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City of Happy Valley: Passport Office in Happy Valley OR

Last Reviewed on January 24th, 2024

City of Happy Valley
16100 SE Misty Dr
Happy Valley, OR 97086
Hours of Operation Shown in (PST)
9:00AM - 3:00PM
9:00AM - 3:00PM
9:00AM - 3:00PM
9:00AM - 3:00PM
Wednesday Passport service by appointment only: ( -

Handicap Accessible (ADA): Yes

Passport Photos: Yes, the City of Happy Valley takes passport photographs onsite - Please review our guide to Passport Photos. If you want your passport photos taken before you go to the acceptance agent, here is a list of places to get passport photos in Happy Valley.

Happy Valley Passport Office: City of Happy Valley Location Overview

City of Happy Valley is an acceptance agent/passport office. For passport service in Happy Valley, OR you can go here for passport help. City of Happy Valley is a Municipal facility that is able to witness your signature and seal your passport documents - standard processing is 4-8 weeks. This office DOES NOT issue passports, they will send your passport forms directly to a regional passport facility. There are NO other passport acceptance agent offices located in Happy Valley. City of Happy Valley is located in County, Oregon.

About City of Happy Valley

City of Happy Valley is not a passport issuance facility and you will NOT receive a passport on-site there. This facility is an acceptance agent, the City of Happy Valley is sort of like a special notary for the Department of State / Passport Agency in which they can "Witness" your signature and officially "Seal" your application and documents. There is a separate $35 fee for this that is paid at the time of sealing.

Needs to visit an acceptance agent
New Passports Application (Child or Adult)
Lost / Damaged Passport Replacement

Doesn't need to visit an acceptance agent
Passport Renewal
Passport Name Change Application

Passport Processing Times at City of Happy Valley

Standard Processing - Because of Covid-19, the current processing times are 10-12 weeks after submitting an application.

Expedited Processing - You can pay an extra $60 when sealing your documents at City of Happy Valley to get your passport quicker, typically in 4-6 weeks.

Emergency Processing - (NOT AVAILABLE at City of Happy Valley): If you have proof of travel within 3 days you can request an emergency appointment at one of the regional passport offices close to Happy Valley. Also see our info about 3rd-party passport expediters.

Nearest Regional Passport Offices to Happy Valley, OR

Seattle Passport Agency - 125.7 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 463.8 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 712.8 Miles

Passport Services Offered at City of Happy Valley

Passport Forms - If you need to pick up a physical pre-printed application that you can fill out by hand, the City of Happy Valley will have pre-printed passport forms. You may also get passport forms from our website and print them on your own printer.

Passport Document Sealing / Passport Application Signature Witness - City of Happy Valley is an official Acceptance Agent as appointed by the Department of State. Certain municipal and postal employees at this location are authorized to "Witness" your signature (kind of like a notary).
NOTE: not required for passport renewals
Acceptance Agent fee is $35 (see more about Acceptance Agent Fees)

4-6 week passport expediting / 10-12-week standard passport service - These are the standard processing times for passports at any acceptance agent.

Passport Photos - They can take and print your passport photos on site, typically $10-15.

City of Happy Valley Service Area Radius

This passport office is located in - Clackamas County and serves the passport needs for residents of other nearby zipcodes including: 97086, 97015, 97236, 97266, 97206, 97089, 97267, 97222, 97027, 97216, 97233, 97215, 97202, 97030, 97242, 97282, 97213, 97214, 97080

Frequently asked questions

How fast can I get a passport at City of Happy Valley?

City of Happy Valley does not issue passports, they are sent to a central processing facility, it will take at a minimum of 4 weeks if using expedited service and up to 12 weeks for standard processing.

I need a passport sooner than that, what are my options?

It's about 260 miles roundtrip, so it is pretty far from Happy Valley to Seattle Passport Agency, the closest passport issuing agency. You might want to consider using a passport expediting service to save you the time of going there yourself.

Does City of Happy Valley charge for passports?

City of Happy Valley is an acceptance agent, City of Happy Valley does not issue passports – they do however charge the standard $35 acceptance agent fee to seal your documents, this is only required for new or replacement passport applications; renewals do not need to be sealed and thus no acceptance agent fee is required. Please see our detailed information on passport fees.

Can I get walk-in passport service at City of Happy Valley?

If by walk-in service you mean get your passport there at City of Happy Valley? Then no. They do not issue passports, you can get walk-in passport issuance at a regional passport facility only, not local acceptance agent facilities; passport are sent to a central processing location.

Does City of Happy Valley do passport renewals?

If you have your expired or soon-to-be expired passport, it is in good condition and the validity period on your expired passport was for 10-years, then you do not even need to visit an acceptance agent. You can do your application online, print-it and send it in with new passport photos, the old passport, and the required passport fees. See our guide about passport renewals to renew your passport yourself.

Can City of Happy Valley tell me about the status of my application?

No, they are acceptance agents and have nothing to do with the application once they witness your signature and seal your application. Once an application is in-process, City of Happy Valley will not be able to assist any further.

Does City of Happy Valley take passport photos?

Yes, you can get your passport photos taken there. Please see: List of locations in Happy Valley to get passport photos.

What forms of payment does City of Happy Valley accept?

At City of Happy Valley, the passport acceptance fees can be paid for with a check, cash, money order or debit card. Since City of Happy Valley takes passport photos there, you can also pay for photos with the same payment methods. Passport Fees can only be paid with a check or money order.

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