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Fairmont, West Virginia Passport Office Information

Last Reviewed on March 16th, 2022

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

Fairmont Post Office
331 Madison St
Fairmont WV, 26554

In Fairmont, 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 Fairmont 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 Fairmont, 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 Fairmont, West Virginia and Expedited Passport service options for Fairmont.

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 Fairmont West Virginia

Showing the single passport office in Fairmont:

Fairmont Post Office

331 Madison St
Fairmont, WV 26554


Other passport offices near Fairmont West Virginia

Downtown Post Office - Morgantown - 5.9 Miles
Harrison County Circuit Clerk - Clarksburg - 17.1 Miles
Clarksburg Main Post Office - Clarksburg - 17.1 Miles
Philippi Post Office - Philippi - 17.4 Miles
Kingwood Post Office - Kingwood - 17.7 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Fairmont

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 - 144.6 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 212.3 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 218.6 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 228.9 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 288 Miles

Fairmont, West Virginia Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

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 Fairmont 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 Fairmont 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 Fairmont

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

Farmington West Virginia, Mannington West Virginia, Denver West Virginia, Arlington West Virginia, Greensboro Pennsylvania, Littleton West Virginia, Salem West Virginia, Jefferson Pennsylvania, Thomas West Virginia, Brownsville Pennsylvania, Davis West Virginia, California Pennsylvania, Dallas West Virginia, Connellsville Pennsylvania, Perryopolis Pennsylvania, Jacksonville West Virginia, Charleroi Pennsylvania, Monessen Pennsylvania, Arlington West Virginia, Glendale West Virginia

Passport Expediting in Fairmont, West Virginia

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

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

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 Fairmont.
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 Fairmont 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 Fairmont?

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 Fairmont, 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 144.6 miles from Fairmont, 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 Fairmont?

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 Fairmont?

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 Fairmont.

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

UPS Store - Fairmont - (2.9 mi)
1/2 Mile Off I-79 Exit 137 (East Park Ave), Next To Joe's Cars
726 East Park Ave
Fairmont WV 26554
(304) 368-0001
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #3475 - Fairmont - (4 mi)
Photo Center
300 Fairmont Ave
Fairmont WV 26554
(304) 366-6182
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Fairmont Supercenter - (6.4 mi)
Photo Center
32 Tygart Mall Loop
Fairmont WV 26554
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Grafton Supercenter - (7.3 mi)
Photo Center
#1 Wal-mart Lane
Grafton WV 26354
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #12277 - Grafton - (7.8 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Us 119 & Blueville
38 Victory Ave
Grafton WV 26354
(304) 265-0926
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Morgantown Supercenter - (8.2 mi)
Photo Center
75 Retail Circle
Morgantown WV 26508
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #10364 - Morgantown - (11.1 mi)
Photo Center
496 High St.
Morgantown WV 26505
(304) 284-0499
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Granville Supercenter - (11.1 mi)
Photo Center
5605 University Town Center Drive
Granville WV 26501
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #6280 - Morgantown - (11.4 mi)
Photo Center
1608 Sabraton Avenue
Morgantown WV 26505
(304) 296-7721
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Morgantown - (11.9 mi)
Suncrest Shopping Center
364 Patteson Dr
Morgantown WV 26505
(304) 599-0001
Price: Cost varies by location

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