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Santa Clara, California Passport Office Information

Last Reviewed on March 16th, 2022

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

Santa Clara Post Office Agnew Station
4601 Lafayette St
Santa Clara CA, 95054

Mission Station Post Office
1050 Kiely Blvd
Santa Clara CA, 95051

In Santa Clara, 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 Santa Clara 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 Santa Clara, 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 Santa Clara, California and Expedited Passport service options for Santa Clara.

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 Santa Clara California

Showing 2 passport offices in Santa Clara:

Santa Clara Post Office Agnew Station

4601 Lafayette St
Santa Clara, CA 95054

Mission Station Post Office

1050 Kiely Blvd
Santa Clara, CA 95051

Other passport offices near Santa Clara California

Sunnyvale Post Office - Sunnyvale - 3.3 Miles
Campbell Post Office - Campbell - 3.5 Miles
Cupertino Post Office - Cupertino - 3.6 Miles
Santa Clara County Recorder - San Jose - 4.5 Miles
Alviso Post Office - Alviso - 4.7 Miles
Willow Glen Station - San Jose - 4.9 Miles
Loyola Corner Los Altos PO - Los Altos - 4.9 Miles
Saratoga Post Office - Saratoga - 5.1 Miles
Mountain View Post Office - Mountain View - 5.2 Miles
Dell Station Post Office Los Gatos - Campbell - 5.3 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Santa Clara

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 - 32.7 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 262 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 364.5 Miles
Seattle Passport Agency - 615.4 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 628.6 Miles

Santa Clara, California Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Santa Clara

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 Santa Clara 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 Santa Clara 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 Santa Clara

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

Santa Clara California, Cupertino California, Sunnyvale California, Burbank California, Campbell California, Mountain View California, Saratoga California, Milpitas California, Los Altos California, Monte Sereno California, Los Gatos California, Palo Alto California, Stanford California, East Palo Alto California, Newark California, Menlo Park California, Fremont California, Portola Valley California, Atherton California, Woodside California

Passport Expediting in Santa Clara, California

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

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

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 Santa Clara.
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 Santa Clara 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 Santa Clara?

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 Santa Clara, 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 San Francisco Passport Agency, it's not too far from Santa Clara and if you can provide proof of travel within the next seventy-two hours, you can make an appointment there and get a passport.

How much does a passport cost in Santa Clara?

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 Santa Clara?

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 Santa Clara.

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

Walgreens #2740 - Santa Clara - (0.4 mi)
El Camino & Flora Vista
3460 El Camino Real
Santa Clara CA 95051
(408) 261-1047
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Homestead Rd - (0.7 mi)
Corner Of Homestead & Kiely Next To Popeye's Chicken & Gamestop
2784 Homestead Rd
Santa Clara CA 95051
(408) 247-4010
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9793 - Santa Clara - (0.8 mi)
Photo Center
2700 Homestead Road
Santa Clara CA 95051
(408) 247-8700
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Sunnyvale - (1 mi)
Between Wolfe & Lawrence, On The Corner Of Henderson
1030 E El Camino Real
Sunnyvale CA 94087
(408) 245-1600
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #15246 - Santa Clara - (1.1 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Scott & El Camino Real
2140 El Camino Real
Santa Clara CA 95050
(408) 246-1054
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Costco Store #423 - Sunnyvale - (1.5 mi)
Photo Center
150 Lawrence Station Rd
Sunnyvale CA 94086
(408) 730-1892
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
CVS #9262 - Santa Clara - (1.5 mi)
Photo Center
222 Saratoga Avenue
Santa Clara CA 95050
(408) 247-7250
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Stevens Creek Blvd - (1.6 mi)
Lawrence And Stevens Creek (In Shopping Ctr W/Bed Bath & Beyond)
5255 Stevens Creek Blvd
Santa Clara CA 95051
(408) 243-1855
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Franklin Mall - Santa Clara - (1.8 mi)
Benton St & Jackson St
1231 Franklin Mall
Santa Clara CA 95050
(408) 642-1600
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #2612 - Santa Clara - (2 mi)
Winchester & Pruneridge
200 N Winchester Blvd
Santa Clara CA 95050
(408) 247-1894
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99

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