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Clifton, New Jersey Passport Office Information

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

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

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 Clifton, NJ

Clifton Passport Center
811 Paulison Ave
Clifton NJ, 7011

There is only a single passport office in Clifton.

Clifton Passport Center
811 Paulison Ave
Clifton, NJ 07011

Regional Passport Offices Close to Clifton

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 - 11 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 29.4 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 72.2 Miles
Boston Passport Agency - 164.4 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 178.7 Miles

Other passport offices near Clifton New Jersey:

Paterson Main Post Office - Paterson - 2.3 Miles
Passaic County Clerk's Office - Paterson - 2.3 Miles
Saddle Brook Main Post Office - Saddle Brook - 2.5 Miles
River Road Station Post Office - Fair Lawn - 2.8 Miles
Wood-Ridge Branch Post Office - Wood-Ridge - 3.5 Miles
Fair Lawn Post Office - Fair Lawn - 3.8 Miles
Little Falls Main Post Office - Little Falls - 4.1 Miles
Borough of Paramus - Paramus - 4.4 Miles
South Hackensack Post Office - South Hackensack - 4.5 Miles
Bergen County Clerk's Office - Hackensack - 4.6 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Clifton

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

Garfield New Jersey, Clifton New Jersey, Passaic New Jersey, Elmwood Park New Jersey, Wallington New Jersey, Saddle Brook New Jersey, Lodi New Jersey, Hasbrouck Heights New Jersey, Wood-Ridge New Jersey, Totowa New Jersey, Little Falls New Jersey, Rochelle Park New Jersey, Carlstadt New Jersey, East Rutherford New Jersey, Rutherford New Jersey, Fair Lawn New Jersey, Prospect Park New Jersey, Nutley New Jersey, Haledon New Jersey, Maywood New Jersey

How to Get a Passport in Clifton, New Jersey

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Clifton

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 Clifton 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 Clifton 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 Clifton, New Jersey

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

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

The process of getting a passport is pretty much the same wherever you are, however because this is about getting a passport in Clifton, 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 Clifton.

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 Clifton 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 Clifton?

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 Clifton, 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 Clifton residents, there is a regional passport facility only 11 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 Clifton as there are other options available.

How much does a passport cost in Clifton?

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 Clifton?

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 Clifton.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. UPS Store - Clifton - (0.3 mi)
Photo Center
393 Piaget Ave
Clifton NJ 07011
(973) 500-4571
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #1929 - Clifton - (0.4 mi)
Photo Center
90 Lakeview Avenue, Lakeview Plaza
Clifton NJ 07011
(973) 478-7508
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #6382 - Clifton - (0.4 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Main & Clifton
1138 Main Ave
Clifton NJ 07011
(973) 773-5848
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #6064 - Clifton - (0.7 mi)
Photo Center
1646 Main Avenue
Clifton NJ 07011
(973) 546-9599
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Clifton - (1 mi)
Photo Center
83 Ackerman Ave
Clifton NJ 07011
(973) 772-2104
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #5332 - Passaic - (1.1 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Dayton & President
101 President St
Passaic NJ 07055
(973) 471-2657
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #4162 - Clifton - (1.2 mi)
Southeast Corner Van Houten & Mt Prospect
835 Van Houten Ave
Clifton NJ 07013
(973) 249-9280
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Pharmacy Plus - (1.3 mi)
Photo Center
900 Main Street
Paterson NJ 07503
(862) 257-9449
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #19995 - Garfield - (1.3 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Outwater Lane & Elm Street
45 Outwater Lane
Garfield NJ 07026
(973) 772-2937
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #19184 - Passaic - (1.4 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Broadway & Gregory Ave
116-130 Broadway
Passaic NJ 07055
(973) 779-2865
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99