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Dana Point, California Passport Office Information

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

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 Dana Point, CA

Dana Point Post Office
24551 Del Prado
Dana Point CA, 92629

There is only a single passport office in Dana Point.

Dana Point Post Office
24551 Del Prado
Dana Point, CA 92629

Regional Passport Offices Close to Dana Point

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 - 50.8 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 52.6 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 345.1 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 354.1 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 575.8 Miles

Other passport offices near Dana Point California:

Laguna Niguel Post Office - Laguna Niguel - 3 Miles
San Clemente Post Office - San Clemente - 4.7 Miles
San Juan Capistrano - Mission Viejo Branch - Mission Viejo - 5 Miles
Rancho San Clemente Station - San Clemente - 5.2 Miles
Mission Viejo Library - Mission Viejo - 7.4 Miles
Laguna Hills Branch Post Office - Laguna Hills - 7.9 Miles
El Toro Post Office - Lake Forest - 8.7 Miles
Santa Margarita Carrier Annex Post Office (Rancho) - Rancho Santa Margarita - 10.3 Miles
Corona Del Mar Post Office - Corona Del Mar - 10.8 Miles
Irvine Main Post Office - Irvine - 11.8 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Dana Point

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

Dana Point California, San Juan Capistrano California, Laguna Niguel California, Aliso Viejo California, Laguna Beach California, San Clemente California, Mission Viejo California, Laguna Woods California, Coto De Caza California, Lake Forest California, Rancho Santa Margarita California, Irvine California, Newport Beach California, Costa Mesa California, Tustin California, Huntington Beach California, Fountain Valley California, Orange California, Villa Park California, Garden Grove California

How to Get a Passport in Dana Point, California

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Dana Point

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 Dana Point 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 Dana Point 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 Dana Point, California

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

What is the application process of getting a passport in Dana Point?

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 Dana Point.

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 Dana Point 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 Dana Point?

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 Dana Point, 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 Dana Point 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 Dana Point.

How much does a passport cost in Dana Point?

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 Dana Point?

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 Dana Point.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. UPS Store - Dana Point Lantern District - (0.7 mi)
Located Between Violet Lantern St. And Amber Lantern St. next to Gen Kia Japanese Restaurant
34145 Pacific Coast Highway
Dana Point CA 92629
(949) 248-9150
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9912 - Dana Point - (0.8 mi)
Photo Center
32575 Golden Lantern Street
Dana Point CA 92629
(949) 248-4803
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9581 - Dana Point - (1 mi)
Photo Center
32900 Pacific Coast Highway
Dana Point CA 92629
(949) 489-9030
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Dana Point - (1 mi)
Next To Gelsons Supermarket At Pch & Crown Valley Pkwy In Dana Point
32932 Pacific Coast Hwy
Dana Point CA 92629
(949) 481-9253
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - San Juan Capistrano - (1.3 mi)
In The Marshalls & Ralphs Shopping Center
31878 Del Obispo
San Juan Capistrano CA 92675
(949) 240-1131
Price: Cost varies by location
Costco Store #429 - San Juan Capistrano - (1.4 mi)
Photo Center
33961 Doheny Park Rd
San Juan Capistrano CA 92675
(949) 240-3558
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
UPS Store - Laguna Niguel - (2.7 mi)
Crown Valley & Alicia Next To Vons
30262 Crown Valley Pkwy
Laguna Niguel CA 92677
(949) 363-0630
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #10852 - Laguna Niguel - (2.9 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Alicia & Crown Valley
30192 Town Center Dr
Laguna Niguel CA 92677
(949) 495-8414
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #8882 - San Clemente - (2.9 mi)
Photo Center
638 Camino De Los Mares
San Clemente CA 92673
(949) 487-9791
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #3057 - Laguna Niguel - (2.9 mi)
Photo Center
30261 Golden Lantern
Laguna Niguel CA 92677
(949) 363-0482
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99