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Lafayette, California Passport Office Information

Last Reviewed on March 16th, 2022

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

Lafayette Post Office
3641 Mt Diablo Blvd
Lafayette CA, 94549

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

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 Lafayette California

Showing the single passport office in Lafayette:

Lafayette Post Office

3641 Mt Diablo Blvd
Lafayette, CA 94549


Other passport offices near Lafayette California

Moraga Post Office - Moraga - 2.4 Miles
Walnut Creek Post Office - Walnut Creek - 2.7 Miles
Orinda Post Office - Orinda - 3.6 Miles
Canyon Post Office - Canyon - 4.7 Miles
Alamo PO - Alamo - 4.9 Miles
Concord Post Office - Concord - 5.4 Miles
Martinez Post Office - Martinez - 5.7 Miles
University of CA-Dept. of Recreational Sports - Berkeley - 7.2 Miles
Berkeley Post Office - Berkeley - 7.5 Miles
Piedmont Post Office - Oakland - 7.8 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Lafayette

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 - 15 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 291.3 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 393.7 Miles
Seattle Passport Agency - 582.2 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 649.3 Miles

Lafayette, California Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Lafayette

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 Lafayette 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 Lafayette 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 Lafayette

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

Lafayette California, Walnut Creek California, Orinda California, Moraga California, Alamo California, Pacheco California, Concord California, Piedmont California, Danville California, Berkeley California, Kensington California, Albany California, Clayton California, Emeryville California, Benicia California, El Cerrito California, El Sobrante California, San Ramon California, Alameda California, Crockett California

Passport Expediting in Lafayette, California

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

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

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 Lafayette.
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 Lafayette 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 Lafayette?

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 Lafayette, 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 Lafayette 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 Lafayette?

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 Lafayette?

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 Lafayette.

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

UPS Store - Lafayette - (0.5 mi)
Across From Safeway- Next To Wells Fargo Bank
3527 Mt Diablo Blvd
Lafayette CA 94549
(925) 284-1377
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9938 - Lafayette - (0.6 mi)
Photo Center
3625 Mount Diablo Boulevard
Lafayette CA 94549
(925) 284-7121
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #15946 - Lafayette - (0.6 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Happy Valley Rd & Mt Diablo
3614 Mt Diablo Blvd
Lafayette CA 94549
(925) 385-2385
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Palos Verdes Mall - (2.1 mi)
Palos Verdes Mall At Geary And Pleasant Hill
1547 Palos Verdes Mall
Walnut Creek CA 94597
(925) 946-1016
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9324 - Walnut Creek - (2.4 mi)
Photo Center
1960 Tice Valley Blvd
Walnut Creek CA 94595
(925) 947-6050
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9545 - Walnut Creek - (2.5 mi)
Photo Center
1123 South California Boulevard
Walnut Creek CA 94596
(925) 933-8353
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Rossmoor Shopping Center - (2.5 mi)
Rossmoor Shopping Center Next To Safeway
1966 Tice Valley Blvd
Walnut Creek CA 94595
(925) 935-1870
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - N Main Street - (2.6 mi)
Photo Center
1630 N Main Street
Walnut Creek CA 94596
(925) 934-9318
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9203 - Moraga - (2.6 mi)
Photo Center
580 Moraga Road
Moraga CA 94556
(925) 631-0204
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Main Street Plaza - (2.7 mi)
Main Street Plaza, Next To Sunrise Bistro
1555 Botelho Dr
Walnut Creek CA 94596
(925) 937-6225
Price: Cost varies by location

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