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Linden, New Jersey Passport Office Information

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

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

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 Linden, NJ

Linden Post Office
400 N Wood Ave
Linden NJ, 7036

There is only a single passport office in Linden.

Linden Post Office
400 N Wood Ave
Linden, NJ 07036

Regional Passport Offices Close to Linden

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 - 12.2 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 40.7 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 58 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 165.7 Miles
Boston Passport Agency - 176.8 Miles

Other passport offices near Linden New Jersey:

Rahway Post Office - Rahway - 2 Miles
Roselle Public Library - Roselle - 2.1 Miles
Union County Clerk's Office - Elizabeth - 2.4 Miles
Elizabeth Main Post Office - Elizabeth - 2.9 Miles
Carteret Post Office - Carteret - 3 Miles
Avenel Post Office - Avenel - 3.2 Miles
Cranford Post Office - Cranford - 3.5 Miles
Mariners Harbor Station - Staten Island - 3.7 Miles
Garwood Post Office - Garwood - 4.2 Miles
Union Post Office - Union - 4.5 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Linden

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

Linden New Jersey, Roselle New Jersey, Rahway New Jersey, Roselle Park New Jersey, Carteret New Jersey, Cranford New Jersey, Clark New Jersey, Cranford New Jersey, Kenilworth New Jersey, Garwood New Jersey, Union New Jersey, Westfield New Jersey, Springfield New Jersey, Irvington New Jersey, Springfield New Jersey, Scotch Plains New Jersey, Bayonne New Jersey, Maplewood New Jersey, Fanwood New Jersey, Perth Amboy New Jersey

How to Get a Passport in Linden, New Jersey

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Linden

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 Linden 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 Linden 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 Linden, New Jersey

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

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

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

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 Linden 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 Linden?

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 Linden, 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 Linden residents, there is a regional passport facility only 12.2 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 Linden as there are other options available.

How much does a passport cost in Linden?

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 Linden?

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 Linden.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walmart Linden Supercenter - (0.7 mi)
Photo Center
1050 W Edgar Rd
Linden NJ 07036
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #648 - Linden - (0.8 mi)
Photo Center
300 North Wood Avenue
Linden NJ 07036
(908) 925-2353
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Linden - (1.3 mi)
Photo Center
651 North Stiles Street
Linden NJ 07036
(908) 275-3241
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #4109 - Linden - (1.3 mi)
Saint Georges Avenue & Wood Avenue
22 E Saint Georges Ave
Linden NJ 07036
(908) 925-0704
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #10611 - Linden - (1.5 mi)
Photo Center
1000 W St Georges Ave
Linden NJ 07036
(908) 925-0130
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #867 - Elizabeth - (1.7 mi)
Photo Center
1000 South Elmora Avenue, Color Plaza
Elizabeth NJ 07202
(908) 629-1265
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Roselle - (1.9 mi)
In The Roselle Shopping Center
579 Raritan Rd
Roselle NJ 07203
(908) 298-1122
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #6748 - Elizabeth - (2 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Rahway & Grove
401 Rahway Ave
Elizabeth NJ 07202
(908) 527-9203
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #6061 - Carteret - (2.1 mi)
Photo Center
837 Roosevelt Avenue
Carteret NJ 07008
(732) 541-9525
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Elizabeth - (2.2 mi)
Corner Of Elmora And Pennington St. - Inside The Pharmacy
162 Elmora Ave
Elizabeth NJ 07202
(908) 469-2868
Price: Cost varies by location