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Hollister, California Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Hollister

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

How to Get a Passport in Hollister, California

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Hollister

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 Hollister 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 Hollister 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 Office in Hollister, CA

Hollister Post Office
100 Maple St
Hollister CA, 95023

Looking for a passport office in Hollister? There are hundreds of such offices in California. These 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.

There is only a single passport office in Hollister.

Hollister Post Office
100 Maple St
Hollister, CA 95023

Other passport offices near Hollister California:

Gilroy Main Post Office - Gilroy - 20.7 Miles
Steinbeck Station Post Office - Salinas - 21.8 Miles
Los Banos Post Office - Los Banos - 24.1 Miles
Castroville Post Office - Castroville - 25.3 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Hollister

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

San Juan Bautista California, Gonzales California, Gilroy California, Soledad California, Los Banos California, San Martin California, Castroville California, Watsonville California, Marina California, Greenfield California, Gustine California, Dos Palos California, Del Rey Oaks California, Sand City California, Seaside California, Newman California, Rio Del Mar California, Aptos California, Monterey California, Pacific Grove California

Regional Passport Offices Close to Hollister

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 - 81.3 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 213.4 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 315.9 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 581.9 Miles
Seattle Passport Agency - 650.1 Miles

Passport Expediting in Hollister, California

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

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

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 Hollister.

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 Hollister 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 Hollister?

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 Hollister, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). You are going to have to do a little bit of a road-trip, the nearest passport issuing facility is The San Francisco Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 81.3 miles from Hollister, but that's where you need to make an appointment. Another option for you may be to use a passport expediting service to go to a regional facility for you.

How much does a passport cost in Hollister?

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 Hollister?

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 Hollister.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #15433 - Hollister - (8.1 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Hwy 25 & Tres Pinos/Sunnyside
600 Tres Pinos Rd
Hollister CA 95023
(831) 638-1024
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Hollister - (8.6 mi)
In The Save Mart Shopping Center
201-A McCray St
Hollister CA 95023
(831) 636-5201
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Salinas - (19.6 mi)
Next To Safeway
1522 Constitution Blvd
Salinas CA 93906
(831) 449-4999
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #1300 - Salinas - (19.6 mi)
Photo Center
662 East Boronda Road
Salinas CA 93906
(831) 443-0891
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Gilroy Supercenter - (19.9 mi)
Photo Center
7150 Camino Arroyo
Gilroy CA 95020
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Gilroy - (20 mi)
On 10th Street behind Wendys
353 E 10th St
Gilroy CA 95020
(408) 847-4587
Price: Cost varies by location
Costco Store #760 - Gilroy - (20 mi)
Photo Center
7251 Camino Arroyo
Gilroy CA 95020
(408) 848-0700
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
Walgreens #3446 - Salinas - (20.1 mi)
Sanborn & Madeira
575 N Sanborn Rd
Salinas CA 93905
(831) 751-9319
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Salinas Supercenter - (20.7 mi)
Photo Center
1800 N Main
Salinas CA 93906
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #3051 - Salinas - (20.8 mi)
Photo Center
17579 Vierra Canyon Road
Salinas CA 93907
(831) 663-3861
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99