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Swansea, South Carolina Passport Office Information


Residents of Swansea in Lexington County, South Carolina have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Swansea 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 Swansea, there are (86) 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 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 Swansea, South Carolina and Expedited Passport service options for Swansea.

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 Swansea, SC

Swansea Post Office
295 S Church St
Swansea SC, 29160

There is only a single passport office in Swansea.

Swansea Post Office
295 S Church St
Swansea, SC 29160
 

Regional Passport Offices Close to Swansea

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 - 164.1 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 366.9 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 470 Miles
Miami Passport Agency - 478.5 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 509.8 Miles



Other passport offices near Swansea South Carolina:

Floyd D. Spence Post Office - Lexington - 12.7 Miles
Wagener Post Office - Wagener - 13.7 Miles
Lexington County Clerk of Court - Lexington - 16.7 Miles
Columbia Main Post Office - Columbia - 17.1 Miles
Orangeburg Post Office - Orangeburg - 18.1 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Swansea

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

Livingston South Carolina, Cayce South Carolina, West Columbia South Carolina, Springfield South Carolina, Columbia South Carolina, Gilbert South Carolina, Irmo South Carolina, Eastover South Carolina, Denmark South Carolina, Batesburg-Leesville South Carolina, Windsor South Carolina, Chapin South Carolina, Wedgefield South Carolina, Oakland South Carolina, Santee South Carolina, Ridgeway South Carolina, Trenton South Carolina, Summerton South Carolina, Lakewood South Carolina, Jackson South Carolina


How to Get a Passport in Swansea, South Carolina

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

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 Swansea 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 Swansea 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 Swansea, South Carolina

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

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

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 Swansea.

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 Swansea 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 Swansea?

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 Swansea, 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 Atlanta Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 164.1 miles from Swansea, 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 Swansea?

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 Swansea?

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 Swansea.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #19788 - West Columbia - (11.4 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Main Street & Pine Street
702 Main Street
West Columbia SC 29170
(803) 955-2302
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #11362 - Lexington - (12.5 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Hwy 6 & Platt Springs Rd
1903 S Lake Dr
Lexington SC 29073
(803) 356-1001
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Lexington Supercenter - (12.8 mi)
Photo Center
1780 S Lake Dr
Lexington SC 29073
803-957-1949
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Lexington - (12.8 mi)
Hwy 6 And Platt Springs Road / The Shoppes At White Knoll
1792 South Lake Dr
Lexington SC 29073
(803) 356-0877
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #3876 - Cayce - (13.3 mi)
Photo Center
2410 Charleston Highway
Cayce SC 29033
(803) 796-2586
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #1073 - West Columbia - (13.6 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Emanuel Church & Old Barnwell
1010 Old Barnwell Rd
West Columbia SC 29170
(803) 358-0612
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #7338 - West Columbia - (13.6 mi)
Photo Center
2908 Emmanuel Church Road
West Columbia SC 29170
(803) 996-3625
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #10230 - West Columbia - (14.7 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Charleston Hwy & Middleton
1537 Charleston Hwy
West Columbia SC 29169
(803) 796-3392
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #5471 - Lexington - (15.2 mi)
Photo Center
1071 South Lake Drive
Lexington SC 29073
(803) 957-0605
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart West Columbia Supercenter - (15.2 mi)
Photo Center
2401 Augusta Rd
West Columbia SC 29169
803-796-0255
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44