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Del Mar, California Passport Office Information

Last Reviewed on March 16th, 2022

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

Del Mar Post Office
122 15th St
Del Mar CA, 92014

In Del Mar, 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 Del Mar 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 Del Mar, 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 Del Mar, California and Expedited Passport service options for Del Mar.

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 Del Mar California

Showing the single passport office in Del Mar:

Del Mar Post Office

122 15th St
Del Mar, CA 92014


Other passport offices near Del Mar California

Solana Beach Post Office - Solana Beach - 1.8 Miles
Rancho Santa Fe Post Office - Rancho Santa Fe - 3.7 Miles
Sorrento Valley Station Post Office - San Diego - 4.2 Miles
Encinitas Main Post Office - Encinitas - 5.4 Miles
University of California, San Diego - La Jolla - 5.8 Miles
Rancho Penasquitos Station Post Office - San Diego - 6 Miles
Golden Triangle Postal Store - San Diego - 6.2 Miles
Mira Mesa Station Post Office - San Diego - 6.7 Miles
University City Retail Post Off-San Diego - San Diego - 7.3 Miles
La Jolla Post Office - San Diego - 7.5 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Del Mar

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 Diego Passport Agency - 15.1 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 88.7 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 327 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 383.2 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 549.7 Miles

Del Mar, California Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Del Mar

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 Del Mar 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 Del Mar 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 Del Mar

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

Del Mar California, Solana Beach California, Rancho Santa Fe California, Encinitas California, La Jolla California, Poway California, San Marcos California, Escondido California, Carlsbad California, Vista California, Oceanside California, Santee California, La Mesa California, Coronado California, Lemon Grove California, Lakeside California, El Cajon California, Spring Valley California, National City California, Ramona California

Passport Expediting in Del Mar, California

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

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

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 Del Mar.
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 Del Mar 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 Del Mar?

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

If you have trouble getting an appointment at the San Diego Passport Agency, there are additional regional offices that are farther but may be options for you, see regional passport offices near Del Mar.

How much does a passport cost in Del Mar?

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 Del Mar?

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 Del Mar.

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

UPS Store - Del Mar - (1.2 mi)
At Camino Del Mar And 12th St - Downtown Del Mar
1155 Camino Del Mar
Del Mar CA 92014
(858) 755-2800
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9247 - Del Mar - (1.2 mi)
Photo Center
2662 Del Mar Heights Road
Del Mar CA 92014
(858) 481-8601
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Del Mar Heights Rd - (1.3 mi)
East Of I-5 On Del Mar Heights Rd, Next To Rite-Aid
3525A Del Mar Heights Rd
San Diego CA 92130
(858) 792-7200
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9187 - Solana Beach - (1.6 mi)
Photo Center
683 Lomas Santa Fe Drive
Solana Beach CA 92075
(858) 755-6697
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Solana Beach - (1.7 mi)
1/4 Mile South Of Lomas Santa Fe Rd, 2 Bldgs North Of Cvs Pharmacy
249 S Hwy 101
Solana Beach CA 92075
(858) 481-1414
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #3951 - Solana Beach - (1.7 mi)
Photo Center
305 South Highway 101
Solana Beach CA 92075
(858) 259-0340
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Pacific Highlands Ranch in San Diego - (2.9 mi)
Photo Center
5965 Village Way
San Diego CA 92130
(858) 925-7286
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Torrey Highlands - (4.7 mi)
In The Torrey Highlands Plaza Next To Wells Fargo Bank
7875 Highland Village Pl
San Diego CA 92129
(858) 538-7877
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #11653 - Encinitas - (4.7 mi)
Northwest Corner Of El Camino Real & Encinitas
1320 Encinitas Blvd
Encinitas CA 92024
(760) 942-2018
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #9135 - Encinitas - (4.8 mi)
Photo Center
129 North El Camino Real
Encinitas CA 92024
(760) 942-2269
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99

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