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Irvine, California Passport Office Information

Last Reviewed on March 16th, 2022

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

Irvine Main Post Office
15642 Sand Canyon Ave
Irvine CA, 92618

Northwood Station Post Office
1 League
Irvine CA, 92602

UC Irvine - Passport Application Acceptance
19182 Jamboree Rd
Irvine CA, 92612

Harvest Station-Irvine Post Office
17192 Murphy Ave
Irvine CA, 92614

In Irvine, California there are (4) passport office locations (acceptance agents). These passport offices are part of the application process for a new adult or child passport application. The Irvine 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 4 passport offices in Irvine, there are (794) 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 Irvine, California and Expedited Passport service options for Irvine.

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 Irvine California

Showing 4 passport offices in Irvine:

Irvine Main Post Office

15642 Sand Canyon Ave
Irvine, CA 92618

Northwood Station Post Office

1 League
Irvine, CA 92602

UC Irvine - Passport Application Acceptance

19182 Jamboree Rd
Irvine, CA 92612

Harvest Station-Irvine Post Office

17192 Murphy Ave
Irvine, CA 92614

Other passport offices near Irvine California

Newport Beach Main Post Office - Newport Beach - 3.5 Miles
Tustin Post Office - Tustin - 4.3 Miles
Mesa Center Station Post Office - Costa Mesa - 5 Miles
Santa Ana P&D Center Post Office - Santa Ana - 5.2 Miles
Spurgeon Station Post Office - Santa Ana - 5.3 Miles
Orange County Clerk's Office - Santa Ana - 5.4 Miles
Santa Ana Public Library - Santa Ana - 5.5 Miles
Corona Del Mar Post Office - Corona Del Mar - 5.6 Miles
Costa Mesa Post Office - Costa Mesa - 5.7 Miles
Santa Ana North Grand Post Office - Santa Ana - 5.8 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Irvine

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 - 39.3 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 65.4 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 332.7 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 361.5 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 582.5 Miles

Irvine, California Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Irvine

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 Irvine 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 Irvine 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 Irvine

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

Irvine California, Tustin California, Laguna Woods California, Costa Mesa California, Lake Forest California, Newport Beach California, Orange California, Fountain Valley California, Aliso Viejo California, Laguna Beach California, Mission Viejo California, Villa Park California, Garden Grove California, Huntington Beach California, Laguna Niguel California, Rancho Santa Margarita California, Anaheim California, Westminster California, Coto De Caza California, Stanton California

Passport Expediting in Irvine, California

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

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

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 4 passport offices in Irvine.
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 Irvine 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 Irvine?

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 Irvine, 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 Los Angeles Passport Agency, it's not too far from Irvine 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 Los Angeles Passport Agency, there are additional regional offices that are farther but may be options for you, see regional passport offices near Irvine.

How much does a passport cost in Irvine?

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 Irvine?

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 Irvine.

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

UPS Store - Barranca Pkwy - (0.6 mi)
Crosswood Shopping Center At Corner Of Culver And Barranca
3972 Barranca Pkwy
Irvine CA 92606
(949) 857-0441
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9486 - Irvine - (1.1 mi)
Photo Center
5385 Alton Parkway
Irvine CA 92604
(949) 733-8226
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Alton Pkwy - (1.1 mi)
Alton Square At Alton Parkway And Jeffrey Road
5405 Alton Pkwy
Irvine CA 92604
(949) 559-5470
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #11786 - Irvine - (1.2 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Jeffrey & Alton
5695 Alton Pkwy
Irvine CA 92618
(949) 726-0716
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #9561 - Irvine - (1.2 mi)
Photo Center
17625 Harvard Avenue
Irvine CA 92614
(949) 261-5690
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #6768 - Irvine - (1.4 mi)
Photo Center
15333 Culver Boulevard
Irvine CA 92604
(949) 654-2600
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Costco Store #1001 - Tustin - (1.7 mi)
Photo Center
2700 Park Ave
Tustin CA 92782
(714) 338-1933
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
UPS Store - The District At Tustin Legacy - (1.8 mi)
The District At Tustin Legacy (Left Wall Of Target)
2312 Park Ave
Tustin CA 92782
(714) 566-0016
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Irvine Supercenter - (1.9 mi)
Photo Center
16555 Von Karman Ave, Ste A
Irvine CA 92606
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #8869 - Irvine - (2 mi)
Photo Center
6775 Quail Hill Parkway
Irvine CA 92603
(949) 823-8915
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99

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