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Hayward, California Passport Office Information

Last Reviewed on March 16th, 2022

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

Hayward Post Office
24438 Santa Clara St
Hayward CA, 94544

Hayward City Clerk
777 B St
Hayward CA, 94541

In Hayward, California there are (2) passport office locations (acceptance agents). These passport offices are part of the application process for a new adult or child passport application. The Hayward 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 2 passport offices in Hayward, there are (798) 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 any of the passport acceptance agents listed below the map on this web page. If you need it faster than that, please see: closest regional passport offices to Hayward, California and Expedited Passport service options for Hayward.

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 Hayward California

Showing 2 passport offices in Hayward:

Hayward Post Office

24438 Santa Clara St
Hayward, CA 94544

Hayward City Clerk

777 B St
Hayward, CA 94541

Other passport offices near Hayward California

San Lorenzo Post Office - San Lorenzo - 1.9 Miles
San Leandro Post Office - San Leandro - 4.5 Miles
Union City Main Post Office - Union City - 5.3 Miles
Airport Post Office - Oakland - 6.3 Miles
Fremont Post Office - Fremont - 7.8 Miles
San Ramon City Clerk - San Ramon - 8.6 Miles
San Ramon Post Office - San Ramon - 8.8 Miles
Newark PO - Newark - 9.1 Miles
Alameda Post Office - Alameda - 9.3 Miles
Canyon Post Office - Canyon - 10.2 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Hayward

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 - 16.1 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 279.9 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 382.4 Miles
Seattle Passport Agency - 595.9 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 641.8 Miles

Hayward, California Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Hayward

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 Hayward 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 Hayward 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 Hayward

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

Hayward California, Castro Valley California, San Leandro California, Union City California, Union City California, Dublin California, San Ramon California, Fremont California, Newark California, Alameda California, Danville California, Moraga California, Pleasanton California, Sunol California, Foster City California, Alamo California, Piedmont California, Blackhawk California, East Palo Alto California, Belmont California

Passport Expediting in Hayward, California

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

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

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 are 2 passport offices in Hayward.
The basic process: fill out the DS-11 New Passport Application, take it with your proof of identity, passport photos, and passport fees to any of the passport offices in Hayward 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 Hayward?

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

How much does a passport cost in Hayward?

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 Hayward?

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 Hayward.

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

UPS Store - Hayward - (0.3 mi)
Across From Lucky's Shopping Center On Mission Blvd
22568 Mission Blvd
Hayward CA 94541
(510) 690-0200
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #816 - Hayward - (0.5 mi)
Photo Center
22501 Foothill Boulevard
Hayward CA 94541
(510) 881-9474
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Costco Store #823 - Hayward Business Center - (0.6 mi)
Photo Center
22330 Hathaway Ave
Hayward CA 94541
(510) 259-6600
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
Walgreens #2401 - Hayward - (0.7 mi)
Foothill Boulevard & Grove Way
21463 Foothill Blvd
Hayward CA 94541
(510) 538-2745
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #9622 - Hayward - (1.2 mi)
Photo Center
243 West Jackson Street
Hayward CA 94544
(510) 783-0330
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #6502 - Hayward - (1.4 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Hesperian & Winton
23958 Hesperian Blvd
Hayward CA 94541
(510) 786-9174
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Hayward - (1.4 mi)
1179 West A Street
1179 West A St
Hayward CA 94541
(510) 782-8669
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Castro Valley - (1.5 mi)
Lucky's Shopping Center At Redwood Road And Castro Valley
20885 Redwood Rd
Castro Valley CA 94546
(510) 583-1906
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Hayward - (1.5 mi)
Gateway Plaza At Jackson And Santa Clara
25125 Santa Clara St
Hayward CA 94544
(510) 670-0607
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9904 - Castro Valley - (1.6 mi)
Photo Center
3667 Castro Valley Boulevard
Castro Valley CA 94546
(510) 538-1227
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99

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