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Passport Guide for Carteret
Residents of Carteret in Middlesex County, New Jersey have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Carteret 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 Carteret, there are (307) other passport offices in New Jersey 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 Carteret, New Jersey and Expedited Passport service options for Carteret.
How to Get a Passport in Carteret, New Jersey
Getting a passport in Carteret 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 Carteret 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 Carteret will need to visit a passport office.
* Please see regional passport offices close to Carteret, there is one less than 100 miles from Carteret.
* To renew your passport, you do NOT need to visit a passport office.
- How to get a New Passport Guide
- How to get a Child Passport guide
- How to Replace a Lost (or Damaged) Passport
- Passport Renewal Guide
- Passport Name Change Guide
- How to Get a Second Passport
Passport Renewal in Carteret
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 Carteret or any other city in New Jersey 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 Carteret 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 Office in Carteret, NJ
Carteret Post Office
212 Pershing Ave
Carteret NJ, 7008
Looking for a passport office in Carteret? There are hundreds of such offices in New Jersey. These 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.
There is only a single passport office in Carteret.
212 Pershing Ave
Carteret, NJ 07008
Additional passport offices that are located near Carteret New Jersey:
Avenel Post Office - Avenel - 1.9 Miles
Rahway Post Office - Rahway - 2.4 Miles
Linden Post Office - Linden - 3.1 Miles
Mariners Harbor Station - Staten Island - 4.1 Miles
Iselin Main Post Office - Iselin - 4.2 Miles
Roselle Public Library - Roselle - 4.5 Miles
Tottenville Station - Staten Island - 4.6 Miles
Union County Clerk's Office - Elizabeth - 4.7 Miles
Perth Amboy Post Office - Perth Amboy - 4.9 Miles
Elizabeth Main Post Office - Elizabeth - 5.1 Miles
Residents of the following close by cities looking to get a passport should consider using these passport office(s) located in Carteret for document sealing.
Carteret New Jersey, Linden New Jersey, Rahway New Jersey, Roselle New Jersey, Clark New Jersey, Perth Amboy New Jersey, Roselle Park New Jersey, Cranford New Jersey, Cranford New Jersey, Garwood New Jersey, Kenilworth New Jersey, Metuchen New Jersey, Union New Jersey, Westfield New Jersey, South Amboy New Jersey, Scotch Plains New Jersey, Bayonne New Jersey, Fanwood New Jersey, Springfield New Jersey, Springfield New Jersey
Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Carteret, New Jersey
The process of getting a passport is pretty much the same wherever you are, however because this is about getting a passport in Carteret, you get the extra advantage of being really close to the New York Passport Agency, this is great if you need a passport fast. However, with most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there is only one passport office in Carteret.
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 Carteret to witness your signature and seal the documents. Wait 10-12 weeks.
For complete in-depth details see: New Passport Application Guide
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 Carteret, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks).
If you need it faster, luckily for Carteret residents, there is a regional passport facility only 13.3 miles away. It's possible to make an appointment at the New York Passport Agency and get a passport there if you have proof of travel within 72 hours.
Please also check the nearby regional passport office list for other regional, passport-issuing facilities near Carteret as there are other options available.
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.
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 Carteret.
It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #7490 - Carteret - (0.3 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Harrison & Roosevelt
833 Roosevelt Ave
Carteret NJ 07008
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99CVS #6061 - Carteret - (0.4 mi)
837 Roosevelt Avenue
Carteret NJ 07008
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99Walmart Linden Supercenter - (2.2 mi)
1050 W Edgar Rd
Linden NJ 07036
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44CVS #6058 - Staten Island - (2.6 mi)
260 Arden Avenue
Staten Island NY 10312
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99Walgreens #4545 - Woodbridge - (2.7 mi)
Southwest Corner Rahway & Green
17 Green St
Woodbridge NJ 07095
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99Walgreens #15160 - Staten Island - (2.8 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Rossville Ave & Woodrow Road
655 Rossville Ave
Staten Island NY 10309
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99UPS Store - Avenel - (2.9 mi)
St George's Plaza, Rte 35 N (St. Georges Av), Next To Burger King
1162 St Georges Ave
Avenel NJ 07001
Price: Cost varies by locationWalgreens #12593 - Colonia - (2.9 mi)
Southwest Corner Of St. George Ave. & Avenel
1303 Saint Georges Ave
Colonia NJ 07067
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99CVS #6054 - Staten Island - (2.9 mi)
2465 Richmond Avenue
Staten Island NY 10314
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99Costco Store #316 - Staten Island - (2.9 mi)
2975 Richmond Ave
Staten Island NY 10314
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99