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Chester, New Jersey Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Chester

Residents of Chester in Morris County, New Jersey have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Chester 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 Chester, 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 Chester, New Jersey and Expedited Passport service options for Chester.


How to Get a Passport in Chester, New Jersey

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Chester

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 Chester 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 Chester 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 Chester, NJ

Chester Post Office
1 Sentry Ln
Chester NJ, 7930

Looking for a passport office in Chester? 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 Chester.

Chester Post Office
1 Sentry Ln
Chester, NJ 07930
 

Additional passport offices that are located near Chester New Jersey:
Long Valley Post Office - Long Valley - 3.8 Miles
Brookside Main Post Office - Mendham - 3.9 Miles
Flanders Post Office - Flanders - 3.9 Miles
Succasunna Post Office - Succasunna - 4.7 Miles
Budd Lake Post Office - Budd Lake - 6 Miles
Far Hills Post Office - Far Hills - 6.1 Miles
Bedminster Post Office - Bedminster - 6.2 Miles
Ledgewood Post Office - Ledgewood - 6.3 Miles
Bernardsville Post Office - Bernardsville - 6.4 Miles
Basking Ridge Post Office - Basking Ridge - 7.5 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Chester

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

Chester New Jersey, Gladstone New Jersey, Mendham New Jersey, Long Valley New Jersey, Bedminster New Jersey, Randolph New Jersey, Bernardsville New Jersey, Netcong New Jersey, Stanhope New Jersey, Township of Bernards New Jersey, Califon New Jersey, Hackettstown New Jersey, Wharton New Jersey, Dover New Jersey, Victory Gardens New Jersey, Mount Arlington New Jersey, Hopatcong New Jersey, Morris Plains New Jersey, Whitehouse Station New Jersey, Lebanon New Jersey

Regional Passport Offices Close to Chester

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.

New York Passport Agency - 31 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 54 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 54.7 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 156.6 Miles
Boston Passport Agency - 188.3 Miles


Passport Expediting in Chester, New Jersey

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Chester. 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 Chester, New Jersey

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

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 Chester.

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 Chester 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 Chester?

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

If you have trouble getting an appointment at the New York Passport Agency, there are additional regional offices that are farther but may be options for you, see regional passport offices near Chester.

How much does a passport cost in Chester?

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 Chester?

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 Chester.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #6060 - Chester - (0.5 mi)
Photo Center
183 Route 206 South, Chester Spring Shopping Center
Chester NJ 07930
(908) 879-6818
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Chester - (0.8 mi)
We are conveniently located in Chester at the crossroads of two major NJ roadways: Route 513 and Route 206, in the Walgreen's outdoor Shopping Mall.
95 West Main St
Chester NJ 07930
(908) 879-0100
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Mendham - (4.4 mi)
Mendham Village Shopping Center Route 24
88 E Main St
Mendham NJ 07945
(973) 543-5577
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #11204 - Mendham - (4.4 mi)
Photo Center
88 E Main Street
Mendham NJ 07945
(973) 543-4400
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Succasunna - (5.8 mi)
Cross Street From The Pc Richard & Son Electronic Appliance Store
Roxbury Mall 275-220 Rte 10 East
Succasunna NJ 07876
(973) 927-6090
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #2092 - Budd Lake - (5.9 mi)
Photo Center
255 Route 46
Budd Lake NJ 07828
(973) 448-9051
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Flanders Store - (6.3 mi)
Photo Center
40 International Dr S
Flanders NJ 07836
973-347-5540
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #9934 - Ledgewood - (6.3 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Rte 46 & Rte 10
1131 Route 46
Ledgewood NJ 07852
(973) 584-7855
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #1780 - Ledgewood - (6.4 mi)
Photo Center
1105 Route 46
Ledgewood NJ 07852
(973) 927-4662
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #6872 - Randolph - (6.5 mi)
Photo Center
725 State Route 10
Randolph NJ 07869
(973) 895-3401
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99