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Santa Ana, California Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Santa Ana

Residents of Santa Ana in Orange County, California have a choice of 5 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Santa Ana 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 5 passport offices here in Santa Ana, there are (792) 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 Santa Ana, California and Expedited Passport service options for Santa Ana.


How to Get a Passport in Santa Ana, California

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Santa Ana

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 Santa Ana 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 Santa Ana 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 Santa Ana, CA

Santa Ana Public Library
26 Civic Center Plz
Santa Ana CA, 92701

Santa Ana P&D Center Post Office
3101 W Sunflower Ave
Santa Ana CA, 92704

Spurgeon Station Post Office
615 N Bush St
Santa Ana CA, 92702

Santa Ana North Grand Post Office
2201 N Grand Ave
Santa Ana CA, 92705

Orange County Clerk's Office
211 W Santa Ana Blvd
Santa Ana CA, 92701

Looking for a passport office in Santa Ana? 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 5 passport offices in Santa Ana.

Santa Ana Public Library
26 Civic Center Plz
Santa Ana, CA 92701
Santa Ana P&D Center Post Office
3101 W Sunflower Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92704
Spurgeon Station Post Office
615 N Bush St
Santa Ana, CA 92702
Santa Ana North Grand Post Office
2201 N Grand Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Orange County Clerk's Office
211 W Santa Ana Blvd
Santa Ana, CA 92701
 

Other passport offices near Santa Ana California:

Tustin Post Office - Tustin - 1.6 Miles
Orange City Clerk's Office - Orange - 2.1 Miles
Orange Post Office - Orange - 3.2 Miles
Harvest Station-Irvine Post Office - Irvine - 4.2 Miles
Northwood Station Post Office - Irvine - 4.3 Miles
Garden Grove City Clerk's Office - Garden Grove - 4.5 Miles
Fountain Valley Post Office - Fountain Valley - 4.5 Miles
Garden Grove Main Post Office - Garden Grove - 5.2 Miles
UC Irvine - Passport Application Acceptance - Irvine - 5.3 Miles
Holiday Station - Anaheim - 5.4 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Santa Ana

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

Tustin California, Orange California, Villa Park California, Garden Grove California, Irvine California, Fountain Valley California, Anaheim California, Placentia California, Costa Mesa California, Stanton California, Westminster California, Fullerton California, Yorba Linda California, Newport Beach California, Huntington Beach California, Buena Park California, Cypress California, Brea California, Lake Forest California, Laguna Woods California

Regional Passport Offices Close to Santa Ana

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.

Los Angeles Passport Agency - 34.9 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 70.6 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 327.8 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 364.6 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 585.3 Miles


Passport Expediting in Santa Ana, California

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

What is the application process of getting a passport in Santa Ana?

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 5 passport offices in Santa Ana.

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 Santa Ana 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 Santa Ana?

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

How much does a passport cost in Santa Ana?

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 Santa Ana?

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 Santa Ana.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #8854 - Santa Ana - (0.4 mi)
Photo Center
1750 North Grand Avenue
Santa Ana CA 92705
(714) 835-3111
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #6388 - Santa Ana - (0.4 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Grand & 17Th
1301 E 17Th St
Santa Ana CA 92705
(714) 541-1747
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #9583 - Santa Ana - (0.9 mi)
Photo Center
102 North Main Street
Santa Ana CA 92701
(714) 543-4025
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Santa Ana - (1 mi)
Corner Of 4th St & Tustin Ave
2321 E 4th St
Santa Ana CA 92705
(714) 569-9200
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #8890 - Tustin - (1.5 mi)
Photo Center
17642 East 17th Street
Tustin CA 92780
(714) 832-1850
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9725 - Orange - (1.8 mi)
Photo Center
480 South Main Street
Orange CA 92868
(714) 938-1200
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - The Bristol Marketplace - (1.8 mi)
Bristol St Marketplace across the street from the college
1800 N Bristol St
Santa Ana CA 92706
(714) 542-0833
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Tustin - (1.8 mi)
Newport Ave & Main St In Tustin Plaza - Next To Souplantation Near Old Tustin
13681 Newport Ave
Tustin CA 92780
(714) 669-5400
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #8849 - Santa Ana - (1.9 mi)
Photo Center
1545 West 17th Street
Santa Ana CA 92706
(714) 547-6578
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #8877 - Tustin - (1.9 mi)
Photo Center
671 East 1st Street
Tustin CA 92780
(714) 544-7034
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99