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Avalon, California Passport Office Information


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

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 Avalon, CA

City of Avalon City Hall
410 Avalon Canyon Rd
Avalon CA, 90704

Avalon Post Office
118 Metropole Ave
Avalon CA, 90704

There are 2 passport offices in Avalon.

City of Avalon City Hall
410 Avalon Canyon Rd
Avalon, CA 90704
Avalon Post Office
118 Metropole Ave
Avalon, CA 90704

Regional Passport Offices Close to Avalon

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 - 40.5 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 74.9 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 327.4 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 389.2 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 611.4 Miles



Other passport offices near Avalon California:

San Pedro Post Office - San Pedro - 22.6 Miles
Palos Verdes Peninsula Post Office - Palos Verdes Peninsula - 23.4 Miles
Palos Verdes Library District - Rolling Hills Estates - 23.5 Miles
Harbor City Post Office - Harbor City - 25.4 Miles
Lomita Post Office - Lomita - 25.5 Miles
Wilmington Main Post Office - Wilmington - 25.5 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Avalon

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

Avalon California, Rancho Palos Verdes California, San Pedro California, Lomita California, Wilmington California, Long Beach California, Seal Beach California, Huntington Beach California, Torrance California, Carson California, Redondo Beach California, Hermosa Beach California, Newport Beach California, Costa Mesa California, Manhattan Beach California, Lawndale California, Fountain Valley California, Gardena California, Los Alamitos California, Westminster California


How to Get a Passport in Avalon, California

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Avalon

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 Avalon 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 Avalon 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 Avalon, California

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

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

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 Avalon.

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 Avalon 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 Avalon?

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 Avalon, 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 Avalon 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 Avalon.

How much does a passport cost in Avalon?

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 Avalon?

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 Avalon.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #9122 - San Pedro - (22.5 mi)
Photo Center
700 South Gaffey Street
San Pedro CA 90731
(310) 514-2003
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9571 - San Pedro - (23.1 mi)
Photo Center
950 North Western Avenue
San Pedro CA 90732
(310) 832-7258
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - San Pedro - (23.1 mi)
Park Plaza Around The Corner From Cvs.
1379 Park Western Dr
San Pedro CA 90732
(310) 548-7048
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9607 - Palos Verdes Peninsula - (23.5 mi)
Photo Center
901 Silver Spur Road
Palos Verdes Peninsula CA 90274
(310) 377-6728
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Rolling Hills Estates - (23.7 mi)
In The Peninsula Shopping Center 4 Stores South Of Starbucks
46 Peninsula Center
Rolling Hills Estates CA 90274
(310) 265-9390
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #5772 - Torrance - (25.1 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Crenshaw & Pacific Coast Hwy
2690 Pacific Coast Hwy
Torrance CA 90505
(310) 517-0351
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #1176 - Lomita - (25.1 mi)
Photo Center
25829 Narbonne Avenue
Lomita CA 90717
(310) 517-8520
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Torrance - (25.2 mi)
1/2 Block From Crenshaw Next To Smart & Final
2785 Pacific Coast Hwy
Torrance CA 90505
(310) 530-8411
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9543 - Lomita - (25.2 mi)
Photo Center
2001 Pacific Coast Highway
Lomita CA 90717
(310) 517-9535
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #2622 - Torrance - (25.8 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Anza & Pacific Coast Hwy
4142 Pacific Coast Hwy
Torrance CA 90505
(310) 375-9019
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99