locationWalgreens #19732 - Schaghticoke - (17.2 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Stillwater Bridge Rd & Main Street
4 Main St
Schaghticoke NY 12154
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99