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Mariposa, California Passport Office Information

Last Reviewed on March 16th, 2022

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

Mariposa County Clerk
4982 10th St
Mariposa CA, 95338

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

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 Mariposa California

Showing the single passport office in Mariposa:

Mariposa County Clerk

4982 10th St
Mariposa, CA 95338


Other passport offices near Mariposa California

Oakhurst Post Office - Oakhurst - 17.4 Miles
Yosemite Nat. Park Post Office - Yosemite National Park - 20.6 Miles
Groveland Post office - Groveland-Big Oak Flat - 23.6 Miles
Le Grand Post Office - Le Grand - 23.8 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Mariposa

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 - 118.6 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 220.4 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 318.3 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 548.2 Miles
Seattle Passport Agency - 613.5 Miles

Mariposa, California Passport Forms & Application Guides

Getting a passport in Mariposa 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 Mariposa 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 Mariposa will need to visit a passport office.
* Mariposa 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 Mariposa

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 Mariposa 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 Mariposa 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 Mariposa

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

El Portal California, Oakhurst California, Atwater California, Columbia California, Livingston California, Waterford California, June Lake California, Clovis California, Copperopolis California, Angels Camp California, Turlock California, Murphys California, Hughson California, Mammoth Lakes California, Lee Vining California, Oakdale California, Dos Palos California, Firebaugh California, Arnold California, Kerman California

Passport Expediting in Mariposa, California

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Mariposa. 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).

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Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Mariposa, California

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

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 Mariposa.
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 Mariposa 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 Mariposa?

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 Mariposa, 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 118.6 miles from Mariposa, 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 Mariposa?

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 Mariposa?

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 Mariposa.

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

CVS #9935 - Oakhurst - (17.3 mi)
Photo Center
40044 State Highway 49
Oakhurst CA 93644
(559) 642-4227
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #7206 - Merced - (28.9 mi)
Photo Center
1970 Yosemite Parkway
Merced CA 95340
(209) 726-4113
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Merced - (28.9 mi)
Rite Aid Shopping Center At G And Olive Street
3144 G Street
Merced CA 95340
(209) 723-8543
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #4415 - Merced - (28.9 mi)
G Street & Olive Avenue
3098 G St
Merced CA 95340
(209) 385-3438
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #9623 - Merced - (29.4 mi)
Photo Center
649 W Olive Ave
Merced CA 95348
(209) 723-4303
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #3330 - Merced - (30.3 mi)
R Street & 16Th Street
1640 R St
Merced CA 95340
(209) 722-1645
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Merced Store - (30.4 mi)
Photo Center
3055 Loughborough Dr
Merced CA 95348
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Costco Store #142 - Merced - (30.6 mi)
Photo Center
1445 R St
Merced CA 95340
(209) 725-5020
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
CVS #9208 - Sonora - (33.3 mi)
Photo Center
13763 Mono Way
Sonora CA 95370
(209) 532-6973
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Atwater - (33.5 mi)
Five Corner Crossing Shopping Center
257 Bellevue Rd
Atwater CA 95301
(209) 358-0000
Price: Cost varies by location

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