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South San Francisco, California Passport Office Information


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

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 San Francisco, CA

South San Francisco Post Office
844 Dubuque Ave
South San Francisco CA, 94080

There is only a single passport office in South San Francisco.

South San Francisco Post Office
844 Dubuque Ave
South San Francisco, CA 94080
 

Regional Passport Offices Close to South San Francisco

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.

San Francisco Passport Agency - 7.8 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 289.8 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 392.3 Miles
Seattle Passport Agency - 596.8 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 655.6 Miles



Other passport offices near South San Francisco California:

San Bruno MPO - San Bruno - 1 Miles
Brisbane MPO - Brisbane - 2.1 Miles
San Francisco Airport Branch - San Francisco - 2.5 Miles
City of Daly City - Daly City - 3.1 Miles
Daly City Post Office - Daly City - 3.1 Miles
Pacifica Post Office - Pacifica - 3.2 Miles
City of Pacifica - Pacifica - 3.3 Miles
Millbrae Post Office - Millbrae - 3.5 Miles
Excelsior Station Post Office - San Francisco - 3.9 Miles
Linda Mar Station - Pacifica - 4.8 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near South San Francisco

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

South San Francisco California, Brisbane California, Colma California, Daly City California, Pacifica California, Millbrae California, Burlingame California, San Mateo California, Montara California, Foster City California, Belmont California, Alameda California, Half Moon Bay California, San Carlos California, Emeryville California, Sausalito California, Belvedere California, Tiburon California, Marin City California, San Leandro California


How to Get a Passport in South San Francisco, California

Getting a passport in South San Francisco 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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco will need to visit a passport office.
* Please see regional passport offices close to South San Francisco, there is one less than 100 miles from South San Francisco.
* 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 San Francisco

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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco, California

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

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

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

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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco?

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 San Francisco, 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 San Francisco residents, there is a regional passport facility only 7.8 miles away. It's possible to make an appointment at the San Francisco Passport Agency and get a passport there if you have proof of travel within 72 hours.

How much does a passport cost in South San Francisco?

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 San Francisco?

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 San Francisco.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #3346 - South San Francisco - (0.7 mi)
El Camino & Country Club Road
399 El Camino Real
South San Francisco CA 94080
(650) 583-8685
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Costco Store #475 - El Camino - (1.2 mi)
Photo Center
1600 El Camino Real
South San Francisco CA 94080
(650) 757-3003
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
Costco Store #654 - S San Francisco Business Center - (1.2 mi)
Photo Center
900 Dubuque Ave
South San Francisco CA 94080
(650) 784-4047
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
UPS Store - South San Francisco - (1.3 mi)
Winston Shopping Center
101 Hickey Blvd
South San Francisco CA 94080
(650) 997-4573
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #15397 - South San Francisco - (1.4 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Gellert & Westborough
2238 Westborough Blvd
South San Francisco CA 94080
(650) 873-0551
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - New Westborough Square - (1.4 mi)
Located In Brand New Westborough Square Where Walgreens , Five Guys And Philz Coffee Are Located
2268 Westborough Blvd
South San Francisco CA 94080
(650) 952-6506
Price: Cost varies by location
Costco Store #422 - S San Francisco - (1.5 mi)
Photo Center
451 S Airport Blvd
South San Francisco CA 94080
(650) 872-2021
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
UPS Store - San Bruno - (1.8 mi)
San Bruno Ave And El Camino Real (Mills Park Ctr) Round Table
723 Camino Plaza
San Bruno CA 94066
(650) 872-2494
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9807 - San Bruno - (1.8 mi)
Photo Center
10 Bayhill Shopping Center
San Bruno CA 94066
(650) 873-9522
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9752 - Daly City - (2.1 mi)
Photo Center
375 Gellert Boulevard
Daly City CA 94015
(650) 994-0752
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99