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Newark, New Jersey Passport Office Information

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

Residents of Newark in Essex County, New Jersey have a choice of 3 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Newark 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 3 passport offices here in Newark, 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 Newark, New Jersey and Expedited Passport service options for Newark.

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 Offices in Newark, NJ

Newark-Ironbound Station Post Office
277 Ferry St
Newark NJ, 7105

Essex County Clerk's Office
465 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, #247
Newark NJ, 7102

Newark Main Post Office
2 Federal Sq
Newark NJ, 7102

There are 3 passport offices in Newark.

Newark-Ironbound Station Post Office
277 Ferry St
Newark, NJ 07105
Essex County Clerk's Office
465 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, #247
Newark, NJ 07102
Newark Main Post Office
2 Federal Sq
Newark, NJ 07102

Regional Passport Offices Close to Newark

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 - 7.6 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 34.5 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 64.7 Miles
Boston Passport Agency - 170.5 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 172.1 Miles

Other passport offices near Newark New Jersey:

Harrison Post Office - Harrison - 1.1 Miles
East Orange Main Post Office - East Orange - 2.3 Miles
Kearny Post Office - Kearny - 2.6 Miles
City Clerk's Office - East Orange - 2.9 Miles
Orange Post Office - Orange - 3.6 Miles
Bloomfield Post Office - Bloomfield - 3.7 Miles
South Orange Post Office - South Orange - 4 Miles
Elizabeth Main Post Office - Elizabeth - 4.3 Miles
Bergen South Post Office - Jersey City - 4.5 Miles
Maplewood Post Office - Maplewood - 4.7 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Newark

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

East Newark New Jersey, Harrison New Jersey, Kearny New Jersey, East Orange New Jersey, Irvington New Jersey, Belleville New Jersey, North Arlington New Jersey, Maplewood New Jersey, Glen Ridge New Jersey, Bloomfield New Jersey, Bayonne New Jersey, Lyndhurst New Jersey, Union New Jersey, Nutley New Jersey, Montclair New Jersey, Roselle Park New Jersey, Roselle New Jersey, Secaucus New Jersey, Kenilworth New Jersey, Rutherford New Jersey

How to Get a Passport in Newark, New Jersey

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Newark

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 Newark 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 Newark 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 Newark, New Jersey

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

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

The process of getting a passport is pretty much the same wherever you are, however because this is about getting a passport in Newark, 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 are 3 passport offices in Newark.

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 Newark 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 Newark?

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 Newark, 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 Newark residents, there is a regional passport facility only 7.6 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 Newark as there are other options available.

How much does a passport cost in Newark?

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 Newark?

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 Newark.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #6162 - East Orange - (0.3 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Lincoln & Martin Luther King
508 Martin Luther King
East Orange NJ 07018
(973) 672-6317
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #3379 - Newark - (0.5 mi)
Ferry Street & Union Street
61 Ferry St
Newark NJ 07105
(973) 465-0482
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #19866 - Newark - (0.6 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Broad St & South St
1084 Broad St
Newark NJ 07102
(973) 733-2866
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Newark - (0.6 mi)
On Lombardy St, between Broad St and Atlantic St. The Walker House
8 Lombardy St
Newark NJ 07102
(973) 649-3001
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #18252 - Newark - (0.7 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Monroe Street & Ferry Street
140 Ferry St
Newark NJ 07105
(973) 344-2982
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #2261 - Newark - (0.7 mi)
Photo Center
275 Chestnut Street
Newark NJ 07105
(973) 274-1901
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Newark - (1 mi)
Photo Center
386 South St
Newark NJ 07105
(862) 234-1130
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #12064 - Newark - (1 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Bergen & Springfield
361 Bergen St
Newark NJ 07103
(973) 622-3021
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Kearny Supercenter - (1.8 mi)
Photo Center
150 Harrison Ave
Kearny NJ 07032
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #385 - Kearny - (1.9 mi)
Photo Center
220 Schuyler Avenue, Schuyler And Passaic Avenue's
Kearny NJ 07032
(201) 997-4600
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99