Passport Services in Portsmouth, New Hampshire
There are several passport services in or near Portsmouth. These
include passport offices, a regional processing agency and registered
expediters. Each one is described below. You will find information
about where and how to apply for a new passport.
Portsmouth Passport Offices
Applicants are only required to appear at a Portsmouth passport office
if they are applying for a new passport using form DS-11
At these locations, an authorized agent will look over your documents,
ask you to take an oath, witness as you sign the application and put
everything in an envelope and seal it.
Most passport application acceptance facilities are located in post
offices. A few can be found in county clerks' offices and public
libraries. There are quite a few locations to choose from. It is
recommended that you phone the facility before visiting because some
require an appointment and/or have limited operating hours.
The time it takes to process the application and deliver your
new passport to you is estimated to be between 4 and 6 weeks for
routine service. You can get your travel document in up to 3 weeks if
you request expedited service. Anyone who needs express passport
service in only 2 weeks or less needs use one of the methods described
National Passport Center in Portsmouth
The National Passport Center
accepts applications from American citizens and non-citizen nationals
who plan to travel abroad in 14 days or must obtain foreign visas
within 28 days. To apply at the processing center, you must schedule an
visit by calling the automated appointment system.
During peak travel season, it can be time consuming to both set up an
appointment as well as wait in line at the passport agency. You should
plan to arrive early in order to pass through security before being
directed to the agency. Arriving late could result in your appointment
being canceled. Same day passports are issued at this location when the
applicant has provided evidence of the need for such.
Portsmouth Passport Expediting Services
Those who are unable to schedule an appointment prior to their flight's
departure date may still be able to get their travel document on time
by employing the services of a Portsmouth passport expediter
Since expediters maintain a daily appointment at the processing center,
they can obtain same day passports for their clients. This is probably
your best solution if you cannot submit the application yourself or if
you just do not want to spend the time getting the application
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