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Passport Guide for Smithsburg

Residents of Smithsburg in Washington County, Maryland have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Smithsburg 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 Smithsburg, there are (210) other passport offices in Maryland 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 Smithsburg, Maryland and Expedited Passport service options for Smithsburg.

How to Get a Passport in Smithsburg, Maryland

Getting a passport in Smithsburg 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 Smithsburg 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 Smithsburg will need to visit a passport office.
* Please see regional passport offices close to Smithsburg, there is one less than 100 miles from Smithsburg.
* To renew your passport, you do NOT need to visit a passport office.

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Smithsburg

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 Smithsburg or any other city in Maryland 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 Smithsburg 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 Smithsburg, MD

USPS Smithsburg Post Office
43 Grove Ln
Smithsburg MD, 21783

Looking for a passport office in Smithsburg? There are hundreds of such offices in Maryland. 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 Smithsburg.

USPS Smithsburg Post Office
43 Grove Ln
Smithsburg, MD 21783

Additional passport offices that are located near Smithsburg Maryland:
Waynesboro Post Office - Waynesboro - 6.2 Miles
USPS Thurmont Post Office - Thurmont - 7 Miles
USPS Funkstown Post Office - Funkstown - 7.3 Miles
USPS Hagerstown Post Office - Hagerstown - 7.6 Miles
Hagerstown Circuit Court Clerk - Hagerstown - 7.7 Miles
USPS Myersville Post Office - Myersville - 8.7 Miles
Lilian S. Besore Memorial Library - Greencastle - 11.2 Miles
USPS Williamsport Post Office - Williamsport - 12.6 Miles
USPS Middletown Post Office - Middletown - 13 Miles
USPS Woodsboro Post Office - Woodsboro - 13.4 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Smithsburg

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

Waynesboro Pennsylvania, Thurmont Maryland, Saint James Maryland, Emmitsburg Maryland, Greencastle Pennsylvania, Keedysville Maryland, Fairfield Pennsylvania, Middletown Maryland, Williamsport Maryland, Walkersville Maryland, Sharpsburg Maryland, Shepherdstown West Virginia, Taneytown Maryland, Union Bridge Maryland, Mercersburg Pennsylvania, Rosemont Maryland, Brunswick Maryland, Hedgesville West Virginia, Harpers Ferry West Virginia, Biglerville Pennsylvania

Regional Passport Offices Close to Smithsburg

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 - 51.1 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 112.6 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 175 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 202.1 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 203.1 Miles

Passport Expediting in Smithsburg, Maryland

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

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

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 Smithsburg.

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 Smithsburg 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 Smithsburg?

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 Smithsburg, 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 Washington Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 51.1 miles from Smithsburg, 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 Smithsburg?

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 Smithsburg?

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 Smithsburg.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walmart Waynesboro Supercenter - (5.6 mi)
Photo Center
12751 Washington Township Blvd
Waynesboro PA 17268
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Hagerstown - (5.9 mi)
Located at Valley Storage on Leitersburg Pike
19813 Leitersburg Pike
Hagerstown MD 21742
(240) 420-5785
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #1642 - Waynesboro - (6.1 mi)
Photo Center
406 East Main Street
Waynesboro PA 17268
(717) 762-1126
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #13893 - Hagerstown - (6.6 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Us 40 & Edgewood
1631 Dual Hwy
Hagerstown MD 21740
(240) 313-9165
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #1435 - Hagerstown - (6.7 mi)
Photo Center
1503 Potomac Avenue
Hagerstown MD 21742
(301) 733-8515
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #3166 - Hagerstown - (6.7 mi)
Photo Center
1731 Dual Highway
Hagerstown MD 21740
(301) 791-2852
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #6041 - Thurmont - (6.9 mi)
Photo Center
228 North Church Street
Thurmont MD 21788
(301) 271-7094
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #4199 - Hagerstown - (7.3 mi)
Photo Center
34 North Cannon Avenue
Hagerstown MD 21740
(301) 797-8400
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #1524 - Hagerstown - (7.8 mi)
Photo Center
18700 North Village
Hagerstown MD 21742
(301) 791-0606
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #1442 - Hagerstown - (8 mi)
Photo Center
10 East Wilson Boulevard
Hagerstown MD 21740
(301) 790-0710
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99