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Passport Guide for Arroyo Grande

Residents of Arroyo Grande in San Luis Obispo County, California have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Arroyo Grande 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 Arroyo Grande, 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 Arroyo Grande, California and Expedited Passport service options for Arroyo Grande.


How to Get a Passport in Arroyo Grande, California

Getting a passport in Arroyo Grande 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 Arroyo Grande 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 Arroyo Grande will need to visit a passport office.
* Arroyo Grande 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 Arroyo Grande

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 Arroyo Grande 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 Arroyo Grande 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 Arroyo Grande, CA

Arroyo Grande Post Office
160 Station Way
Arroyo Grande CA, 93420

Looking for a passport office in Arroyo Grande? 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 Arroyo Grande.

Arroyo Grande Post Office
160 Station Way
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
 

Other passport offices near Arroyo Grande California:

Pismo Beach Post Office - Pismo Beach - 11.2 Miles
City of Pismo Beach Clerk's Office - Pismo Beach - 13.9 Miles
Santa Maria Main Post Office - Santa Maria - 14.7 Miles
San Luis Obispo Post Office - San Luis Obispo - 15.4 Miles
Atascadero Post Office - Atascadero - 21.7 Miles
Morro Bay Post Office - Morro Bay - 25.5 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Arroyo Grande

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

Grover Beach California, Pismo Beach California, Santa Maria California, Guadalupe California, Garey California, Los Osos California, Atascadero California, Morro Bay California, Los Alamos California, Paso Robles California, Lompoc California, Buellton California, Solvang California, Santa Ynez California, San Miguel California, Cambria California, Taft California, Buttonwillow California, Maricopa California, Avenal California

Regional Passport Offices Close to Arroyo Grande

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 - 116.7 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 184.4 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 217.3 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 508 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 724.3 Miles


Passport Expediting in Arroyo Grande, California

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

What is the application process of getting a passport in Arroyo Grande?

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 Arroyo Grande.

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 Arroyo Grande 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 Arroyo Grande?

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 Arroyo Grande, 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 Los Angeles Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 116.7 miles from Arroyo Grande, 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 Arroyo Grande?

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 Arroyo Grande?

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 Arroyo Grande.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #9782 - Nipomo - (9.6 mi)
Photo Center
610 West Tefft Street, Tefft Street And Mary
Nipomo CA 93444
(805) 929-2740
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Nipomo - (9.7 mi)
Located In The Village At Nipomo Across From Starbucks
110 South Mary Ave
Nipomo CA 93444
(805) 929-0055
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Arroyo Grande Store - (10.7 mi)
Photo Center
1168 W Branch St
Arroyo Grande CA 93420
805-474-4300
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #9892 - Pismo Beach - (11.2 mi)
Photo Center
827 Oak Park Boulevard
Pismo Beach CA 93449
(805) 473-1114
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Arroyo Grande - (11.3 mi)
Located In The Courtland Shopping Center With Cvs, Starbucks, Panda Express
1375 E Grand Ave
Arroyo Grande CA 93420
(805) 904-6480
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9592 - Arroyo Grande - (11.3 mi)
Photo Center
1435 East Grand Avenue
Arroyo Grande CA 93420
(805) 474-5720
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9750 - Santa Maria - (12.2 mi)
Photo Center
1830 North Broadway
Santa Maria CA 93454
(805) 348-3555
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #6288 - Santa Maria - (13 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Broadway & Alvin
707 N Broadway
Santa Maria CA 93454
(805) 614-4667
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #9662 - San Luis Obispo - (13.4 mi)
Photo Center
3960 Broad Street
San Luis Obispo CA 93401
(805) 783-2903
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - San Luis Obispo - (13.4 mi)
In the Marigold Center on the corner of Broad Street & Tank Farm Road
3940 Broad St
San Luis Obispo CA 93401
(805) 549-0200
Price: Cost varies by location