Saipan, Northern Marianas Islands Passport Office Information

Last Reviewed on March 16th, 2022

How to get a passport in Saipan, MP: Passport Offices & Application Process

Saipan Passport Office
Division of Immigration 1321 Ascencion Drive Capitol Hill
Saipan MP, 96950

In Saipan, Northern Marianas Islands 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 Saipan 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 Saipan, there are (Zero) other passport offices in Northern Marianas Islands 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 Saipan, Northern Marianas Islands and Expedited Passport service options for Saipan.

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 Saipan Northern Marianas Islands

Showing the single passport office in Saipan:

Saipan Passport Office

Division of Immigration 1321 Ascencion Drive Capitol Hill
Saipan, MP 96950


Other passport offices near Saipan Northern Marianas Islands

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Regional Passport Offices Close to Saipan

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.

Honolulu Passport Agency - 3217.8 Miles
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Minneapolis Passport Agency - 5202 Miles

Saipan, Northern Marianas Islands Passport Forms & Application Guides

Getting a passport in Saipan 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 Saipan 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 Saipan will need to visit a passport office.
* Saipan isn't near a passport agency, you could try a passport service or arrange to travel to one of the regional offices.
* To renew your passport, you do NOT need to visit a passport office.

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Saipan

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 Saipan or any other city in Northern Marianas Islands 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 Saipan 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 Saipan

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

Capitol Hill Village Saipan, San Vicente Village Saipan, Dandan Village Saipan, San Roque Village Saipan, San Jose Village Tinian, Dugi Village Rota, Sinapalo Village Rota

Passport Expediting in Saipan, Northern Marianas Islands

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Saipan. 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 Saipan, Northern Marianas Islands

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

Getting a passport is pretty much the process same wherever you are, the downside to being in Saipan and needing a passport is that there is no regional passport office nearby. If you need a passport quickly, you will have limited options. With most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there is only one passport office in Saipan.
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 Saipan 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 Saipan?

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 Saipan, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). There are no regional passport issuing offices within 200 miles. You might want to consider using a private passport courier that can expedite your passport application.

How much does a passport cost in Saipan?

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 Saipan?

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 Saipan.

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

CVS #10474 - Koloa - (3126.5 mi)
Photo Center
2829 Ala Kalanikaumauka Street
Koloa HI 96756
(808) 742-0350
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Lihue - (3131.3 mi)
Kukui Grove Shopping Center
3-2600 Kaumualii Hwy
Lihue HI 96766
(808) 632-2347
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9189 - Lihue - (3131.3 mi)
Photo Center
3 2600 Kaumualii Highway Suite 2000
Lihue HI 96766
(808) 245-8871
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Costco Store #640 - Kauai - (3131.3 mi)
Photo Center
4300 Nuhou St.
Lihue (Kauai) HI 96766
(808) 241-4000
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
Walmart Lihue Store - (3132 mi)
Photo Center
3-3300 Kuhio Hwy
Lihue HI 96766
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #9952 - Kapaa - (3134.1 mi)
Photo Center
645 Aleka Loop
Kapaa HI 96746
(808) 822-4918
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Safeway Shopping Center - (3134.2 mi)
Kauai Village Shopping Center
4-831 Kuhio Hwy
Kapaa HI 96746
(808) 821-0735
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #10988 - Waianae - (3198.1 mi)
Photo Center
84-1160 Farrington Hwy.
Waianae HI 96792
(808) 696-4334
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9956 - Waianae - (3199.4 mi)
Photo Center
86 120 Farrington Highway
Waianae HI 96792
(808) 696-7059
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #7107 - Waianae - (3201.9 mi)
Photo Center
89-102 Farrington Highway
Waianae HI 96792
(808) 913-6145
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99

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