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Zapata, Texas Passport Office Information

Residents of Zapata in Zapata County, Texas have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Zapata 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 Zapata, there are (486) other passport offices in Texas 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 Zapata, Texas and Expedited Passport service options for Zapata.

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 Office in Zapata, TX

Zapata Post Office
810 US-83
Zapata TX, 78076

There is only a single passport office in Zapata.

Zapata Post Office
810 US-83
Zapata, TX 78076

Regional Passport Offices Close to Zapata

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.

Houston Passport Agency - 262.5 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 373.5 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 483 Miles
New Orleans Passport Agency - 512.2 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 551.1 Miles

Other passport offices near Zapata Texas:

Salineno PO - Salineno - 22.4 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Zapata

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

La Jamaica Tamaulipas, Miragua Tamaulipas, San Angelo Tamaulipas, Solomoneño Tamaulipas, Las Barrancas Tamaulipas, Huisachitos Tamaulipas, La Isla Tamaulipas, Agua Blanca Tamaulipas, Lopeño Texas, La Bandera Tamaulipas, Las Adjuntas Tamaulipas, La Montura Tamaulipas, Listas Coloradas Tamaulipas, San José Tamaulipas, El Sauz Tamaulipas, Gonzaleñas Tamaulipas, La Gonzaleña Tamaulipas, San Fabián Tamaulipas, El Toboso Tamaulipas, Guerrero Viejo Tamaulipas

How to Get a Passport in Zapata, Texas

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

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 Zapata or any other city in Texas 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 Zapata 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 Zapata, Texas

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

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

Getting a passport is pretty much the process same wherever you are, the downside to being in Zapata and needing a passport is that there is no regional passport office nearby. If you need a passport quickly, you will have limited options. With most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there is only one passport office in Zapata.

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 Zapata 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 Zapata?

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 Zapata, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). There are no regional passport issuing offices within 200 miles. You might want to consider using a private passport courier that can expedite your passport application.

How much does a passport cost in Zapata?

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 Zapata?

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 Zapata.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walmart Rio Grande City Supercenter - (36.3 mi)
Photo Center
4534 E Us Highway 83
Rio Grande City TX 78582
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Laredo Supercenter - (38.4 mi)
Photo Center
4401 Highway 83 South
Laredo TX 78046
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Laredo Supercenter - (41.3 mi)
Photo Center
2320 Bob Bullock Loop
Laredo TX 78043
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #11817 - Laredo - (41.5 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Mcpherson & Guadalupe
1119 Guadalupe St
Laredo TX 78040
(956) 727-0178
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #10821 - Laredo - (41.6 mi)
Photo Center
709 Guadalupe St
Laredo TX 78040
(956) 723-2911
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #12357 - Laredo - (42.5 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Saunders & Bartlett
2219 E Saunders St
Laredo TX 78041
(956) 729-7494
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #10446 - Laredo - (43.3 mi)
Photo Center
1019 East Calton Road, 1019 East Calton Road
Laredo TX 78041
(956) 723-4800
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Laredo Store - (44.5 mi)
Photo Center
5610 San Bernardo Ave
Laredo TX 78041
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #11816 - Laredo - (44.8 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Mcpherson & Delmar
7610 Mcpherson Rd
Laredo TX 78041
(956) 727-2405
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Laredo - (45.2 mi)
North Creek Shopping Center, Ih35 At Del Mar Blvd
7305 San Dario
Laredo TX 78045
(956) 791-8747
Price: Cost varies by location