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El Monte, California Passport Office Information

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

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 Monte, CA

El Monte Main Post Office
11151 Valley Blvd
El Monte CA, 91731

There is only a single passport office in El Monte.

El Monte Main Post Office
11151 Valley Blvd
El Monte, CA 91731

Regional Passport Offices Close to El Monte

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 - 20.7 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 91.9 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 307.3 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 378 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 597.4 Miles

Other passport offices near El Monte California:

Rosemead Post Office - Rosemead - 2.2 Miles
Temple City Post Office - Temple City - 2.4 Miles
Baldwin Park City Hall - Baldwin Park - 3.6 Miles
San Gabriel Post Office - San Gabriel - 3.6 Miles
Baldwin Park Post Office - Baldwin Park - 3.7 Miles
Arcadia Post Office - Arcadia - 3.9 Miles
San Gabriel Parks & Recreation Dept. - San Gabriel - 4 Miles
Monrovia City Clerk's Office - Monrovia - 4.6 Miles
Monterey Park Post Office - Monterey Park - 4.7 Miles
Monrovia Post Office - Monrovia - 4.7 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near El Monte

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

El Monte California, South El Monte California, Rosemead California, Temple City California, Baldwin Park California, Arcadia California, San Gabriel California, San Marino California, Monterey Park California, Monrovia California, Duarte California, West Covina California, Alhambra California, Industry California, Irwindale California, Sierra Madre California, Bradbury California, La Puente California, Montebello California, Whittier California

How to Get a Passport in El Monte, California

Getting a passport in El Monte 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 Monte 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 Monte will need to visit a passport office.
* Please see regional passport offices close to El Monte, there is one less than 100 miles from El Monte.
* 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 Monte

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 Monte 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 Monte 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 Monte, California

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

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

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 Monte.

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 Monte 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 Monte?

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 Monte, 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 El Monte 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 El Monte.

How much does a passport cost in El Monte?

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 Monte?

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 Monte.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. UPS Store - Santa Fe Trails Shopping Center - (0.3 mi)
Suite C
10643 Valley Blvd
El Monte CA 91731
(626) 416-5544
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #7575 - El Monte - (0.5 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Peck & Ramona
3643 Peck Rd
El Monte CA 91731
(626) 442-7868
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #9639 - El Monte - (1.1 mi)
Photo Center
11940 Garvey Avenue
El Monte CA 91732
(626) 350-1052
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #5834 - El Monte - (1.2 mi)
Photo Center
11574 Lower Azusa Road
El Monte CA 91732
(626) 350-3550
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9609 - El Monte - (1.3 mi)
Photo Center
9920 East Garvey Avenue
El Monte CA 91733
(626) 443-3097
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9680 - Arcadia - (1.8 mi)
Photo Center
188 Las Tunas Drive
Arcadia CA 91007
(626) 446-8830
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Arcadia Market Place - (1.9 mi)
Arcadia Market Place - Live Oak Ave & 2nd St
288 E Live Oak Ave
Arcadia CA 91006
(626) 538-4920
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Rosemead - (1.9 mi)
Rosemead Place, Shopping Center North Of Fwy 10, Opp. Marshall St (Between Jamba Juice And Target)
3592 Rosemead Blvd
Rosemead CA 91770
(800) 657-5440
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #5499 - South El Monte - (1.9 mi)
Photo Center
1954 Durfee Avenue
South El Monte CA 91733
(626) 350-5705
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #5170 - Temple City - (2.1 mi)
Photo Center
9952 Las Tunas Boulevard, Corner Of Baldwin Avenue
Temple City CA 91780
(626) 614-1500
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99