Cave Creek, Arizona Passport Office Information

Last Reviewed on March 16th, 2022

How to get a passport in Cave Creek, AZ: Passport Offices & Application Process

Desert Foothills Library
38443 N School House Rd
Cave Creek AZ, 85331

Cave Creek Post Office
38400 N School House Rd
Cave Creek AZ, 85331

In Cave Creek, Arizona there are (2) passport office locations (acceptance agents). These passport offices are part of the application process for a new adult or child passport application. The Cave Creek passport office clerks are official "acceptance agents" for the Passport Agency and can witness your signature and seal your passport documents (if you do not need your passport application sealed then you do not need to visit an acceptance agent).

In addition to the 2 passport offices in Cave Creek, there are (124) other passport offices in Arizona 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 Cave Creek, Arizona and Expedited Passport service options for Cave Creek.

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 local passport offices don't issue passports; the clerks (acceptance agents) at a local office can 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 Cave Creek Arizona

Showing 2 passport offices in Cave Creek:

Desert Foothills Library

38443 N School House Rd
Cave Creek, AZ 85331

Cave Creek Post Office

38400 N School House Rd
Cave Creek, AZ 85331

Other passport offices near Cave Creek Arizona

Scottsdale Kachina Station - Scottsdale - 9 Miles
Phoenix Boulder Hills Station - Phoenix - 11.3 Miles
Northeast Regional Court Center - Phoenix - 12 Miles
Daisy Mountain Station - Phoenix - 12 Miles
Scottsdale Air Park Station - Scottsdale - 13.5 Miles
Phoenix Sierra Adobe Station - Phoenix - 14.5 Miles
Glendale Arrowhead Station - Glendale - 17.1 Miles
Fountain Hills Post Office - Fountain Hills - 17.2 Miles
Phoenix Shaw Butte Station - Phoenix - 17.3 Miles
Scottsdale Hopi Station - Scottsdale - 17.3 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Cave Creek

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.

Western Passport Agency - 110.8 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 271.5 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 300.8 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 325.3 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 487.2 Miles

Cave Creek, Arizona Passport Forms & Application Guides

Getting a passport in Cave Creek 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 Cave Creek 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 Cave Creek will need to visit a passport office.
* Cave Creek 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 Cave Creek

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 Cave Creek or any other city in Arizona 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 Cave Creek are listed below. If this is not possible or you want to avoid going there yourself, please only then consider using a passport expeditor.

Passport Service for Cities Near Cave Creek

Residents of the following cities that are close to Cave Creek can consider using the passport office services in Cave Creek for their passport application sealing needs.

Carefree Arizona, Cave Creek Arizona, Paradise Valley Arizona, Scottsdale Arizona, Peoria Arizona, Glendale Arizona, Sun City Arizona, Surprise Arizona, El Mirage Arizona, Phoenix Arizona, Tempe Arizona, Mesa Arizona, Guadalupe Arizona, Tolleson Arizona, Gilbert Arizona, Litchfield Park Arizona, Apache Junction Arizona, Chandler Arizona, Spring Valley Arizona, Avondale Arizona

Passport Expediting in Cave Creek, Arizona

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Cave Creek. 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).

Need it Fast? Expedite Now or Read more about 3rd Party Passport Expediting

Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Cave Creek, Arizona

We make the passport application process easier and make getting a passport in Cave Creek simplier. Our guide to how and where to get a passport in Cave Creek contains all the passport office information you will need but often times there are still questions:

What is the application process of getting a passport in Cave Creek?

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 Cave Creek.
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 Cave Creek 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 Cave Creek?

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 Cave Creek, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). You are going to have to do a little bit of a road-trip, the nearest passport issuing facility is The Western Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 110.8 miles from Cave Creek, but that's where you need to make an appointment. Another option for you may be to use a passport expediting service to go to a regional facility for you.

How much does a passport cost in Cave Creek?

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, $130 ($165 with acceptance agent fee) for adult passports and $100 ($135 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 Cave Creek?

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 Cave Creek.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite.

UPS Store - Carefree - (1.2 mi)
Next To Bashas' In The Carefree Marketplace
36889 N Tom Darlington Dr
Carefree AZ 85377
(480) 488-4499
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - N Scottsdale Rd - (2.6 mi)
Terravita Marketplace At Carefree Highway
34522 N Scottsdale Rd
Scottsdale AZ 85266
(480) 488-8030
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #3766 - Scottsdale - (2.7 mi)
Scottsdale Road & Carefree Highway
34402 N Scottsdale Rd
Scottsdale AZ 85266
(480) 595-8019
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #32 - Carefree - (3.4 mi)
Photo Center
5400 East Carefree Highway Po Box 5482
Carefree AZ 85377
(480) 595-6755
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Cave Creek Supercenter - (3.5 mi)
Photo Center
34399 N Cave Creek Rd
Cave Creek AZ 85331
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #7839 - Scottsdale - (3.8 mi)
Photo Center
32331 North Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale AZ 85262
(480) 575-0220
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Cave Creek - (3.9 mi)
Carefree Hwy & 48th St
4815 E Carefree Hwy
Cave Creek AZ 85331
(480) 595-7667
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #3912 - Cave Creek - (6.3 mi)
Tatum & Cave Creek
29660 N Tatum Blvd
Cave Creek AZ 85331
(480) 473-0584
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Cave Creek - (6.4 mi)
Cave Creek
29455 N Cave Creek Rd
Cave Creek AZ 85331
(480) 419-0577
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #7852 - Cave Creek - (6.8 mi)
Photo Center
28138 North Tatum Boulevard
Cave Creek AZ 85331
(480) 585-6097
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99

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