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Alamo, California Passport Office Information

Last Reviewed on March 16th, 2022

How to get a passport in Alamo, CA: Passport Offices & Application Process

Alamo PO
160 Alamo Plz
Alamo CA, 94507

In Alamo, California there is only a single passport office location (e.g. acceptance agent). These passport offices are part of the application process for a new adult or child passport application. The Alamo passport office clerks are official "acceptance agents" for the Passport Agency and can witness your signature and seal your passport documents (if you do not need your passport application sealed then you do not need to visit an acceptance agent).

In addition to the 1 passport office in Alamo, 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 Alamo, California and Expedited Passport service options for Alamo.

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 local passport offices don't issue passports; the clerks (acceptance agents) at a local office can 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 Alamo California

Showing the single passport office in Alamo:

Alamo PO

160 Alamo Plz
Alamo, CA 94507

 

Other passport offices near Alamo California

Walnut Creek Post Office - Walnut Creek - 4 Miles
Danville Post Office - Danville - 4.3 Miles
Moraga Post Office - Moraga - 4.9 Miles
San Ramon City Clerk - San Ramon - 5 Miles
San Ramon Post Office - San Ramon - 5 Miles
Lafayette Post Office - Lafayette - 5.5 Miles
Canyon Post Office - Canyon - 6.9 Miles
Clayton Post Office - Clayton - 6.9 Miles
Concord Post Office - Concord - 7.8 Miles
Orinda Post Office - Orinda - 8.1 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Alamo

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 - 18.1 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 286.2 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 388.5 Miles
Seattle Passport Agency - 585.3 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 644 Miles



Alamo, California Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Alamo

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 Alamo 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 Alamo are listed below. If this is not possible or you want to avoid going there yourself, please only then consider using a passport expeditor.


Passport Service for Cities Near Alamo

Residents of the following cities that are close to Alamo can consider using the passport office services in Alamo for their passport application sealing needs.

Alamo California, Danville California, Walnut Creek California, San Ramon California, Lafayette California, Moraga California, Blackhawk California, Clayton California, Orinda California, Concord California, Pacheco California, San Leandro California, Dublin California, Castro Valley California, Piedmont California, Hayward California, Alameda California, Berkeley California, Emeryville California, Pittsburg California

Passport Expediting in Alamo, California

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Alamo. 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).

Need it Fast? Expedite Now or Read more about 3rd Party Passport Expediting


Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Alamo, California

We make the passport application process easier and make getting a passport in Alamo simplier. Our guide to how and where to get a passport in Alamo contains all the passport office information you will need but often times there are still questions:

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

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 Alamo.
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 Alamo 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 Alamo?

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 Alamo, 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 San Francisco Passport Agency, it's not too far from Alamo and if you can provide proof of travel within the next seventy-two hours, you can make an appointment there and get a passport.

How much does a passport cost in Alamo?

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, $130 ($165 with acceptance agent fee) for adult passports and $100 ($135 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 Alamo?

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 Alamo.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite.

CVS #9991 - Alamo - (0.4 mi)
Photo Center
3158 Danville Boulevard
Alamo CA 94507
(925) 314-9714
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Alamo - (0.5 mi)
680 Fwy @ Stone Valley Blvd At Oak Tree Plaza In San Ramon Valley
3000-F Danville Blvd
Alamo CA 94507
(925) 743-1774
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #2560 - Danville - (2.5 mi)
San Ramon Valley Boulevard & Sycamore Road
611 San Ramon Valley Blvd
Danville CA 94526
(925) 743-0166
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #9800 - Danville - (2.6 mi)
Photo Center
650 San Ramon Valley Boulevard
Danville CA 94526
(925) 820-3222
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Danville - (2.6 mi)
Sycamore Square Near Lucky's And Cvs
696 San Ramon Valley Blvd
Danville CA 94526
(925) 838-0052
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9324 - Walnut Creek - (2.9 mi)
Photo Center
1960 Tice Valley Blvd
Walnut Creek CA 94595
(925) 947-6050
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Rossmoor Shopping Center - (2.9 mi)
Rossmoor Shopping Center Next To Safeway
1966 Tice Valley Blvd
Walnut Creek CA 94595
(925) 935-1870
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Main Street Plaza - (3.2 mi)
Main Street Plaza, Next To Sunrise Bistro
1555 Botelho Dr
Walnut Creek CA 94596
(925) 937-6225
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9545 - Walnut Creek - (3.4 mi)
Photo Center
1123 South California Boulevard
Walnut Creek CA 94596
(925) 933-8353
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - N Main Street - (3.6 mi)
Photo Center
1630 N Main Street
Walnut Creek CA 94596
(925) 934-9318
Price: Cost varies by location



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