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Bellevue, Washington Passport Office Information

Last Reviewed on March 16th, 2022

How to get a passport in Bellevue, WA: Passport Offices & Application Process

KCDC - Bellevue
585 112th Ave SE
Bellevue WA, 98004

USPO - Bellevue (Main Office)
1171 Bellevue Way NE
Bellevue WA, 98004

In Bellevue, Washington there are (2) passport office locations (acceptance agents). These passport offices are part of the application process for a new adult or child passport application. The Bellevue passport office clerks are official "acceptance agents" for the Passport Agency and can witness your signature and seal your passport documents (if you do not need your passport application sealed then you do not need to visit an acceptance agent).

In addition to the 2 passport offices in Bellevue, there are (163) other passport offices in Washington 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 Bellevue, Washington and Expedited Passport service options for Bellevue.

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 local passport offices don't issue passports; the clerks (acceptance agents) at a local office can 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 Bellevue Washington

Showing 2 passport offices in Bellevue:

KCDC - Bellevue

585 112th Ave SE
Bellevue, WA 98004

USPO - Bellevue (Main Office)

1171 Bellevue Way NE
Bellevue, WA 98004

Other passport offices near Bellevue Washington

City of Clyde Hill - Clyde Hill - 0.9 Miles
City of Medina - Medina - 1 Miles
USPO - Mercer Island - Mercer Island - 2.5 Miles
Kirkland City Hall - Kirkland - 3.6 Miles
NSC - Central - Seattle - 4.1 Miles
USPO - Redmond - Redmond - 4.8 Miles
KCDC - Northeast Division - Redmond - 4.8 Miles
City of Newcastle - Newcastle - 5.1 Miles
NSC - University Neighborhood Service Center - Seattle - 5.1 Miles
KCDC - Seattle Division - Seattle - 5.2 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Bellevue

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.

Seattle Passport Agency - 5.1 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 590.1 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 831.1 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 889.4 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 922.3 Miles

Bellevue, Washington Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Bellevue

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 Bellevue or any other city in Washington 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 Bellevue are listed below. If this is not possible or you want to avoid going there yourself, please only then consider using a passport expeditor.

Passport Service for Cities Near Bellevue

Residents of the following cities that are close to Bellevue can consider using the passport office services in Bellevue for their passport application sealing needs.

Bellevue Washington, Medina Washington, Mercer Island Washington, Kirkland Washington, Redmond Washington, Newcastle Washington, Sammamish Washington, Renton Washington, Woodinville Washington, Kenmore Washington, Bothell Washington, Issaquah Washington, Lake Forest Park Washington, Tukwila Washington, Shoreline Washington, Fairwood Washington, Burien Washington, SeaTac Washington, Mountlake Terrace Washington, Duvall Washington

Passport Expediting in Bellevue, Washington

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Bellevue. 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).

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Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Bellevue, Washington

We make the passport application process easier and make getting a passport in Bellevue simplier. Our guide to how and where to get a passport in Bellevue contains all the passport office information you will need but often times there are still questions:

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

The process of getting a passport is pretty much the same wherever you are, however because this is about getting a passport in Bellevue, you get the extra advantage of being really close to the Seattle 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 are 2 passport offices in Bellevue.
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 Bellevue 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 Bellevue?

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 Bellevue, 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 Bellevue residents, there is a regional passport facility only 5.1 miles away. It's possible to make an appointment at the Seattle Passport Agency and get a passport there if you have proof of travel within 72 hours.

How much does a passport cost in Bellevue?

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, $130 ($165 with acceptance agent fee) for adult passports and $100 ($135 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 Bellevue?

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 Bellevue.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite.

UPS Store - Bellevue North Shopping Center - (0.2 mi)
Near BevMo, AAA, and Panera
1100 Bellevue Way NE
Bellevue WA 98004
(425) 462-7162
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #10619 - Bellevue - (0.6 mi)
Photo Center
107 Bellevue Way Se
Bellevue WA 98004
(425) 454-1818
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #3662 - Bellevue - (2 mi)
Northeast 7Th & 140Th
647 140Th Ave Ne
Bellevue WA 98005
(425) 603-1438
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - NE 20th St - (2.2 mi)
Across From Ross Plaza
14150 NE 20th St
Bellevue WA 98007
(425) 643-3630
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Mercer Island - (2.3 mi)
Tabit Village Square
7683 SE 27th St
Mercer Island WA 98040
(206) 232-3053
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #3733 - Mercer Island - (2.3 mi)
77Th & 27Th
7707 Se 27Th St
Mercer Island WA 98040
(206) 232-1197
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Bellevue Store - (3 mi)
Photo Center
12620 Se 41st Pl
Bellevue WA 98006
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Factoria-Bellevue - (3 mi)
Factoria Area Across From Bank Of America
12819 SE 38th St
Bellevue WA 98006
(425) 562-0311
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #10553 - Bellevue - (3 mi)
Southwest Corner Of 156Th Ave Ne & 24Th
15585 Ne 24Th St
Bellevue WA 98007
(425) 643-8281
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - NE 8th Street - (3 mi)
Located By Michael's Arts & Crafts, Near The Crossroads Mall
15600 NE 8th Street
Bellevue WA 98008
(425) 746-6880
Price: Cost varies by location

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