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Passport Guide for Sacramento

Residents of Sacramento in Sacramento County, California have a choice of 8 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Sacramento 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 8 passport offices here in Sacramento, there are (786) 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 Sacramento, California and Expedited Passport service options for Sacramento.


How to Get a Passport in Sacramento, California

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Sacramento

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 Sacramento 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 Sacramento 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 Sacramento, CA

Sacramento-Arden Branch Post Office
2801 Arden Way
Sacramento CA, 95825

Sacramento Main Post Office
2000 Royal Oaks Dr
Sacramento CA, 95815

Sacramento Metro Station
801 I St
Sacramento CA, 95814

Sacramento Land Park Station Post Office
5930 S Land Park Dr
Sacramento CA, 95822

Sacramento City Clerk's Office
915 I St. Historic Bldg First floor
Sacramento CA, 95814

Perkins Post Office
9500 Kiefer Blvd
Sacramento CA, 95827

Parkway Branch Post Office
4301 Brookfield Dr
Sacramento CA, 95823

Hood Passport Office
10741 CA-160
Sacramento CA, 95832

Looking for a passport office in Sacramento? 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 8 passport offices in Sacramento.

Sacramento-Arden Branch Post Office
2801 Arden Way
Sacramento, CA 95825
Sacramento Main Post Office
2000 Royal Oaks Dr
Sacramento, CA 95815
Sacramento Metro Station
801 I St
Sacramento, CA 95814
Sacramento Land Park Station Post Office
5930 S Land Park Dr
Sacramento, CA 95822
Sacramento City Clerk's Office
915 I St. Historic Bldg First floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
Perkins Post Office
9500 Kiefer Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95827
Parkway Branch Post Office
4301 Brookfield Dr
Sacramento, CA 95823
Hood Passport Office
10741 CA-160
Sacramento, CA 95832

Additional passport offices that are located near Sacramento California:
Elk Grove Post Office - Elk Grove - 6 Miles
Courtland Post Office - Courtland - 7.7 Miles
West Sacramento Industrial Station Post Office - West Sacramento - 8.3 Miles
Wilton Post Office - Wilton - 10.9 Miles
Davis Post Office - Davis - 12.4 Miles
UC Davis Campus Recreation - Davis - 12.9 Miles
City of Rancho Cordova City Clerk - Rancho Cordova - 13.2 Miles
Carmichael Post Office - Carmichael - 13.4 Miles
Rancho Cordova Post Office - Rancho Cordova - 13.6 Miles
Galt Post Office - Galt - 14.1 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Sacramento

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

Florin California, Elk Grove California, Sacramento California, West Sacramento California, Rosemont California, Arden-Arcade California, Walnut Grove California, Rancho Cordova California, Davis California, Carmichael California, Galt California, Rio Linda California, Dixon California, North Highlands California, Fair Oaks California, Gold River California, Antelope California, Isleton California, Citrus Heights California, Rio Vista California

Regional Passport Offices Close to Sacramento

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 - 58.2 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 301.8 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 402.9 Miles
Seattle Passport Agency - 550.5 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 640.5 Miles


Passport Expediting in Sacramento, California

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

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

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 8 passport offices in Sacramento.

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 Sacramento 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 Sacramento?

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 Sacramento, 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 San Francisco Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 58.2 miles from Sacramento, 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 Sacramento?

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 Sacramento?

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 Sacramento.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walmart Sacramento Supercenter - (0.8 mi)
Photo Center
8270 Delta Shores Circle
Sacramento CA 95832
916-665-1022
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Elk Grove & Sacramento - (2.6 mi)
Laguna Blvd @ Franklin Blvd Next To Walgreen
4801 Laguna Blvd
Elk Grove CA 95758
(916) 399-4200
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #6419 - Elk Grove - (2.6 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Franklin & Laguna
9180 Franklin Blvd
Elk Grove CA 95758
(916) 427-3739
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #5036 - Sacramento - (2.7 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Franklin & Mack
4495 Mack Rd
Sacramento CA 95823
(916) 399-0860
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #1825 - Elk Grove - (2.8 mi)
Photo Center
5040 Laguna Boulevard
Elk Grove CA 95758
(916) 684-6822
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9972 - Sacramento - (3 mi)
Photo Center
7465 Rush River Drive Suite 500
Sacramento CA 95831
(916) 391-1289
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9823 - Sacramento - (3 mi)
Photo Center
1350 Florin Road
Sacramento CA 95831
(916) 392-5184
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - The Pocket Area - (3.1 mi)
Lake Crest Village Shopping Center (next to Nugget Market)
1026 Florin Rd
Sacramento CA 95831
(916) 422-2620
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #6706 - Sacramento - (3.1 mi)
Northeast Corner Of 24Th St & Florin Ave
7155 24Th St
Sacramento CA 95822
(916) 399-9674
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - South Sacramento - (3.6 mi)
Corner Of Florin Rd & E Parkway, Next To Washington Mutual Bank
4540 Florin Rd
Sacramento CA 95823
(916) 399-9922
Price: Cost varies by location