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Sylva, North Carolina Passport Office Information


Residents of Sylva in Jackson County, North Carolina have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Sylva 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 Sylva, there are (139) other passport offices in North 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 Sylva, North Carolina and Expedited Passport service options for Sylva.

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 Sylva, NC

Superior Court Clerk Jackson County
401 Grindstaff Cove Rd
Sylva NC, 28779

There is only a single passport office in Sylva.

Superior Court Clerk Jackson County
401 Grindstaff Cove Rd
Sylva, NC 28779
 

Regional Passport Offices Close to Sylva

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 - 112.3 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 363 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 418.5 Miles
Chicago Passport Agency - 442.9 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 471.2 Miles



Other passport offices near Sylva North Carolina:

Clerk of Superior Court Swain County - Bryson City - 12.9 Miles
Haywood Co. Justice Center/Clerk of Superior Ct - Waynesville - 13.3 Miles
Franklin Post Office - Franklin - 13.6 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Sylva

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

Cullowhee North Carolina, Cherokee North Carolina, Cashiers North Carolina, Highlands North Carolina, Gatlinburg Tennessee, Hartford Tennessee, Salem South Carolina, Pigeon Forge Tennessee, Andrews North Carolina, Hot Springs North Carolina, Cleveland South Carolina, Weaverville North Carolina, Walland Tennessee, Young Harris Georgia, Westminster South Carolina, Seneca South Carolina, Liberty South Carolina, Central South Carolina, Easley South Carolina, Travelers Rest South Carolina


How to Get a Passport in Sylva, North Carolina

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

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 Sylva or any other city in North 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 Sylva 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 Sylva, North Carolina

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

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

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 Sylva.

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 Sylva 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 Sylva?

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 Sylva, 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 112.3 miles from Sylva, 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 Sylva?

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 Sylva?

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 Sylva.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #7546 - Sylva - (0.2 mi)
Photo Center
88 Nc Hwy 107
Sylva NC 28779
(828) 586-3558
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Sylva Supercenter - (0.4 mi)
Photo Center
210 Walmart Plz
Sylva NC 28779
828-586-1617
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #19160 - Sylva - (1.4 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Sunrise Park & Main Street
36 Sunrise Park
Sylva NC 28779
(828) 586-8961
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Waynesville Supercenter - (11.4 mi)
Photo Center
135 Town Center Loop
Waynesville NC 28786
828-452-1808
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #16103 - Bryson City - (12.9 mi)
Northeast Corner Slope & Highway 19
50 Highway 19
Bryson City NC 28713
(828) 488-6677
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #19219 - Waynesville - (13.6 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Russ Avenue & Howell Mill Rd
590 Russ Avenue
Waynesville NC 28786
(828) 452-4211
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #7521 - Waynesville - (13.6 mi)
Photo Center
733 Russ Avenue
Waynesville NC 28786
(828) 452-2230
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Franklin Supercenter - (13.9 mi)
Photo Center
273 Commons Drive
Franklin NC 28734
828-349-1215
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Franklin - (14.7 mi)
In The Lowes Shopping Center Near Big Lots
131 Franklin Plaza
Franklin NC 28734
(828) 524-9800
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #16105 - Franklin - (14.8 mi)
Southeast Corner Georgia & Siler
19 Sawmill Village Ln
Franklin NC 28734
(828) 369-6644
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99