Plainfield, New Jersey Passport Office Information

Last Reviewed on March 16th, 2022

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

Netherwood Station Post Office
1120 North Ave
Plainfield NJ, 7062

Plainfield Post Office
201 Watchung Ave
Plainfield NJ, 7060

Muhlenberg Station Post Office
1080 Arlington Ave
Plainfield NJ, 7060

In Plainfield, New Jersey there are (3) passport office locations (acceptance agents). These passport offices are part of the application process for a new adult or child passport application. The Plainfield 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 3 passport offices in Plainfield, there are (303) 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 any of the passport acceptance agents listed below the map on this web page. If you need it faster than that, please see: closest regional passport offices to Plainfield, New Jersey and Expedited Passport service options for Plainfield.

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 Plainfield New Jersey

Showing 3 passport offices in Plainfield:

Netherwood Station Post Office

1120 North Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07062

Plainfield Post Office

201 Watchung Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07060

Muhlenberg Station Post Office

1080 Arlington Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07060


Other passport offices near Plainfield New Jersey

Scotch Plains Post Office - Scotch Plains - 1.9 Miles
Scotch Plains Public Library - Scotch Plains - 2 Miles
Fanwood Post Office - Fanwood - 2.3 Miles
Dunellen Post Office - Dunellen - 2.8 Miles
Gillette Post Office - Gillette - 3 Miles
South Plainfield Post Office - South Plainfield - 3.3 Miles
Berkeley Heights Post Office - Berkeley Heights - 3.4 Miles
Warren Branch Post Office - Warren - 3.5 Miles
Westfield Post Office - Westfield - 4 Miles
Union County Clerk's Office/Westfield Branch - Westfield - 4.2 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Plainfield

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 - 20.2 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 47.7 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 52.4 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 159.1 Miles
Boston Passport Agency - 183.6 Miles

Plainfield, New Jersey Passport Forms & Application Guides

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Plainfield

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 Plainfield 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 Plainfield 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 Plainfield

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

North Plainfield New Jersey, Watchung New Jersey, Plainfield New Jersey, Fanwood New Jersey, Scotch Plains New Jersey, Berkeley Heights New Jersey, Dunellen New Jersey, South Plainfield New Jersey, Westfield New Jersey, Warren Township New Jersey, New Providence New Jersey, Middlesex New Jersey, Garwood New Jersey, Clark New Jersey, Summit New Jersey, Cranford New Jersey, Metuchen New Jersey, Bound Brook New Jersey, Cranford New Jersey, Springfield New Jersey

Passport Expediting in Plainfield, New Jersey

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

Need it Fast? Expedite Now or Read more about 3rd Party Passport Expediting

Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Plainfield, New Jersey

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

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 are 3 passport offices in Plainfield.
The basic process: fill out the DS-11 New Passport Application, take it with your proof of identity, passport photos, and passport fees to any of the passport offices in Plainfield 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 Plainfield?

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 Plainfield, 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 Plainfield 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 Plainfield.

How much does a passport cost in Plainfield?

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 Plainfield?

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 Plainfield.

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

Walmart Watchung Store - (0.5 mi)
Photo Center
1501 Us Highway 22
Watchung NJ 07069
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #464 - North Plainfield - (0.6 mi)
Photo Center
780 Route 22 East, Corner Of Grove Street
North Plainfield NJ 07060
(908) 757-1965
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #5248 - Plainfield - (1.4 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Leland & South
1147 South Ave
Plainfield NJ 07062
(908) 757-7703
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Costco Store #1166 - North Plainfield - (1.7 mi)
Photo Center
1290 Us Highway 22E
North Plainfield NJ 07060
(908) 546-5666
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
CVS #1956 - Scotch Plains - (1.9 mi)
Photo Center
514 Park Avenue, Scotch Plains Center
Scotch Plains NJ 07076
(908) 322-7499
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #1927 - Greenbrook - (2.6 mi)
Photo Center
137 Route 22 East
Greenbrook NJ 08812
(732) 424-9242
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Dunellen - (2.6 mi)
Photo Center
191 North Ave
Dunellen NJ 08812
(732) 968-4900
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #2001 - South Plainfield - (2.7 mi)
Photo Center
2328 Plainfield Avenue
South Plainfield NJ 07080
(908) 561-5848
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Scotch Plains - (2.9 mi)
Across From Bowcraft Amusement Park
2560 Rte 22 East
Scotch Plains NJ 07076
(908) 301-1900
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Warren - (3 mi)
King's Shopping Center Near Warrenville Road
16 Mt Bethel Rd
Warren NJ 07059
(908) 226-8760
Price: Cost varies by location

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