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Artesia, California Passport Office Information


Residents of Artesia 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 Artesia 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 Artesia, 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 Artesia, California and Expedited Passport service options for Artesia.

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 Artesia, CA

Artesia Post Office
11721 183rd St
Artesia CA, 90701

Artesia City Hall
18747 Clarkdale Ave
Artesia CA, 90701

There are 2 passport offices in Artesia.

Artesia Post Office
11721 183rd St
Artesia, CA 90701
Artesia City Hall
18747 Clarkdale Ave
Artesia, CA 90701

Regional Passport Offices Close to Artesia

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 - 21.5 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 82.4 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 315.1 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 377.3 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 597.7 Miles



Other passport offices near Artesia California:

Hawaiian Gardens Branch Post Office - Hawaiian Gardens - 1.9 Miles
Norwalk Main Post Office - Norwalk - 2.2 Miles
Bellflower Main Post Office - Bellflower - 2.3 Miles
Lakewood Main Post Office - Lakewood - 2.8 Miles
Cypress Post Office - Cypress - 3.2 Miles
Los Alamitos Post Office - Los Alamitos - 3.6 Miles
Buena Park Library District - Buena Park - 3.8 Miles
Buena Park Post Office - Buena Park - 4 Miles
La Mirada Post Office - La Mirada - 4.2 Miles
Santa Fe Springs Post Office - Santa Fe Springs - 4.7 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Artesia

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

Artesia California, Cerritos California, Bellflower California, Norwalk California, La Palma California, Hawaiian Gardens California, Lakewood California, Cypress California, Los Alamitos California, Buena Park California, Paramount California, La Mirada California, Santa Fe Springs California, Downey California, Stanton California, East Rancho Dominguez California, Bell Gardens California, Pico Rivera California, Whittier California, Compton California


How to Get a Passport in Artesia, California

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Artesia

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 Artesia 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 Artesia 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 Artesia, California

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

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

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 Artesia.

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 Artesia 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 Artesia?

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 Artesia, 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 Artesia 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 Artesia.

How much does a passport cost in Artesia?

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 Artesia?

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 Artesia.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #5773 - Artesia - (0.3 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Pioneer & Artesia
11800 Artesia Blvd
Artesia CA 90701
(562) 924-7718
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #9488 - Artesia - (0.4 mi)
Photo Center
11851 Artesia Boulevard
Artesia CA 90701
(562) 924-7697
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Cerritos Supercenter - (1.1 mi)
Photo Center
12701 Towne Center Dr
Cerritos CA 90703
562-924-1738
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #8844 - Lakewood - (1.4 mi)
Photo Center
6510 South Street
Lakewood CA 90713
(562) 867-1715
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #8865 - Norwalk - (1.5 mi)
Photo Center
11011 Alondra Boulevard
Norwalk CA 90650
(562) 864-2427
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Lakewood - (1.5 mi)
Just West Of The 605 Frwy At Del Amo Blvd
11138 E Del Almo Blvd
Lakewood CA 90715
(562) 860-6001
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9489 - Cerritos - (1.7 mi)
Photo Center
13303 East South Street
Cerritos CA 90703
(562) 865-0612
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Cerritos - (1.8 mi)
Cerritos Shopping Center At South & Carmenita
13337 South St
Cerritos CA 90703
(562) 924-8822
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #8841 - Norwalk - (2.1 mi)
Photo Center
11623 East Rosecrans Boulevard
Norwalk CA 90650
(562) 868-8216
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #7403 - Bellflower - (2.2 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Woodruff & Alondra
15740 Woodruff Ave
Bellflower CA 90706
(562) 867-5441
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99