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Whiting, Indiana Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Whiting

Residents of Whiting in Lake County, Indiana have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Whiting 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 Whiting, there are (165) other passport offices in Indiana 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 Whiting, Indiana and Expedited Passport service options for Whiting.

How to Get a Passport in Whiting, Indiana

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Whiting

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 Whiting or any other city in Indiana 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 Whiting 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 Whiting, IN

Whiting Post Office
1501 119th St
Whiting IN, 46394

Looking for a passport office in Whiting? There are hundreds of such offices in Indiana. 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 Whiting.

Whiting Post Office
1501 119th St
Whiting, IN 46394

Other passport offices near Whiting Indiana:

Station W Post Office - Chicago - 2.3 Miles
East Chicago Main Post Office - East Chicago - 3.4 Miles
John J. Buchanan Post Office - Chicago - 3.7 Miles
Hammond Main Office - Hammond - 3.8 Miles
Dolton Post Office - Dolton - 5 Miles
Calumet City Post Office IL - Calumet City - 5.4 Miles
Riverdale Village Clerk's - Riverdale - 6.2 Miles
Grand Crossing Finance Station - Chicago - 6.6 Miles
South Holland Post Office - South Holland - 6.7 Miles
Lansing Post Office - Lansing - 6.8 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Whiting

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

East Chicago Indiana, Calumet City Illinois, Hammond Indiana, Riverdale Illinois, South Holland Illinois, Munster Indiana, Lansing Illinois, Phoenix Illinois, Calumet Park Illinois, Harvey Illinois, Thornton Illinois, Blue Island Illinois, Gary Indiana, Posen Illinois, Lynwood Illinois, Evergreen Park Illinois, Midlothian Illinois, Homewood Illinois, Alsip Illinois, Hazel Crest Illinois

Regional Passport Offices Close to Whiting

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.

Chicago Passport Agency - 13.4 Miles
Detroit Passport Agency - 202.3 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 389.8 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 497.3 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 506.3 Miles

Passport Expediting in Whiting, Indiana

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

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

The process of getting a passport is pretty much the same wherever you are, however because this is about getting a passport in Whiting, you get the extra advantage of being really close to the Chicago 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 is only one passport office in Whiting.

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 Whiting 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 Whiting?

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 Whiting, 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 Whiting residents, there is a regional passport facility only 13.4 miles away. It's possible to make an appointment at the Chicago Passport Agency and get a passport there if you have proof of travel within 72 hours.

How much does a passport cost in Whiting?

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 Whiting?

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 Whiting.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #10534 - Whiting - (0.2 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Indianapolis & 119 Th St
1939 Indianapolis Blvd
Whiting IN 46394
(219) 659-3541
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Hammond Supercenter - (1.3 mi)
Photo Center
1100 5th Ave
Hammond IN 46320
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #13106 - Chicago - (1.7 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Avenue O & 118 Th Street
11801 S Avenue O
Chicago IL 60617
(773) 731-2147
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #147 - Chicago - (2.2 mi)
106Th & Ewing
3611 E 106Th St
Chicago IL 60617
(773) 978-1988
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - S Indianapolis Ave - (2.4 mi)
Photo Center
10208 S Indianapolis Ave
Chicago IL 60617
(773) 359-2665
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #5628 - Hammond - (2.7 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Calumet & Gostlin
4445 Calumet Ave
Hammond IN 46327
(219) 932-2007
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #10529 - East Chicago - (3.4 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Joerse Circle & Columbus Drive
2123 E Columbus Dr
East Chicago IN 46312
(219) 397-6911
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #5192 - Chicago - (3.9 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Commercial Avenue & 92Nd Street
9148 S. Commercial Ave
Chicago IL 60617
(773) 721-6603
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #5769 - Calumet City - (4.1 mi)
Photo Center
470 South Torrence Avenue, Corner Of Sibely
Calumet City IL 60409
(708) 832-2943
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #6564 - Calumet City - (4.2 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Torrence & Sibley
522 Torrence Ave
Calumet City IL 60409
(708) 868-5669
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99