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Redding, California Passport Office Information

Last Reviewed on March 16th, 2022

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

Shasta County Clerk
1643 Market St
Redding CA, 96001

Redding Post Office
2323 Churn Creek Rd
Redding CA, 96002

In Redding, California there are (2) passport office locations (acceptance agents). These passport offices are part of the application process for a new adult or child passport application. The Redding 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 2 passport offices in Redding, there are (798) 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 any of the passport acceptance agents listed below the map on this web page. If you need it faster than that, please see: closest regional passport offices to Redding, California and Expedited Passport service options for Redding.

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 Redding California

Showing 2 passport offices in Redding:

Shasta County Clerk

1643 Market St
Redding, CA 96001

Redding Post Office

2323 Churn Creek Rd
Redding, CA 96002

Other passport offices near Redding California

Anderson Post Office - Anderson - 4.8 Miles
Shingletown Post Office - Shingletown - 19.6 Miles
Tehama County Elections - Red Bluff - 21.5 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Redding

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 - 164.6 Miles
Seattle Passport Agency - 424.4 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 430 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 529.6 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 744.2 Miles

Redding, California Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

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 Redding 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 Redding 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 Redding

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

Anderson California, Shasta Lake California, Lewiston California, Tehama California, Corning California, Burney California, Dunsmuir California, Mount Shasta California, Orland California, Fall River Mills California, Chester California, Chico California, Weed California, Paradise California, Durham California, Concow California, Westwood California, Greenville California, Fort Jones California, Garberville California

Passport Expediting in Redding, California

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

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

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 are 2 passport offices in Redding.
The basic process: fill out the DS-11 New Passport Application, take it with your proof of identity, passport photos, and passport fees to any of the passport offices in Redding 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 Redding?

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 Redding, 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 164.6 miles from Redding, 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 Redding?

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 Redding?

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 Redding.

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

Walgreens #4243 - Redding - (2.9 mi)
East Cypress Avenue & Churn Creek
980 E Cypress Ave
Redding CA 96002
(530) 221-5028
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #3911 - Redding - (3 mi)
Photo Center
1060 East Cypress Avenue
Redding CA 96002
(530) 221-5575
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Redding Supercenter - (3.5 mi)
Photo Center
1515 Dana Dr
Redding CA 96003
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Costco Store #133 - Redding - (3.6 mi)
Photo Center
1300 Dana Dr
Redding CA 96003
(530) 222-0199
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
UPS Store - Redding - (4.1 mi)
Behind Kohl's Center And Trader Joe's ~ Look For The Bright Red Ups Store Signs
1095 Hilltop Dr
Redding CA 96003
(530) 226-5192
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #5781 - Redding - (4.8 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Court & Eureka
1775 Eureka Way
Redding CA 96001
(530) 241-3294
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #9979 - Redding - (5 mi)
Photo Center
3375 Placer Street
Redding CA 96001
(530) 241-7328
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #5699 - Redding - (5.3 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Hilltop & Lake
115 Lake Blvd E
Redding CA 96003
(530) 229-1519
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Anderson Supercenter - (6 mi)
Photo Center
5000 Rhonda Rd
Anderson CA 96007
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #3937 - Red Bluff - (22.2 mi)
Photo Center
455 S Main Street
Red Bluff CA 96080
(530) 529-5530
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99

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