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Passport Guide for Shreveport

Residents of Shreveport in Caddo County, Louisiana have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Shreveport 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 Shreveport, there are (91) other passport offices in Louisiana 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 Shreveport, Louisiana and Expedited Passport service options for Shreveport.

How to Get a Passport in Shreveport, Louisiana

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

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 Shreveport or any other city in Louisiana 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 Shreveport 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 Shreveport, LA

2400 Texas Ave
Shreveport LA, 71103

Looking for a passport office in Shreveport? There are hundreds of such offices in Louisiana. 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 Shreveport.

2400 Texas Ave
Shreveport, LA 71103

Additional passport offices that are located near Shreveport Louisiana:
Bossier City Main Office - Bossier City - 3.2 Miles
Waskom PO - Waskom - 14.3 Miles
Minden Post Office - Minden - 25.5 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Shreveport

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

Bossier City Louisiana, Mount Lebanon Louisiana, Gibsland Louisiana, Taylor Arkansas, Easton Texas, Atlanta Texas, Garland Arkansas, Kilgore Texas, Marietta Texas, Texarkana Texas, New London Texas, Overton Texas, Naples Texas, Omaha Texas, Boston Texas, Montgomery Louisiana, Atlanta Louisiana, Ogden Arkansas, Winona Texas, Washington Arkansas

Regional Passport Offices Close to Shreveport

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 - 123.7 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 154.1 Miles
Houston Passport Agency - 183.7 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 243.6 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 477.4 Miles

Passport Expediting in Shreveport, Louisiana

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

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

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 Shreveport.

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 Shreveport 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 Shreveport?

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 Shreveport, 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 123.7 miles from Shreveport, 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 Shreveport?

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 Shreveport?

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 Shreveport.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #5992 - Shreveport - (1.4 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Line Avenue & Kings Highway
3124 Line Ave
Shreveport LA 71104
(318) 222-4807
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #5181 - Shreveport - (1.6 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Jewella Road & Greenwood Road
3555 Greenwood Rd
Shreveport LA 71109
(318) 525-0144
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Shreveport - (2.4 mi)
Corner Of Line & Pierremont In The Uptown Shopping Center.
4830 Line Ave
Shreveport LA 71106
(318) 219-2174
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #5329 - Shreveport - (2.5 mi)
Photo Center
3300 Youree Drive
Shreveport LA 71105
(318) 869-3453
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #17338 - Shreveport - (2.6 mi)
Southeast Corner Pierremont Rd & Line Ave
761 Pierremont Road
Shreveport LA 71106
(318) 861-3666
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #5163 - Shreveport - (3.2 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Youree Drive & Southfield Road
300 Southfield Rd
Shreveport LA 71105
(318) 219-9554
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Shreveport Supercenter - (3.4 mi)
Photo Center
1125 Shreveport Barksdale Hwy
Shreveport LA 71105
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #5331 - Shreveport - (3.9 mi)
Photo Center
7004 Youree Drive
Shreveport LA 71105
(318) 797-3665
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Shreveport - (3.9 mi)
University Place Shopping Center On Sw Corner Of Youree Drive & East 70th St
1651 E 70th St
Shreveport LA 71105
(318) 798-8180
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #7004 - Bossier City - (4.1 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Airline Rd & Shed Rd
2107 Airline Dr
Bossier City LA 71111
(318) 742-5590
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99