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Laguna Hills, California Passport Office Information

Last Reviewed on March 16th, 2022

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

Laguna Hills Branch Post Office
24001 Calle de La Magdalena
Laguna Hills CA, 92653

In Laguna Hills, 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 Laguna Hills 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 Laguna Hills, 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 Laguna Hills, California and Expedited Passport service options for Laguna Hills.

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 Laguna Hills California

Showing the single passport office in Laguna Hills:

Laguna Hills Branch Post Office

24001 Calle de La Magdalena
Laguna Hills, CA 92653

 

Other passport offices near Laguna Hills California

El Toro Post Office - Lake Forest - 1.5 Miles
Mission Viejo Library - Mission Viejo - 2.7 Miles
San Juan Capistrano - Mission Viejo Branch - Mission Viejo - 3.4 Miles
Laguna Niguel Post Office - Laguna Niguel - 4.3 Miles
Irvine Main Post Office - Irvine - 5 Miles
Santa Margarita Carrier Annex Post Office (Rancho) - Rancho Santa Margarita - 5.5 Miles
Northwood Station Post Office - Irvine - 7.7 Miles
Corona Del Mar Post Office - Corona Del Mar - 7.8 Miles
Harvest Station-Irvine Post Office - Irvine - 7.9 Miles
Dana Point Post Office - Dana Point - 8 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Laguna Hills

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 - 45.8 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 59.1 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 339.3 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 355.9 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 577.1 Miles



Laguna Hills, California Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Laguna Hills

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 Laguna Hills 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 Laguna Hills 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 Laguna Hills

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

Laguna Woods California, Mission Viejo California, Aliso Viejo California, Lake Forest California, Laguna Niguel California, Laguna Beach California, Rancho Santa Margarita California, Coto De Caza California, San Juan Capistrano California, Irvine California, Dana Point California, Tustin California, Costa Mesa California, Newport Beach California, San Clemente California, Orange California, Fountain Valley California, Villa Park California, Huntington Beach California, Garden Grove California

Passport Expediting in Laguna Hills, California

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

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

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 Laguna Hills.
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 Laguna Hills 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 Laguna Hills?

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 Laguna Hills, 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 Laguna Hills 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 Laguna Hills.

How much does a passport cost in Laguna Hills?

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 Laguna Hills?

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 Laguna Hills.

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

UPS Store - Willow Tree Center - (0.8 mi)
Corner Of Moulton & El Toro
24310 Moulton Parkway
Laguna Hills CA 92637
(949) 855-8906
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9246 - Laguna Hills - (0.8 mi)
Photo Center
24167 Paseo De Valencia
Laguna Hills CA 92637
(949) 586-3503
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Laguna Hills - (1 mi)
Alicia & 5 Fwy By Chase Bank (6pm Overnight Air Pickup)
24881 Alicia Pkwy
Laguna Hills CA 92653
(949) 855-8544
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #8884 - Lake Forest - (1.1 mi)
Photo Center
24372 Rockfield Boulevard
Lake Forest CA 92630
(949) 830-5090
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - The Lake Forest Marketplace - (1.2 mi)
El Toro & Rockfield Cross Section Next To The Guitar Ctr
23785 El Toro Rd
Lake Forest CA 92630
(949) 206-9715
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #11241 - Aliso Viejo - (1.4 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Aliso Creek & Enterprise
26531 Aliso Creek Rd
Aliso Viejo CA 92656
(949) 448-0082
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #1764 - Mission Viejo - (1.5 mi)
Photo Center
25511 Muirlands Boulevard
Mission Viejo CA 92691
(949) 454-6600
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9541 - Lake Forest - (1.7 mi)
Photo Center
23330 El Toro Road
Lake Forest CA 92630
(949) 830-4422
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Aliso Viejo - (1.7 mi)
We'Re In The Aliso Viejo Town Center At The Corner Of Aliso Creek Rd And Pacific Park
26895 Aliso Creek Rd
Aliso Viejo CA 92656
(949) 360-1490
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #8872 - Aliso Viejo - (1.7 mi)
Photo Center
26891 Aliso Creek Road
Aliso Viejo CA 92656
(949) 360-4081
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99



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