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Passport Guide for Newark

Residents of Newark in Alameda County, California have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent 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 1 passport office here in Newark, 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 Newark, California and Expedited Passport service options for Newark.

How to Get a Passport in Newark, California

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 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 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 Office in Newark, CA

Newark PO
6655 Clark Ave
Newark CA, 94560

Looking for a passport office in Newark? There are hundreds of such offices in California. These 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.

There is only a single passport office in Newark.

Newark PO
6655 Clark Ave
Newark, CA 94560

Other passport offices near Newark California:

Fremont Post Office - Fremont - 2.7 Miles
Union City Main Post Office - Union City - 4.5 Miles
Palo Alto Post Office - Palo Alto - 5.5 Miles
Alviso Post Office - Alviso - 6.5 Miles
Menlo Park Post Office - Menlo Park - 7 Miles
Mountain View Post Office - Mountain View - 7.7 Miles
Menlo Park-Oak Grove Post Office - Menlo Park - 7.7 Miles
Santa Clara Post Office Agnew Station - Santa Clara - 8.2 Miles
Stanford Branch Post Office - Stanford - 8.2 Miles
Redwood City Main Post Office - Redwood City - 8.2 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.

Newark California, Fremont California, Union City California, Union City California, East Palo Alto California, Palo Alto California, Menlo Park California, Atherton California, Stanford California, Mountain View California, Milpitas California, Los Altos California, Sunol California, Sunnyvale California, Hayward California, San Carlos California, Castro Valley California, Santa Clara California, Belmont California, Foster City California

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.

San Francisco Passport Agency - 23.2 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 271.6 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 374.1 Miles
Seattle Passport Agency - 605.1 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 635.7 Miles

Passport Expediting in Newark, California

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, California

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

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 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 the only passport office 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).

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 Newark 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 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. UPS Store - Newark - (1.9 mi)
Raley's Shopping Center Behind Burger King, Next To Subway
6167 Jarvis Ave
Newark CA 94560
(510) 793-9997
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9494 - Newark - (1.9 mi)
Photo Center
35080 Newark Boulevard
Newark CA 94560
(510) 796-4050
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Newark - (2.5 mi)
At Corner Of Cedar Blvd & Stevenson Blvd Right Next To Food Maxx
39962 Cedar Blvd
Newark CA 94560
(510) 687-1792
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Fremont Store - (2.9 mi)
Photo Center
40580 Albrae St
Fremont CA 94538
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Fremont Hub Shopping Center - (3.1 mi)
Fremont Hub Shopping Center Near Safeway.
39120 Argonaut Way
Fremont CA 94538
(510) 791-1122
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9600 - Fremont - (3.1 mi)
Photo Center
35720 Fremont Boulevard
Fremont CA 94536
(510) 792-4867
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Fremont Blvd - (3.1 mi)
Brookvale Shopping Center Next To Bally Total Fitness And Cvs Pharmacy
35640 Fremont Blvd
Fremont CA 94536
(510) 742-1400
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #2366 - Fremont - (3.2 mi)
Decoto Road & Fremont Boulevard
3860 Decoto Rd
Fremont CA 94555
(510) 793-9798
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #9099 - Fremont - (3.2 mi)
Photo Center
4020 Fremont Hub
Fremont CA 94538
(510) 791-9108
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #2660 - Fremont - (3.6 mi)
Blacow & Grimmer
41400 Blacow Rd
Fremont CA 94538
(510) 440-8195
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99