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Carmichael, California Passport Office Information

Last Reviewed on March 16th, 2022

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

Carmichael Post Office
6929 Fair Oaks Blvd
Carmichael CA, 95608

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

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 Carmichael California

Showing the single passport office in Carmichael:

Carmichael Post Office

6929 Fair Oaks Blvd
Carmichael, CA 95608


Other passport offices near Carmichael California

Fair Oaks Post Office - Fair Oaks - 2.7 Miles
Rancho Cordova Post Office - Rancho Cordova - 2.8 Miles
City of Rancho Cordova City Clerk - Rancho Cordova - 3 Miles
Citrus Heights Post Office - Citrus Heights - 3.6 Miles
Sacramento-Arden Branch Post Office - Sacramento - 3.7 Miles
North Highlands Post Office - North Highlands - 4.3 Miles
Perkins Post Office - Sacramento - 4.9 Miles
Orangevale Post Office - Orangevale - 5.8 Miles
Sacramento Main Post Office - Sacramento - 5.9 Miles
City Of Roseville City Clerk - Roseville - 7.6 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Carmichael

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 - 71.3 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 307.4 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 407.9 Miles
Seattle Passport Agency - 540.3 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 639.8 Miles

Carmichael, California Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Carmichael

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 Carmichael 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 Carmichael 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 Carmichael

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

Carmichael California, Rancho Cordova California, Arden-Arcade California, Fair Oaks California, Gold River California, North Highlands California, Rosemont California, Antelope California, Citrus Heights California, Rio Linda California, Folsom California, Roseville California, Sacramento California, Florin California, West Sacramento California, Rocklin California, Elk Grove California, Loomis California, Lincoln California, Davis California

Passport Expediting in Carmichael, California

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

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

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 Carmichael.
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 Carmichael 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 Carmichael?

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 Carmichael, 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 71.3 miles from Carmichael, 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 Carmichael?

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 Carmichael?

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 Carmichael.

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

Walgreens #6658 - Carmichael - (0.6 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Fair Oaks Blvd & Marconi Ave
6325 Fair Oaks Blvd
Carmichael CA 95608
(916) 480-0979
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #9809 - Carmichael - (1 mi)
Photo Center
4959 Marconi Avenue
Carmichael CA 95608
(916) 485-1144
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Carmichael - (1.9 mi)
FairOaks Blvd & Walnut Ave (Across from Raley's)
5150 Fair Oaks Blvd
Carmichael CA 95608
(916) 487-4849
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Rancho Cordova Supercenter - (2.5 mi)
Photo Center
10655 Folsom Blvd
Rancho Cordova CA 95670
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #9199 - Fair Oaks - (2.5 mi)
Photo Center
5420 Dewey Drive
Fair Oaks CA 95628
(916) 864-4803
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #4170 - Sacramento - (2.6 mi)
Eastern & Arden
4200 Arden Way
Sacramento CA 95864
(916) 485-4069
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Arden Arcade Square - (2.6 mi)
Corner Of Watt And Whitney By Grocery Outlet
3335 Watt Ave
Sacramento CA 95821
(916) 484-0938
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Rancho Cordova - (2.8 mi)
Corner Of Olson And Zinfindel (Next To Starbucks)
10824 Olson Dr
Rancho Cordova CA 95670
(916) 851-9763
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - El Camino Ave - (2.9 mi)
Country Club Center On El Camino Avenue
3308 El Camino Ave
Sacramento CA 95821
(916) 481-7676
Price: Cost varies by location
Costco Store #893 - Sacramento Business Center - (2.9 mi)
Photo Center
3360 El Camino Ave
Sacramento CA 95821
(916) 426-4556
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99

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