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El Granada, California Passport Office Information

Passport Guide: Get a Passport in El Granada / Applying for a passport from El Granada

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

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 El Granada, CA

El Granada Post Office
20 Avenue Portola
El Granada CA, 94018

There is only a single passport office in El Granada.

El Granada Post Office
20 Avenue Portola
El Granada, CA 94018

Regional Passport Offices Close to El Granada

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 Francisco Passport Agency - 17.3 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 284.5 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 386.9 Miles
Seattle Passport Agency - 606 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 653.4 Miles

Other passport offices near El Granada California:

Half Moon Bay Post Office - Half Moon Bay - 2.9 Miles
Linda Mar Station - Pacifica - 6 Miles
Millbrae Post Office - Millbrae - 7 Miles
Burlingame MPO - Burlingame - 7.3 Miles
San Mateo Public Library - San Mateo - 7.6 Miles
City of Pacifica - Pacifica - 8 Miles
San Francisco Airport Branch - San Francisco - 8 Miles
San Mateo Post Office - San Mateo - 8.2 Miles
San Bruno MPO - San Bruno - 8.6 Miles
Pacifica Post Office - Pacifica - 8.9 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near El Granada

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

Half Moon Bay California, Montara California, Pacifica California, Burlingame California, Millbrae California, San Mateo California, Belmont California, South San Francisco California, San Carlos California, Foster City California, Colma California, Woodside California, Brisbane California, Daly City California, Atherton California, Portola Valley California, Menlo Park California, Stanford California, East Palo Alto California, Palo Alto California

How to Get a Passport in El Granada, California

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in El Granada

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 El Granada 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 El Granada 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 El Granada, California

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

What is the application process of getting a passport in El Granada?

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 El Granada.

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 El Granada 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 El Granada?

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 El Granada, 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 San Francisco Passport Agency, it's not too far from El Granada and if you can provide proof of travel within the next seventy-two hours, you can make an appointment there and get a passport.

How much does a passport cost in El Granada?

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 El Granada?

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 El Granada.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. UPS Store - Half Moon Bay - (2.5 mi)
Safeway Shopping Center At Highway 1 And North Cabrillo Highway
80 N Cabrillo Hwy
Half Moon Bay CA 94019
(650) 726-3091
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9216 - Half Moon Bay - (2.6 mi)
Photo Center
60 Cabrillo Highway North
Half Moon Bay CA 94019
(650) 726-6684
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Rockaway Beach - (6.6 mi)
Rockaway Beach
446 Old County Rd
Pacifica CA 94044
(650) 738-0190
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9811 - Burlingame - (6.8 mi)
Photo Center
1871 El Camino Real
Burlingame CA 94010
(650) 692-5065
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Burlingame - (6.8 mi)
Burlingame Plaza Shopping Center At Trousdale And El Camino Real (Behind See's Candy)
1534 Plaza Ln
Burlingame CA 94010
(650) 692-0820
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #7970 - Millbrae - (6.9 mi)
45 South El Camino Real
45 S El Camino Real
Millbrae CA 94030
(650) 697-3970
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - San Mateo - (6.9 mi)
Laurelwood Shopping Center At Hillsdale And 92 Next To Celia's
3182 Campus Dr
San Mateo CA 94403
(650) 341-2012
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Millbrae - (6.9 mi)
Between Hillcrest And Taylor Blvd. One Block South Of Post Office
423 Broadway
Millbrae CA 94030
(650) 697-3246
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #625 - Millbrae - (7 mi)
Broadway & Taylor
615 Broadway
Millbrae CA 94030
(650) 697-0166
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #6655 - Burlingame - (7.1 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Chula Vista & Broadway
1160 Broadway
Burlingame CA 94010
(650) 347-3026
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99