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Passport Guide for Somerville

Residents of Somerville in Somerset County, New Jersey have a choice of 2 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Somerville 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 2 passport offices here in Somerville, there are (305) 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 any of the passport acceptance agents listed below the map on this web page. If you need it faster than that, please see: closest regional passport offices to Somerville, New Jersey and Expedited Passport service options for Somerville.


How to Get a Passport in Somerville, New Jersey

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Somerville

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 Somerville 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 Somerville 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 Offices in Somerville, NJ

Somerset County Clerk's Office
20 Grove St
Somerville NJ, 8876

Somerville Main Post Office
39 Division St
Somerville NJ, 8876

Looking for a passport office in Somerville? 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 are 2 passport offices in Somerville.

Somerset County Clerk's Office
20 Grove St
Somerville, NJ 08876
Somerville Main Post Office
39 Division St
Somerville, NJ 08876

Additional passport offices that are located near Somerville New Jersey:
Raritan Post Office - Raritan - 1.6 Miles
Flagtown Post Office - Hillsborough - 2.2 Miles
Bridgewater Main Post Office - Bridgewater Twp - 3 Miles
Hillsborough Post Office - Hillsborough - 3.4 Miles
Neshanic Station Post Office - Neshanic Station - 4.2 Miles
Bound Brook Post Office - Bound Brook - 5.9 Miles
South Bound Brook Post Office - South Bound Brook - 5.9 Miles
Three Bridges Mailing Post Office - Three Bridges - 6.6 Miles
Somerset Post Office - Somerset - 7.1 Miles
Middlesex Post Office - Middlesex - 7.3 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Somerville

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

Raritan New Jersey, Bridgewater New Jersey, Manville New Jersey, Zarephath New Jersey, Millstone New Jersey, Bound Brook New Jersey, South Bound Brook New Jersey, Whitehouse Station New Jersey, Warren Township New Jersey, Bedminster New Jersey, Middlesex New Jersey, Somerset New Jersey, Township of Bernards New Jersey, Dunellen New Jersey, Voorhees New Jersey, Lebanon New Jersey, Gladstone New Jersey, Bernardsville New Jersey, Watchung New Jersey, Hopewell New Jersey

Regional Passport Offices Close to Somerville

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 - 31.5 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 42.6 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 59 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 148.2 Miles
Boston Passport Agency - 194.8 Miles


Passport Expediting in Somerville, New Jersey

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

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

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 are 2 passport offices in Somerville.

The basic process: fill out the DS-11 New Passport Application, take it with your proof of identity, passport photos, and passport fees to any of the passport offices in Somerville 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 Somerville?

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 Somerville, 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 Somerville 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 Somerville.

How much does a passport cost in Somerville?

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 Somerville?

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 Somerville.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #2854 - Bridgewater - (1.1 mi)
Photo Center
230 Milltown Road
Bridgewater NJ 08807
(908) 231-6360
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Bridgewater - (1.2 mi)
Next To Wegman's
726 Route 202 S
Bridgewater NJ 08807
(908) 575-1100
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #7347 - Somerville - (1.8 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Rt 206 & Somerset
129 Somerset St
Somerville NJ 08876
(908) 725-8259
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #2203 - Hillsborough - (2.5 mi)
Photo Center
220 Triangle Road
Hillsborough NJ 08876
(908) 369-1762
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #1195 - Manville - (3.5 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
Walgreens #12564 - Hillsborough - (3.7 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Rt. 206 & Raider
706 Us Highway 206
Hillsborough NJ 08844
(908) 281-6539
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #3031 - Bridgewater - (3.9 mi)
Photo Center
440 Union Avenue
Bridgewater NJ 08807
(908) 707-1231
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Costco Store #322 - Bridgewater - (4.7 mi)
Photo Center
325 Promenade Blvd
Bridgewater NJ 08807
(732) 584-1003
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
Walgreens #6957 - Bound Brook - (5.2 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Thompson & Union
476 W Union Ave
Bound Brook NJ 08805
(732) 805-4014
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99