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Big Bear Lake, California Passport Office Information

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

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 Big Bear Lake, CA

Big Bear Lake Post Office
472 Pine Knot Blvd
Big Bear Lake CA, 92315

There is only a single passport office in Big Bear Lake.

Big Bear Lake Post Office
472 Pine Knot Blvd
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

Regional Passport Offices Close to Big Bear Lake

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 - 84.2 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 85.6 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 317.9 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 351.6 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 535.6 Miles

Other passport offices near Big Bear Lake California:

Morongo Valley Post Office - Morongo Valley - 9.5 Miles
Big Bear City Post Office - Big Bear City - 10.1 Miles
Cabazon Post Office - Cabazon - 11.7 Miles
Banning Post Office - Banning - 12.6 Miles
Pioneertown Post Office - Pioneertown - 13.1 Miles
Fawnskin Post Office - Big Bear - 13.5 Miles
Yucaipa Post Office - Yucaipa - 15 Miles
Beaumont Post Office - Beaumont - 15.3 Miles
Beaumont City Hall - Beaumont - 15.5 Miles
Desert Hot Springs Post Office - Desert Hot Springs - 15.9 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Big Bear Lake

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

Big Bear City California, Big Bear Lake California, Banning California, Yucaipa California, Desert Hot Springs California, Beaumont California, Yucca Valley California, Calimesa California, Palm Springs California, Redlands California, Joshua Tree California, Idyllwild-Pine Cove California, San Jacinto California, Idyllwild California, Highland California, Lake Arrowhead California, Hemet California, Cathedral City California, Loma Linda California, Moreno Valley California

How to Get a Passport in Big Bear Lake, California

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Big Bear Lake

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 Big Bear Lake 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 Big Bear Lake 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 Big Bear Lake, California

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

What is the application process of getting a passport in Big Bear Lake?

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 Big Bear Lake.

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 Big Bear Lake 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 Big Bear Lake?

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 Big Bear Lake, 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 84.2 miles from Big Bear Lake, 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 Big Bear Lake?

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 Big Bear Lake?

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 Big Bear Lake.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #10420 - Big Bear Lake - (10.2 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Big Bear & Moonridge
42107 Big Bear Blvd
Big Bear Lake CA 92315
(909) 866-1076
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #9739 - Big Bear Lake - (10.4 mi)
Photo Center
42136 Big Bear Boulevard, Big Bear Boulevard And Fox Farm Road
Big Bear Lake CA 92315
(909) 878-0060
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Big Bear Lake - (11 mi)
In The Village Mall On Village Dr, Across The Street From Wiskey Daves
40729 Village Dr
Big Bear Lake CA 92315
(909) 878-4747
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #5182 - Banning - (14.5 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Highland Springs & Ramsey
60 N Highland Springs Ave
Banning CA 92220
(951) 845-5984
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Beaumont - (14.7 mi)
Corner Of Oak Valley Pkwy & Beaumont Ave, Next To Stater Bros
1440 Beaumont Ave
Beaumont CA 92223
(951) 769-5956
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #7714 - Beaumont - (14.8 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Beaumont Ave & 14Th
1400 Beaumont Ave
Beaumont CA 92223
(951) 769-4295
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Beaumont Supercenter - (14.9 mi)
Photo Center
1540 E 2nd St
Beaumont CA 92223
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #5348 - Yucaipa - (15.4 mi)
Southeast Corner Of 4Th & Yucaipa
34503 Yucaipa Blvd
Yucaipa CA 92399
(909) 790-7464
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Yucaipa - (15.5 mi)
Stater Bros Shopping Center At 4th And Yucaipa
34428 Yucaipa Blvd
Yucaipa CA 92399
(909) 790-6400
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #5037 - Desert Hot Springs - (16.1 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Palm & Two Bunch Palms
14001 Palm Dr
Desert Hot Springs CA 92240
(760) 288-3210
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99