Passport Fairs Announced For Tennessee And Northern Georgia

Tuesday, July 9, 2019
   
   
 

 

According to the State Department, the average time for passport applications and renewals is currently six to eight weeks.

Four post offices in Tennessee and northern Georgia are hosting Passport Fairs this Saturday, July 13, 2019, to assist international travelers. Fairs serve customers on a first come, first served basis. No appointments are needed. (There is a limited capacity for acceptance.)

 

Information for the Saturday, July 13, Passport Fairs:

 

POST OFFICE

ADDRESS

ZIP CODE

FAIR HOURS

Henderson

205 Crook Ave

38340

8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Cohutta

325 Wolfe St

30710

8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Athens

202 S White St

37303

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 pm.

Lafayette

220 Foster Blvd

30728

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

 

 

Passport fees

 

 

Adults (Age 16 Years and Older)

Minors (Under Age 16)

Passport Card

$30

$15

Passport Book

$110

$80

Passport Card and Book

$140

$95

 

The fees listed above must be paid with a personal check or money order. There is a $35 processing/acceptance fee and a $15 fee for photos, which can be paid for by cash, personal check, debit and credit cards or money order. Passport Fair offices offers passport photo services.

Travelers are encouraged to apply for a passport several months before they are scheduled to travel overseas. However, for an additional fee, the State Department will expedite the application and process it within three weeks. The Postal Service suggests travelers check the expiration date on their U.S. passport. Many countries require a passport have as much as six months’ validity remaining for entry.

To apply for a passport, travelers need to complete Passport Application Form DS-11 (unsigned) and provide one of the following: a U.S. birth certificate from the Department of Vital Statistics (not a certificate of birth) or naturalization papers. Applicants must also show either a valid driver’s license, a previous or current U.S. passport book or card, Certificate of Naturalization, Certificate of Citizenship, military I.D. or a federal, state or municipal government employee I.D. card. Applicants 15 & under must be present with both parents unless consent is given; ages 16 & 17 require only one parent be present.

For more information about passport application requirements and to download forms, visit the State Department’s travel website at www.travel.state.gov.



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