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Hamilton City, California Passport Office Information

Last Reviewed on March 16th, 2022

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

Hamilton City Post Office
201 Main St
Hamilton City CA, 95951

In Hamilton City, 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 Hamilton City 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 Hamilton City, 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 Hamilton City, California and Expedited Passport service options for Hamilton City.

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 Hamilton City California

Showing the single passport office in Hamilton City:

Hamilton City Post Office

201 Main St
Hamilton City, CA 95951


Other passport offices near Hamilton City California

Chico Post Office - Chico - 8.3 Miles
Orland Post Office - Orland - 8.4 Miles
Corning Post Office - Corning - 13.6 Miles
Paradise Post Office - Paradise - 19.3 Miles
Butte County Clerk/Recorder - Oroville - 24.1 Miles
Oroville Post Office - Oroville - 25.2 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Hamilton City

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 - 118.8 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 381.5 Miles
Seattle Passport Agency - 471.7 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 481.7 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 704.3 Miles

Hamilton City, California Passport Forms & Application Guides

Getting a passport in Hamilton City 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 Hamilton City 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 Hamilton City will need to visit a passport office.
* Hamilton City 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 Hamilton City

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 Hamilton City 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 Hamilton City 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 Hamilton City

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

Chico California, Orland California, Durham California, Corning California, Tehama California, Paradise California, Concow California, Biggs California, Gridley California, Live Oak California, Williams California, Anderson California, Olivehurst California, La Porte California, Chester California, Wheatland California, Grass Valley California, Upper Lake California, Greenville California, Clearlake California

Passport Expediting in Hamilton City, California

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

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

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 Hamilton City.
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 Hamilton City 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 Hamilton City?

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 Hamilton City, 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 118.8 miles from Hamilton City, 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 Hamilton City?

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 Hamilton City?

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 Hamilton City.

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

CVS #7128 - Chico - (6.9 mi)
Photo Center
2780 Esplanade
Chico CA 95973
(530) 345-9009
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #5207 - Chico - (7.1 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Hwy 32 & West Sacramento
1042 Nord Ave
Chico CA 95926
(530) 566-1358
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #9599 - Chico - (7.7 mi)
Photo Center
801 East Avenue
Chico CA 95926
(530) 345-1363
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #13000 - Chico - (7.9 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Cohasset & East
860 East Ave
Chico CA 95926
(530) 899-0887
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Mangrove - (8.3 mi)
Next To Safeway Park Plaza At Mangrove And Vallombrosa
702 Mangrove Ave
Chico CA 95926
(530) 898-1623
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #13001 - Orland - (8.6 mi)
Northwest Corner Of 8Th & Newville
828 Newville Rd
Orland CA 95963
(530) 865-9859
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #9188 - Orland - (8.7 mi)
Photo Center
869 Newville Road
Orland CA 95963
(530) 865-4775
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - East - (8.9 mi)
In The Safeway Center Near Pleasant Valley High School - We Moved To The Other Side Of Safeway!
1380 East Ave
Chico CA 95926
(530) 893-1818
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #7506 - Chico - (9.2 mi)
Photo Center
1496 East Avenue
Chico CA 95926
(530) 896-5404
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Costco Store #1011 - Chico - (9.4 mi)
Photo Center
2100 Dr Mlk Jr Pkwy
Chico CA 95928
(530) 332-1742
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99

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