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Garwood, New Jersey Passport Office Information

Passport Guide: Get a Passport in Garwood / Applying for a passport from Garwood

Residents of Garwood in Union County, New Jersey have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Garwood 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 Garwood, there are (307) 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 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 Garwood, New Jersey and Expedited Passport service options for Garwood.

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 Garwood, NJ

Garwood Post Office
202 Center St
Garwood NJ, 7027

There is only a single passport office in Garwood.

Garwood Post Office
202 Center St
Garwood, NJ 07027

Regional Passport Offices Close to Garwood

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 - 15.1 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 42.9 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 56.5 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 163.7 Miles
Boston Passport Agency - 178.9 Miles

Other passport offices near Garwood New Jersey:

Cranford Post Office - Cranford - 0.8 Miles
Union County Clerk's Office/Westfield Branch - Westfield - 0.9 Miles
Westfield Post Office - Westfield - 1.1 Miles
Fanwood Post Office - Fanwood - 2.8 Miles
Roselle Public Library - Roselle - 2.8 Miles
Union Post Office - Union - 3.1 Miles
Springfield Post Office - Springfield - 3.2 Miles
Linden Post Office - Linden - 3.3 Miles
Scotch Plains Post Office - Scotch Plains - 3.3 Miles
Scotch Plains Public Library - Scotch Plains - 3.4 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Garwood

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

Garwood New Jersey, Cranford New Jersey, Cranford New Jersey, Westfield New Jersey, Clark New Jersey, Kenilworth New Jersey, Scotch Plains New Jersey, Fanwood New Jersey, Roselle Park New Jersey, Springfield New Jersey, Roselle New Jersey, Springfield New Jersey, Rahway New Jersey, Union New Jersey, Plainfield New Jersey, Linden New Jersey, Summit New Jersey, New Providence New Jersey, Berkeley Heights New Jersey, North Plainfield New Jersey

How to Get a Passport in Garwood, New Jersey

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Garwood

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 Garwood 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 Garwood 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 Garwood, New Jersey

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

What is the application process of getting a passport in Garwood?

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 Garwood.

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 Garwood 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 Garwood?

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 Garwood, 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 New York Passport Agency, it's not too far from Garwood 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 New York Passport Agency, there are additional regional offices that are farther but may be options for you, see regional passport offices near Garwood.

How much does a passport cost in Garwood?

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 Garwood?

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 Garwood.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #4131 - Garwood - (0.1 mi)
Photo Center
301-307 North Avenue
Garwood NJ 07027
(908) 301-2871
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #9332 - Cranford - (0.6 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Lincoln & South
50 South Ave W
Cranford NJ 07016
(908) 789-1991
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Cranford - (0.7 mi)
Drugfair Center
16 South Avenue West
Cranford NJ 07016
(908) 931-0400
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #13700 - Westfield - (0.9 mi)
Of 260 North Ave &
260 North Ave E
Westfield NJ 07090
(908) 379-2496
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Westfield - (1 mi)
Photo Center
208 Lenox Ave
Westfield NJ 07090
(908) 654-8200
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #18312 - Clark - (1.3 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Raritan Road & Central Avenue
142 Central Avenue
Clark NJ 07066
(732) 815-9320
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #6074 - Westfield - (1.9 mi)
Photo Center
1144 South Avenue West
Westfield NJ 07090
(908) 654-8333
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Union Store - (2.4 mi)
Photo Center
900 Springfield Rd
Union NJ 07083
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Roselle - (2.4 mi)
In The Roselle Shopping Center
579 Raritan Rd
Roselle NJ 07203
(908) 298-1122
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Kenilworth - (2.5 mi)
Photo Center
803 Kenilworth Blvd
Kenilworth NJ 07033
(908) 998-9911
Price: Cost varies by location