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Rio Grande, New Jersey Passport Office Information

Residents of Rio Grande in Cape May County, New Jersey have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Rio Grande 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 Rio Grande, 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 Rio Grande, New Jersey and Expedited Passport service options for Rio Grande.

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 Office in Rio Grande, NJ

Rio Grande Post Office
1087 Route 47 S
Rio Grande NJ, 8242

There is only a single passport office in Rio Grande.

Rio Grande Post Office
1087 Route 47 S
Rio Grande, NJ 08242

Regional Passport Offices Close to Rio Grande

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 - 57.1 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 101.4 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 110 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 136.2 Miles
Boston Passport Agency - 265.1 Miles

Other passport offices near Rio Grande New Jersey:

Cape May County Clerk's Office - Cape May Court House - 4.5 Miles
Dennisville Post Office - Dennis Twp - 10.6 Miles
Upper Township Municipal Complex - Woodbine - 16.1 Miles
Rehoboth Beach Post Office - Rehoboth Beach - 20.6 Miles
Ocean City Post Office - Ocean City - 20.8 Miles
Somers Point Post Office - Somers Point - 22.3 Miles
Millville Post Office - Millville - 23.9 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Rio Grande

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

West Wildwood New Jersey, Wildwood New Jersey, Wildwood Crest New Jersey, North Wildwood New Jersey, Cape May New Jersey, Stone Harbor New Jersey, West Cape May New Jersey, Cape May Point New Jersey, Avalon New Jersey, Sea Isle City New Jersey, Woodbine New Jersey, Corbin City New Jersey, Lewes Delaware, Rehoboth Beach Delaware, Ocean City New Jersey, Somers Point New Jersey, Linwood New Jersey, Longport New Jersey, Millville New Jersey, Estell Manor New Jersey

How to Get a Passport in Rio Grande, New Jersey

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Rio Grande

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 Rio Grande 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 Rio Grande 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 Rio Grande, New Jersey

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

What is the application process of getting a passport in Rio Grande?

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 is only one passport office in Rio Grande.

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 Rio Grande 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 Rio Grande?

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 Rio Grande, 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 Philadelphia Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 57.1 miles from Rio Grande, 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 Rio Grande?

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 Rio Grande?

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 Rio Grande.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walmart Rio Grande Supercenter - (0.1 mi)
Photo Center
3159 Route 9 South
Rio Grande NJ 08242
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #10491 - Rio Grande - (0.2 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Us 9 & Linden
3300 Route 9 S
Rio Grande NJ 08242
(609) 465-7593
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Rio Grande - (0.2 mi)
In The Grand Center
3301 Rt 9 South
Rio Grande NJ 08242
(609) 465-8800
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #4125 - Villas - (2.8 mi)
Photo Center
1501 Bayshore Road
Villas NJ 08251
(609) 886-1166
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #12003 - Wildwood - (3 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Hand & Park
5000 Park Blvd
Wildwood NJ 08260
(609) 522-1291
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #2354 - Wildwood - (3 mi)
Photo Center
5100 Park Boulevard
Wildwood NJ 08260
(609) 523-6704
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #398 - North Wildwood - (3.2 mi)
Photo Center
26th Street And Delaware Avenue
North Wildwood NJ 08260
(609) 729-5300
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #19918 - North Cape May - (3.2 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Bayshore Road & Breakwater Road
3221 Bayshore Road
North Cape May NJ 08204
(609) 886-4214
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #429 - Cape May Court House - (4.8 mi)
Photo Center
South Dennis Road And Magnolia Drive
Cape May Court House NJ 08210
(609) 465-9010
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #2014 - West Cape May - (5.7 mi)
Photo Center
139 Myrtle Avenue
West Cape May NJ 08204
(609) 884-2368
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99