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West Ocean City, Maryland Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for West Ocean City

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


How to Get a Passport in West Ocean City, Maryland

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in West Ocean City

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 West Ocean City 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 West Ocean City 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 West Ocean City, MD

USPS Ocean Pines Branch Office
11115 Lake View Dr
West Ocean City MD, 21842

Looking for a passport office in West Ocean City? 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 West Ocean City.

USPS Ocean Pines Branch Office
11115 Lake View Dr
West Ocean City, MD 21842
 

Other passport offices near West Ocean City Maryland:

USPS Ocean City Post Office - Ocean City - 0.4 Miles
Town of Ocean City - Ocean City - 3.9 Miles
Ocean View Del. Post Office - Ocean View - 8.9 Miles
Dagsboro Post Office - Dagsboro - 12.4 Miles
Millsboro Post Office - Millsboro - 15.6 Miles
Rehoboth Beach Post Office - Rehoboth Beach - 19.1 Miles
USPS Snow Hill Post Office - Snow Hill - 20.3 Miles
Georgetown Post Office - Georgetown - 22.9 Miles
USPS Salisbury Post Office - Salisbury - 24.9 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near West Ocean City

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

Ocean City Maryland, Fenwick Island Delaware, South Bethany Delaware, Berlin Maryland, Bethany Beach Delaware, Ocean View Delaware, Newark Maryland, Millsboro Delaware, Rehoboth Beach Delaware, Lewes Delaware, Delmar Delaware, Milton Delaware, Laurel Delaware, Stockton Maryland, Seaford Delaware, Ellendale Delaware, Pocomoke City Maryland, Chincoteague Virginia, Bridgeville Delaware, Cape May Point New Jersey

Regional Passport Offices Close to West Ocean City

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.

Philadelphia Passport Agency - 93.1 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 97.4 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 148.1 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 173.8 Miles
Boston Passport Agency - 300.1 Miles


Passport Expediting in West Ocean City, Maryland

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

What is the application process of getting a passport in West Ocean City?

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 West Ocean City.

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 West Ocean City 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 West Ocean City?

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 West Ocean City, 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 Philadelphia Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 93.1 miles from West Ocean City, 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 West Ocean City?

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 West Ocean City?

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 West Ocean City.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #1458 - Ocean City - (1.7 mi)
Photo Center
12001 Coastal Highway
Ocean City MD 21842
(410) 524-5101
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #5909 - Ocean City - (3.1 mi)
Photo Center
1611 North Philadelphia Avenue
Ocean City MD 21842
(410) 289-6513
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #4371 - Ocean City - (4.3 mi)
Photo Center
12510 Ocean Gateway
Ocean City MD 21842
(410) 213-1228
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Ocean City - (4.4 mi)
Route 50 Near Route 707/Herring Creek Professional Center
12417 Ocean Gateway
Ocean City MD 21842
(410) 213-8880
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #3231 - Selbyville - (4.8 mi)
Photo Center
36252 Lighthouse Rd
Selbyville DE 19975
(302) 436-6411
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #11136 - Selbyville - (4.8 mi)
Northeast Corner Fenwick Blvd & De Route 54 (Lighthouse Rd.)
37088 W Fenwick Blvd
Selbyville DE 19975
(302) 436-7191
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #11951 - Berlin - (4.9 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Racetrack & Cathell
11085 Cathell Road
Berlin MD 21811
(410) 208-3811
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Berlin Supercenter - (5.7 mi)
Photo Center
11416 Ocean Gtwy
Berlin MD 21811
410-600-3124
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #4710 - Bethany Beach - (7.8 mi)
Photo Center
39820 Hickman Plaza Drive
Bethany Beach DE 19930
(302) 539-3548
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #11033 - Bethany Beach - (7.9 mi)
Coastal Hwy In Front Of Sea Colony
32979 Coastal Hwy
Bethany Beach DE 19930
(302) 537-3700
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99