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Placentia Library District: Passport Office in Placentia CA

Informative guide about passports with specific details for Placentia Library District, a passport office in Placentia. Local passport offices like this Placentia passport office are passport application sealing facilities only (AKA an "Acceptance Agent").


Location:
Placentia Library District
Address:
411 E Chapman Ave
 
Placentia, CA 92870
 
Hours of Operation Shown in (PST)
Monday
9:00AM - 8:30PM
Tuesday
9:00AM - 8:30PM
Wednesday
9:00AM - 8:30PM
Thursday
9:00AM - 8:30PM
Friday
9:00AM - 4:30PM


Handicap Accessible (ADA): Yes

Passport Photos: Yes, the Placentia Library District 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 Placentia.


Placentia Passport Office: Placentia Library District Location Overview

Placentia Library District is an acceptance agent/passport office. For passport service in Placentia, CA you can go here for passport help. Placentia Library District is a Library 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 Placentia. Placentia Library District is located in Placentia County, California.

About Placentia Library District

Placentia Library District is not a passport issuance facility and you will NOT receive a passport on-site there. This facility is an acceptance agent, the Placentia Library District 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 Placentia Library District

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 Placentia Library District to get your passport quicker, typically in 4-6 weeks.

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

Nearest Regional Passport Offices to Placentia, CA

Los Angeles Passport Agency - 31.4 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 77.4 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 321.9 Miles

Passport Services Offered at Placentia Library District

Passport Forms - If you need to pick up a physical pre-printed application that you can fill out by hand, the Placentia Library District 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 - Placentia Library District 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 Placentia Library District.

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

Placentia Library District Service Area Radius

This passport office is located in - Orange County and serves the passport needs for residents of other nearby zipcodes including: 92870, 92871, 92811, 92831, 92899, 92886, 92823, 92865, 92816, 92806, 92821, 92885, 92822, 92807, 92834, 92836, 92832, 92838, 92835

Frequently asked questions

How fast can I get a passport at Placentia Library District?

Placentia Library District 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?

The closest passport agency isn't too far from Placentia, Los Angeles Passport Agency is only about 70 miles roundtrip from Placentia. This will be your best option for getting a passport quickly.

Does Placentia Library District charge for passports?

Placentia Library District is an acceptance agent, Placentia Library District 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 Placentia Library District?

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

Does Placentia Library District take passport photos?

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

What forms of payment does Placentia Library District accept?

At Placentia Library District, the passport acceptance fees can be paid for with a check, cash, money order or debit card. Since Placentia Library District 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.