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Passport Guide for Lancaster

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

How to Get a Passport in Lancaster, California

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Lancaster

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 Lancaster 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 Lancaster 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 Lancaster, CA

Antelope Station Post Office
43824 20th St W
Lancaster CA, 93534

Looking for a passport office in Lancaster? 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 Lancaster.

Antelope Station Post Office
43824 20th St W
Lancaster, CA 93534

Other passport offices near Lancaster California:

Rosamond Post Office - Rosamond - 7.8 Miles
Townsquare Station Post Office - Palmdale - 9.8 Miles
Edward Air Force Base Post Office - Edwards - 15.8 Miles
Mojave Post Office - Mojave - 19.3 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Lancaster

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

Lancaster California, Rosamond California, Palmdale California, Edwards Air Force Base California, Edwards California, Acton California, Mojave California, Castaic California, Tehachapi California, Santa Clarita California, Boron California, La Crescenta-Montrose California, San Fernando California, La Cañada Flintridge California, Altadena California, Wrightwood California, Burbank California, Sierra Madre California, Pasadena California, North Hollywood California

Regional Passport Offices Close to Lancaster

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.

Los Angeles Passport Agency - 43.3 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 130.1 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 275.1 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 395.5 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 611.3 Miles

Passport Expediting in Lancaster, California

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

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

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 Lancaster.

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 Lancaster 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 Lancaster?

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 Lancaster, 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 Los Angeles Passport Agency, it's not too far from Lancaster 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 Los Angeles Passport Agency, there are additional regional offices that are farther but may be options for you, see regional passport offices near Lancaster.

How much does a passport cost in Lancaster?

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 Lancaster?

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 Lancaster.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walmart Lancaster Supercenter - (2.7 mi)
Photo Center
44665 Valley Central Way
Lancaster CA 93536
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #9785 - Lancaster - (2.9 mi)
Photo Center
2006 West J Avenue, 20th And J Street West
Lancaster CA 93536
(661) 945-2729
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9657 - Lancaster - (3.3 mi)
Photo Center
44430 Challenger Way
Lancaster CA 93535
(661) 940-8311
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #1666 - Lancaster - (3.6 mi)
Photo Center
846 West Avenue K
Lancaster CA 93534
(661) 942-5652
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Lancaster Supercenter - (3.7 mi)
Photo Center
1731 E Avenue J
Lancaster CA 93535
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Lancaster - (3.7 mi)
We Are Located In Albertsons Shopping Mall
2010 West Avenue K
Lancaster CA 93536
(661) 726-9135
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #6018 - Lancaster - (4 mi)
Northwest Corner Of 10Th St East & Avenue K
831 E Avenue K
Lancaster CA 93535
(661) 942-1782
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Costco Store #762 - Lancaster Ca - (4.4 mi)
Photo Center
1141 W Avenue L
Lancaster CA 93534
(661) 802-4470
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
Walgreens #6017 - Lancaster - (4.8 mi)
Southeast Corner Of 30Th St West & Avenue L
2840 W Avenue L
Lancaster CA 93536
(661) 943-8683
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #9618 - Lancaster - (5.1 mi)
Photo Center
4105 West Avenue L
Lancaster CA 93536
(661) 722-5784
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99