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Passport Guide for Princeton

Residents of Princeton in Mercer County, New Jersey have a choice of 3 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Princeton 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 3 passport offices here in Princeton, there are (303) 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 Princeton, New Jersey and Expedited Passport service options for Princeton.

How to Get a Passport in Princeton, New Jersey

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Princeton

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 Princeton 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 Princeton 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 Princeton, NJ

Princeton Main Post Office
213 Carnegie Ctr
Princeton NJ, 8540

Princeton Borough Clerk's Office
1 Monument Dr
Princeton NJ, 8540

Palmer Square Branch Post Office
20 Palmer Sq E
Princeton NJ, 8542

Looking for a passport office in Princeton? There are hundreds of such offices in New Jersey. 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 3 passport offices in Princeton.

Princeton Main Post Office
213 Carnegie Ctr
Princeton, NJ 08540
Princeton Borough Clerk's Office
1 Monument Dr
Princeton, NJ 08540
Palmer Square Branch Post Office
20 Palmer Sq E
Princeton, NJ 08542

Additional passport offices that are located near Princeton New Jersey:
Kingston Post Office - Kingston - 2.4 Miles
Rocky Hill Main Post Office - Rocky Hill - 3.1 Miles
Princeton Junction Post Office - Princeton Junction - 3.1 Miles
Skillman Post Office - Skillman - 4.6 Miles
Monmouth Junction Post Office - Monmouth Junction - 5.3 Miles
South Brunswick Township Clerk's Office - Monmouth Junction - 6 Miles
Circle Branch Post Office - Trenton - 6.1 Miles
Pennington Post Office - Pennington - 6.4 Miles
Kendall Park Post Office - Kendall Park - 7.4 Miles
Mercer County Connection - Hamilton - 7.4 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Princeton

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

Princeton New Jersey, Kingston New Jersey, Princeton Junction New Jersey, Lawrenceville New Jersey, Hopewell New Jersey, Pennington New Jersey, Dayton New Jersey, Hightstown New Jersey, Ewing New Jersey, Trenton New Jersey, Millstone New Jersey, Jamesburg New Jersey, Morrisville Pennsylvania, Yardley Pennsylvania, Helmetta New Jersey, Allentown New Jersey, Voorhees New Jersey, Roosevelt New Jersey, Milltown New Jersey, Somerset New Jersey

Regional Passport Offices Close to Princeton

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.

Philadelphia Passport Agency - 32.9 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 37.3 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 65.9 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 140.5 Miles
Boston Passport Agency - 201.9 Miles

Passport Expediting in Princeton, New Jersey

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Princeton. 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 Princeton, New Jersey

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

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 3 passport offices in Princeton.

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 Princeton 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 Princeton?

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

How much does a passport cost in Princeton?

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 Princeton?

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 Princeton.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. UPS Store - Princeton - (0.2 mi)
Next To Cvs On Nassau Street, Across From Thomas Sweets
174 Nassau St
Princeton NJ 08542
(609) 924-0759
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #1069 - Princeton - (0.2 mi)
Photo Center
172 Nassau Street
Princeton NJ 08542
(609) 683-1337
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #5871 - Princeton - (2.3 mi)
Photo Center
881 State Highway 206
Princeton NJ 08540
(609) 683-3680
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Plainsboro Plaza - (3.2 mi)
Next To McDonalds, Old Superfresh Shopping Center
10 Schalks Crossing Rd
Plainsboro NJ 08536
(609) 275-9877
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #817 - Plainsboro - (3.2 mi)
Photo Center
4 Schalks Crossing Road
Plainsboro NJ 08536
(609) 275-9312
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Skillman - (3.3 mi)
Route 206 North Of Route 518
1378 Route 206
Skillman NJ 08558
(609) 497-0202
Price: Cost varies by location
Costco Store #1199 - Princeton - (4.3 mi)
Photo Center
4100 Quakerbridge Rd
Lawrence Township NJ 08648
(609) 779-7000
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
UPS Store - West Windsor - (5 mi)
Southfield Shopping Center
295 Princeton Hightstown Rd
West Windsor NJ 08550
(609) 897-9100
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #10277 - Princeton - (5.1 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Rte 27 & Rte 518
3883 Route 27
Princeton NJ 08540
(732) 798-2450
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #7160 - West Windsor - (5.2 mi)
Photo Center
350 Princeton-hightstown Road
West Windsor NJ 08550
(609) 799-0233
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99