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Cliffside Park, New Jersey Passport Office Information

Last Reviewed on March 16th, 2022

How to get a passport in Cliffside Park, NJ: Passport Offices & Application Process

Cliffside Park Post Office
289 Gorge Rd
Cliffside Park NJ, 7010

In Cliffside Park, New Jersey there is only a single passport office location (e.g. acceptance agent). These passport offices are part of the application process for a new adult or child passport application. The Cliffside Park passport office clerks are official "acceptance agents" for the Passport Agency and can witness your signature and seal your passport documents (if you do not need your passport application sealed then you do not need to visit an acceptance agent).

In addition to the 1 passport office in Cliffside Park, 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 Cliffside Park, New Jersey and Expedited Passport service options for Cliffside Park.

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 local passport offices don't issue passports; the clerks (acceptance agents) at a local office can 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 Offices in Cliffside Park New Jersey

Showing the single passport office in Cliffside Park:

Cliffside Park Post Office

289 Gorge Rd
Cliffside Park, NJ 07010


Other passport offices near Cliffside Park New Jersey

Edgewater Post Office - Edgewater - 0.5 Miles
Fairview Post Office - Fairview - 0.9 Miles
Ridgefield Post Office - Ridgefield - 1.3 Miles
Cathedral Station - New York - 1.6 Miles
Manhattanville Station - New York - 1.7 Miles
Fort Lee Post Office - Fort Lee - 1.9 Miles
Planetarium Station - New York - 2.3 Miles
Lincolnton Station - New York - 2.4 Miles
Audubon Station - New York - 2.4 Miles
Borough of Leonia Clerk's Office - Leonia - 2.4 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Cliffside Park

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 - 5.7 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 24.6 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 74.4 Miles
Boston Passport Agency - 160.6 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 182 Miles

Cliffside Park, New Jersey Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Cliffside Park

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 Cliffside Park 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 Cliffside Park are listed below. If this is not possible or you want to avoid going there yourself, please only then consider using a passport expeditor.

Passport Service for Cities Near Cliffside Park

Residents of the following cities that are close to Cliffside Park can consider using the passport office services in Cliffside Park for their passport application sealing needs.

Cliffside Park New Jersey, Edgewater New Jersey, Fairview New Jersey, Ridgefield New Jersey, North Bergen New Jersey, Palisades Park New Jersey, Fort Lee New Jersey, Guttenberg New Jersey, Harlem New York, Leonia New Jersey, West New York New Jersey, Ridgefield Park New Jersey, East Harlem New York, Moonachie New Jersey, Washington Heights New York, Union City New Jersey, Little Ferry New Jersey, Weehawken New Jersey, South Hackensack New Jersey, Secaucus New Jersey

Passport Expediting in Cliffside Park, New Jersey

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Cliffside Park. 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).

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Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Cliffside Park, New Jersey

We make the passport application process easier and make getting a passport in Cliffside Park simplier. Our guide to how and where to get a passport in Cliffside Park contains all the passport office information you will need but often times there are still questions:

What is the application process of getting a passport in Cliffside Park?

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

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 Cliffside Park, 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 Cliffside Park residents, there is a regional passport facility only 5.7 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 Cliffside Park as there are other options available.

How much does a passport cost in Cliffside Park?

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, $130 ($165 with acceptance agent fee) for adult passports and $100 ($135 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 Cliffside Park?

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 Cliffside Park.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite.

UPS Store - Edgewater - (0.5 mi)
Adjacent To Trader Joe's In-Between Wholefoods And Mitsuwa
725 River Rd
Edgewater NJ 07020
(201) 941-2165
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #10289 - Fairview - (0.7 mi)
Photo Center
215 Bergen Blvd
Fairview NJ 07022
(201) 941-2180
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #12406 - North Bergen - (1 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Bergenline Ave. & Kennedy
9255 Kennedy Blvd
North Bergen NJ 07047
(201) 854-6092
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #478 - North Bergen - (1 mi)
Photo Center
9015 Bergenline Avenue, 90th Street
North Bergen NJ 07047
(201) 869-3930
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #8924 - Edgewater - (1.1 mi)
Photo Center
65 River Road
Edgewater NJ 07020
(201) 313-2254
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart North Bergen Supercenter - (1.3 mi)
Photo Center
2100 88th St
North Bergen NJ 07047
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Duane Reade #14225 - New York - (1.4 mi)
North East Corner Of Broadway And 111Th Street
2864 Broadway
New York NY 10025
(212) 316-5113
UPS Store - W 115th St - (1.4 mi)
Between Broadway And Riverside
603 W 115th St
New York NY 10025
(212) 865-9601
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Tiemann Place - (1.4 mi)
Between Broadway And Claremont Ave
42 Tiemann Place
New York NY 10027
(212) 510-8989
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #11075 - New York - (1.4 mi)
Photo Center
2833 Broadway
New York NY 10025
(917) 421-8287
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99

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