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Sumter, South Carolina Passport Office Information


Residents of Sumter in Sumter County, South Carolina have a choice of 2 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Sumter 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 Sumter, 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 Sumter, South Carolina and Expedited Passport service options for Sumter.

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 Sumter, SC

Sumter Post Office
311 N Main St
Sumter SC, 29150

Sumter County Clerk of Court
141 N Main St
Sumter SC, 29150

There are 2 passport offices in Sumter.

Sumter Post Office
311 N Main St
Sumter, SC 29150
Sumter County Clerk of Court
141 N Main St
Sumter, SC 29150

Regional Passport Offices Close to Sumter

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 - 201.2 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 341.1 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 441.7 Miles
Miami Passport Agency - 485.1 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 510.4 Miles



Other passport offices near Sumter South Carolina:

Manning Main Post Office - Manning - 13.1 Miles
Santee Post Office - Santee - 24.3 Miles
Camden Post Office - Camden - 25.6 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Sumter

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

Lakewood South Carolina, Wedgefield South Carolina, Oakland South Carolina, Summerton South Carolina, Eastover South Carolina, Santee South Carolina, Lake City South Carolina, Scranton South Carolina, Hartsville South Carolina, Columbia South Carolina, McBee South Carolina, Cayce South Carolina, West Columbia South Carolina, Ridgeway South Carolina, Kershaw South Carolina, Livingston South Carolina, Irmo South Carolina, Jefferson South Carolina, Andrews South Carolina, Great Falls South Carolina


How to Get a Passport in Sumter, South Carolina

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

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 Sumter 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 Sumter 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 Sumter, South Carolina

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

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

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

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 Sumter 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 Sumter?

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 Sumter, 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 Sumter?

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 Sumter?

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 Sumter.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #9276 - Sumter - (2.1 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Pinewood & Mccrays Mill
1990 Mccrays Mill Rd
Sumter SC 29150
(803) 934-0847
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #11724 - Sumter - (3.1 mi)
Northeast Corner Of N Lafayette Rd & Calhoun St
201 N Lafayette Dr
Sumter SC 29150
(803) 773-4959
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #2251 - Sumter - (3.1 mi)
Photo Center
41 East Calhoun Street
Sumter SC 29150
(803) 418-0919
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #4184 - Sumter - (4.1 mi)
Photo Center
1080 Alice Drive
Sumter SC 29150
(803) 778-0460
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #6074 - Sumter - (4.4 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Bultman & Broad
1000 Broad St
Sumter SC 29150
(803) 773-7302
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Sumter - (5.1 mi)
Between Jones Chevrolet And Cook Out
1200 Broad St
Sumter SC 29150
(803) 934-0764
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Sumter Supercenter - (5.4 mi)
Photo Center
1283 Broad St
Sumter SC 29150
803-905-5520
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #3597 - Manning - (12.7 mi)
Photo Center
119 West Boyce Street
Manning SC 29102
(803) 435-8804
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #7598 - Bishopville - (20.8 mi)
Photo Center
523 South Main Street
Bishopville SC 29010
(803) 484-5484
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #5555 - Santee - (24 mi)
Photo Center
8910 Old 6 Highway
Santee SC 29142
(803) 854-2824
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99