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San Bruno MPO: Passport Office in San Bruno CA

San Bruno MPO
1300 Huntington Ave
San Bruno, CA 94066
Hours of Operation Shown in (PST)
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By appointment only 11am-noon & 12:30pm-4pm Mon-Fr -

Handicap Accessible (ADA): Yes

Passport Photos: Yes, the San Bruno MPO 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 San Bruno.

San Bruno Passport Office: San Bruno MPO Location Overview

San Bruno MPO is an acceptance agent/passport office. For passport service in San Bruno, CA you can go here for passport help. San Bruno MPO 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 NO other passport acceptance agent offices located in San Bruno. San Bruno MPO is located in San Bruno County, California.

About San Bruno MPO

San Bruno MPO is not a passport issuance facility and you will NOT receive a passport on-site there. This facility is an acceptance agent, the San Bruno MPO 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 San Bruno MPO

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 San Bruno MPO to get your passport quicker, typically in 4-6 weeks.

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

Nearest Regional Passport Offices to San Bruno, CA

San Francisco Passport Agency - 9.8 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 288.1 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 390.6 Miles

Passport Services Offered at San Bruno MPO

Passport Forms - If you need to pick up a physical pre-printed application that you can fill out by hand, the San Bruno MPO 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 - San Bruno MPO 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 San Bruno MPO.

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

San Bruno MPO Service Area Radius

This passport office is located in - San Mateo County and serves the passport needs for residents of other nearby zipcodes including: 94066, 94030, 94080, 94083, 94044, 94128, 94014, 94005, 94015, 94010, 94017, 94011, 94016, 94038, 94037, 94112, 94134, 94401, 94132

Frequently asked questions

How fast can I get a passport at San Bruno MPO?

San Bruno MPO 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?

There is a regional passport office close to San Bruno. That will be your fastest option for passport issuance. The San Francisco Passport Agency is only 9.8 miles away.

Does San Bruno MPO charge for passports?

San Bruno MPO is an acceptance agent, San Bruno MPO 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 San Bruno MPO?

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

Does San Bruno MPO take passport photos?

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

What forms of payment does San Bruno MPO accept?

At San Bruno MPO, the passport acceptance fees can be paid for with a check, cash, money order or debit card. Since San Bruno MPO 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.