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Passport Guide for Seal Beach

Residents of Seal Beach in Orange County, California have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Seal Beach 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 Seal Beach, 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 Seal Beach, California and Expedited Passport service options for Seal Beach.


How to Get a Passport in Seal Beach, California

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Seal Beach

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 Seal Beach 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 Seal Beach 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 Seal Beach, CA

Seal Beach Main Post Office
2929 Westminster Ave
Seal Beach CA, 90740

Looking for a passport office in Seal Beach? 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 Seal Beach.

Seal Beach Main Post Office
2929 Westminster Ave
Seal Beach, CA 90740
 

Other passport offices near Seal Beach California:

California State University Long Beach - Long Beach - 3 Miles
Westminster-Center Station Post Office - Westminster - 3.2 Miles
Los Alamitos Post Office - Los Alamitos - 3.3 Miles
Westminster Post Office - Westminster - 3.5 Miles
Huntington Beach Main Post Office - Huntington Beach - 3.8 Miles
Long Beach GMF Station Post Office - Long Beach - 4.8 Miles
Cypress Post Office - Cypress - 5 Miles
Hawaiian Gardens Branch Post Office - Hawaiian Gardens - 5 Miles
Stanton Post Office - Stanton - 5.2 Miles
Huntington Beach City Clerk's Office - Huntington Beach - 5.8 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Seal Beach

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

Seal Beach California, Los Alamitos California, Westminster California, Cypress California, Hawaiian Gardens California, Stanton California, La Palma California, Long Beach California, Cerritos California, Fountain Valley California, Garden Grove California, Huntington Beach California, Artesia California, Lakewood California, Buena Park California, Bellflower California, Norwalk California, Anaheim California, Paramount California, Wilmington California

Regional Passport Offices Close to Seal Beach

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 - 26.1 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 76.6 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 320.6 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 375.3 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 596.2 Miles


Passport Expediting in Seal Beach, California

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

What is the application process of getting a passport in Seal Beach?

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 Seal Beach.

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 Seal Beach 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 Seal Beach?

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 Seal Beach, 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 Seal Beach 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 Seal Beach.

How much does a passport cost in Seal Beach?

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 Seal Beach?

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 Seal Beach.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. UPS Store - Seal Beach - (1.6 mi)
Zoeter Place At The Corner Of Pch And 12th Street
1198 Pacific Coast Hwy
Seal Beach CA 90740
(562) 431-2644
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #8843 - Seal Beach - (1.6 mi)
Photo Center
921 Pacific Coast Highway
Seal Beach CA 90740
(562) 598-0473
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9551 - Seal Beach - (1.6 mi)
Photo Center
12490 Seal Beach Boulevard
Seal Beach CA 90740
(562) 596-4533
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Seal Beach / Los Alamitos - (1.9 mi)
Old Ranch Town Center / Target Plaza
12340 Seal Beach Blvd
Seal Beach CA 90740
(562) 430-9177
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #10008 - Long Beach - (2 mi)
Photo Center
6265 E 2nd St # 101
Long Beach CA 90803
(562) 430-6481
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Algonquin St - (2.4 mi)
At Warner & Algonquin Streets In The Huntington Harbour Mall next to Trader Joe's.
16835 Algonquin St
Huntington Beach CA 92649
(714) 840-3850
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Marina Village Shopping Center - (2.7 mi)
Corner Of Edinger Ave And Springdale St In The Marina Village Center
5942 Edinger Ave
Huntington Beach CA 92649
(714) 840-0880
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #3931 - Long Beach - (2.7 mi)
Photo Center
650 North Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach CA 90814
(562) 597-2143
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #12140 - Huntington Beach - (2.7 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Bolsa Chica & Warner
4935 Warner Ave
Huntington Beach CA 92649
(714) 377-3756
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #9491 - Huntington Beach - (2.7 mi)
Photo Center
5822 Edinger Avenue
Huntington Beach CA 92649
(714) 846-2824
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99