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Alturas, California Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Alturas

Residents of Alturas in Modoc County, California have a choice of 3 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Alturas 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 3 passport offices here in Alturas, there are (796) 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 Alturas, California and Expedited Passport service options for Alturas.

How to Get a Passport in Alturas, California

Getting a passport in Alturas 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 Alturas 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 Alturas will need to visit a passport office.
* Alturas isn't near a passport agency, you could try a passport service or arrange to travel to one of the regional offices.
* To renew your passport, you do NOT need to visit a passport office.

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Alturas

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 Alturas 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 Alturas 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 Offices in Alturas, CA

Canby Post Office
22489 State Hwy 299E
Alturas CA, 96015

Alturas Post Office
240 N Main St
Alturas CA, 96101

Modoc County Clerk of the Board of Supervisors
204 S Court St
Alturas CA, 96101

Looking for a passport office in Alturas? There are hundreds of such offices in California. These 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.

There are 3 passport offices in Alturas.

Canby Post Office
22489 State Hwy 299E
Alturas, CA 96015
Alturas Post Office
240 N Main St
Alturas, CA 96101
Modoc County Clerk of the Board of Supervisors
204 S Court St
Alturas, CA 96101

Other passport offices near Alturas California:

Bieber Post Office - Bieber - 34.4 Miles
Lake County Clerk - Lakeview - 43.3 Miles
McArthur Post Office - McArthur - 45.7 Miles
Burney Post Office - Burney - 61.2 Miles
Lassen County Treasurer/Tax Collector Dept. - Susanville - 64.2 Miles
Eagle Station - Susanville - 64.7 Miles
USPO - Klamath Falls - Klamath Falls - 70.7 Miles
Klamath County Clerk - Klamath Falls - 70.8 Miles
Dunsmuir Post Office - Dunsmuir - 79.2 Miles
Shingletown Post Office - Shingletown - 85.3 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Alturas

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

Fall River Mills California, Tulelake California, Merrill Oregon, Bonanza Oregon, Burney California, Dorris California, Paisley Oregon, Westwood California, Chester California, Dunsmuir California, Mount Shasta California, Herlong California, Weed California, Greenville California, Chiloquin Oregon, Shasta Lake California, Anderson California

Regional Passport Offices Close to Alturas

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.

San Francisco Passport Agency - 237.7 Miles
Seattle Passport Agency - 374.9 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 456.6 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 549.7 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 723.3 Miles

Passport Expediting in Alturas, California

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Alturas. 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 Alturas, California

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

Getting a passport is pretty much the process same wherever you are, the downside to being in Alturas and needing a passport is that there is no regional passport office nearby. If you need a passport quickly, you will have limited options. With most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there are 3 passport offices in Alturas.

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 Alturas 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 Alturas?

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 Alturas, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). There are no regional passport issuing offices within 200 miles. You might want to consider using a private passport courier that can expedite your passport application.

How much does a passport cost in Alturas?

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 Alturas?

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 Alturas.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #10421 - Susanville - (64.5 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Fair Grounds Road & Main
2875 Main St
Susanville CA 96130
(530) 257-1020
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Susanville Store - (64.6 mi)
Photo Center
2900 Main St
Susanville CA 96130
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Klamath Falls Supercenter - (68.8 mi)
Photo Center
3600 Washburn Way
Klamath Falls OR 97603
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Yreka Supercenter - (94.8 mi)
Photo Center
1906 Fort Jones Rd
Yreka CA 96097
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Costco Store #133 - Redding - (97.4 mi)
Photo Center
1300 Dana Dr
Redding CA 96003
(530) 222-0199
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
Walmart Redding Supercenter - (97.4 mi)
Photo Center
1515 Dana Dr
Redding CA 96003
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Redding - (97.7 mi)
Behind Kohl's Center And Trader Joe's ~ Look For The Bright Red Ups Store Signs
1095 Hilltop Dr
Redding CA 96003
(530) 226-5192
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #5699 - Redding - (97.7 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Hilltop & Lake
115 Lake Blvd E
Redding CA 96003
(530) 229-1519
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #3911 - Redding - (98.2 mi)
Photo Center
1060 East Cypress Avenue
Redding CA 96002
(530) 221-5575
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #4243 - Redding - (98.2 mi)
East Cypress Avenue & Churn Creek
980 E Cypress Ave
Redding CA 96002
(530) 221-5028
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99