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Passport Guide for Porterville

Residents of Porterville in Tulare County, California have a choice of 2 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Porterville 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 Porterville, 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 Porterville, California and Expedited Passport service options for Porterville.


How to Get a Passport in Porterville, California

Getting a passport in Porterville 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 Porterville 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 Porterville will need to visit a passport office.
* Porterville 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 Porterville

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 Porterville 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 Porterville 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 Offices in Porterville, CA

Porterville Post Office
65 W Mill Ave
Porterville CA, 93257

Porterville City Clerk's Office
291 N Main St
Porterville CA, 93257

Looking for a passport office in Porterville? 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 are 2 passport offices in Porterville.

Porterville Post Office
65 W Mill Ave
Porterville, CA 93257
Porterville City Clerk's Office
291 N Main St
Porterville, CA 93257

Other passport offices near Porterville California:

Springville Post Office - Springville - 9.4 Miles
Lindsay Post Office - Lindsay - 11.9 Miles
Exeter Post Office - Exeter - 18 Miles
Farmersville Post Office - Farmersville - 19.9 Miles
Delano Post Office - Delano - 20.8 Miles
City of Tulare Clerk's Office - Tulare - 21.1 Miles
Visalia Post Office - Visalia - 23.7 Miles
Woodlake Post Office - Woodlake - 24 Miles
Visalia City Office---Human Resources Dept. - Visalia - 24.1 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Porterville

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

Porterville California, Lindsay California, Exeter California, Farmersville California, Delano California, Tulare California, Woodlake California, Three Rivers California, McFarland California, Corcoran California, Goshen California, Kernville California, Wasco California, Lake Isabella California, Shafter California, London California, Dinuba California, Kingsburg California, Reedley California, Stratford California

Regional Passport Offices Close to Porterville

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 - 121.2 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 195.4 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 217.4 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 463.4 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 671.5 Miles


Passport Expediting in Porterville, California

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

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

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 Porterville.

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 Porterville 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 Porterville?

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 Porterville, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). You are going to have to do a little bit of a road-trip, the nearest passport issuing facility is The Los Angeles Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 121.2 miles from Porterville, but that's where you need to make an appointment. Another option for you may be to use a passport expediting service to go to a regional facility for you.

How much does a passport cost in Porterville?

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 Porterville?

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 Porterville.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #2944 - Porterville - (3.1 mi)
Photo Center
53 East Olive Avenue
Porterville CA 93257
(559) 791-9238
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #9844 - Porterville - (3.6 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Jaye & Olive
416 W Olive Ave
Porterville CA 93257
(559) 791-0104
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #9845 - Porterville - (4.7 mi)
Photo Center
1155 West Henderson Avenue
Porterville CA 93257
(559) 784-3317
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Porterville Marketplace - (4.8 mi)
Target Shopping Center
1279 W Henderson Ave
Porterville CA 93257
(559) 783-6363
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Porterville Store - (4.9 mi)
Photo Center
1250 W Henderson Ave
Porterville CA 93257
559-783-8274
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #35 - Porterville - (5.8 mi)
Photo Center
800 North Westwood Street
Porterville CA 93257
(559) 784-2876
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #912 - Tulare - (19.6 mi)
Photo Center
2175 East Bardsley Avenue
Tulare CA 93274
(559) 685-0123
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #10827 - Delano - (20.6 mi)
Southwest Corner Of High & Cecil
1435 High St
Delano CA 93215
(661) 721-2294
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #10002 - Tulare - (21 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Brentwood & Prosperity
1418 E Prosperity Ave
Tulare CA 93274
(559) 684-7963
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #9176 - Tulare - (21 mi)
Photo Center
1395 East Prosperity Avenue
Tulare CA 93274
(559) 688-2992
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99