Perth Amboy, New Jersey Passport Office Information

Last Reviewed on March 16th, 2022

How to get a passport in Perth Amboy, NJ: Passport Offices & Application Process

Perth Amboy Post Office
205 Jefferson St
Perth Amboy NJ, 8861

In Perth Amboy, 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 Perth Amboy 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 Perth Amboy, 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 Perth Amboy, New Jersey and Expedited Passport service options for Perth Amboy.

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 Perth Amboy New Jersey

Showing the single passport office in Perth Amboy:

Perth Amboy Post Office

205 Jefferson St
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861


Other passport offices near Perth Amboy New Jersey

Tottenville Station - Staten Island - 1.5 Miles
Menlo Park Station Post Office - Edison - 3.1 Miles
Avenel Post Office - Avenel - 3.3 Miles
Iselin Main Post Office - Iselin - 4 Miles
Metuchen Post Office - Metuchen - 4.1 Miles
Carteret Post Office - Carteret - 4.1 Miles
Parlin Main Post Office - Parlin - 4.3 Miles
Rahway Post Office - Rahway - 5 Miles
Edison Post Office - Edison - 5.1 Miles
Keyport Post Office - Keyport - 6.1 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Perth Amboy

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 - 17.3 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 46 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 52.7 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 160.7 Miles
Boston Passport Agency - 181.8 Miles

Perth Amboy, New Jersey Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Perth Amboy

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 Perth Amboy 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 Perth Amboy 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 Perth Amboy

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

Perth Amboy New Jersey, South Amboy New Jersey, Carteret New Jersey, Metuchen New Jersey, Rahway New Jersey, Sayreville New Jersey, Clark New Jersey, Linden New Jersey, Edison New Jersey, Union Beach New Jersey, Keyport New Jersey, Matawan New Jersey, South River New Jersey, Highland Park New Jersey, South Plainfield New Jersey, Hazlet New Jersey, Roselle New Jersey, Scotch Plains New Jersey, Garwood New Jersey, Cranford New Jersey

Passport Expediting in Perth Amboy, New Jersey

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

We make the passport application process easier and make getting a passport in Perth Amboy simplier. Our guide to how and where to get a passport in Perth Amboy 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 Perth Amboy?

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 Perth Amboy.
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 Perth Amboy 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 Perth Amboy?

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 Perth Amboy, 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 Perth Amboy 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 Perth Amboy.

How much does a passport cost in Perth Amboy?

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 Perth Amboy?

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 Perth Amboy.

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

Walgreens #4544 - Perth Amboy - (0.3 mi)
Southeast Corner Convery (Rt 35) & Compton
520 Convery Blvd
Perth Amboy NJ 08861
(732) 826-9222
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Perth Amboy - (0.7 mi)
Photo Center
400 State St
Perth Amboy NJ 08861
(732) 324-1000
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Perth Amboy - (0.9 mi)
Photo Center
143A Smith Street
Perth Amboy NJ 08861
(732) 997-0083
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Woodbridge Store - (1.2 mi)
Photo Center
360 Us Highway 9 Route N
Woodbridge NJ 07095
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Fords - (1.5 mi)
Located Inside AR-EX Pharmacy
370 New Brunswick Ave
Fords NJ 08863
(732) 738-0101
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #6052 - Staten Island - (1.8 mi)
Photo Center
250 Page Avenue
Staten Island NY 10307
(718) 966-6606
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #1275 - Woodbridge - (1.9 mi)
Photo Center
The Ostrower Building, 107 Main Street
Woodbridge NJ 07095
(732) 634-6394
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #13750 - Staten Island - (1.9 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Page & Amboy
7001 Amboy Road
Staten Island NY 10307
(718) 569-5672
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #4545 - Woodbridge - (2.1 mi)
Southwest Corner Rahway & Green
17 Green St
Woodbridge NJ 07095
(732) 326-9782
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #13720 - Sayreville - (2.8 mi)
Of 521 Raritan St. &
521 Raritan St
Sayreville NJ 08872
(732) 838-0446
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99

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