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Rahway, New Jersey Passport Office Information

Passport Guide: Get a Passport in Rahway / Applying for a passport from Rahway
Last Updated: 1/18/2021

Passport Guide for Rahway

Residents of Rahway in Union County, New Jersey have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Rahway 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 Rahway, there are (307) 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 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 Rahway, New Jersey and Expedited Passport service options for Rahway.

How to Get a Passport in Rahway, New Jersey

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Rahway

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 Rahway 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 Rahway 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 Rahway, NJ

Rahway Post Office
123 E Milton Ave
Rahway NJ, 7065

Looking for a passport office in Rahway? 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 is only a single passport office in Rahway.

Rahway Post Office
123 E Milton Ave
Rahway, NJ 07065

Regional Passport Offices Close to Rahway

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.

New York Passport Agency - 14.4 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 42.9 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 55.9 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 163.6 Miles
Boston Passport Agency - 178.9 Miles

Other passport offices near Rahway New Jersey:

Avenel Post Office - Avenel - 1.8 Miles
Linden Post Office - Linden - 1.9 Miles
Iselin Main Post Office - Iselin - 2.5 Miles
Roselle Public Library - Roselle - 3 Miles
Cranford Post Office - Cranford - 3.1 Miles
Carteret Post Office - Carteret - 3.2 Miles
Garwood Post Office - Garwood - 3.3 Miles
Union County Clerk's Office/Westfield Branch - Westfield - 3.9 Miles
Westfield Post Office - Westfield - 4 Miles
Union County Clerk's Office - Elizabeth - 4.4 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Rahway

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

Rahway New Jersey, Clark New Jersey, Linden New Jersey, Roselle New Jersey, Carteret New Jersey, Cranford New Jersey, Cranford New Jersey, Garwood New Jersey, Roselle Park New Jersey, Kenilworth New Jersey, Westfield New Jersey, Scotch Plains New Jersey, Fanwood New Jersey, Union New Jersey, Metuchen New Jersey, Springfield New Jersey, Plainfield New Jersey, Springfield New Jersey, Perth Amboy New Jersey, South Plainfield New Jersey

Passport Expediting in Rahway, New Jersey

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

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

The process of getting a passport is pretty much the same wherever you are, however because this is about getting a passport in Rahway, 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 is only one passport office in Rahway.

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 Rahway 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 Rahway?

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 Rahway, 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 Rahway residents, there is a regional passport facility only 14.4 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 Rahway as there are other options available.

How much does a passport cost in Rahway?

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 Rahway?

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 Rahway.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. UPS Store - Rahway - (0.3 mi)
Deal$ Shopping Center On Rte 27 Across From Td Bank
1092 St Georges Ave
Rahway NJ 07065
(732) 388-4646
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #905 - Rahway - (0.4 mi)
Photo Center
890 Saint Georges Avenue
Rahway NJ 07065
(732) 396-1990
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #4287 - Rahway - (0.5 mi)
St. Georges Avenue & Lake Avenue
786 Saint Georges Ave
Rahway NJ 07065
(732) 499-4582
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Linden - (1.2 mi)
Photo Center
651 North Stiles Street
Linden NJ 07036
(908) 275-3241
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #10611 - Linden - (1.3 mi)
Photo Center
1000 W St Georges Ave
Linden NJ 07036
(908) 925-0130
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Linden Supercenter - (1.4 mi)
Photo Center
1050 W Edgar Rd
Linden NJ 07036
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #12593 - Colonia - (1.6 mi)
Southwest Corner Of St. George Ave. & Avenel
1303 Saint Georges Ave
Colonia NJ 07067
(732) 827-2904
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Avenel - (1.9 mi)
St George's Plaza, Rte 35 N (St. Georges Av), Next To Burger King
1162 St Georges Ave
Avenel NJ 07001
(732) 750-0666
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #648 - Linden - (1.9 mi)
Photo Center
300 North Wood Avenue
Linden NJ 07036
(908) 925-2353
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #18312 - Clark - (2 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Raritan Road & Central Avenue
142 Central Avenue
Clark NJ 07066
(732) 815-9320
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99