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Saratoga, California Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Saratoga

Residents of Saratoga in Santa Clara County, California have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Saratoga 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 Saratoga, there are (800) 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 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 Saratoga, California and Expedited Passport service options for Saratoga.


How to Get a Passport in Saratoga, California

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Saratoga

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 Saratoga 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 Saratoga 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 Saratoga, CA

Saratoga Post Office
19630 Allendale Ave
Saratoga CA, 95070

Looking for a passport office in Saratoga? 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 is only a single passport office in Saratoga.

Saratoga Post Office
19630 Allendale Ave
Saratoga, CA 95070
 

Other passport offices near Saratoga California:

Los Gatos Post Office - Los Gatos - 3.6 Miles
Cupertino Post Office - Cupertino - 4.1 Miles
Dell Station Post Office Los Gatos - Campbell - 4.4 Miles
Campbell Post Office - Campbell - 4.9 Miles
Loyola Corner Los Altos PO - Los Altos - 6.3 Miles
Mission Station Post Office - Santa Clara - 6.4 Miles
Willow Glen Station - San Jose - 6.8 Miles
Sunnyvale Post Office - Sunnyvale - 7.1 Miles
Robertsville Station Post Office - San Jose - 8.1 Miles
Mountain View Post Office - Mountain View - 8.5 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Saratoga

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

Saratoga California, Monte Sereno California, Los Gatos California, Cupertino California, Campbell California, Sunnyvale California, Burbank California, Santa Clara California, Mountain View California, Los Altos California, Stanford California, Portola Valley California, Palo Alto California, Felton California, Scotts Valley California, Milpitas California, Menlo Park California, East Palo Alto California, Atherton California, Woodside California

Regional Passport Offices Close to Saratoga

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 - 35.9 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 259.9 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 362.4 Miles
Seattle Passport Agency - 621 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 628.9 Miles


Passport Expediting in Saratoga, California

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

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

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 Saratoga.

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 Saratoga 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 Saratoga?

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 Saratoga, 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 San Francisco Passport Agency, it's not too far from Saratoga and if you can provide proof of travel within the next seventy-two hours, you can make an appointment there and get a passport.

How much does a passport cost in Saratoga?

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 Saratoga?

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 Saratoga.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. UPS Store - Saratoga - (0.8 mi)
Directly Across From Wells Fargo
14435 C Big Basin Way
Saratoga CA 95070
(408) 867-7686
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9834 - Saratoga - (1.8 mi)
Photo Center
12940 Saratoga Sunnyvale Road
Saratoga CA 95070
(408) 867-6822
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - S De Anza Blvd - (3.3 mi)
Clarendon Plaza 1 Block South Of Bollinger
1072 S De Anza Blvd
San Jose CA 95129
(408) 253-6561
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9498 - San Jose - (3.3 mi)
Photo Center
1800 Saratoga Ave
San Jose CA 95129
(408) 253-3352
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Prospect Rd - (3.4 mi)
Across From Taco Bell, Facing Lawrence Expressway
5339 Prospect Rd
San Jose CA 95129
(408) 996-1161
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Los Gatos - (3.5 mi)
We Are Located Right Across From Safeway!
481 N Santa Cruz Ave
Los Gatos CA 95030
(408) 399-5400
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #7326 - Los Gatos - (3.5 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Santa Cruz Ave & Los Gatos Saratoga Rd
423 N Santa Cruz Ave
Los Gatos CA 95030
(408) 354-8029
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #4416 - Cupertino - (3.6 mi)
Northwest Corner Blaney & Bollinger
20011 Bollinger Rd
Cupertino CA 95014
(408) 973-8402
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Campbell - (3.8 mi)
In The Kirkwood Shopping Ctr @ San Tomas Aquino & W Campbell Near Nob Hill
1608 W Campbell Ave
Campbell CA 95008
(408) 370-1608
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9894 - Cupertino - (3.8 mi)
Photo Center
10455 South De Anza Boulevard
Cupertino CA 95014
(408) 996-1911
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99