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Lakewood, New Jersey Passport Office Information

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

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

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 Lakewood, NJ

Northern Ocean County Resource Center
225 2nd St
Lakewood NJ, 8701

There is only a single passport office in Lakewood.

Northern Ocean County Resource Center
225 2nd St
Lakewood, NJ 08701

Regional Passport Offices Close to Lakewood

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 - 40.1 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 44 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 65.6 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 149.4 Miles
Boston Passport Agency - 197.2 Miles

Other passport offices near Lakewood New Jersey:

Brick Post Office - Brick - 2.8 Miles
Jackson Post Office - Jackson - 4.6 Miles
Howell Post Office - Howell - 4.7 Miles
Ocean County Mall County Connection - Toms River - 4.9 Miles
Lakehurst Post Office - Lakehurst - 6.2 Miles
Manasquan Post Office - Manasquan - 7.4 Miles
Toms River Main Post Office - Toms River - 7.4 Miles
Ocean County Clerk's Office - Toms River - 7.4 Miles
Sea Girt Post Office - Sea Girt - 8 Miles
Beachwood Post Office - Beachwood - 8.2 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Lakewood

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

Lakewood New Jersey, Howell New Jersey, Point Pleasant New Jersey, Lakehurst New Jersey, Bay Head New Jersey, Brielle New Jersey, Point Pleasant Beach New Jersey, Mantoloking New Jersey, Farmingdale New Jersey, Manasquan New Jersey, South Toms River New Jersey, Beachwood New Jersey, Sea Girt New Jersey, Island Heights New Jersey, Pine Beach New Jersey, Lavallette New Jersey, Spring Lake Heights New Jersey, Spring Lake New Jersey, Lake Como New Jersey, Ocean Gate New Jersey

How to Get a Passport in Lakewood, New Jersey

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Lakewood

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 Lakewood 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 Lakewood 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 Lakewood, New Jersey

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

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

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 Lakewood.

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 Lakewood 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 Lakewood?

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 Lakewood, 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 Lakewood 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 Lakewood.

How much does a passport cost in Lakewood?

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 Lakewood?

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 Lakewood.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #8939 - Lakewood - (0.7 mi)
Photo Center
596 River Avenue
Lakewood NJ 08701
(732) 367-1834
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #2130 - Lakewood - (1.3 mi)
Photo Center
198 New Hampshire Avenue
Lakewood NJ 08701
(732) 901-5445
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #1315 - Toms River - (2.1 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Rte 9 & Clover
2353 Route 9
Toms River NJ 08755
(732) 370-1903
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Tri City Shopping Center - (2.1 mi)
Stop & Shop Plaza
2360 Lakewood Rd
Toms River NJ 08755
(732) 276-8572
Price: Cost varies by location
Costco Store #739 - Brick Township - (2.4 mi)
Photo Center
465 Route 70
Brick NJ 08723
(732) 262-6300
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
UPS Store - Brick - (3.3 mi)
Corner Of Cedarbridge Ave & Brick Blvd In The Towne Hall Shoppes by Carrabba's
990 Cedarbridge Ave
Brick NJ 08723
(732) 451-9500
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Howell Supercenter - (3.5 mi)
Photo Center
4900 U.s. Hwy #9
Howell NJ 07731
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #2464 - Brick - (3.6 mi)
Photo Center
989 Burnt Tavern Road Suite 2, Corner Of Van Zile Road
Brick NJ 08724
(732) 836-3049
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Brick Supercenter - (3.6 mi)
Photo Center
1872 Route 88
Brick NJ 08724
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #4885 - Brick - (3.7 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Jack Martin Road & Hig
1890 Route 88
Brick NJ 08724
(732) 836-3282
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99