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Passport Guide for Paramount

Residents of Paramount in Los Angeles County, California have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Paramount 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 Paramount, 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 Paramount, California and Expedited Passport service options for Paramount.


How to Get a Passport in Paramount, California

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Paramount

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 Paramount 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 Paramount 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 Paramount, CA

Paramount Main Post Office
7200 Somerset Blvd
Paramount CA, 90723

Looking for a passport office in Paramount? 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 Paramount.

Paramount Main Post Office
7200 Somerset Blvd
Paramount, CA 90723
 

Other passport offices near Paramount California:

Bellflower Main Post Office - Bellflower - 2.2 Miles
Compton Main Post Office - Compton - 2.6 Miles
South Gate Main Post Office - South Gate - 2.7 Miles
Downey Main Post Office - Downey - 3.1 Miles
Lakewood Main Post Office - Lakewood - 3.1 Miles
Norwalk Main Post Office - Norwalk - 4.3 Miles
Bell Gardens City Clerk's Office - Bell Gardens - 4.3 Miles
Bell Gardens Post Office - Bell Gardens - 4.4 Miles
Artesia Post Office - Artesia - 4.4 Miles
Artesia City Hall - Artesia - 4.7 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Paramount

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

Paramount California, East Rancho Dominguez California, Bellflower California, Compton California, Lakewood California, Downey California, Lynwood California, Cudahy California, Norwalk California, Bell Gardens California, South Gate California, Artesia California, Willowbrook California, Santa Fe Springs California, Bell California, Cerritos California, Maywood California, Huntington Park California, South Los Angeles California, Hawaiian Gardens California

Regional Passport Offices Close to Paramount

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.

Los Angeles Passport Agency - 17.1 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 86.2 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 311.1 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 381.7 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 602.1 Miles


Passport Expediting in Paramount, California

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

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

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 Paramount.

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 Paramount 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 Paramount?

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 Paramount, 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 Los Angeles Passport Agency, it's not too far from Paramount 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 Los Angeles Passport Agency, there are additional regional offices that are farther but may be options for you, see regional passport offices near Paramount.

How much does a passport cost in Paramount?

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 Paramount?

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 Paramount.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walmart Paramount Supercenter - (1 mi)
Photo Center
14501 Lakewood Blvd
Paramount CA 90723
562-531-6241
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #8870 - Paramount - (1.1 mi)
Photo Center
8859 Alondra Boulevard
Paramount CA 90723
(562) 630-2247
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Bellflower - (1.2 mi)
In The Walgreens Center On The Ne Corner Of Lakewood & Rosecrans
13536 Lakewood Blvd
Bellflower CA 90706
(562) 630-2652
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #6680 - Bellflower - (1.3 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Lakewood & Rosecrans
9031 Rosecrans Ave
Bellflower CA 90706
(562) 531-1557
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #9842 - Downey - (1.7 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Paramount & Imperial
8030 Imperial Hwy
Downey CA 90242
(562) 861-6186
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #9590 - Long Beach - (2.2 mi)
Photo Center
6000 Atlantic Avenue
Long Beach CA 90805
(562) 428-2821
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Long Beach Supercenter - (2.3 mi)
Photo Center
3705 E South St
Long Beach CA 90805
424-296-6531
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Compton Supercenter - (2.3 mi)
Photo Center
2100 N Long Beach Blvd
Compton CA 90221
562-295-3867
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #6249 - Lynwood - (2.3 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Atlantic & Imperial
4351 E Imperial Hwy
Lynwood CA 90262
(310) 609-2406
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #7403 - Bellflower - (2.4 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Woodruff & Alondra
15740 Woodruff Ave
Bellflower CA 90706
(562) 867-5441
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99