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Summerville, South Carolina Passport Office Information


Residents of Summerville in Dorchester County, South Carolina have a choice of 2 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Summerville 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 Summerville, there are (84) other passport offices in South 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 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 Summerville, South Carolina and Expedited Passport service options for Summerville.

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 Offices in Summerville, SC

Summerville Main Post Office
301 N Gum St
Summerville SC, 29483

Oakbrook Station USPS
10070 Dorchester Rd
Summerville SC, 29485

There are 2 passport offices in Summerville.

Summerville Main Post Office
301 N Gum St
Summerville, SC 29483
Oakbrook Station USPS
10070 Dorchester Rd
Summerville, SC 29485

Regional Passport Offices Close to Summerville

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 - 216 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 388.2 Miles
Miami Passport Agency - 429.5 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 485.3 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 536.3 Miles



Other passport offices near Summerville South Carolina:

Cross County Branch - North Charleston - 6.3 Miles
Goose Creek Post Office - Goose Creek - 8.3 Miles
Hollywood Post Office - Hollywood - 13.1 Miles
Johns Island Post Office - Johns Island - 14.4 Miles
East Bay Station - Charleston - 16 Miles
Mount Pleasant Main Post Office - Mt Pleasant - 18.3 Miles
Colleton County Clerk of Court - Walterboro - 24.2 Miles
St. George Post Office - St George - 25.4 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Summerville

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

Summerville South Carolina, Goose Creek South Carolina, Hanahan South Carolina, North Charleston South Carolina, Hollywood South Carolina, Mount Pleasant South Carolina, Fort Moultrie South Carolina, Rockville South Carolina, Sullivans Island South Carolina, Isle of Palms South Carolina, Santee South Carolina, Yemassee South Carolina, McClellanville South Carolina, Saint Helena Island South Carolina, Summerton South Carolina, Burton South Carolina, Port Royal South Carolina, Andrews South Carolina, Hilton Head Island South Carolina, Denmark South Carolina


How to Get a Passport in Summerville, South Carolina

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

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 Summerville or any other city in South 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 Summerville 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 Summerville, South Carolina

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

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

Getting a passport is pretty much the process same wherever you are, the downside to being in Summerville 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 are 2 passport offices in Summerville.

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 Summerville 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 Summerville?

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 Summerville, 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 Summerville?

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 Summerville?

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 Summerville.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #4395 - Summerville - (1.3 mi)
Photo Center
10599 Dorchester Road, Intersection Of Highway 61
Summerville SC 29485
(843) 871-7701
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #7702 - Summerville - (1.4 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Ladson & Dorchester
9998 Dorchester Rd
Summerville SC 29485
(843) 851-7716
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #563 - Summerville - (1.6 mi)
Photo Center
1515 Old Trolley Road
Summerville SC 29485
(843) 821-2629
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Summerville Supercenter - (1.7 mi)
Photo Center
9880 Dorchester Rd
Summerville SC 29485
843-871-2622
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Summerville - (1.9 mi)
Trolley Crossing Shopping Center with Bigby Coffee and Toast of Summerville Restaurant, next to Ace Hardware
717 Old Trolley Road
Summerville SC 29485
(843) 832-0904
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #6073 - Summerville - (3.1 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Old Trolley & Bacon's Bridge
54 Old Trolley Rd
Summerville SC 29485
(843) 871-5159
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - North Charleston - (4.5 mi)
Corner Ashley Phosphate & Dorchester In The Publix Shopping Ctr
8421 Dorchester Rd
North Charleston SC 29420
(843) 552-8524
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Summerville - (4.5 mi)
Next Door to Grayco's -- Behind the Parker's Kitchen
1605 Central Ave
Summerville SC 29483
(843) 871-3811
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #4204 - Summerville - (4.6 mi)
Photo Center
301 North Main Street
Summerville SC 29483
(843) 871-0310
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #3113 - Summerville - (4.6 mi)
Photo Center
1602 Central Avenue
Summerville SC 29483
(843) 871-0801
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99