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Passport Offices in San Rafael, California

Passport Guide for San Rafael

Residents of San Rafael in Marin County, California have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in San Rafael 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 location there are 801 other locations in the state of California from which you can get a passport application sealed at. If you are not needing a passport in San Rafael for a least (3) weeks, you can visit the sole passport acceptance agent listed below the map on this web page. If you need it faster than (3) weeks we have provided the closest regional passport offices to San Rafael, California and Expedited Passport service options for San Rafael.


Regional Passport Offices Close to San Rafael

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 - 12.6 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 306.6 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 409.1 Miles
Seattle Passport Agency - 577.6 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 667.7 Miles

Passport Expediting in San Rafael, California

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in San Rafael. 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 visting a regional passport office yourself. However, ssing an expediting service is highly convienent 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


How to Get a Passport in San Rafael, California

Getting a passport in San Rafael isn't difficult, 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 San Rafael or not as the process will be the same regardless of location. The standard passport processing times right now are 10 to 12 weeks to receive your passport.

* Anyone applying for a new passport in San Rafael will need to visit an acceptance agent.
* Please see regional passport offices close to San Rafael, there is one less than 100 miles from San Rafael.
* To renew your passport, you do NOT need to visit a passport office.

Please select the appropriate guide from the list below to get started:

Passport Renewal in San Rafael

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 San Rafael 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's currently taking 10-12 weeks stanard processing or 4-6 weeks for expedited processing. If you need to renew it faster, you MUST have proof of travel and visit a regional passport office, the closest ones to San Rafael are listed above. If this is not possible or you want to avoid going there yourself, please only then consider using a passport expediter.


Passport Office in San Rafael, CA

San Rafael Post Office
40 Bellam Blvd
San Rafael CA, 94901

The single passport acceptance agent (local passport office) located in San Rafael is listed below:





Other Passport Offices Near San Rafael, California

Listed below are additional passport offices that are located near San Rafael California:

Ross Post Office - Ross - 2.6 Miles
San Anselmo MPO - San Anselmo - 2.7 Miles
Larkspur MPO - Larkspur - 2.8 Miles
Corte Madera Post Office - Corte Madera - 3.2 Miles
Fairfax Post Office - Fairfax - 3.9 Miles
Mill Valley MPO - Mill Valley - 4.6 Miles
Belvedere-Tiburon Post Office - Belvedere - 6.5 Miles
Sausalito PO - Sausalito - 6.6 Miles
Richmond Post Office - Richmond - 7.3 Miles
Novato Post Office - Novato - 7.9 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near San Rafael

Residents of the following closeby cities looking to get a passport should consider using the passport office(s) located in San Rafael for document sealing and 3-week passport expediting. Be sure to check other nearby passport offices listed above, as there may be a closer passport office to your city.

Ross California, San Anselmo California, Kentfield California, Larkspur California, Corte Madera California, Fairfax California, Paradise Cay California, Mill Valley California, Marin City California, Belvedere California, Tiburon California, Sausalito California, San Pablo California, Richmond California, Stinson Beach California, Novato California, Bolinas California, El Cerrito California, Pinole California, El Sobrante California



Where to get Passport Photos in San Rafael

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 is a compiled list of most of the major stores that provide will take and print passport photos in/near San Rafael.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite.
UPS Store - San Rafael - (0.7 miles)
Montecito Plaza Just A Few Blocks From Downtown San Rafael
369 Third St
San Rafael CA 94901
(415) 457-6909
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #4952 - San Rafael - (0.7 miles)
Photo Center
909 Grand Avenue
San Rafael CA 94901
(415) 258-1649
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #4625 - San Rafael - (1 miles)
Northwest Corner Cijos & 3Rd
830 3Rd St
San Rafael CA 94901
(415) 455-9919
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - San Rafael - (1.9 miles)
On Miracle Mile Next6 To The McDonalds And Subway
2100 4th St
San Rafael CA 94901
(415) 456-9446
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9219 - Greenbrae - (2 miles)
Photo Center
330 Bon Air Shopping Center
Greenbrae CA 94904
(415) 461-9093
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Greenbrae - (2 miles)
Next To Subway - 2 Doors Left Of Cvs
336 Bon Air Ctr
Greenbrae CA 94904
(415) 925-1555
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9529 - San Rafael - (2.3 miles)
Photo Center
442 Las Gallinas Avenue
San Rafael CA 94903
(415) 479-9171
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Terra Linda - (2.7 miles)
The UPS Store In Terra Linda Off Hwy 101
1005 Northgate Dr
San Rafael CA 94903
(415) 507-1961
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #13584 - San Rafael - (2.7 miles)
Southwest Corner Of Northgate & Manuel T Freitas
155 Northgate One
San Rafael CA 94903
(415) 479-2260
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #7445 - San Anselmo - (2.8 miles)
Southeast Corner Of Sir Francis Drake & Shaw
820 Sir Francis Drake Blvd
San Anselmo CA 94960
(415) 482-0191
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99