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Glendale Downtown Station: Passport Office in Glendale AZ


Location:
Glendale Downtown Station
Address:
6537 N 55th Ave
 
Glendale, AZ 85301
 
Hours of Operation Shown in (MST)
Monday
By appointment only -
Tuesday
By appointment only -
Wednesday
By appointment only Tue-Thu 10am-1:45pm -
Thursday
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Friday
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Handicap Accessible (ADA): Yes

Passport Photos: Yes, the Glendale Downtown Station takes passport photographs onsite - Please review our guide to Passport Photos, it has a lot of great information about the specifics of passport photos. We have also compiled a list of places to get passport photos in Glendale.


Glendale Passport Office: Glendale Downtown Station Location Overview

Glendale Downtown Station is an acceptance agent/passport office. For passport service in Glendale, AZ you can go here for passport help. Glendale Downtown Station is a Postal 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 2 other passport acceptance agent offices located in Glendale. Glendale Downtown Station is located in Glendale County, Arizona.

About Glendale Downtown Station

Glendale Downtown Station is not a passport issuance facility and you will NOT receive a passport on-site there. This facility is an acceptance agent, the Glendale Downtown Station 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

No Need to visit an acceptance agent
Passport Renewal
Passport Name Change Application

Passport Processing Times at Glendale Downtown Station

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 Glendale Downtown Station to get your passport quicker, typically in 4-6 weeks.

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

Nearest Regional Passport Offices to Glendale, AZ

Western Passport Agency - 103.2 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 255.2 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 306.3 Miles

Passport Services Offered at Glendale Downtown Station

Passport Forms - If you need to pick up a physical pre-printed application that you can fill out by hand, the Glendale Downtown Station 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 - Glendale Downtown Station 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, please see processing times for Glendale Downtown Station.

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

Glendale Downtown Station Service Area Radius

This passport office is located in - Maricopa County and serves the passport needs for residents of other nearby zipcodes including: 85301, 85311, 85318, 85312, 85303, 85302, 85031, 85019, 85033, 85051, 85017, 85304, 85035, 85305, 85015, 85345, 85021, 85380, 85385

Frequently asked questions

How fast can I get a passport at Glendale Downtown Station?

Glendale Downtown Station 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 210 miles roundtrip, so it is pretty far from Glendale to Western 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 Glendale Downtown Station charge for passports?

Glendale Downtown Station is an acceptance agent, Glendale Downtown Station 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 Glendale Downtown Station?

If by walk-in service you mean get your passport there at Glendale Downtown Station? 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 Glendale Downtown Station 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 Glendale Downtown Station 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, Glendale Downtown Station will not be able to assist any further.

Does Glendale Downtown Station take passport photos?

Yes, you can get your passport photos taken there. Here are a list of additional locations in Glendale that takes passport photos.

What forms of payment does Glendale Downtown Station accept?

You can pay for the acceptance agent fees and passport phtos (if you have them taken at Glendale Downtown Station) with cash, check, debit card, or money order. Your passport application fees will be paid separately by check or money order only.