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Passport Guide for Somerset

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


How to Get a Passport in Somerset, New Jersey

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Somerset

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 Somerset 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 Somerset 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 Somerset, NJ

Somerset Post Office
500 Demott Ln
Somerset NJ, 8873

Looking for a passport office in Somerset? 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 Somerset.

Somerset Post Office
500 Demott Ln
Somerset, NJ 08873
 

Additional passport offices that are located near Somerset New Jersey:
South Bound Brook Post Office - South Bound Brook - 3.4 Miles
North Brunswick Post Office - North Brunswick - 3.4 Miles
Piscataway Post Office - Society Hill - 3.6 Miles
Bound Brook Post Office - Bound Brook - 3.6 Miles
Handy Street Post Office - New Brunswick - 3.7 Miles
North Brunswick Township Clerk's Office - North Brunswick - 4 Miles
Kendall Park Post Office - Kendall Park - 4 Miles
Middlesex County Clerk's Office - New Brunswick - 4 Miles
New Brunswick Post Office - New Brunswick - 4 Miles
Middlesex Post Office - Middlesex - 4.8 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Somerset

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

Somerset New Jersey, Voorhees New Jersey, Millstone New Jersey, Zarephath New Jersey, South Bound Brook New Jersey, Manville New Jersey, Bound Brook New Jersey, Middlesex New Jersey, Milltown New Jersey, Highland Park New Jersey, Edison New Jersey, Dunellen New Jersey, Raritan New Jersey, Warren Township New Jersey, East Brunswick New Jersey, South Plainfield New Jersey, South River New Jersey, Dayton New Jersey, Bridgewater New Jersey, Metuchen New Jersey

Regional Passport Offices Close to Somerset

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 - 27.5 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 43.4 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 55.9 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 150.6 Miles
Boston Passport Agency - 191.9 Miles


Passport Expediting in Somerset, New Jersey

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

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

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 Somerset.

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 Somerset 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 Somerset?

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 Somerset, 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 New York Passport Agency, it's not too far from Somerset 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 New York Passport Agency, there are additional regional offices that are farther but may be options for you, see regional passport offices near Somerset.

How much does a passport cost in Somerset?

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 Somerset?

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 Somerset.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. UPS Store - Somerset - (1.7 mi)
Franklin Commons Shopping Center Behind Cvs Pharmacy
458 Elizabeth Ave
Somerset NJ 08873
(732) 469-1348
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #2762 - Somerset - (1.7 mi)
Photo Center
462 Elizabeth Avenue
Somerset NJ 08873
(732) 356-3179
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Somerset - (2.2 mi)
Village Plaza Shopping Center At Jfk Boulevard And Easton Avenue
1075 Easton Ave
Somerset NJ 08873
(732) 247-8007
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #6983 - Somerset - (2.4 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Hamilton & Franklin
920 Hamilton St
Somerset NJ 08873
(732) 545-9069
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #5980 - North Brunswick - (3.4 mi)
Photo Center
949 Livingston Avenue
North Brunswick NJ 08902
(732) 342-7130
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #1195 - Manville - (3.4 mi)
Photo Center
321 South Main Street
Manville NJ 08835
(908) 725-8050
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Manville Supercenter - (3.6 mi)
Photo Center
100 North Main Street
Manville NJ 08835
908-575-8891
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - North Brunswick - (3.6 mi)
Shops At Commerce Place' Shopping Center Across From Malouf Ford
2227 US Hwy 1
North Brunswick NJ 08902
(732) 821-1166
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #6908 - New Brunswick - (3.6 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Jersey & Handy
20 Jersey Ave
New Brunswick NJ 08901
(732) 846-9360
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart North Brunswick Supercenter - (3.8 mi)
Photo Center
979 Route #1 South
North Brunswick NJ 08902
732-545-8686
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44