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Desert Hot Springs, California Passport Office Information


Residents of Desert Hot Springs in Riverside County, California have a choice of 2 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Desert Hot Springs 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 2 passport offices here in Desert Hot Springs, there are (798) 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 any of the passport acceptance agents listed below the map on this web page. If you need it faster than that, please see: closest regional passport offices to Desert Hot Springs, California and Expedited Passport service options for Desert Hot Springs.

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 Offices in Desert Hot Springs, CA

North Palm Springs Post Office
66001 Dillon Rd
Desert Hot Springs CA, 92240

Desert Hot Springs Post Office
66311 Two Bunch Palms Trl
Desert Hot Springs CA, 92240

There are 2 passport offices in Desert Hot Springs.

North Palm Springs Post Office
66001 Dillon Rd
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
Desert Hot Springs Post Office
66311 Two Bunch Palms Trl
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240

Regional Passport Offices Close to Desert Hot Springs

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.

San Diego Passport Agency - 80.4 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 95.7 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 304.2 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 366.2 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 522.6 Miles



Other passport offices near Desert Hot Springs California:

Morongo Valley Post Office - Morongo Valley - 6.1 Miles
Palm Springs Main Post Office - Palm Springs - 7.8 Miles
Cathedral City Post Office - Cathedral City - 9.7 Miles
Thousand Palms Post Office - Thousand Palms - 10.7 Miles
Yucca Valley Town Clerk's Office - Yucca Valley - 11.3 Miles
Yucca Valley Post Office - Yucca Valley - 11.3 Miles
Pioneertown Post Office - Pioneertown - 12.1 Miles
Cabazon Post Office - Cabazon - 12.9 Miles
Rancho Mirage Post Office - Rancho Mirage - 14.1 Miles
Northside Station Post Office - Palm Desert - 15.1 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Desert Hot Springs

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

Desert Hot Springs California, Palm Springs California, Yucca Valley California, Cathedral City California, Rancho Mirage California, Joshua Tree California, Palm Desert California, Idyllwild California, Idyllwild-Pine Cove California, Indian Wells California, Banning California, Bermuda Dunes California, La Quinta California, Indio California, Beaumont California, San Jacinto California, Big Bear City California, Coachella California, Hemet California, Big Bear Lake California


How to Get a Passport in Desert Hot Springs, California

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Desert Hot Springs

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 Desert Hot Springs 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 Desert Hot Springs 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 Desert Hot Springs, California

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

What is the application process of getting a passport in Desert Hot Springs?

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 are 2 passport offices in Desert Hot Springs.

The basic process: fill out the DS-11 New Passport Application, take it with your proof of identity, passport photos, and passport fees to any of the passport offices in Desert Hot Springs 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 Desert Hot Springs?

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 Desert Hot Springs, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). You are going to have to do a little bit of a road-trip, the nearest passport issuing facility is The San Diego Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 80.4 miles from Desert Hot Springs, but that's where you need to make an appointment. Another option for you may be to use a passport expediting service to go to a regional facility for you.

How much does a passport cost in Desert Hot Springs?

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 Desert Hot Springs?

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 Desert Hot Springs.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #5037 - Desert Hot Springs - (1.5 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Palm & Two Bunch Palms
14001 Palm Dr
Desert Hot Springs CA 92240
(760) 288-3210
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Desert Hot Springs - (1.6 mi)
Corner Of Palm Dr & Two Bunch Palms Trail
14080 Palm Dr
Desert Hot Springs CA 92240
(760) 329-2309
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #1079 - Palm Springs - (6.6 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Sunrise & Vista Chino
1700 E Vista Chino
Palm Springs CA 92262
(760) 864-1516
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #1520 - Cathedral City - (7.1 mi)
Photo Center
68010 Vista Chino
Cathedral City CA 92234
(760) 325-3229
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Palm Springs - (7.8 mi)
Amado And Palm Canyon Dr.
301 N Palm Canyon Dr
Palm Springs CA 92262
(760) 318-1947
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #9229 - Cathedral City - (8.3 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Date Palm & 30Th
30015 Date Palm Dr
Cathedral City CA 92234
(760) 770-3659
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #9804 - Palm Springs - (8.4 mi)
Photo Center
425 Sunrise Way South
Palm Springs CA 92262
(760) 322-2784
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Palm Springs Supercenter - (8.8 mi)
Photo Center
5601 E Ramon Rd
Palm Springs CA 92264
760-322-7029
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #9616 - Cathedral City - (8.9 mi)
Photo Center
31575 Date Palm Drive
Cathedral City CA 92234
(760) 324-4239
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Cathedral City - (9 mi)
Cardenas And Harbor Frieght, Nw Corner Date Palm & Ramon
31855 Date Palm Dr
Cathedral City CA 92234
(760) 324-8184
Price: Cost varies by location