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Santa Fe, New Mexico Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Santa Fe

Residents of Santa Fe in Santa Fe County, New Mexico have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Santa Fe 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 Santa Fe, there are (60) other passport offices in New Mexico 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 Santa Fe, New Mexico and Expedited Passport service options for Santa Fe.


How to Get a Passport in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Getting a passport in Santa Fe 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 Fe 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 Fe will need to visit a passport office.
* Santa Fe isn't near a passport agency, you could try a passport service or arrange to travel to one of the regional offices.
* 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 Fe

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 Fe or any other city in New Mexico 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 Fe 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 Santa Fe, NM

Santa Fe Post Office
120 S Federal Pl
Santa Fe NM, 87501

Looking for a passport office in Santa Fe? There are hundreds of such offices in New Mexico. 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 Santa Fe.

Santa Fe Post Office
120 S Federal Pl
Santa Fe, NM 87501
 

Additional passport offices that are located near Santa Fe New Mexico:
Los Alamos Post Office - Los Alamos - 21.4 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Santa Fe

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

Santa Fe New Mexico, Rio En Medio New Mexico, Santa Cruz New Mexico, Española New Mexico, Peña Blanca New Mexico, San Juan New Mexico, Peñasco New Mexico, Cleveland New Mexico, Jemez Springs New Mexico, Rio Rancho New Mexico, Rio Rancho New Mexico, Tecolotito New Mexico, Angel Fire New Mexico, Miami New Mexico, Cimarron New Mexico, Belen New Mexico, Springer New Mexico, Antonito Colorado, Pueblo Pintado New Mexico, Roy New Mexico

Regional Passport Offices Close to Santa Fe

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.

El Paso Passport Agency - 238.2 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 243 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 321 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 484.9 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 585.3 Miles


Passport Expediting in Santa Fe, New Mexico

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Santa Fe. 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 Fe, New Mexico

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

Getting a passport is pretty much the process same wherever you are, the downside to being in Santa Fe and needing a passport is that there is no regional passport office nearby. If you need a passport quickly, you will have limited options. With most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there is only one passport office in Santa Fe.

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 Santa Fe 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 Fe?

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 Fe, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). There are no regional passport issuing offices within 200 miles. You might want to consider using a private passport courier that can expedite your passport application.

How much does a passport cost in Santa Fe?

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 Fe?

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 Fe.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. UPS Store - Guadalupe and Catron, just off the square in Santa Fe - (1.3 mi)
Guadalupe And Catron
223 N Guadalupe St
Santa Fe NM 87501
(505) 982-0974
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9269 - Santa Fe - (1.4 mi)
Photo Center
195 Paseo De Peralta
Santa Fe NM 87501
(505) 982-8787
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9263 - Santa Fe - (2.2 mi)
Photo Center
511 West Cordova Road
Santa Fe NM 87501
(505) 983-5546
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #2900 - Santa Fe - (2.2 mi)
St. Francis Drive & Cordova Road
1096 S Saint Francis Dr
Santa Fe NM 87505
(505) 982-9811
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #6346 - Santa Fe - (3.6 mi)
Northeast Corner Of St Francis & Zia
525 W Zia Rd
Santa Fe NM 87505
(505) 820-2196
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Santa Fe - (3.7 mi)
Plaza Entrada Shopping Center
3005 S. St Francis Dr
Santa Fe NM 87505
(505) 983-9831
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #10227 - Santa Fe - (4.3 mi)
Photo Center
2907 Cerrillos Rd
Santa Fe NM 87507
(505) 471-4660
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Santa Fe Store - (4.8 mi)
Photo Center
3251 Cerrillos Rd
Santa Fe NM 87507
505-474-4828
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #3934 - Santa Fe - (4.9 mi)
Richards & Cerrillos Road
3298 Cerrillos Rd
Santa Fe NM 87507
(505) 474-3507
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Santa Fe - (5.6 mi)
San Isidro Plaza II - Around The Corner From Sprouts
3201 Zafarano Dr
Santa Fe NM 87507
(505) 438-2427
Price: Cost varies by location