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Alviso, California Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Alviso

Residents of Alviso in Santa Clara County, California have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Alviso 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 1 passport office here in Alviso, there are (800) 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 the sole passport acceptance agent listed below the map on this web page. If you need it faster than that, please see: closest regional passport offices to Alviso, California and Expedited Passport service options for Alviso.

How to Get a Passport in Alviso, California

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Alviso

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 Alviso 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 Alviso 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 Office in Alviso, CA

Alviso Post Office
1525 Gold St
Alviso CA, 95002

Looking for a passport office in Alviso? 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 is only a single passport office in Alviso.

Alviso Post Office
1525 Gold St
Alviso, CA 95002

Other passport offices near Alviso California:

Santa Clara Post Office Agnew Station - Santa Clara - 3.1 Miles
Milpitas Main Post Office - Milpitas - 4.5 Miles
Milpitas City Clerk - Milpitas - 4.8 Miles
Mountain View Post Office - Mountain View - 4.8 Miles
Sunnyvale Post Office - Sunnyvale - 4.8 Miles
Newark PO - Newark - 5.4 Miles
Mission Station Post Office - Santa Clara - 5.9 Miles
Palo Alto Post Office - Palo Alto - 6 Miles
Loyola Corner Los Altos PO - Los Altos - 6.7 Miles
Fremont Post Office - Fremont - 6.9 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Alviso

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

Milpitas California, Sunnyvale California, Mountain View California, Newark California, Santa Clara California, Fremont California, Los Altos California, Palo Alto California, East Palo Alto California, Cupertino California, Burbank California, Stanford California, Menlo Park California, Union City California, Union City California, Atherton California, Campbell California, Sunol California, Saratoga California, Portola Valley California

Regional Passport Offices Close to Alviso

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 - 28 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 266.7 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 369.2 Miles
Seattle Passport Agency - 609.7 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 631.7 Miles

Passport Expediting in Alviso, California

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

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

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 is only one passport office in Alviso.

The basic process: fill out the DS-11 New Passport Application, take it with your proof of identity, passport photos, and passport fees to the only passport office in Alviso 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 Alviso?

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 Alviso, 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 San Francisco Passport Agency, it's not too far from Alviso and if you can provide proof of travel within the next seventy-two hours, you can make an appointment there and get a passport.

How much does a passport cost in Alviso?

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 Alviso?

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 Alviso.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. UPS Store - Great America Pkwy - (2.5 mi)
Facing Tasman - Inside The Santa Clara Convention Center Buildng
5001 Great America Pkwy
Santa Clara CA 95054
(408) 970-9197
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #422 - San Jose - (2.7 mi)
Photo Center
4110 N. First St
San Jose CA 95134
(408) 434-1839
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Mission College Blvd - (3.2 mi)
Located Inside Marriott Hotel Lobby
2700 Mission College Blvd
Santa Clara CA 95054
(408) 980-9131
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - E Tasman Dr - (3.4 mi)
Nw Corner Of Tasman And Zanker
181 E Tasman Dr
San Jose CA 95134
(408) 474-5000
Price: Cost varies by location
Costco Store #778 - Fremont - (3.8 mi)
Photo Center
43621 Pacific Commons Blvd
Fremont CA 94538
(510) 897-1092
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
Walmart Milpitas Supercenter - (3.8 mi)
Photo Center
301 Ranch Dr
Milpitas CA 95035
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Costco Store #423 - Sunnyvale - (4.2 mi)
Photo Center
150 Lawrence Station Rd
Sunnyvale CA 94086
(408) 730-1892
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
Walgreens #5480 - Milpitas - (4.3 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Milpitas Blvd. & Dixon Landing
1833 N Milpitas Blvd
Milpitas CA 95035
(408) 262-7774
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #3671 - Milpitas - (4.3 mi)
Calaveras & Abbott
342 W Calaveras Blvd
Milpitas CA 95035
(408) 263-3963
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Warm Springs Blvd - (4.3 mi)
Warm Springs And East Warren In The Small Blue Complex
47000 Warm Springs Blvd
Fremont CA 94539
(510) 656-1667
Price: Cost varies by location