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Ballico, California Passport Office Information

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

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 Office in Ballico, CA

Ballico Post Office
11224 Santa Fe Dr
Ballico CA, 95303

There is only a single passport office in Ballico.

Ballico Post Office
11224 Santa Fe Dr
Ballico, CA 95303

Regional Passport Offices Close to Ballico

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 - 83.8 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 231.4 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 332.4 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 577 Miles
Seattle Passport Agency - 612.7 Miles

Other passport offices near Ballico California:

Delhi Post Office - Delhi - 4.9 Miles
Denair Post Office - Denair - 6.7 Miles
Turlock Post Office - Turlock - 7.9 Miles
Waterford Post Office - Waterford - 11.4 Miles
Hughson Post Office - Hughson - 11.9 Miles
Keyes Post Office - Keyes - 12.2 Miles
Merced Post Office - Merced - 13.3 Miles
Merced County Clerk - Merced - 13.3 Miles
Empire Post Office - Empire - 14.8 Miles
Stanislaus County Clerk-Recorder - Modesto - 18.5 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Ballico

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

Livingston California, Atwater California, Turlock California, Waterford California, Hughson California, Ceres California, Newman California, Crows Landing California, Gustine California, Oakdale California, Riverbank California, Patterson California, Los Banos California, Ripon California, Dos Palos California, Copperopolis California, Farmington California, Manteca California, Lathrop California, Columbia California

How to Get a Passport in Ballico, California

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Ballico

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 Ballico 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 Ballico 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 Ballico, California

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

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

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 Ballico.

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 Ballico 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 Ballico?

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 Ballico, 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 San Francisco Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 83.8 miles from Ballico, 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 Ballico?

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 Ballico?

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 Ballico.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #10360 - Livingston - (5.1 mi)
Photo Center
474 Winton Parkway
Livingston CA 95334
(209) 394-6785
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #3117 - Atwater - (6.9 mi)
Photo Center
1651 Bellevue Road
Atwater CA 95301
(209) 358-3304
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #6718 - Atwater - (7.4 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Shaffer Rd & Bellevue Ave
2730 Shaffer Rd
Atwater CA 95301
(209) 357-9430
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Atwater - (7.4 mi)
Five Corner Crossing Shopping Center
257 Bellevue Rd
Atwater CA 95301
(209) 358-0000
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9919 - Turlock - (8 mi)
Photo Center
1621 Lander Avenue
Turlock CA 95380
(209) 669-6446
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Atwater Supercenter - (8 mi)
Photo Center
800 Commerce Ave
Atwater CA 95301
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #3030 - Turlock - (8.4 mi)
Hawkeye & Geer
1591 Geer Rd
Turlock CA 95380
(209) 669-6648
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #15986 - Hilmar - (8.5 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Lander & 2Nd St
8298 Lander Ave
Hilmar CA 95324
(209) 226-7496
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #2994 - Turlock - (8.6 mi)
Photo Center
3100 Geer Road
Turlock CA 95382
(209) 664-1121
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Turlock Store - (9.5 mi)
Photo Center
2111 Fulkerth Rd
Turlock CA 95380
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44