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Clovis, California Passport Office Information

Last Reviewed on March 16th, 2022

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

Clovis Post Office
655 Minnewawa Ave
Clovis CA, 93612

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

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 Clovis California

Showing the single passport office in Clovis:

Clovis Post Office

655 Minnewawa Ave
Clovis, CA 93612


Other passport offices near Clovis California

Woodward Park Station Post Office - Fresno - 3.7 Miles
Cardwell Station Post Office - Fresno - 3.9 Miles
Fresno County Clerk - Fresno - 5.8 Miles
Fresno Downtown Post Office - Fresno - 6.2 Miles
Sanger Post Office - Sanger - 9.7 Miles
Selma Post Office - Selma - 15.2 Miles
Prather Post Office - Prather - 16.6 Miles
Caruthers Post Office - Caruthers - 17.2 Miles
Reedley Post Office - Reedley - 18 Miles
Madera Post Office - Madera - 18.8 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Clovis

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 - 140.8 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 176.4 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 275.3 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 517.3 Miles
Seattle Passport Agency - 657.7 Miles

Clovis, California Passport Forms & Application Guides

Getting a passport in Clovis 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 Clovis 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 Clovis will need to visit a passport office.
* Clovis 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 Clovis

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 Clovis 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 Clovis 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 Clovis

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

Clovis California, Sanger California, Easton California, Fowler California, Parlier California, Selma California, Kerman California, Reedley California, Kingsburg California, Dinuba California, London California, San Joaquin California, Lemoore California, Goshen California, Oakhurst California, Mendota California, Firebaugh California, Stratford California, Woodlake California, Farmersville California

Passport Expediting in Clovis, California

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

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

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 Clovis.
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 Clovis 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 Clovis?

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 Clovis, 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 140.8 miles from Clovis, 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 Clovis?

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 Clovis?

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 Clovis.

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

Walgreens #7830 - Clovis - (0.1 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Villa & Shaw
205 W Shaw Ave
Clovis CA 93612
(559) 325-1858
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Clovis Supercenter - (0.1 mi)
Photo Center
323 W Shaw Ave
Clovis CA 93612
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #9801 - Clovis - (0.3 mi)
Photo Center
10 Shaw Avenue
Clovis CA 93612
(559) 299-9511
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Costco Store #1360 - Clovis - (0.5 mi)
Photo Center
2270 Clovis Ave
Clovis CA 93612
(559) 291-3377
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
UPS Store - Clovis - (1.1 mi)
On The Southeast Corner Of Shaw And Sierra Vista Parkway
1420 Shaw Ave
Clovis CA 93611
(559) 878-2378
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #10334 - Clovis - (1.5 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Fowler & Shaw
1790 Shaw Ave
Clovis CA 93611
(559) 299-5823
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #7910 - Clovis - (1.8 mi)
Photo Center
1794 Ashlan Avenue
Clovis CA 93611
(559) 294-6603
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #3925 - Clovis - (1.8 mi)
Photo Center
2133 Shaw Avenue
Clovis CA 93611
(559) 297-6730
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9933 - Clovis - (2 mi)
Photo Center
1405 Herndon Avenue
Clovis CA 93611
(559) 322-1574
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Clovis Supercenter - (2 mi)
Photo Center
1185 Herndon Ave
Clovis CA 93611
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44

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