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Alhambra, California Passport Office Information

Passport Guide: Get a Passport in Alhambra / Applying for a passport from Alhambra

Residents of Alhambra in Los Angeles County, California have a choice of 2 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Alhambra can provide you with passport forms or witness your signature and seal your passport documents (if you don't need your passport application sealed then you do not need to visit an acceptance agent). Besides the 2 passport offices here in Alhambra, there are (798) other passport offices in California from which you can get a passport application sealed at. If you are not needing a passport for at least (4-6) weeks, you can visit any of the passport acceptance agents listed below the map on this web page. If you need it faster than that, please see: closest regional passport offices to Alhambra, California and Expedited Passport service options for Alhambra.

Local passport offices are typically post offices, county clerk offices, and other government offices (Keep in mind: that not all county clerks, and not all post offices are acceptance agents). These ofices don't issue passports but witness your signature and officially seal your passport application. There is a $35 fee for sealing your application and supporting documentation. Renewals do not need to visit an acceptance agent.

Passport Offices in Alhambra, CA

Alhambra Post Office
10 W Bay State St
Alhambra CA, 91801

Alhambra Civic Center Library
101 S 1st St
Alhambra CA, 91801

There are 2 passport offices in Alhambra.

Alhambra Post Office
10 W Bay State St
Alhambra, CA 91801
Alhambra Civic Center Library
101 S 1st St
Alhambra, CA 91801

Regional Passport Offices Close to Alhambra

These are passport issuing facilities. You will need to make an appointment and present proof of upcoming travel but in most cases, you will be able to get passport renewal, new passports, child passports, or a lost passport replacement Same Day or Next Day.

Los Angeles Passport Agency - 16.1 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 95 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 303.5 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 382.7 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 602.2 Miles

Other passport offices near Alhambra California:

San Gabriel Parks & Recreation Dept. - San Gabriel - 1.1 Miles
San Gabriel Post Office - San Gabriel - 1.6 Miles
Monterey Park Post Office - Monterey Park - 1.7 Miles
South Pasadena Post Office - South Pasadena - 1.9 Miles
Monterey Park City Clerk's Office - Monterey Park - 1.9 Miles
Crowell Public Library - San Marino - 1.9 Miles
El Sereno Postal Store - Los Angeles - 2.5 Miles
Rosemead Post Office - Rosemead - 2.6 Miles
Highland Park Finance Station Post Office - Los Angeles - 3.3 Miles
Temple City Post Office - Temple City - 3.3 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Alhambra

Residents of the following close by cities looking to get a passport should consider using these passport office(s) located in Alhambra for their passport application sealing needs.

Alhambra California, San Gabriel California, Monterey Park California, South Pasadena California, San Marino California, Rosemead California, Pasadena California, Temple City California, East Los Angeles California, South El Monte California, Montebello California, El Monte California, Arcadia California, Commerce California, Sierra Madre California, Altadena California, Pico Rivera California, Maywood California, Glendale California, La Cañada Flintridge California

How to Get a Passport in Alhambra, California

Getting a passport in Alhambra is easy, it depends on what type of passport application you are doing and how quickly you need it processed. We've written the following passport guides, it doesn't matter if you are in Alhambra or not as the process will be similar regardless of where you are, The standard passport processing times right now are 10 to 12 weeks to receive your passport.

* Anyone applying for a new passport in Alhambra will need to visit a passport office.
* Please see regional passport offices close to Alhambra, there is one less than 100 miles from Alhambra.
* To renew your passport, you do NOT need to visit a passport office.

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Alhambra

Just a quick note about passport renewals because it will save you a lot of time, money, and hassles. It doesn't matter where you are, if you are in Alhambra or any other city in California or any other state for that matter. If you have your old passport that is in good condition, it expired less than 5 years ago (or hasn't expired yet) and you are an adult - you can simply do your renewal paperwork online at the Department of State / Bureau of Consular Affairs and mail it in with new passport photos. It is currently taking 10-12 weeks standard processing or 4-6 weeks for expedited processing. If you need to renew it faster, you MUST have proof of travel and you must visit a regional passport office yourself, the closest ones to Alhambra are listed below. If this is not possible or you want to avoid going there yourself, please only then consider using a passport expediter.

Passport Expediting in Alhambra, California

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Alhambra. Passport expediting companies charge their own set of fees for their service in addition to the government passport application fee and government expediting fee. The cost gets more expensive the faster your passport is needed and it's actually not any faster than visiting a regional passport office yourself. However, using an expediting service is highly convenient as you won't have to go to a regional passport office yourself (for any DS11 application, you will still need to visit a local acceptance agent to get your documents sealed).

Read more about 3rd Party Passport Expediting

Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Alhambra, California

What is the application process of getting a passport in Alhambra?

Getting a passport is pretty much the process same wherever you are, with most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there are 2 passport offices in Alhambra.

The basic process: fill out the DS-11 New Passport Application, take it with your proof of identity, passport photos, and passport fees to any of the passport offices in Alhambra to witness your signature and seal the documents. Wait 10-12 weeks.
For complete in-depth details see: New Passport Application Guide

How fast can I get a passport in Alhambra?

There are a couple of different methods to getting your passport processed, which route you choose will determine how fast your passport will be received. By going to a passport service office in Alhambra, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks).

While not down the street, the closest option for a passport-issuing facility is the Los Angeles Passport Agency, it's not too far from Alhambra and if you can provide proof of travel within the next seventy-two hours, you can make an appointment there and get a passport.

If you have trouble getting an appointment at the Los Angeles Passport Agency, there are additional regional offices that are farther but may be options for you, see regional passport offices near Alhambra.

How much does a passport cost in Alhambra?

Unlike drivers licenses and state IDs, passports are a Federal (national) document, it costs the same no matter what city or state you are in, $110 ($145 with acceptance agent fee) for adult passports and $80 ($115 with acceptance agent fee) for child passports. There may be some additional fees and / or expenses that you might need to pay, please see passport fees for an explaination of all passport fees and costs.

Where to get passport photos in Alhambra?

One of the most common questions we get asked is where "where should I get my passport photos taken at?" First, have a look at our in-depth passport photo guide so you know everything there is to know about passport photos. Here are the major stores that take and print passport photos near Alhambra.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. UPS Store - Alhambra - (0.2 mi)
Regency Plaza, Between 5th & 6th Streets
560 W Main St
Alhambra CA 91801
(626) 284-8298
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #3968 - Alhambra - (0.7 mi)
Photo Center
816 East Main Street
Alhambra CA 91801
(626) 293-5750
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Costco Store #428 - Alhambra - (1 mi)
Photo Center
2207 W Commonwealth Ave
Alhambra CA 91803
(626) 289-7164
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
CVS #9679 - Alhambra - (1.2 mi)
Photo Center
1485 East Valley Boulevard
Alhambra CA 91801
(626) 289-5075
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #2156 - Alhambra - (1.2 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Fremont & Main
2551 W Main St
Alhambra CA 91801
(626) 281-1637
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #9791 - Alhambra - (1.4 mi)
Photo Center
2532 West Valley Boulevard
Alhambra CA 91803
(626) 308-1001
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Monterey Park - (1.7 mi)
Corner Of Garvey & Baltimore, Facing Hong Kong Supermarket
201 West Garvey Ave
Monterey Park CA 91754
(626) 280-8012
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - South Pasadena - (1.8 mi)
Vons Shopping Center Between Monterey And Oxley
1107 Fair Oaks Ave
South Pasadena CA 91030
(626) 799-4589
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9798 - Monterey Park - (1.9 mi)
Photo Center
313 South Garfield Avenue
Monterey Park CA 91754
(626) 280-7220
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9160 - San Gabriel - (2 mi)
Photo Center
102 North San Gabriel Boulevard
San Gabriel CA 91775
(626) 237-2054
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99