Post offices host passport fairs

Where is closest one for Columbus residents?

The U.S. Postal Service will have passport fairs throughout Indiana today and Feb. 18 to help travelers planning trips abroad.

Post offices throughout Indiana will host the fairs to help with passport renewels or new applications. The post office recommends that customers factor in six weeks for application processing time.

To save time, passport applications may be downloaded at

To obtain times and locations for the passport fairs, call 800-275-8777 to be directed to a post office nearby hosting one of the events.

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Julie McClure is assistant managing editor of The Republic. She can be reached at or (812) 379-5631.