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Passport Guide for Jersey City

Residents of Jersey City in Hudson County, New Jersey have a choice of 5 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Jersey City 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 5 passport offices here in Jersey City, there are (299) 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 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 Jersey City, New Jersey and Expedited Passport service options for Jersey City.


How to Get a Passport in Jersey City, New Jersey

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Jersey City

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 Jersey City 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 Jersey City 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 Offices in Jersey City, NJ

Journal Square Station Post Office
899 Bergen Ave
Jersey City NJ, 7306

Hudson City Station
392 Central Ave
Jersey City NJ, 7307

Jersey City Main Post Office
69 Montgomery St
Jersey City NJ, 7302

Hudson County Plaza Hudson County Clerk's Office
257 Cornelison Ave
Jersey City NJ, 7302

Bergen South Post Office
369 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
Jersey City NJ, 7305

Looking for a passport office in Jersey City? There are hundreds of such offices in New Jersey. 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 are 5 passport offices in Jersey City.

Journal Square Station Post Office
899 Bergen Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Hudson City Station
392 Central Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07307
Jersey City Main Post Office
69 Montgomery St
Jersey City, NJ 07302
Hudson County Plaza Hudson County Clerk's Office
257 Cornelison Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07302
Bergen South Post Office
369 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
Jersey City, NJ 07305
 

Regional Passport Offices Close to Jersey City

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 - 4.1 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 32.6 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 66 Miles
Boston Passport Agency - 168.6 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 173.9 Miles



Other passport offices near Jersey City New Jersey:

Bayonne Post Office - Bayonne - 2.3 Miles
Roosevelt Island Station - New York - 3.1 Miles
Richmond County Clerk - Staten Island - 3.2 Miles
St. George Station - Staten Island - 3.3 Miles
Hoboken Post Office - Hoboken - 3.5 Miles
Newark-Ironbound Station Post Office - Newark - 3.6 Miles
Church Street Station - New York - 3.6 Miles
New York County Clerk - New York - 3.9 Miles
West New Brighton Station - Staten Island - 3.9 Miles
Red Hook Station Post Office - Brooklyn - 4 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Jersey City

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

Bayonne New Jersey, Hoboken New Jersey, New York City New York, Greenwich Village New York, Downtown Manhattan New York, Little Italy New York, Harrison New Jersey, East Newark New Jersey, Bay Ridge New York, Kearny New Jersey, Weehawken New Jersey, Borough Park New York, Union City New Jersey, Secaucus New Jersey, North Arlington New Jersey, Lyndhurst New Jersey, Flatbush New York, West New York New Jersey, Guttenberg New Jersey, Irvington New Jersey


Passport Expediting in Jersey City, New Jersey

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

What is the application process of getting a passport in Jersey City?

The process of getting a passport is pretty much the same wherever you are, however because this is about getting a passport in Jersey City, you get the extra advantage of being really close to the New York Passport Agency, this is great if you need a passport fast. However, with most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there are 5 passport offices in Jersey City.

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 Jersey City 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 Jersey City?

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 Jersey City, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). If you need it faster, luckily for Jersey City residents, there is a regional passport facility only 4.1 miles away. It's possible to make an appointment at the New York Passport Agency and get a passport there if you have proof of travel within 72 hours.

Please also check the nearby regional passport office list for other regional, passport-issuing facilities near Jersey City as there are other options available.

How much does a passport cost in Jersey City?

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 Jersey City?

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 Jersey City.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #6253 - Jersey City - (0.7 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Kennedy & Seaview
1561 John F Kennedy Blvd
Jersey City NJ 07305
(201) 332-4668
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #15368 - Bayonne - (0.9 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Broadway & 53Rd
1080 Broadway
Bayonne NJ 07002
(201) 620-9175
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Jersey City - (1 mi)
Stadium Plaza Shopping Center
321 Rte 440
Jersey City NJ 07305
(551) 225-3393
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #3197 - Jersey City - (1.5 mi)
Kennedy Boulevard & Communipaw Avenue
2395 John F Kennedy Blvd
Jersey City NJ 07304
(201) 333-4092
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Jersey City - (1.5 mi)
Photo Center
597 West Side Ave
Jersey City NJ 07304
(201) 309-1803
Price: Cost varies by location
Costco Store #1334 - Bayonne - (1.6 mi)
Photo Center
21 Goldsborough Dr
Bayonne NJ 07002
(201) 354-2335
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
Walgreens #5463 - Bayonne - (1.9 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Broadway & 32Nd
699 Broadway
Bayonne NJ 07002
(201) 243-1804
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #2753 - Bayonne - (2.3 mi)
Photo Center
560 Avenue C
Bayonne NJ 07002
(201) 823-5601
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Jersey City - (2.3 mi)
Next To Journal Square Path Train Station Btwn Sip Ave & Newkirk
924 Bergen Ave
Jersey City NJ 07306
(201) 963-6060
Price: Cost varies by location
Duane Reade #14303 - Jersey City - (2.4 mi)
1 Path Plaza In Journal Square Station
1 Path Plz
Jersey City NJ 07306
(201) 459-0614
Price: