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Fountain Valley, California Passport Office Information

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

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 Fountain Valley, CA

Fountain Valley Post Office
17227 Newhope St
Fountain Valley CA, 92708

There is only a single passport office in Fountain Valley.

Fountain Valley Post Office
17227 Newhope St
Fountain Valley, CA 92708

Regional Passport Offices Close to Fountain Valley

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 - 32.3 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 71 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 326.5 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 368.9 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 589.9 Miles

Other passport offices near Fountain Valley California:

Santa Ana P&D Center Post Office - Santa Ana - 2.2 Miles
Costa Mesa Post Office - Costa Mesa - 2.6 Miles
Huntington Beach Main Post Office - Huntington Beach - 3 Miles
Huntington Beach City Clerk's Office - Huntington Beach - 3.2 Miles
Westminster Post Office - Westminster - 3.2 Miles
Beach Center Station Post Office - Huntington Beach - 3.9 Miles
Mesa Center Station Post Office - Costa Mesa - 4 Miles
Garden Grove Main Post Office - Garden Grove - 4 Miles
Garden Grove City Clerk's Office - Garden Grove - 4 Miles
Westminster-Center Station Post Office - Westminster - 4.2 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Fountain Valley

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

Fountain Valley California, Garden Grove California, Huntington Beach California, Westminster California, Costa Mesa California, Newport Beach California, Stanton California, Tustin California, Orange California, Irvine California, Cypress California, Anaheim California, Seal Beach California, Los Alamitos California, Villa Park California, La Palma California, Hawaiian Gardens California, Fullerton California, Buena Park California, Placentia California

How to Get a Passport in Fountain Valley, California

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Fountain Valley

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 Fountain Valley 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 Fountain Valley 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 Fountain Valley, California

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

What is the application process of getting a passport in Fountain Valley?

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 Fountain Valley.

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 Fountain Valley 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 Fountain Valley?

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 Fountain Valley, 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 Fountain Valley 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 Fountain Valley.

How much does a passport cost in Fountain Valley?

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 Fountain Valley?

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 Fountain Valley.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #9569 - Fountain Valley - (1 mi)
Photo Center
17136 Magnolia Avenue
Fountain Valley CA 92708
(714) 847-6054
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Fountain Valley - (1 mi)
Between Newhope Street & Talbert Street At Costco Plaza
17870 Newhope St
Fountain Valley CA 92708
(714) 429-0799
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Fountain Valley - (1.1 mi)
Albertson's Shopping Center At Corner Of Brookhurst And Ellis
18627 Brookhurst St
Fountain Valley CA 92708
(714) 968-4087
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #9534 - Fountain Valley - (1.2 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Brookhurst & Edinger
15990 Brookhurst St
Fountain Valley CA 92708
(714) 775-3974
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Costco Store #411 - Fountain Valley - (1.2 mi)
Photo Center
17900 Newhope St
Fountain Valley CA 92708
(714) 338-2183
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
Walgreens #9089 - Huntington Beach - (1.4 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Brookhurst & Garfield
19001 Brookhurst St
Huntington Beach CA 92646
(714) 593-1352
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #9510 - Westminster - (1.7 mi)
Photo Center
15421 Brookhurst Street
Westminster CA 92683
(714) 531-1551
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Huntington Beach Store - (1.8 mi)
Photo Center
8230 Talbert Ave
Huntington Beach CA 92646
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #12573 - Fountain Valley - (1.8 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Harbor & Edinger
16201 Harbor Blvd
Fountain Valley CA 92708
(714) 839-3496
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #5771 - Huntington Beach - (1.8 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Beach & Slater
17522 Beach Blvd
Huntington Beach CA 92647
(714) 596-5272
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99