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Passport Guide for Compton

Residents of Compton in Los Angeles County, California have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Compton 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 Compton, 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 Compton, California and Expedited Passport service options for Compton.

How to Get a Passport in Compton, California

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Compton

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 Compton 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 Compton 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 Compton, CA

Compton Main Post Office
701 S Santa Fe Ave
Compton CA, 90221

Looking for a passport office in Compton? There are hundreds of such offices in California. 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 Compton.

Compton Main Post Office
701 S Santa Fe Ave
Compton, CA 90221

Other passport offices near Compton California:

Paramount Main Post Office - Paramount - 1.7 Miles
South Gate Main Post Office - South Gate - 3.3 Miles
Greenmead Finance Station Post Office - Los Angeles - 3.6 Miles
Agustus F. Hawkins Finance Station Post Office - Los Angeles - 3.8 Miles
Bellflower Main Post Office - Bellflower - 4.1 Miles
Lakewood Main Post Office - Lakewood - 4.2 Miles
Carson Branch Post Office - Carson - 4.3 Miles
Downey Main Post Office - Downey - 4.7 Miles
Bell Gardens Post Office - Bell Gardens - 5.5 Miles
Huntington Park Main Post Office - Huntington Park - 5.5 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Compton

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

East Rancho Dominguez California, Compton California, Paramount California, Lynwood California, Willowbrook California, South Gate California, Lakewood California, South Los Angeles California, Cudahy California, Bellflower California, Downey California, Carson California, Gardena California, Bell Gardens California, Bell California, Huntington Park California, Maywood California, Norwalk California, Artesia California, Santa Fe Springs California

Regional Passport Offices Close to Compton

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.

Los Angeles Passport Agency - 15.7 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 87.1 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 310.1 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 383.6 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 604 Miles

Passport Expediting in Compton, California

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

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

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 Compton.

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 Compton 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 Compton?

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 Compton, 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 Los Angeles Passport Agency, it's not too far from Compton 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 Los Angeles Passport Agency, there are additional regional offices that are farther but may be options for you, see regional passport offices near Compton.

How much does a passport cost in Compton?

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 Compton?

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 Compton.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #9495 - Compton - (0.8 mi)
Photo Center
220 East Compton Boulevard
Compton CA 90220
(310) 604-1747
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Compton Supercenter - (1.3 mi)
Photo Center
2100 N Long Beach Blvd
Compton CA 90221
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #9590 - Long Beach - (1.8 mi)
Photo Center
6000 Atlantic Avenue
Long Beach CA 90805
(562) 428-2821
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9594 - Compton - (2.2 mi)
Photo Center
901 South Centrall Avenue
Compton CA 90220
(310) 609-1304
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9123 - Lynwood - (2.4 mi)
Photo Center
3800 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Lynwood CA 90262
(310) 637-2509
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #6755 - Long Beach - (2.6 mi)
Photo Center
5030 Long Beach Boulevard, Corner Of Del Amo
Long Beach CA 90805
(562) 984-2813
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Lynwood - (2.7 mi)
Located On Eastside Between Mlk Jr. And Imperial Hwy
10910 Long Beach Blvd
Lynwood CA 90262
(310) 868-5969
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #6249 - Lynwood - (2.8 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Atlantic & Imperial
4351 E Imperial Hwy
Lynwood CA 90262
(310) 609-2406
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #9579 - Long Beach - (3 mi)
Photo Center
4570 Atlantic Avenue
Long Beach CA 90807
(562) 423-7959
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #8870 - Paramount - (3.1 mi)
Photo Center
8859 Alondra Boulevard
Paramount CA 90723
(562) 630-2247
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99