Paramus, New Jersey Passport Office Information
Residents of Paramus in Bergen County, New Jersey have a choice of 2 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Paramus 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 2 passport offices here in Paramus, there are (305) 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 Paramus, New Jersey and Expedited Passport service options for Paramus.
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 Paramus, NJ
There are 2 passport offices in Paramus.
33 E Midland Ave
Paramus, NJ 07652 Borough of Paramus
1 Jockish Sq
Paramus, NJ 07652
Other passport offices near Paramus New Jersey:River Edge Main Post Office - River Edge - 1.9 Miles
Oradell Post Office - Oradell - 1.9 Miles
Fair Lawn Post Office - Fair Lawn - 2.2 Miles
Township of Washington Post Office - Washington Twp - 2.4 Miles
New Milford Post Office - New Milford - 2.5 Miles
River Road Station Post Office - Fair Lawn - 2.9 Miles
Ridgewood Post Office - Ridgewood - 2.9 Miles
Saddle Brook Main Post Office - Saddle Brook - 3.1 Miles
Westwood Post Office - Westwood - 3.4 Miles
Dumont Post Office - Dumont - 3.4 Miles
Passport Service for Cities Near Paramus
Residents of the following close by cities looking to get a passport should consider using these passport office(s) located in Paramus for their passport application sealing needs.
Paramus New Jersey, River Edge New Jersey, Oradell New Jersey, Rochelle Park New Jersey, New Milford New Jersey, Maywood New Jersey, Washington Township New Jersey, Emerson New Jersey, Saddle Brook New Jersey, Fair Lawn New Jersey, Ridgewood New Jersey, Glen Rock New Jersey, Westwood New Jersey, Elmwood Park New Jersey, Ho-Ho-Kus New Jersey, Dumont New Jersey, Bergenfield New Jersey, Hawthorne New Jersey, Haworth New Jersey, Lodi New Jersey
How to Get a Passport in Paramus, New Jersey
Getting a passport in Paramus 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 Paramus 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 Paramus will need to visit a passport office.
* Please see regional passport offices close to Paramus, there is one less than 100 miles from Paramus.
* To renew your passport, you do NOT need to visit a passport office.
- How to get a New Passport Guide
- How to get a Child Passport guide
- How to Replace a Lost (or Damaged) Passport
- Passport Renewal Guide
- Passport Name Change Guide
- How to Get a Second Passport
Passport Renewal in Paramus
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 Paramus 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 Paramus are listed below. If this is not possible or you want to avoid going there yourself, please only then consider using a passport expediter.
Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Paramus, New Jersey
The process of getting a passport is pretty much the same wherever you are, however because this is about getting a passport in Paramus, 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 2 passport offices in Paramus.
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 Paramus to witness your signature and seal the documents. Wait 10-12 weeks.
For complete in-depth details see: New Passport Application Guide
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 Paramus, 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 Paramus residents, there is a regional passport facility only 13.3 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 Paramus as there are other options available.
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.
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 Paramus.
It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. UPS Store - Paramus - (0.8 mi)
556 Rte 17 N
Paramus NJ 07652
Price: Cost varies by locationUPS Store - Fair Lawn - (1.3 mi)
Across From Columbia Savings Bank
6-05 Saddle River Rd
Fair Lawn NJ 07410
Price: Cost varies by locationWalgreens #19723 - Oradell - (1.8 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Kinderkamack Rd & Center St
325 Kinderkamack Rd
Oradell NJ 07649
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99CVS #5300 - Paramus - (1.8 mi)
1000 Bergen Town Center
Paramus NJ 07652
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99UPS Store - Oradell - (1.8 mi)
Between Ridgewood And Oradell Avenue. Across the street from Cool Beans Cafe.
297 Kinderkamack Rd
Oradell NJ 07649
Price: Cost varies by locationCVS #5427 - Fairlawn - (2.1 mi)
29-00 Broadway Route 4
Fairlawn NJ 07410
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99CVS #2265 - Saddlebrook - (2.2 mi)
475 Fairlawn Parkway
Saddlebrook NJ 07663
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99CVS #251 - Fairlawn - (2.2 mi)
2400 Fairlawn Avenue
Fairlawn NJ 07410
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99CVS #2950 - New Milford - (2.3 mi)
880 River Road
New Milford NJ 07646
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99CVS #596 - New Milford - (2.3 mi)
364 River Road
New Milford NJ 07646
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99