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Wathena, Kansas Passport Office Information


Residents of Wathena in Doniphan County, Kansas have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Wathena 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 Wathena, there are (118) other passport offices in Kansas 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 Wathena, Kansas and Expedited Passport service options for Wathena.

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 Office in Wathena, KS

Wathena Post Office
304 Saint Joseph St
Wathena KS, 66090

There is only a single passport office in Wathena.

Wathena Post Office
304 Saint Joseph St
Wathena, KS 66090
 

Regional Passport Offices Close to Wathena

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.

Arkansas Passport Center - 330.2 Miles
Chicago Passport Agency - 355.3 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 429.3 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 456.2 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 559.3 Miles



Other passport offices near Wathena Kansas:

St. Joseph Main Post Office - St Joseph - 4.6 Miles
Doniphan County Register of Deeds - Troy - 6.5 Miles
Rushville Main Post Office - Rushville - 11.9 Miles
Atchison Post Office - Atchison - 15 Miles
Clerk of Circuit Court Holt County - Oregon - 15.5 Miles
Effingham Post Office - Effingham - 25.7 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Wathena

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

Easton Missouri, Highland Kansas, Lancaster Kansas, Weston Missouri, Tracy Missouri, Guilford Missouri, Easton Kansas, Horton Kansas, Lathrop Missouri, Lansing Kansas, Kearney Missouri, Gladstone Missouri, Denison Kansas, Riverside Missouri, Salem Nebraska, Elmira Missouri, Avondale Missouri, Excelsior Springs Missouri, Randolph Missouri, North Kansas City Missouri


How to Get a Passport in Wathena, Kansas

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

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 Wathena or any other city in Kansas 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 Wathena 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 Wathena, Kansas

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

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

Getting a passport is pretty much the process same wherever you are, the downside to being in Wathena and needing a passport is that there is no regional passport office nearby. If you need a passport quickly, you will have limited options. With most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there is only one passport office in Wathena.

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 Wathena 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 Wathena?

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 Wathena, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). There are no regional passport issuing offices within 200 miles. You might want to consider using a private passport courier that can expedite your passport application.

How much does a passport cost in Wathena?

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 Wathena?

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 Wathena.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #10506 - St. Joseph - (6.4 mi)
Photo Center
3320 N Belt Hwy
St. Joseph MO 64506
(816) 233-3801
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #10725 - Saint Joseph - (6.4 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Belt Hwy & Cook Rd
4022 N Belt Hwy
Saint Joseph MO 64506
(816) 364-0376
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Saint Joseph Supercenter - (6.6 mi)
Photo Center
4201 N Belt Hwy
Saint Joseph MO 64506
816-390-8606
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #4466 - Saint Joseph - (6.7 mi)
Northwest Corner Belt & Frederick
3645 Frederick Ave
Saint Joseph MO 64506
(816) 232-5342
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #5645 - Saint Joseph - (6.7 mi)
Photo Center
930 North Belt Highway
Saint Joseph MO 64506
(816) 233-1353
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #8236 - St.joseph - (6.9 mi)
Photo Center
1301 South Belt Highway
St.joseph MO 64507
(816) 901-0396
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Saint Joseph Supercenter - (7.1 mi)
Photo Center
3022 S Belt Hwy
Saint Joseph MO 64503
816-232-5428
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #7551 - Saint Joseph - (7.1 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Belt Hwy & Pickett Rd
2620 S Belt Hwy
Saint Joseph MO 64503
(816) 233-2532
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #5889 - Atchison - (15.4 mi)
Photo Center
400 South 10th Street
Atchison KS 66002
(913) 367-1518
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Atchison Supercenter - (16.4 mi)
Photo Center
1920 Highway 73
Atchison KS 66002
913-367-4686
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44