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Passport Guide for Takoma Park

Residents of Takoma Park in Montgomery County, Maryland have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Takoma Park 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 Takoma Park, 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 Takoma Park, Maryland and Expedited Passport service options for Takoma Park.


How to Get a Passport in Takoma Park, Maryland

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Takoma Park

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 Takoma Park 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 Takoma Park 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 Takoma Park, MD

City of Takoma Park
7500 Maple Ave
Takoma Park MD, 20912

Looking for a passport office in Takoma Park? 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 Takoma Park.

City of Takoma Park
7500 Maple Ave
Takoma Park, MD 20912
 

Other passport offices near Takoma Park Maryland:

USPS Brightwood Post Office - Washington - 1.6 Miles
USPS Woodmoor Branch Post Office - Silver Spring - 2.4 Miles
USPS Hyattsville Post Office - Hyattsville - 3.2 Miles
USPS Mount Rainier Post Office - Mt Rainier - 3.3 Miles
USPS North College Park - College Park - 3.8 Miles
USPS Cleveland Park Post Office - Washington - 3.9 Miles
USPS Joseph Cureseen/Thomas Morris P&DC - Washington - 3.9 Miles
USPS Wheaton Post Office - Silver Spring - 4.2 Miles
USPS Kensington Post Office - Kensington - 4.2 Miles
USPS Friendship Post Office - Washington - 4.3 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Takoma Park

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

Takoma Park Maryland, Silver Spring Maryland, University Park Maryland, Mount Rainier Maryland, College Park Maryland, Hyattsville Maryland, North Brentwood Maryland, Riverdale Park Maryland, Chevy Chase Maryland, Bladensburg Maryland, Adams Morgan Washington, D.C., Wheaton Maryland, Kensington Maryland, Somerset Maryland, Bethesda Maryland, Cheverly Maryland, Beltsville Maryland, Foggy Bottom Washington, D.C., Landover Maryland, Greenbelt Maryland

Regional Passport Offices Close to Takoma Park

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 - 5.4 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 103.7 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 173.2 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 201.7 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 249.3 Miles


Passport Expediting in Takoma Park, Maryland

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

What is the application process of getting a passport in Takoma Park?

The process of getting a passport is pretty much the same wherever you are, however because this is about getting a passport in Takoma Park, you get the extra advantage of being really close to the Washington Passport Agency, this is great if you need a passport fast. However, with most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there is only one passport office in Takoma Park.

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 Takoma Park 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 Takoma Park?

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 Takoma Park, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). If you need it faster, luckily for Takoma Park residents, there is a regional passport facility only 5.4 miles away. It's possible to make an appointment at the Washington Passport Agency and get a passport there if you have proof of travel within 72 hours.

Please also check the nearby regional passport office list for other regional, passport-issuing facilities near Takoma Park as there are other options available.

How much does a passport cost in Takoma Park?

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 Takoma Park?

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 Takoma Park.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #11140 - Takoma Park - (0.7 mi)
Southeast Corner Of New Hampshire & University
1329 University Blvd E
Takoma Park MD 20912
(301) 445-8159
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #1434 - Langley Park - (0.8 mi)
Photo Center
7939 New Hampshire Avenue, Langley Park Plaza Shopping Center
Langley Park MD 20783
(301) 434-3121
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #2330 - Washington - (0.8 mi)
Photo Center
110 Carroll Avenue Northwest
Washington DC 20012
(202) 722-7593
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #3517 - Silver Spring - (1.4 mi)
Photo Center
825 Wayne Avenue
Silver Spring MD 20910
(301) 562-5414
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Washington Supercenter - (1.4 mi)
Photo Center
310 Riggs Road Ne
Washington DC 20011
202-756-4414
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #1364 - Washington - (1.5 mi)
Photo Center
6514 Georgia Avenue
Washington DC 20012
(202) 829-5234
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #1486 - Hyattsville - (1.5 mi)
Photo Center
5621 Sargent Road
Hyattsville MD 20782
(301) 559-3333
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Silver Spring - (1.5 mi)
Photo Center
8705 Colesville Rd
Silver Spring MD 20910
(301) 328-0315
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #1477 - Silver Spring - (1.6 mi)
Photo Center
1290 East-west Highway
Silver Spring MD 20910
(301) 588-6261
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Washington Supercenter - (1.7 mi)
Photo Center
5929 Georgia Ave Nw
Washington DC 20011
202-719-3773
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44