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Thurmont, Maryland Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Thurmont

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

How to Get a Passport in Thurmont, Maryland

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Thurmont

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 Thurmont 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 Thurmont 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 Thurmont, MD

USPS Thurmont Post Office
110 Water St
Thurmont MD, 21788

Looking for a passport office in Thurmont? 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 Thurmont.

USPS Thurmont Post Office
110 Water St
Thurmont, MD 21788

Additional passport offices that are located near Thurmont Maryland:
USPS Woodsboro Post Office - Woodsboro - 6.3 Miles
USPS Smithsburg Post Office - Smithsburg - 7.8 Miles
USPS Myersville Post Office - Myersville - 8.5 Miles
USPS Middletown Post Office - Middletown - 10.5 Miles
USPS Frederick Post Office - Frederick - 10.8 Miles
Waynesboro Post Office - Waynesboro - 12 Miles
USPS Taneytown Post Office - Taneytown - 12.1 Miles
USPS Funkstown Post Office - Funkstown - 13.1 Miles
USPS Hagerstown Post Office - Hagerstown - 14.1 Miles
USPS New Market Post Office - New Market - 14.1 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Thurmont

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

Thurmont Maryland, Walkersville Maryland, Emmitsburg Maryland, Middletown Maryland, Union Bridge Maryland, Fairfield Pennsylvania, Taneytown Maryland, Waynesboro Pennsylvania, Keedysville Maryland, Saint James Maryland, Sharpsburg Maryland, Littlestown Pennsylvania, Mount Airy Maryland, Rosemont Maryland, Greencastle Pennsylvania, Williamsport Maryland, Brunswick Maryland, Shepherdstown West Virginia, Lovettsville Virginia, Biglerville Pennsylvania

Regional Passport Offices Close to Thurmont

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 - 45.3 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 107.2 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 170.7 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 198 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 208.3 Miles

Passport Expediting in Thurmont, Maryland

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

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

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 Thurmont.

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 Thurmont 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 Thurmont?

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 Thurmont, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks).

While not down the street, the closest option for a passport-issuing facility is the Washington Passport Agency, it's not too far from Thurmont and if you can provide proof of travel within the next seventy-two hours, you can make an appointment there and get a passport.

If you have trouble getting an appointment at the Washington Passport Agency, there are additional regional offices that are farther but may be options for you, see regional passport offices near Thurmont.

How much does a passport cost in Thurmont?

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 Thurmont?

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 Thurmont.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #6041 - Thurmont - (2.1 mi)
Photo Center
228 North Church Street
Thurmont MD 21788
(301) 271-7094
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #1509 - Walkersville - (7.5 mi)
Photo Center
110 Walkers Village Way
Walkersville MD 21793
(301) 845-2811
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #2335 - Frederick - (8.8 mi)
Photo Center
8032 Liberty Road
Frederick MD 21701
(301) 846-0090
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Frederick Supercenter - (8.8 mi)
Photo Center
2421 Monocacy Blvd
Frederick MD 21701
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Frederick - (8.9 mi)
Clemson Corner Shopping Center
7820B Wormans Mill Rd
Frederick MD 21701
(240) 397-7473
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #2230 - Frederick - (9.2 mi)
Photo Center
2020 Rosemont Avenue
Frederick MD 21701
(301) 695-4811
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #12324 - Frederick - (9.3 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Opossumtown Pike & Thomas Johnson
1595 Opossumtown Pike
Frederick MD 21702
(301) 631-2013
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #1518 - Frederick - (10 mi)
Photo Center
901 West 7th Street
Frederick MD 21701
(301) 694-3390
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Waynesboro Supercenter - (10.2 mi)
Photo Center
12751 Washington Township Blvd
Waynesboro PA 17268
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #1503 - Middletown - (10.6 mi)
Photo Center
400 Middletown Pkwy
Middletown MD 21769
(301) 371-4100
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99