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Rancho Mirage, California Passport Office Information

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

Rancho Mirage Post Office
42222 Rancho Las Palmas Dr
Rancho Mirage CA, 92270

In Rancho Mirage, 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 Rancho Mirage 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 Rancho Mirage, 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 Rancho Mirage, California and Expedited Passport service options for Rancho Mirage.

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 Rancho Mirage California

Showing the single passport office in Rancho Mirage:

Rancho Mirage Post Office

42222 Rancho Las Palmas Dr
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270


Other passport offices near Rancho Mirage California

Thousand Palms Post Office - Thousand Palms - 2.3 Miles
Cathedral City Post Office - Cathedral City - 2.6 Miles
Northside Station Post Office - Palm Desert - 3.4 Miles
Palm Springs Main Post Office - Palm Springs - 7 Miles
La Quinta Post Office - La Quinta - 7.7 Miles
North Palm Springs Post Office - Desert Hot Springs - 9.8 Miles
Indio Post Office - Indio - 10.6 Miles
Desert Hot Springs Post Office - Desert Hot Springs - 10.8 Miles
Coachella Post Office - Coachella - 13.4 Miles
Idyllwild Post Office - Idyllwild-Pine Cove - 15.1 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Rancho Mirage

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 Diego Passport Agency - 73.7 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 102.7 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 295.6 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 377.3 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 514.9 Miles

Rancho Mirage, California Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Rancho Mirage

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 Rancho Mirage 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 Rancho Mirage 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 Rancho Mirage

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

Rancho Mirage California, Cathedral City California, Palm Desert California, Indian Wells California, Bermuda Dunes California, Palm Springs California, La Quinta California, Indio California, Desert Hot Springs California, Coachella California, Idyllwild California, Idyllwild-Pine Cove California, Thermal California, Yucca Valley California, Mecca California, Joshua Tree California, Banning California, San Jacinto California, Twentynine Palms California, Hemet California

Passport Expediting in Rancho Mirage, California

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

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

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 Rancho Mirage.
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 Rancho Mirage 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 Rancho Mirage?

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 Rancho Mirage, 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 Diego Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 73.7 miles from Rancho Mirage, 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 Rancho Mirage?

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 Rancho Mirage?

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 Rancho Mirage.

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

UPS Store - Westin Mission Hills Resort - (1.1 mi)
Located In Westin Mission Hills Resort - Go to Valet
71333 Dinah Shore Drive
Rancho Mirage CA 92270
(760) 202-2076
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #9641 - Rancho Mirage - (1.2 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Bob Hope & Dinah Shore
72027 Dinah Shore Dr
Rancho Mirage CA 92270
(760) 321-4892
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Costco Store #441 - Palm Desert - (1.8 mi)
Photo Center
72800 Dinah Shore Dr
Palm Desert CA 92211
(760) 770-2810
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
Walmart Palm Desert Supercenter - (1.8 mi)
Photo Center
34500 Monterey Ave
Palm Desert CA 92211
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #5301 - Cathedral City - (2.5 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Date Palm & Dinah Shore
33975 Date Palm Dr
Cathedral City CA 92234
(760) 202-3533
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #9153 - Rancho Mirage - (2.7 mi)
Photo Center
42520 Bob Hope Dr
Rancho Mirage CA 92270
(760) 568-5651
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Cathedral City - (3.1 mi)
Cardenas And Harbor Frieght, Nw Corner Date Palm & Ramon
31855 Date Palm Dr
Cathedral City CA 92234
(760) 324-8184
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9616 - Cathedral City - (3.2 mi)
Photo Center
31575 Date Palm Drive
Cathedral City CA 92234
(760) 324-4239
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Cathedral City - (3.3 mi)
Target Shopping Center, Highway 111
67-782 Hwy 111
Cathedral City CA 92234
(760) 321-0703
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #9229 - Cathedral City - (3.6 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Date Palm & 30Th
30015 Date Palm Dr
Cathedral City CA 92234
(760) 770-3659
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99

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