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Mendota, California Passport Office Information

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

Mendota Post Office
655 Oller St
Mendota CA, 93640

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

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 Mendota California

Showing the single passport office in Mendota:

Mendota Post Office

655 Oller St
Mendota, CA 93640


Other passport offices near Mendota California

Tranquillity Post Office - Tranquillity - 15.8 Miles
Coalinga Post Office - Coalinga - 24.6 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Mendota

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 - 116.6 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 180 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 282.2 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 544.9 Miles
Seattle Passport Agency - 669.4 Miles

Mendota, California Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

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 Mendota 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 Mendota 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 Mendota

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

Mendota California, San Joaquin California, Firebaugh California, Coalinga California, Kerman California, Dos Palos California, King City California, Los Banos California, Greenfield California, Avenal California, Easton California, Soledad California, Lemoore California, Stratford California, Fowler California, Gonzales California, Clovis California, Selma California, Jolon California, San Miguel California

Passport Expediting in Mendota, California

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

Read more about 3rd Party Passport Expediting

Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Mendota, California

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

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 Mendota.
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 Mendota 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 Mendota?

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 Mendota, 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 116.6 miles from Mendota, 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 Mendota?

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 Mendota?

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 Mendota.

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

Walgreens #10481 - Coalinga - (24.8 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Polk & Forest
265 W Forest Ave
Coalinga CA 93210
(559) 934-0461
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Kerman Supercenter - (27.1 mi)
Photo Center
14061 W. Whitesbridge Avenue
Kerman CA 93630
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #9986 - Madera - (34.2 mi)
Photo Center
1400 Howard Road
Madera CA 93637
(559) 661-8380
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #6453 - Madera - (34.3 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Pine & Yosemite
1300 W Yosemite Ave
Madera CA 93637
(559) 673-8172
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Madera - (34.9 mi)
Hallmark Town Center, Near Food 4 Less, Off 99
2370 W Cleveland Ave
Madera CA 93637
(559) 664-1150
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #6418 - Los Banos - (35 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Mercey Springs & Pacheco Blvd (Hwy 152)
1360 E Pacheco Blvd
Los Banos CA 93635
(209) 826-2796
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #11242 - Madera - (35 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Shopping Center & Cleveland
2020 W Cleveland Ave
Madera CA 93637
(559) 664-9170
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Walgreens Shopping Center - (35 mi)
Northeast Corner Mercy Springs & Hwy 152
1350 E Pacheco Blvd
Los Banos CA 93635
(209) 826-3055
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Madera Store - (35.1 mi)
Photo Center
1977 W Cleveland Ave
Madera CA 93637
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #9159 - Madera - (35.4 mi)
Photo Center
1109 Country Club Drive
Madera CA 93638
(559) 673-0003
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99

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