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Passport Guide for Kearny

Residents of Kearny in Hudson County, New Jersey have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Kearny 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 Kearny, 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 Kearny, New Jersey and Expedited Passport service options for Kearny.

How to Get a Passport in Kearny, New Jersey

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Kearny

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 Kearny 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 Kearny 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 Kearny, NJ

Kearny Post Office
64 Midland Ave
Kearny NJ, 7032

Looking for a passport office in Kearny? 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 is only a single passport office in Kearny.

Kearny Post Office
64 Midland Ave
Kearny, NJ 07032

Regional Passport Offices Close to Kearny

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 - 5.5 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 31.8 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 67.3 Miles
Boston Passport Agency - 167.8 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 174.8 Miles

Other passport offices near Kearny New Jersey:

Harrison Post Office - Harrison - 1.6 Miles
Newark-Ironbound Station Post Office - Newark - 2.2 Miles
Newark Main Post Office - Newark - 2.8 Miles
Secaucus Main Post Office - Secaucus - 2.9 Miles
Essex County Clerk's Office - Newark - 2.9 Miles
Journal Square Station Post Office - Jersey City - 3 Miles
Bergen South Post Office - Jersey City - 3.3 Miles
Hudson County Plaza Hudson County Clerk's Office - Jersey City - 3.4 Miles
Hudson City Station - Jersey City - 3.4 Miles
Bloomfield Post Office - Bloomfield - 4 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Kearny

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

Kearny New Jersey, Harrison New Jersey, East Newark New Jersey, North Arlington New Jersey, Lyndhurst New Jersey, Belleville New Jersey, Secaucus New Jersey, East Orange New Jersey, Nutley New Jersey, Hoboken New Jersey, Rutherford New Jersey, Bloomfield New Jersey, Union City New Jersey, Weehawken New Jersey, Glen Ridge New Jersey, East Rutherford New Jersey, West New York New Jersey, Carlstadt New Jersey, Bayonne New Jersey, Irvington New Jersey

Passport Expediting in Kearny, New Jersey

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

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

The process of getting a passport is pretty much the same wherever you are, however because this is about getting a passport in Kearny, 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 is only one passport office in Kearny.

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 Kearny 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 Kearny?

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 Kearny, 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 Kearny residents, there is a regional passport facility only 5.5 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 Kearny as there are other options available.

How much does a passport cost in Kearny?

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 Kearny?

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 Kearny.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walmart Kearny Supercenter - (0.9 mi)
Photo Center
150 Harrison Ave
Kearny NJ 07032
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #385 - Kearny - (1 mi)
Photo Center
220 Schuyler Avenue, Schuyler And Passaic Avenue's
Kearny NJ 07032
(201) 997-4600
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Kearny - (1.3 mi)
Arlington Pharmacy
434 Kearny Ave
Kearny NJ 07032
(201) 997-6938
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #15594 - Kearny - (1.3 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Kearny & Quincy
465 Kearny Ave
Kearny NJ 07032
(201) 428-2376
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #3136 - North Arlington - (1.3 mi)
Photo Center
440 Bellville Turnpike, Corner Of Schuyler Avenue
North Arlington NJ 07031
(201) 246-7231
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #16402 - Belleville - (2.3 mi)
Southwest Corner
175 Washington Ave
Belleville NJ 07109
(973) 759-4877
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #18252 - Newark - (2.3 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Monroe Street & Ferry Street
140 Ferry St
Newark NJ 07105
(973) 344-2982
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Newark - (2.3 mi)
On Lombardy St, between Broad St and Atlantic St. The Walker House
8 Lombardy St
Newark NJ 07102
(973) 649-3001
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Belleville - (2.3 mi)
Corner Of Washington Ave & Belleville Ave
137 1/2 Washington Ave
Belleville NJ 07109
(973) 751-4044
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #3379 - Newark - (2.4 mi)
Ferry Street & Union Street
61 Ferry St
Newark NJ 07105
(973) 465-0482
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99