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Passport Guide for Towson

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

How to Get a Passport in Towson, Maryland

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Towson

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 Towson 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 Towson 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 Towson, MD

USPS Loch Raven Branch
808 Glen Eagles Ct
Towson MD, 21286

Looking for a passport office in Towson? 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 Towson.

USPS Loch Raven Branch
808 Glen Eagles Ct
Towson, MD 21286

Other passport offices near Towson Maryland:

USPS Parkville Branch Post Office - Parkville - 2.7 Miles
USPS Northwood Station Post Office - Baltimore - 3.5 Miles
USPS LuthervilleTimonium Post Office - Lutherville Timonium - 3.8 Miles
USPS Raspeburg Station - Baltimore - 4.1 Miles
USPS Hamilton Post Office - Baltimore - 4.1 Miles
USPS Govans Post Office - Baltimore - 4.2 Miles
USPS Roland Park Finance - Baltimore - 4.4 Miles
USPS Mt Washington Station - Baltimore - 4.4 Miles
USPS Glen Arm Post Office - Glen Arm - 4.5 Miles
USPS Cockeysville Post Office - Cockeysville - 5.2 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Towson

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

Hampton Maryland, Lutherville Maryland, Carney Maryland, Cockeysville Maryland, Phoenix Maryland, Pikesville Maryland, Sparks Maryland, Essex Maryland, Woodlawn Maryland, Owings Mills Maryland, Dundalk Maryland, Joppatowne Maryland, Arbutus Maryland, Catonsville Maryland, Reisterstown Maryland, Linthicum Maryland, Elkridge Maryland, Hanover Maryland, Glen Burnie Maryland, Riverside Maryland

Regional Passport Offices Close to Towson

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 - 37.9 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 73.5 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 141.9 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 170.3 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 232.9 Miles

Passport Expediting in Towson, Maryland

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

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

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 Towson.

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 Towson 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 Towson?

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 Towson, 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 Towson 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 Towson.

How much does a passport cost in Towson?

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 Towson?

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 Towson.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walmart Towson Store - (1.1 mi)
Photo Center
1238 Putty Hill Ave Ste 5
Towson MD 21286
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Towson - (1.4 mi)
Dulaney Plaza
722 Dulaney Valley Road
Towson MD 21204
(410) 821-0804
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #11042 - Towson - (1.5 mi)
Photo Center
401 York Rd
Towson MD 21204
(410) 339-4699
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #13606 - Towson - (1.5 mi)
Southeast Corner Of York & Fairmount
939 York Rd
Towson MD 21204
(410) 823-8790
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #2216 - Towson - (1.6 mi)
Photo Center
1001 York Road
Towson MD 21204
(410) 823-3900
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #17587 - Baltimore - (1.7 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Taylor Ave & Loch Raven Boulevard
6838 Loch Raven Blvd
Baltimore MD 21286
(410) 825-8900
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #4129 - Baltimore - (1.7 mi)
Photo Center
1000 Taylor Avenue
Baltimore MD 21286
(410) 828-0708
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #12847 - Lutherville - (2.4 mi)
Northeast Corner Of York Rd & Ridgley Rd
1801 York Rd
Lutherville MD 21093
(443) 470-4050
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Lutherville - (2.4 mi)
Near Michael's Crafts, Kohls & Borders
1810 York Rd
Lutherville MD 21093
(410) 560-4900
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #2045 - Baltimore - (2.6 mi)
Photo Center
2911 East Joppa Road
Baltimore MD 21234
(410) 668-8501
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99