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Oakland, California Passport Office Information


In Oakland, California there are (6) passport office locations (acceptance agents). These passport offices are part of the application process for a new adult or child passport application. The clerks at the local passport office(s) in Oakland are acceptance agents for the passport office 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 6 passport offices in Oakland, there are (790) 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 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 Oakland, California and Expedited Passport service options for Oakland.

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 Oakland, CA

Piedmont Post Office
195 41st St
Oakland CA, 94611

Oakland Main Post Office
1675 7th St
Oakland CA, 94615

Oakland Civic Center Post Office
201 13th St
Oakland CA, 94612

Oakland City Clerk
City of Oakland, 1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza
Oakland CA, 94612

North Oakland Post Office
4900 Shattuck Ave
Oakland CA, 94609

Airport Post Office
8495 Pardee Dr
Oakland CA, 94621

There are 6 passport offices in Oakland.

Piedmont Post Office
195 41st St
Oakland, CA 94611
Oakland Main Post Office
1675 7th St
Oakland, CA 94615
Oakland Civic Center Post Office
201 13th St
Oakland, CA 94612
Oakland City Clerk
City of Oakland, 1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza
Oakland, CA 94612
North Oakland Post Office
4900 Shattuck Ave
Oakland, CA 94609
Airport Post Office
8495 Pardee Dr
Oakland, CA 94621

Regional Passport Offices Close to Oakland

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 - 9.5 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 286.5 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 389 Miles
Seattle Passport Agency - 591.9 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 648.5 Miles



Other passport offices near Oakland California:

San Leandro Post Office - San Leandro - 2.3 Miles
Alameda Post Office - Alameda - 2.6 Miles
San Lorenzo Post Office - San Lorenzo - 5 Miles
Canyon Post Office - Canyon - 5.9 Miles
Hayward City Clerk - Hayward - 7 Miles
Hayward Post Office - Hayward - 7.1 Miles
University of CA-Dept. of Recreational Sports - Berkeley - 8.3 Miles
Moraga Post Office - Moraga - 8.3 Miles
San Francisco P&DC Finance - San Francisco - 8.4 Miles
Berkeley Post Office - Berkeley - 8.5 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Oakland

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

Alameda California, San Leandro California, Piedmont California, Castro Valley California, Emeryville California, Moraga California, Hayward California, Orinda California, Berkeley California, Brisbane California, Lafayette California, Albany California, Alamo California, South San Francisco California, Kensington California, Danville California, San Ramon California, Foster City California, El Cerrito California, San Mateo California


How to Get a Passport in Oakland, California

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Oakland

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 Oakland 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 Oakland 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 Oakland, California

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Oakland. 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 Oakland, California

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

The process of getting a passport is pretty much the same wherever you are, however because this is about getting a passport in Oakland, you get the extra advantage of being really close to the San Francisco 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 6 passport offices in Oakland.

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 Oakland 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 Oakland?

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 Oakland, 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 Oakland residents, there is a regional passport facility only 9.5 miles away. It's possible to make an appointment at the San Francisco Passport Agency and get a passport there if you have proof of travel within 72 hours.

How much does a passport cost in Oakland?

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 Oakland?

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 Oakland.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Costco Store #118 - San Leandro - (1.6 mi)
Photo Center
1900 Davis St
San Leandro CA 94577
(510) 562-6708
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
UPS Store - Alameda - (1.6 mi)
Harbor Bay Isle Shopping Center Behind Subway
875 Island Dr
Alameda CA 94502
(510) 522-1234
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9250 - Alameda - (1.6 mi)
Photo Center
885 Island Drive Suite A
Alameda CA 94502
(510) 865-2155
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #3295 - Oakland - (1.7 mi)
International Boulevard & 82Nd Avenue
8102 International Blvd
Oakland CA 94621
(510) 633-3044
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #15330 - Oakland - (2.2 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Foothill & Seminary
5809 Foothill Blvd
Oakland CA 94605
(510) 564-0404
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Alameda - (2.3 mi)
In The Bridgeside Shopping Center, Next To Nob Hill
2601 Blanding Ave
Alameda CA 94501
(510) 626-8398
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #8431 - Oakland - (2.3 mi)
Photo Center
7200 Bancroft Ave
Oakland CA 94605
(510) 569-2795
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #9248 - Alameda - (2.4 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Otis & Park
2300 Otis Dr
Alameda CA 94501
(510) 523-7043
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #9128 - Alameda - (2.4 mi)
Photo Center
2314 Santa Clara Avenue
Alameda CA 94501
(510) 523-4929
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - San Leandro - (2.5 mi)
San Leandro Plaza - Davis
1271 Washington Ave
San Leandro CA 94577
(510) 357-9302
Price: Cost varies by location