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Lake Elsinore, California Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Lake Elsinore

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


How to Get a Passport in Lake Elsinore, California

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Lake Elsinore

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 Lake Elsinore 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 Lake Elsinore 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 Lake Elsinore, CA

Lake Elsinore Post Office
500 W Graham Ave
Lake Elsinore CA, 92530

Looking for a passport office in Lake Elsinore? 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 Lake Elsinore.

Lake Elsinore Post Office
500 W Graham Ave
Lake Elsinore, CA 92530
 

Other passport offices near Lake Elsinore California:

Wildomar Post Office - Wildomar - 5.7 Miles
City of Canyon Lake - Canyon Lake - 8.3 Miles
Murrieta Carrier Annex Post Office - Murrieta - 10.6 Miles
Santa Margarita Carrier Annex Post Office (Rancho) - Rancho Santa Margarita - 11.1 Miles
Sun City Main Post Office - Sun City - 11.9 Miles
Mission Viejo Library - Mission Viejo - 13.5 Miles
Perris Post Office - Perris - 13.7 Miles
City of Perris City Clerk's Office - Perris - 13.9 Miles
Rancho San Clemente Station - San Clemente - 14 Miles
San Juan Capistrano - Mission Viejo Branch - Mission Viejo - 14.2 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Lake Elsinore

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

Lake Elsinore California, Wildomar California, Canyon Lake California, Murrieta California, Coto De Caza California, Rancho Santa Margarita California, Temecula California, Perris California, Mission Viejo California, Menifee California, San Juan Capistrano California, Fallbrook California, San Clemente California, Lake Forest California, Laguna Niguel California, Laguna Woods California, Aliso Viejo California, Dana Point California, Corona California, Laguna Beach California

Regional Passport Offices Close to Lake Elsinore

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 Diego Passport Agency - 53.4 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 59.5 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 340 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 350.1 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 561.1 Miles


Passport Expediting in Lake Elsinore, California

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

What is the application process of getting a passport in Lake Elsinore?

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 Lake Elsinore.

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 Lake Elsinore 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 Lake Elsinore?

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 Lake Elsinore, 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 Diego Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 53.4 miles from Lake Elsinore, 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 Lake Elsinore?

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 Lake Elsinore?

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 Lake Elsinore.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #13813 - Lake Elsinore - (5.8 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Diamond Dr & Mission Trail
160 Diamond Dr
Lake Elsinore CA 92530
(951) 674-3562
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #9654 - Lake Elsinore - (5.8 mi)
Photo Center
2091 East Lakeshore Drive
Lake Elsinore CA 92530
(951) 245-5540
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #9486 - Lake Elsinore - (6.1 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Central & Collier
18296 Collier Ave
Lake Elsinore CA 92530
(951) 471-2132
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Lake Elsinore - (6.1 mi)
Wal-Mart/Vons Shopping Center (15 Freeway & Railroad Canyon)
31500 Grape St
Lake Elsinore CA 92532
(951) 471-0090
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Lake Elsinore Store - (6.1 mi)
Photo Center
31700 Grape St
Lake Elsinore CA 92532
951-245-1829
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Costco Store #746 - Lake Elsinore - (6.5 mi)
Photo Center
29315 Central Ave
Lake Elsinore CA 92532
(951) 253-6030
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
CVS #9847 - Lake Elsinore - (7.6 mi)
Photo Center
29985 Canyon Hills Road
Lake Elsinore CA 92532
(951) 244-6001
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9157 - Murrieta - (7.9 mi)
Photo Center
23791 Washington Avenue
Murrieta CA 92562
(951) 698-9616
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Washington Ave - (8 mi)
Washington Ave In The Ralph's Shopping Center
23811 Washington Ave
Murrieta CA 92562
(951) 600-8313
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #7554 - Murrieta - (8.6 mi)
Photo Center
23743 Jackson Avenue
Murrieta CA 92562
(951) 600-0692
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99