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Martinez, California Passport Office Information

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

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

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 Martinez, CA

Martinez Post Office
4100 Alhambra Ave
Martinez CA, 94553

There is only a single passport office in Martinez.

Martinez Post Office
4100 Alhambra Ave
Martinez, CA 94553

Regional Passport Offices Close to Martinez

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 Francisco Passport Agency - 16 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 296.4 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 398.8 Miles
Seattle Passport Agency - 577.4 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 653.5 Miles

Other passport offices near Martinez California:

Benicia Post Office - Benicia - 4.4 Miles
Concord Post Office - Concord - 5.1 Miles
Crockett Post Office - Crockett - 5.1 Miles
Lafayette Post Office - Lafayette - 5.6 Miles
Rodeo Post Office - Rodeo - 5.8 Miles
Orinda Post Office - Orinda - 5.8 Miles
Pinole Post Office - Pinole - 6.2 Miles
Walnut Creek Post Office - Walnut Creek - 6.5 Miles
Moraga Post Office - Moraga - 7.4 Miles
University of CA-Dept. of Recreational Sports - Berkeley - 8.1 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Martinez

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

Pacheco California, Benicia California, Crockett California, Rodeo California, Lafayette California, Orinda California, El Sobrante California, Hercules California, Concord California, Walnut Creek California, Pinole California, Kensington California, El Cerrito California, Berkeley California, Albany California, San Pablo California, Vallejo California, Moraga California, Richmond California, Piedmont California

How to Get a Passport in Martinez, California

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Martinez

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 Martinez 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 Martinez 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 Martinez, California

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

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

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 Martinez.

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 Martinez 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 Martinez?

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 Martinez, 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 San Francisco Passport Agency, it's not too far from Martinez and if you can provide proof of travel within the next seventy-two hours, you can make an appointment there and get a passport.

How much does a passport cost in Martinez?

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 Martinez?

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 Martinez.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #6101 - Martinez - (2 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Alhambra Ave & Alhambra Way
3655 Alhambra Ave
Martinez CA 94553
(925) 372-0337
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #9253 - Martinez - (2.3 mi)
Photo Center
560 Center Avenue
Martinez CA 94553
(925) 370-8077
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Martinez Store - (2.8 mi)
Photo Center
1021 Arnold Dr
Martinez CA 94553
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Village Oaks Shopping Center - (3.1 mi)
Between Lucky And Rite-Aid
1155-C Arnold Dr
Martinez CA 94553
(925) 372-7662
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Martinez - (3.6 mi)
Virginia Hills Shopping Center Between Safeway And B Of A
6680 Alhambra Ave
Martinez CA 94553
(925) 932-0503
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #5864 - Pleasant Hill - (4.4 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Pleasant Hill & Gregory
721 Gregory Ln
Pleasant Hill CA 94523
(925) 944-1592
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Benicia - (4.6 mi)
Solano Square Behind Bank Of America
77 Solano Square
Benicia CA 94510
(707) 747-1699
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Pleasant Hill - (4.7 mi)
Across From Diablo Valley College Near Sun Valley Mall
52 Golf Club Rd
Pleasant Hill CA 94523
(925) 349-6115
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Palos Verdes Mall - (4.9 mi)
Palos Verdes Mall At Geary And Pleasant Hill
1547 Palos Verdes Mall
Walnut Creek CA 94597
(925) 946-1016
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Pleasant Hill - (5.3 mi)
Pleasant Hill Center - Crescent Plaza Crescent Dr And Contra Cos
25A Crescent Drive
Pleasant Hill CA 94523
(925) 356-0405
Price: Cost varies by location