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South Gate, California Passport Office Information

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

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.

Passport Office in South Gate, CA

South Gate Main Post Office
10120 Wright Rd
South Gate CA, 90280

There is only a single passport office in South Gate.

South Gate Main Post Office
10120 Wright Rd
South Gate, CA 90280

Regional Passport Offices Close to South Gate

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 - 13.9 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 89.9 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 307.5 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 384.2 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 604.4 Miles

Other passport offices near South Gate California:

Huntington Park Main Post Office - Huntington Park - 2.1 Miles
Agustus F. Hawkins Finance Station Post Office - Los Angeles - 2.2 Miles
Bell Gardens City Clerk's Office - Bell Gardens - 2.8 Miles
Bell Gardens Post Office - Bell Gardens - 2.8 Miles
Los Angeles Main Post Office - Los Angeles - 3.1 Miles
Vernon Branch Post Office - Vernon - 3.1 Miles
Downey Main Post Office - Downey - 3.3 Miles
Paramount Main Post Office - Paramount - 3.5 Miles
Greenmead Finance Station Post Office - Los Angeles - 3.5 Miles
Compton Main Post Office - Compton - 3.6 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near South Gate

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

South Gate California, Cudahy California, Lynwood California, Bell California, Huntington Park California, Maywood California, Bell Gardens California, East Rancho Dominguez California, Willowbrook California, Compton California, Downey California, Vernon California, Commerce California, South Los Angeles California, Paramount California, East Los Angeles California, Pico Rivera California, Santa Fe Springs California, Bellflower California, Montebello California

How to Get a Passport in South Gate, California

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in South Gate

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 South Gate 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 South Gate 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 Expediting in South Gate, California

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

What is the application process of getting a passport in South Gate?

The process of getting a passport is pretty much the same wherever you are, however because this is about getting a passport in South Gate, you get the extra advantage of being really close to the Los Angeles 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 South Gate.

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 South Gate 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 South Gate?

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 South Gate, 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 South Gate residents, there is a regional passport facility only 13.9 miles away. It's possible to make an appointment at the Los Angeles 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 South Gate as there are other options available.

How much does a passport cost in South Gate?

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 South Gate?

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 South Gate.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #8835 - South Gate - (0.4 mi)
Photo Center
3710 Tweedy Boulevard
South Gate CA 90280
(323) 249-9944
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #10262 - South Gate - (0.7 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Long Beach & Tweedy
9830 Long Beach Blvd
South Gate CA 90280
(323) 357-3925
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart South Gate Supercenter - (0.8 mi)
Photo Center
4651 Firestone Blvd
South Gate CA 90280
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Lynwood - (1 mi)
Located On Eastside Between Mlk Jr. And Imperial Hwy
10910 Long Beach Blvd
Lynwood CA 90262
(310) 868-5969
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9123 - Lynwood - (1.3 mi)
Photo Center
3800 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Lynwood CA 90262
(310) 637-2509
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9501 - South Gate - (1.4 mi)
Photo Center
2655 Santa Ana Street
South Gate CA 90280
(323) 582-5601
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #6249 - Lynwood - (1.4 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Atlantic & Imperial
4351 E Imperial Hwy
Lynwood CA 90262
(310) 609-2406
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #8858 - Bell - (1.5 mi)
Photo Center
7101 Atlantic Avenue
Bell CA 90201
(323) 773-2025
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #11073 - Huntington Park - (1.5 mi)
Photo Center
3208 East Florence Ave.
Huntington Park CA 90255
(323) 589-1916
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #8898 - Walnut Park - (2.1 mi)
Photo Center
7300 Alameda Street
Walnut Park CA 90255
(323) 583-0638
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99