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Garden Grove, California Passport Office Information

Residents of Garden Grove in Orange County, California have a choice of 2 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Garden Grove 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 Garden Grove, 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 Garden Grove, California and Expedited Passport service options for Garden Grove.

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 Garden Grove, CA

Garden Grove City Clerk's Office
11222 Acacia Pky
Garden Grove CA, 92840

Garden Grove Main Post Office
10441 Stanford Ave
Garden Grove CA, 92840

There are 2 passport offices in Garden Grove.

Garden Grove City Clerk's Office
11222 Acacia Pky
Garden Grove, CA 92840
Garden Grove Main Post Office
10441 Stanford Ave
Garden Grove, CA 92840

Regional Passport Offices Close to Garden Grove

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 - 30.4 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 74.3 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 323.7 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 368.9 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 589.6 Miles

Other passport offices near Garden Grove California:

Holiday Station - Anaheim - 1.9 Miles
Brookhurst Center Station Post Office - Anaheim - 2.4 Miles
Anaheim City Clerk's Office - Anaheim - 3 Miles
Anaheim Main Post Office - Anaheim - 3.3 Miles
Stanton Post Office - Stanton - 3.4 Miles
Santa Ana Public Library - Santa Ana - 3.6 Miles
Orange County Clerk's Office - Santa Ana - 3.8 Miles
Spurgeon Station Post Office - Santa Ana - 3.9 Miles
Orange City Clerk's Office - Orange - 4 Miles
Westminster-Center Station Post Office - Westminster - 4 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Garden Grove

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

Garden Grove California, Anaheim California, Stanton California, Orange California, Westminster California, Fountain Valley California, Fullerton California, Cypress California, Tustin California, Buena Park California, Placentia California, Villa Park California, La Palma California, Los Alamitos California, Hawaiian Gardens California, Cerritos California, Brea California, Huntington Beach California, Yorba Linda California, Costa Mesa California

How to Get a Passport in Garden Grove, California

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Garden Grove

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 Garden Grove 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 Garden Grove 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 Garden Grove, California

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

What is the application process of getting a passport in Garden Grove?

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 Garden Grove.

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 Garden Grove 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 Garden Grove?

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 Garden Grove, 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 Garden Grove 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 Garden Grove.

How much does a passport cost in Garden Grove?

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 Garden Grove?

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 Garden Grove.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #5972 - Garden Grove - (0.5 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Euclid & Chapman
12001 Euclid St
Garden Grove CA 92840
(714) 530-1071
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Costco Store #126 - Garden Grove - (0.9 mi)
Photo Center
11000 Garden Grove Blvd
Garden Grove CA 92843
(714) 638-6308
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
UPS Store - Lakeview Village - (0.9 mi)
Photo Center
12913 Harbor Blvd
Garden Grove CA 92840
(714) 643-7143
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #8874 - Anaheim - (1.1 mi)
Photo Center
1676 West Katella Avenue
Anaheim CA 92802
(714) 956-5920
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #10225 - Anaheim - (1.3 mi)
Photo Center
1803 South Harbor Blvd
Anaheim CA 92802
(714) 817-9116
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #9977 - Anaheim - (1.4 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Harbor & Katella
1802 S. Harbor
Anaheim CA 92802
(714) 808-0126
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #8862 - Garden Grove - (1.4 mi)
Photo Center
12031 Brookhurst Street
Garden Grove CA 92840
(714) 530-5280
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Garden Grove - (1.4 mi)
Brookhurst & Chapman In The Promenade
9877 Chapman Ave
Garden Grove CA 92841
(714) 590-2099
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Garden Grove Supercenter - (1.6 mi)
Photo Center
11822 Gilbert St
Garden Grove CA 92841
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #8855 - Santa Ana - (2.4 mi)
Photo Center
228 North Harbor Boulevard
Santa Ana CA 92703
(714) 554-7120
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99