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Edwards, California Passport Office Information

Last Reviewed on March 16th, 2022

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

Edward Air Force Base Post Office
1000 Kincheloe Ave
Edwards CA, 93523

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

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 Edwards California

Showing the single passport office in Edwards:

Edward Air Force Base Post Office

1000 Kincheloe Ave
Edwards, CA 93523


Other passport offices near Edwards California

Rosamond Post Office - Rosamond - 15.3 Miles
Mojave Post Office - Mojave - 16.6 Miles
Antelope Station Post Office - Lancaster - 21.1 Miles
Townsquare Station Post Office - Palmdale - 23.7 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Edwards

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 - 59.8 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 136.8 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 277.9 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 386.8 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 600.8 Miles

Edwards, California Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Edwards

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 Edwards 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 Edwards 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 Edwards

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

Edwards California, Edwards Air Force Base California, Boron California, Rosamond California, Mojave California, Lancaster California, Palmdale California, Adelanto California, Tehachapi California, Acton California, Wrightwood California, Victorville California, Hesperia California, Barstow California, Apple Valley California, Ridgecrest California, Inyokern California, La Crescenta-Montrose California, Castaic California, Altadena California

Passport Expediting in Edwards, California

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

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

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 Edwards.
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 Edwards 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 Edwards?

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 Edwards, 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 59.8 miles from Edwards, 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 Edwards?

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 Edwards?

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 Edwards.

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

Walmart Lancaster Supercenter - (18.3 mi)
Photo Center
1731 E Avenue J
Lancaster CA 93535
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #9657 - Lancaster - (18.8 mi)
Photo Center
44430 Challenger Way
Lancaster CA 93535
(661) 940-8311
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #6018 - Lancaster - (19.5 mi)
Northwest Corner Of 10Th St East & Avenue K
831 E Avenue K
Lancaster CA 93535
(661) 942-1782
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #9785 - Lancaster - (20.7 mi)
Photo Center
2006 West J Avenue, 20th And J Street West
Lancaster CA 93536
(661) 945-2729
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #1666 - Lancaster - (20.7 mi)
Photo Center
846 West Avenue K
Lancaster CA 93534
(661) 942-5652
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Lancaster Supercenter - (20.8 mi)
Photo Center
44665 Valley Central Way
Lancaster CA 93536
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Lancaster - (21.3 mi)
We Are Located In Albertsons Shopping Mall
2010 West Avenue K
Lancaster CA 93536
(661) 726-9135
Price: Cost varies by location
Costco Store #762 - Lancaster Ca - (21.4 mi)
Photo Center
1141 W Avenue L
Lancaster CA 93534
(661) 802-4470
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
Walgreens #6017 - Lancaster - (22.5 mi)
Southeast Corner Of 30Th St West & Avenue L
2840 W Avenue L
Lancaster CA 93536
(661) 943-8683
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #9618 - Lancaster - (23.1 mi)
Photo Center
4105 West Avenue L
Lancaster CA 93536
(661) 722-5784
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99

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