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Clay, West Virginia Passport Office Information

Last Reviewed on March 16th, 2022

How to get a passport in Clay, WV: Passport Offices & Application Process

Clay County Circuit Court Clerk
246 Main St
Clay WV, 25043

In Clay, West Virginia there is only a single passport office location (e.g. acceptance agent). These passport offices are part of the application process for a new adult or child passport application. The Clay 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 1 passport office in Clay, there are (67) other passport offices in West Virginia 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 Clay, West Virginia and Expedited Passport service options for Clay.

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 Clay West Virginia

Showing the single passport office in Clay:

Clay County Circuit Court Clerk

246 Main St
Clay, WV 25043


Other passport offices near Clay West Virginia

Nicholas County Circuit Clerk - Summersville - 12.1 Miles
Clendenin Main Post Office - Clendenin - 16.2 Miles
Braxton County Circuit Court Clerk - Sutton - 19.5 Miles
Montgomery Main Post Office - Montgomery - 21.4 Miles
Fayette County Circuit Clerk - Fayetteville - 23.6 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Clay

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 - 187.8 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 251.3 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 284.2 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 287.3 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 325 Miles

Clay, West Virginia Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

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 Clay or any other city in West Virginia 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 Clay 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 Clay

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

Bomont West Virginia, Montgomery West Virginia, Lansing West Virginia, Richwood West Virginia, Miami West Virginia, Chesapeake West Virginia, Charleston West Virginia, South Charleston West Virginia, Jacksonville West Virginia, Jefferson West Virginia, Arlington West Virginia, Raleigh West Virginia, Hillsboro West Virginia, Berea West Virginia, Alderson West Virginia, Ravenswood West Virginia, Buffalo West Virginia, Ronceverte West Virginia, Portland Ohio, White Sulphur Springs West Virginia

Passport Expediting in Clay, West Virginia

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Clay. 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 Clay, West Virginia

We make the passport application process easier and make getting a passport in Clay simplier. Our guide to how and where to get a passport in Clay 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 Clay?

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 Clay.
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 Clay 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 Clay?

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 Clay, 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 Washington Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 187.8 miles from Clay, 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 Clay?

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 Clay?

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 Clay.

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

Walgreens #11981 - Summersville - (11.3 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Us 19 & Sr 41
5870 Webster Rd
Summersville WV 26651
(304) 872-4394
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Summersville Supercenter - (11.5 mi)
Photo Center
200 Wal St
Summersville WV 26651
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #4167 - Summersville - (11.8 mi)
Photo Center
700 Professional Park Drive
Summersville WV 26651
(304) 872-4980
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #6307 - Gassaway - (18 mi)
Photo Center
2907 State Street
Gassaway WV 26624
(304) 364-5161
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #4432 - Montgomery - (21.3 mi)
Photo Center
300 Fourth Avenue
Montgomery WV 25136
(304) 442-2431
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Sutton Supercenter - (22.8 mi)
Photo Center
369 Scotts Fork-bonnie Road
Sutton WV 26601
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #5957 - Elkview - (23 mi)
Photo Center
221 Crossings Mall Road
Elkview WV 25071
(304) 965-0460
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Fayetteville Supercenter - (24.9 mi)
Photo Center
204 Town Center Rd
Fayetteville WV 25840
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #5946 - Fayetteville - (25 mi)
Photo Center
72 Whitewater Avenue
Fayetteville WV 25840
(304) 574-2071
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Spencer Supercenter - (26.8 mi)
Photo Center
97 Williams Dr
Spencer WV 25276
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44

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