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Bloomfield, New Jersey Passport Office Information

Residents of Bloomfield in Essex County, New Jersey have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Bloomfield 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 Bloomfield, there are (307) other passport offices in New Jersey 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 Bloomfield, New Jersey and Expedited Passport service options for Bloomfield.

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 Bloomfield, NJ

Bloomfield Post Office
13 Municipal Plz
Bloomfield NJ, 7003

There is only a single passport office in Bloomfield.

Bloomfield Post Office
13 Municipal Plz
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

Regional Passport Offices Close to Bloomfield

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.

New York Passport Agency - 9.5 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 32.8 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 67.7 Miles
Boston Passport Agency - 168.3 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 174.5 Miles

Other passport offices near Bloomfield New Jersey:

City Clerk's Office - East Orange - 2.5 Miles
Kearny Post Office - Kearny - 3 Miles
Orange Post Office - Orange - 3 Miles
East Orange Main Post Office - East Orange - 3.1 Miles
West Orange Post Office - West Orange - 3.2 Miles
Clifton Passport Center - Clifton - 3.9 Miles
Harrison Post Office - Harrison - 4.1 Miles
Essex County Clerk's Office - Newark - 4.4 Miles
Newark Main Post Office - Newark - 4.8 Miles
Roseland Post Office - Roseland - 4.9 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Bloomfield

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

Glen Ridge New Jersey, Montclair New Jersey, Belleville New Jersey, Nutley New Jersey, East Orange New Jersey, North Arlington New Jersey, Verona New Jersey, Clifton New Jersey, Kearny New Jersey, Cedar Grove New Jersey, Lyndhurst New Jersey, Rutherford New Jersey, East Newark New Jersey, Passaic New Jersey, Harrison New Jersey, Wallington New Jersey, Little Falls New Jersey, East Rutherford New Jersey, Caldwell New Jersey

How to Get a Passport in Bloomfield, New Jersey

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Bloomfield

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 Bloomfield or any other city in New Jersey 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 Bloomfield 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 Bloomfield, New Jersey

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Bloomfield. 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 Bloomfield, New Jersey

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

The process of getting a passport is pretty much the same wherever you are, however because this is about getting a passport in Bloomfield, you get the extra advantage of being really close to the New York Passport Agency, this is great if you need a passport fast. However, with most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there is only one passport office in Bloomfield.

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 Bloomfield 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 Bloomfield?

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 Bloomfield, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). If you need it faster, luckily for Bloomfield residents, there is a regional passport facility only 9.5 miles away. It's possible to make an appointment at the New York Passport Agency and get a passport there if you have proof of travel within 72 hours.

Please also check the nearby regional passport office list for other regional, passport-issuing facilities near Bloomfield as there are other options available.

How much does a passport cost in Bloomfield?

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 Bloomfield?

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 Bloomfield.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #463 - Bloomfield - (0.4 mi)
Photo Center
331 Broad Street
Bloomfield NJ 07003
(973) 743-8100
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #1881 - Bloomfield - (0.8 mi)
Belleville Avenue & Mill Street
17 Belleville Ave
Bloomfield NJ 07003
(973) 429-7407
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #1158 - Nutley - (0.9 mi)
Photo Center
217 Harrison Street
Nutley NJ 07110
(973) 667-5773
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #2535 - Montclair - (0.9 mi)
Photo Center
49 Claremont Avenue
Montclair NJ 07042
(973) 783-1741
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #13718 - Belleville - (0.9 mi)
Of 345 Franklin Ave. &
345 Franklin Ave
Belleville NJ 07109
(973) 302-8703
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Bloomfield - (1.1 mi)
Bloomfield Ave Just W. Of Broad St & W. Of The Garden State Pkwy
590 Bloomfield Ave
Bloomfield NJ 07003
(973) 259-0646
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #2051 - Bloomfield - (1.3 mi)
Photo Center
250 Glenwood Avenue
Bloomfield NJ 07003
(973) 429-0758
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #688 - Montclair - (1.5 mi)
Photo Center
514 Bloomfield Avenue
Montclair NJ 07042
(973) 746-6500
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Montclair - (1.5 mi)
Across From Watchung Avenue Train Station
41 Watchung Plz
Montclair NJ 07042
(973) 744-6611
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #12079 - Belleville - (1.9 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Washington & Greylock
597 Washington Ave
Belleville NJ 07109
(973) 450-0138
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99