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Tampa, Florida Passport Office Information

Passport Guide: Get a Passport in Tampa / Applying for a passport from Tampa

Residents of Tampa in Hillsborough County, Florida have a choice of 4 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Tampa 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 4 passport offices here in Tampa, there are (258) other passport offices in Florida 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 Tampa, Florida and Expedited Passport service options for Tampa.

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 Tampa, FL

U.S. Postal Service, Falkenburg Branch
10121 E Adamo Dr
Tampa FL, 33619

Hillsborough County Clerk of Circuit Court
419 N Pierce St, #140
Tampa FL, 33602

Tampa Post Office, Main Office
3501 Bessie Coleman Blvd
Tampa FL, 33607

Ehrlich Branch Post Office
14910 N Dale Mabry Hwy
Tampa FL, 33618

There are 4 passport offices in Tampa.

U.S. Postal Service, Falkenburg Branch
10121 E Adamo Dr
Tampa, FL 33619
Hillsborough County Clerk of Circuit Court
419 N Pierce St, #140
Tampa, FL 33602
Tampa Post Office, Main Office
3501 Bessie Coleman Blvd
Tampa, FL 33607
Ehrlich Branch Post Office
14910 N Dale Mabry Hwy
Tampa, FL 33618

Regional Passport Offices Close to Tampa

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.

Miami Passport Agency - 184.6 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 354.4 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 412.9 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 664.8 Miles
Houston Passport Agency - 683.4 Miles



Other passport offices near Tampa Florida:

Land O'Lakes Post Office - Land O' Lakes - 9.3 Miles
Oldsmar Post Office - Oldsmar - 9.7 Miles
Brandon Post Office - Brandon - 13.3 Miles
Pinellas County Clerk of Court - Clearwater - 13.4 Miles
Brandon Regional Service Center Satellite Office - Brandon - 13.4 Miles
Dunedin Main Post Office - Dunedin - 14.4 Miles
Pasco County Clerk of Court - New Port Richey - 14.7 Miles
New Port Richey Post Office - New Port Richey - 15.2 Miles
Clearwater Main Post Office - Clearwater - 15.3 Miles
U.S. Postal Service, Valrico,FL - Valrico - 15.5 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Tampa

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

Carrollwood Florida, Lutz Florida, Temple Terrace Florida, Town 'n' Country Florida, Ybor City Florida, Odessa Florida, Oldsmar Florida, Safety Harbor Florida, Wesley Chapel Florida, Brandon Florida, Palm Harbor Florida, Tarpon Springs Florida, Dover Florida, Dunedin Florida, New Port Richey Florida, Riverview Florida, Pinellas Park Florida, Zephyrhills Florida, Largo Florida, San Antonio Florida


How to Get a Passport in Tampa, Florida

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

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 Tampa or any other city in Florida 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 Tampa 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 Tampa, Florida

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Tampa. 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 Tampa, Florida

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

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 are 4 passport offices in Tampa.

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 Tampa 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 Tampa?

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 Tampa, 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 Miami Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 184.6 miles from Tampa, 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 Tampa?

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 Tampa?

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 Tampa.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walmart Tampa Store - (0.7 mi)
Photo Center
14941 N Dale Mabry Hwy
Tampa FL 33618
813-265-3273
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #4640 - Tampa - (0.9 mi)
Photo Center
15499 North Dale Mabry Highway
Tampa FL 33618
(813) 264-6803
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #2975 - Tampa - (1 mi)
North Dale Mabry Avenue & North Dale Boulevard
15602 N Dale Mabry Hwy
Tampa FL 33618
(813) 264-7722
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Northdale Blvd - (1.1 mi)
At Dale Mabry And Northdale Boulevard Behind Walgreen
3853 Northdale Blvd
Tampa FL 33624
(813) 960-4447
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #2898 - Tampa - (1.3 mi)
Photo Center
813 West Bearss Avenue
Tampa FL 33613
(813) 908-0360
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #15236 - Tampa - (1.3 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Dale Mabry Hwy & W Fletcher Ave
13130 N Dale Mabry Hwy
Tampa FL 33618
(813) 962-4983
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Carrollwood Village Shoppes - (1.4 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Fletcher & Dale Mabry
13014 N Dale Mabry Hwy
Tampa FL 33618
(813) 969-1848
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #1925 - Tampa - (1.5 mi)
Southeast Corner Of North Blvd & Fletcher
13317 N Boulevard
Tampa FL 33612
(813) 935-8524
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - E Bearss Ave - (1.7 mi)
Shopping Center Behind Bank Of America
218 E Bearss Ave
Tampa FL 33613
(813) 960-5500
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #2875 - Tampa - (2 mi)
Photo Center
11212 Dale Mabry Highway
Tampa FL 33618
(813) 968-1457
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99