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Passport Guide for Short Hills

Residents of Short Hills in Essex County, New Jersey have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Short Hills 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 Short Hills, there are (307) other passport offices in New Jersey 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 Short Hills, New Jersey and Expedited Passport service options for Short Hills.

How to Get a Passport in Short Hills, New Jersey

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Short Hills

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 Short Hills or any other city in New Jersey 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 Short Hills 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 Short Hills, NJ

Short Hills Post Office
30 Chatham Rd
Short Hills NJ, 7078

Looking for a passport office in Short Hills? There are hundreds of such offices in New Jersey. 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 Short Hills.

Short Hills Post Office
30 Chatham Rd
Short Hills, NJ 07078

Additional passport offices that are located near Short Hills New Jersey:
Millburn Post Office - Millburn - 1.7 Miles
Summit Post Office - Summit - 2 Miles
Chatham Post Office - Chatham - 2.3 Miles
Springfield Post Office - Springfield - 2.4 Miles
Maplewood Post Office - Maplewood - 2.6 Miles
Livingston Post Office - Livingston - 3.2 Miles
South Orange Post Office - South Orange - 3.3 Miles
Union Post Office - Union - 3.6 Miles
Madison Post Office - Madison - 3.9 Miles
Orange Post Office - Orange - 4.9 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Short Hills

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

Millburn New Jersey, Summit New Jersey, Springfield New Jersey, Chatham New Jersey, Livingston New Jersey, Springfield New Jersey, Maplewood New Jersey, Livingston New Jersey, Florham Park New Jersey, Union New Jersey, Madison New Jersey, New Providence New Jersey, Kenilworth New Jersey, Irvington New Jersey, Roseland New Jersey, Westfield New Jersey, Cranford New Jersey, Cranford New Jersey, Essex Fells New Jersey, Garwood New Jersey

Regional Passport Offices Close to Short Hills

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.

New York Passport Agency - 14.8 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 40.5 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 60.4 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 166.9 Miles
Boston Passport Agency - 176 Miles

Passport Expediting in Short Hills, New Jersey

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Short Hills. 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 Short Hills, New Jersey

What is the application process of getting a passport in Short Hills?

The process of getting a passport is pretty much the same wherever you are, however because this is about getting a passport in Short Hills, you get the extra advantage of being really close to the New York Passport Agency, this is great if you need a passport fast. However, with most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there is only one passport office in Short Hills.

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 Short Hills 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 Short Hills?

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 Short Hills, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). If you need it faster, luckily for Short Hills residents, there is a regional passport facility only 14.8 miles away. It's possible to make an appointment at the New York Passport Agency and get a passport there if you have proof of travel within 72 hours.

Please also check the nearby regional passport office list for other regional, passport-issuing facilities near Short Hills as there are other options available.

How much does a passport cost in Short Hills?

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 Short Hills?

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 Short Hills.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #15595 - Short Hills - (1.5 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Milburn & Morris
587 Millburn Ave
Short Hills NJ 07078
(973) 376-0137
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Summit - (1.9 mi)
Across From Summit Train Station, Next Door To Starbucks. Please Call For Holiday Hours.
55 Union Place
Summit NJ 07901
(908) 273-7000
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #6071 - Summit - (1.9 mi)
Photo Center
29 Deforest Avenue
Summit NJ 07901
(908) 273-0360
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #4626 - Millburn - (2 mi)
Photo Center
187 Millburn Avenue
Millburn NJ 07041
(973) 258-1595
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #5771 - Springfield Township - (2.2 mi)
Photo Center
178 Morris Avenue
Springfield Township NJ 07081
(973) 379-8771
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #13440 - Springfield - (2.3 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Morris & Maple
125 Morris Ave
Springfield NJ 07081
(973) 564-5201
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #13705 - Vauxhall - (2.4 mi)
Of 2933 Vauxhall Rd &
2933 Vauxhall Rd
Vauxhall NJ 07088
(908) 378-1101
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #1279 - Chatham - (2.7 mi)
Photo Center
471 Main Street, Chatham Shopping Center
Chatham NJ 07928
(973) 635-4636
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Livingston - (2.9 mi)
Photo Center
184 S Livingston Ave
Livingston NJ 07039
(973) 992-3339
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #548 - Livingston - (2.9 mi)
Photo Center
184 South Livingston Avenue
Livingston NJ 07039
(973) 992-4720
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99