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Winter Haven, Florida Passport Office Information

Passport Guide: Get a Passport in Winter Haven / Applying for a passport from Winter Haven

Residents of Winter Haven in Polk County, Florida have a choice of 2 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Winter Haven 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 2 passport offices here in Winter Haven, there are (262) other passport offices in Florida 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 any of the passport acceptance agents listed below the map on this web page. If you need it faster than that, please see: closest regional passport offices to Winter Haven, Florida and Expedited Passport service options for Winter Haven.

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 Offices in Winter Haven, FL

Winter Haven Post Office
111 W Central Ave
Winter Haven FL, 33880

Polk County Clerk of Court--Winter Haven
3425 Lake Alfred Road, Number 7, Gill Jones Center
Winter Haven FL, 33881

There are 2 passport offices in Winter Haven.

Winter Haven Post Office
111 W Central Ave
Winter Haven, FL 33880
Polk County Clerk of Court--Winter Haven
3425 Lake Alfred Road, Number 7, Gill Jones Center
Winter Haven, FL 33881

Regional Passport Offices Close to Winter Haven

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.

Miami Passport Agency - 158.4 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 368.9 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 453.1 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 690.7 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 698.9 Miles



Other passport offices near Winter Haven Florida:

Haines City Post Office - Haines City - 4.7 Miles
Polk City Post Office - Polk City - 9.8 Miles
Polk County Clerk of Courts - Bartow - 12.1 Miles
Polk County Clerk of Court--Lakeland - Lakeland - 12.8 Miles
Lakeland Post Office - Lakeland - 13.3 Miles
U.S. Postal Service, Clermont South - Clermont - 18.3 Miles
Osceola County Courthouse - Kissimmee - 20.9 Miles
Plant City Post Office - Plant City - 22.2 Miles
Clerk of Circuit Court - Plant City Branch - Plant City - 22.2 Miles
U.S. Postal Service, Sand Lake Branch - Orlando - 24.7 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Winter Haven

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

Lake Alfred Florida, Winter Haven Florida, Jan-Phyl Village Florida, Auburndale Florida, Dundee Florida, Eagle Lake Florida, Haines City Florida, Davenport Florida, Polk City Florida, Lake Wales Florida, Lakeland Florida, Highland Park Florida, Campbell Florida, Celebration Florida, Fort Meade Florida, Frostproof Florida, Bay Lake Florida, Plant City Florida, Lake Buena Vista Florida, Bowling Green Florida


How to Get a Passport in Winter Haven, Florida

Getting a passport in Winter Haven 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 Winter Haven 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 Winter Haven will need to visit a passport office.
* Winter Haven 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 Winter Haven

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 Winter Haven or any other city in Florida 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 Winter Haven 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 Winter Haven, Florida

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Winter Haven. 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 Winter Haven, Florida

What is the application process of getting a passport in Winter Haven?

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 are 2 passport offices in Winter Haven.

The basic process: fill out the DS-11 New Passport Application, take it with your proof of identity, passport photos, and passport fees to any of the passport offices in Winter Haven 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 Winter Haven?

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 Winter Haven, 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 Miami Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 158.4 miles from Winter Haven, 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 Winter Haven?

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 Winter Haven?

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 Winter Haven.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #7806 - Winter Haven - (1.8 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Hwy 17 & Havendale
805 Havendale Blvd Nw
Winter Haven FL 33881
(863) 293-9133
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #262 - Winter Haven - (2.4 mi)
Photo Center
400 6th Street Northwest
Winter Haven FL 33881
(863) 294-4493
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #4005 - Winter Haven - (2.9 mi)
1St Street & Avenue G
705 1St St S
Winter Haven FL 33880
(863) 294-7487
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Winter Haven Supercenter - (3.2 mi)
Photo Center
355 Cypress Gardens Blvd
Winter Haven FL 33880
863-299-8597
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #176 - Winter Haven - (3.3 mi)
Photo Center
970 Cypress Gardens Boulevard Southeast
Winter Haven FL 33880
(863) 294-3138
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #5328 - Winter Haven - (3.8 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Cypress Gardens Blvd. & Cypress Gardens Drive
5545 Cypress Gardens Blvd
Winter Haven FL 33884
(863) 318-8656
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #4023 - Auburndale - (3.8 mi)
Havendale Boulevard & Charlotte
501 Havendale Blvd
Auburndale FL 33823
(863) 967-7518
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #3127 - Auburndale - (4.2 mi)
Photo Center
99 Magnolia Avenue
Auburndale FL 33823
(863) 967-4451
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Winter Haven - (4.4 mi)
Across From Legoland/ Publix Shopping Center On Sr 540
6039 Cypress Gardens Blvd
Winter Haven FL 33884
(863) 325-8254
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #7917 - Winter Haven - (5.1 mi)
Photo Center
3005 Sr 540 West
Winter Haven FL 33880
(863) 293-0193
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99