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Capitola, California Passport Office Information

Passport Guide: Get a Passport in Capitola / Applying for a passport from Capitola

Residents of Capitola in Santa Cruz County, California have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Capitola can provide you with passport forms or witness your signature and seal your passport documents (if you don't need your passport application sealed then you do not need to visit an acceptance agent). Besides the 1 passport office here in Capitola, 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 Capitola, California and Expedited Passport service options for Capitola.

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 ofices don't issue passports but 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 Office in Capitola, CA

Capitola Post Office
826 Bay Ave
Capitola CA, 95010

There is only a single passport office in Capitola.

Capitola Post Office
826 Bay Ave
Capitola, CA 95010
 

Regional Passport Offices Close to Capitola

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 - 52.9 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 244.9 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 347.2 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 617.9 Miles
Seattle Passport Agency - 637.7 Miles



Other passport offices near Capitola California:

Aptos Main Post Office - Aptos - 2.7 Miles
Santa Cruz County Clerk - Santa Cruz - 3.2 Miles
Santa Cruz Post Office - Santa Cruz - 3.4 Miles
Ben Lomond Post Office - Ben Lomond - 9.5 Miles
Watsonville - Watsonville - 10.4 Miles
Los Gatos Post Office - Los Gatos - 14.7 Miles
Castroville Post Office - Castroville - 15.8 Miles
Morgan Hill City Clerk - Morgan Hill - 16.6 Miles
Morgan Hill Post Office - Morgan Hill - 17 Miles
Dell Station Post Office Los Gatos - Campbell - 17.2 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Capitola

Residents of the following close by cities looking to get a passport should consider using these passport office(s) located in Capitola for their passport application sealing needs.

Capitola California, Aptos California, Rio Del Mar California, Scotts Valley California, Felton California, Watsonville California, Los Gatos California, Monte Sereno California, Castroville California, Saratoga California, San Martin California, Gilroy California, Campbell California, Marina California, Burbank California, Cupertino California, San Juan Bautista California, Pacific Grove California, Sand City California, Seaside California


How to Get a Passport in Capitola, California

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Capitola

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 Capitola 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 Capitola are listed below. If this is not possible or you want to avoid going there yourself, please only then consider using a passport expediter.

Passport Expediting in Capitola, California

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

What is the application process of getting a passport in Capitola?

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 Capitola.

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 Capitola 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 Capitola?

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 Capitola, 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 52.9 miles from Capitola, 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 Capitola?

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, $110 ($145 with acceptance agent fee) for adult passports and $80 ($115 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 Capitola?

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 Capitola.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #9960 - Capitola - (0.2 mi)
Photo Center
809 Bay Avenue
Capitola CA 95010
(831) 475-1421
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Capitola - (0.4 mi)
41st Avenue Across From Capitola Mall
1840 41st Ave
Capitola CA 95010
(831) 462-5909
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9597 - Capitola - (0.4 mi)
Photo Center
1750 41st Avenue
Capitola CA 95010
(831) 476-0400
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Soquel - (0.8 mi)
Soquel Tower Plaza At 41st & Soquel
4041 Soquel Dr
Soquel CA 95073
(831) 621-2101
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #3158 - Santa Cruz - (2.3 mi)
Soquel & Hageman
1718 Soquel Ave
Santa Cruz CA 95062
(831) 425-3911
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Aptos - (2.4 mi)
Aptos Village Square
7960 B Soquel Dr
Aptos CA 95003
(831) 662-3044
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Soquel Ocean Center - (3.1 mi)
Soquel Avenue And Ocean Street
343 Soquel Ave
Santa Cruz CA 95062
(831) 426-4422
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9331 - Santa Cruz - (3.3 mi)
Photo Center
600 Front Street
Santa Cruz CA 95060
(831) 426-7444
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Costco Store #149 - Santa Cruz - (3.8 mi)
Photo Center
220 Sylvania Ave
Santa Cruz CA 95060
(831) 469-0961
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
CVS #9332 - Santa Cruz - (4.2 mi)
Photo Center
1700 Mission Street
Santa Cruz CA 95060
(831) 457-2481
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99