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East Orange, New Jersey Passport Office Information

Residents of East Orange in Essex County, New Jersey have a choice of 2 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in East Orange 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 East Orange, there are (305) 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 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 East Orange, New Jersey and Expedited Passport service options for East Orange.

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 East Orange, NJ

East Orange Main Post Office
26 City Hall Plz
East Orange NJ, 7017

City Clerk's Office
44 City Hall Plaza-City Clerks Office
East Orange NJ, 7017

There are 2 passport offices in East Orange.

East Orange Main Post Office
26 City Hall Plz
East Orange, NJ 07017
City Clerk's Office
44 City Hall Plaza-City Clerks Office
East Orange, NJ 07017

Regional Passport Offices Close to East Orange

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 - 9.5 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 34.7 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 65.4 Miles
Boston Passport Agency - 170.4 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 172.4 Miles

Other passport offices near East Orange New Jersey:

Orange Post Office - Orange - 1.2 Miles
Bloomfield Post Office - Bloomfield - 1.3 Miles
Essex County Clerk's Office - Newark - 2.4 Miles
Harrison Post Office - Harrison - 2.8 Miles
Kearny Post Office - Kearny - 2.8 Miles
South Orange Post Office - South Orange - 2.8 Miles
Newark Main Post Office - Newark - 2.9 Miles
West Orange Post Office - West Orange - 3.3 Miles
Newark-Ironbound Station Post Office - Newark - 3.6 Miles
Maplewood Post Office - Maplewood - 4 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near East Orange

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

East Orange New Jersey, Glen Ridge New Jersey, Bloomfield New Jersey, East Newark New Jersey, Belleville New Jersey, Harrison New Jersey, Kearny New Jersey, Irvington New Jersey, Montclair New Jersey, North Arlington New Jersey, Nutley New Jersey, Maplewood New Jersey, Verona New Jersey, Lyndhurst New Jersey, Essex Fells New Jersey, Roseland New Jersey, Livingston New Jersey, Caldwell New Jersey, Cedar Grove New Jersey, Union New Jersey

How to Get a Passport in East Orange, New Jersey

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in East Orange

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 East Orange 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 East Orange 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 East Orange, New Jersey

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

What is the application process of getting a passport in East Orange?

The process of getting a passport is pretty much the same wherever you are, however because this is about getting a passport in East Orange, 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 are 2 passport offices in East Orange.

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 East Orange 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 East Orange?

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 East Orange, 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 East Orange residents, there is a regional passport facility only 9.5 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 East Orange as there are other options available.

How much does a passport cost in East Orange?

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 East Orange?

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 East Orange.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #19964 - Bloomfield - (1 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Bloomfield Avenue & Ampere Parkway
77-105 Bloomfield Ave
Bloomfield NJ 07003
(973) 259-9290
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #2795 - East Orange - (1.1 mi)
Photo Center
317 Central Avenue
East Orange NJ 07018
(973) 678-7021
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #1243 - Newark - (1.1 mi)
Photo Center
451 Bloomfield Avenue
Newark NJ 07107
(973) 482-1063
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #2051 - Bloomfield - (1.2 mi)
Photo Center
250 Glenwood Avenue
Bloomfield NJ 07003
(973) 429-0758
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #3292 - Orange - (1.2 mi)
Central Avenue & Center Street
240-250 Central Ave
Orange NJ 07050
(973) 674-0733
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #2813 - West Orange - (1.4 mi)
Photo Center
217 Main Street
West Orange NJ 07052
(973) 325-5691
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #19319 - West Orange - (1.4 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Main Street & Erwin Place
262 Main Street
West Orange NJ 07052
(973) 669-3357
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Bloomfield - (1.4 mi)
Bloomfield Ave Just W. Of Broad St & W. Of The Garden State Pkwy
590 Bloomfield Ave
Bloomfield NJ 07003
(973) 259-0646
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #687 - West Orange - (2 mi)
Photo Center
20 South Valley Street
West Orange NJ 07052
(973) 669-0115
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #1881 - Bloomfield - (2 mi)
Belleville Avenue & Mill Street
17 Belleville Ave
Bloomfield NJ 07003
(973) 429-7407
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99