The everything guide to US Passports & the application process

Grass Valley, California Passport Office Information

Last Reviewed on March 16th, 2022

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

Grass Valley Post Office
185 E Main St
Grass Valley CA, 95945

In Grass Valley, 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 Grass Valley 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 Grass Valley, 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 Grass Valley, California and Expedited Passport service options for Grass Valley.

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 Grass Valley California

Showing the single passport office in Grass Valley:

Grass Valley Post Office

185 E Main St
Grass Valley, CA 95945


Other passport offices near Grass Valley California

Gold Run Post Office - Gold Run - 3.9 Miles
Nevada County Recorder (County Clerk) - Nevada City - 5.6 Miles
Placer County Clerk/Recorder - Auburn - 18.8 Miles
Auburn Post Office - Auburn - 20 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Grass Valley

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 - 110.4 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 331.8 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 430 Miles
Seattle Passport Agency - 506.7 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 645.1 Miles

Grass Valley, California Passport Forms & Application Guides

Getting a passport in Grass Valley 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 Grass Valley 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 Grass Valley will need to visit a passport office.
* Grass Valley 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 Grass Valley

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 Grass Valley 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 Grass Valley 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 Grass Valley

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

Grass Valley California, Colfax California, Washington California, Georgetown California, Coloma California, Lincoln California, Wheatland California, Loomis California, La Porte California, Rocklin California, Olivehurst California, Pollock Pines California, Roseville California, Live Oak California, Folsom California, Citrus Heights California, Truckee California, Antelope California, Gridley California, Fair Oaks California

Passport Expediting in Grass Valley, California

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

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

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 Grass Valley.
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 Grass Valley 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 Grass Valley?

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 Grass Valley, 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 110.4 miles from Grass Valley, 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 Grass Valley?

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 Grass Valley?

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 Grass Valley.

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

CVS #9155 - Grass Valley - (5.1 mi)
Photo Center
1005 Sutton Way
Grass Valley CA 95945
(530) 272-8881
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #10881 - Grass Valley - (5.2 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Sutton Way & Brunswick
880 Sutton Way
Grass Valley CA 95945
(530) 271-1021
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Grass Valley - (6.3 mi)
Gold Miner's Inn
111 Bank St
Grass Valley CA 95945
(530) 272-6000
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #3947 - Auburn - (13.1 mi)
Photo Center
10045 Combie Road
Auburn CA 95602
(530) 268-3753
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Auburn - (18.4 mi)
Kmart Shopping Center Bell Road And Highway 49
2945 Bell Road
Auburn CA 95603
(530) 823-2422
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9914 - Auburn - (18.7 mi)
Photo Center
2140 Grass Valley Highway
Auburn CA 95603
(530) 885-6084
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #2170 - Auburn - (18.8 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Grass Valley Hwy (49) & New Airport Rd
12120 New Airport Rd
Auburn CA 95603
(530) 888-9235
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #9150 - Auburn - (20.1 mi)
Photo Center
388 Elm Avenue
Auburn CA 95603
(530) 823-0825
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9535 - Lincoln - (26.7 mi)
Photo Center
63 Lincoln Boulevard
Lincoln CA 95648
(916) 408-0230
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Lincoln - (26.7 mi)
Safeway Shopping Center
69 Lincoln Blvd
Lincoln CA 95648
(916) 408-0319
Price: Cost varies by location

Scroll to top