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Petaluma, California Passport Office Information

Passport Guide: Get a Passport in Petaluma / Applying for a passport from Petaluma

Residents of Petaluma in Sonoma County, California have a choice of 2 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Petaluma 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 Petaluma, there are (798) 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 Petaluma, California and Expedited Passport service options for Petaluma.

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 Petaluma, CA

North Bay P&DC Finance Station
1150 N McDowell Blvd
Petaluma CA, 94954

City of Petaluma, City Clerk
11 English St
Petaluma CA, 94952

There are 2 passport offices in Petaluma.

North Bay P&DC Finance Station
1150 N McDowell Blvd
Petaluma, CA 94954
City of Petaluma, City Clerk
11 English St
Petaluma, CA 94952

Regional Passport Offices Close to Petaluma

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 - 31.5 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 325.9 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 428.3 Miles
Seattle Passport Agency - 563.4 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 685.6 Miles



Other passport offices near Petaluma California:

Penngrove MPO - Penngrove - 6.9 Miles
Rohnert Park Post Office - Rohnert Park - 8.3 Miles
Point Reyes Station MPO - Point Reyes Station - 9.1 Miles
Valley Ford Post Office - Valley Ford - 9.3 Miles
Sebastopol MPO - Sebastopol - 11.2 Miles
Novato Post Office - Novato - 12 Miles
Santa Rosa Post Office - Santa Rosa - 13.6 Miles
Graton Post Office - Graton - 13.9 Miles
El Verano Post Office - El Verano - 14.3 Miles
Eldridge Post Office - Eldridge - 14.4 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Petaluma

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

Tomales California, Petaluma California, Cotati California, Rohnert Park California, Inverness California, Point Reyes Station California, Sebastopol California, Novato California, Glen Ellen California, Bodega Bay California, Sonoma California, Forestville California, Fairfax California, San Anselmo California, Ross California, Kentfield California, Bolinas California, Windsor California, Guerneville California, Stinson Beach California


How to Get a Passport in Petaluma, California

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Petaluma

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 Petaluma 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 Petaluma 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 Petaluma, California

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

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

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 are 2 passport offices in Petaluma.

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 Petaluma 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 Petaluma?

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 Petaluma, 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 Petaluma 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 Petaluma?

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 Petaluma?

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 Petaluma.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. UPS Store - Petaluma - (6.1 mi)
Orchard Supply Hardware Shopping Center
1390 N McDowell Blvd
Petaluma CA 94954
(707) 795-1328
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9480 - Petaluma - (6.5 mi)
Photo Center
365 East Washington Street
Petaluma CA 94952
(707) 778-6722
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9163 - Petaluma - (7 mi)
Photo Center
291 North Mcdowell Boulevard
Petaluma CA 94954
(707) 778-8666
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Petaluma - (7.1 mi)
Petaluma Gateway Shopping Center
911 Lakeville St
Petaluma CA 94952
(707) 763-5005
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #3084 - Cotati - (7.4 mi)
Old Redwood Highway & Highway 116
7800 Old Redwood Hwy
Cotati CA 94931
(707) 795-6014
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #9928 - Rohnert Park - (8.3 mi)
Photo Center
6378 Commerce Boulevard
Rohnert Park CA 94928
(707) 586-3494
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Rohnert Park - (8.3 mi)
Park Plaza Shopping Center At Expressway And Commerce Boulevard
6366 Commerce Blvd
Rohnert Park CA 94928
(707) 586-1180
Price: Cost varies by location
Costco Store #659 - Rohnert Park - (8.5 mi)
Photo Center
5901 Redwood Dr
Rohnert Park CA 94928
(707) 540-9113
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
Walmart Rohnert Park Store - (9.4 mi)
Photo Center
4625 Redwood Dr
Rohnert Park CA 94928
707-586-3530
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Mnt. Shadows Shopping Center - (9.5 mi)
Corner Of Golf Coursr Dr. And Country Club Dr.
959 Golf Course Dr
Rohnert Park CA 94928
(707) 584-1515
Price: Cost varies by location