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Atascadero, California Passport Office Information

Last Reviewed on March 16th, 2022

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

Atascadero Post Office
9800 El Camino Real
Atascadero CA, 93422

In Atascadero, 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 Atascadero 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 Atascadero, 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 Atascadero, California and Expedited Passport service options for Atascadero.

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 Atascadero California

Showing the single passport office in Atascadero:

Atascadero Post Office

9800 El Camino Real
Atascadero, CA 93422


Other passport offices near Atascadero California

Morro Bay Post Office - Morro Bay - 10 Miles
Paso Robles Post Office - Paso Robles - 10.4 Miles
San Luis Obispo Post Office - San Luis Obispo - 11.3 Miles
City of Pismo Beach Clerk's Office - Pismo Beach - 17.5 Miles
Pismo Beach Post Office - Pismo Beach - 19 Miles
Arroyo Grande Post Office - Arroyo Grande - 20.1 Miles
Cambria Post Office - Cambria - 21.3 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Atascadero

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 - 137.7 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 163 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 238.7 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 526.4 Miles
Seattle Passport Agency - 733 Miles

Atascadero, California Passport Forms & Application Guides

Getting a passport in Atascadero 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 Atascadero 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 Atascadero will need to visit a passport office.
* Atascadero isn't near a passport agency, you could try a passport service or arrange to travel to one of the regional offices.
* To renew your passport, you do NOT need to visit a passport office.

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Atascadero

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 Atascadero 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 Atascadero 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 Atascadero

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

Atascadero California, Morro Bay California, Paso Robles California, Los Osos California, San Miguel California, Pismo Beach California, Grover Beach California, Cambria California, Guadalupe California, Santa Maria California, Garey California, Jolon California, Avenal California, Coalinga California, Los Alamos California, Lompoc California, King City California, Buellton California, Solvang California, Santa Ynez California

Passport Expediting in Atascadero, California

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

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Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Atascadero, California

We make the passport application process easier and make getting a passport in Atascadero simplier. Our guide to how and where to get a passport in Atascadero 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 Atascadero?

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 Atascadero.
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 Atascadero 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 Atascadero?

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 Atascadero, 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 137.7 miles from Atascadero, 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 Atascadero?

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 Atascadero?

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 Atascadero.

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

CVS #9909 - Atascadero - (1.7 mi)
Photo Center
8320 El Camino Real
Atascadero CA 93422
(805) 466-0732
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #7210 - Atascadero - (1.9 mi)
Southeast Corner Of El Camino & Curbaril
8005 El Camino Real
Atascadero CA 93422
(805) 462-9272
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Atascadero - (2.2 mi)
On El Camino Real, In Adobe Plaza At The Time & Temperature Sign
7343 El Camino Real
Atascadero CA 93422
(805) 466-9015
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Foothill Plaza - (9.3 mi)
Foothill Plaza @ Corner Of Foothill And Broad - Close To Cal Poly
793 E Foothill Blvd
San Luis Obispo CA 93405
(805) 541-9333
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Morro Bay - (9.8 mi)
Albertson's/Riteaid Shopping Center Across From Dollar Tree
630 Quintana Rd
Morro Bay CA 93442
(805) 772-9284
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Paso Robles Store - (9.9 mi)
Photo Center
180 Niblick Rd
Paso Robles CA 93446
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Johnson & Marsh - Slo - (10 mi)
Corner Of Johnson And Marsh
1241 Johnson Ave
San Luis Obispo CA 93401
(805) 541-1334
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Paso Robles - (10.1 mi)
Albertson's Shopping Center Across The Street From Walmart
179 Niblick Rd
Paso Robles CA 93446
(805) 237-8727
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9925 - Paso Robles - (10.1 mi)
Photo Center
187 Niblick Road
Paso Robles CA 93446
(805) 238-2947
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9345 - San Luis Obispo - (10.2 mi)
Photo Center
717 Marsh Street
San Luis Obispo CA 93401
(805) 547-9888
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99

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