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Sparta, New Jersey Passport Office Information

Passport Guide: Get a Passport in Sparta / Applying for a passport from Sparta

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

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 Sparta, NJ

Sparta Post Office
2 Main St
Sparta NJ, 7871

There is only a single passport office in Sparta.

Sparta Post Office
2 Main St
Sparta, NJ 07871

Regional Passport Offices Close to Sparta

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 - 34 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 49.6 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 69.9 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 170.1 Miles
Boston Passport Agency - 178.2 Miles

Other passport offices near Sparta New Jersey:

Newton Post Office - Newton - 5.7 Miles
Sussex County Clerk's Office - Newton - 5.7 Miles
Augusta Post Office - Augusta - 5.9 Miles
Hopatcong Main Post Office - Hopatcong - 6.5 Miles
Oak Ridge Post Office - Oak Ridge - 6.8 Miles
Branchville Post Office - Branchville - 8.3 Miles
Newfoundland Post Office - Newfoundland - 8.5 Miles
Sussex Post Office - Sussex - 9.4 Miles
Ledgewood Post Office - Ledgewood - 10 Miles
Dover Post Office - Dover - 10.1 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Sparta

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

Ogdensburg New Jersey, Franklin New Jersey, Andover New Jersey, Augusta New Jersey, Hopatcong New Jersey, Hamburg New Jersey, Mount Arlington New Jersey, Branchville New Jersey, Stanhope New Jersey, Wharton New Jersey, Netcong New Jersey, Sussex New Jersey, Rockaway New Jersey, Dover New Jersey, Victory Gardens New Jersey, West Milford New Jersey, Randolph New Jersey, Kinnelon New Jersey, Boonton New Jersey, Vernon Valley New Jersey

How to Get a Passport in Sparta, New Jersey

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Sparta

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 Sparta 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 Sparta 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 Sparta, New Jersey

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

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

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 Sparta.

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 Sparta 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 Sparta?

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 Sparta, 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 Sparta 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 Sparta.

How much does a passport cost in Sparta?

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 Sparta?

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 Sparta.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #2968 - Sparta - (0.9 mi)
Photo Center
11 Theatre Centre Street
Sparta NJ 07871
(973) 726-3422
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Sparta - (1.7 mi)
Upper Lake Plaza On Newton-Sparta Road
270 Sparta Ave
Sparta NJ 07871
(973) 729-9800
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #15488 - Franklin - (4.8 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Sr 23 & Washington
245 Route 23
Franklin NJ 07416
(973) 864-3202
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Franklin Store - (4.8 mi)
Photo Center
230 State Highway
Franklin NJ 07416
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walmart Newton Store - (5.2 mi)
Photo Center
26 Hampton House Rd
Newton NJ 07860
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #10439 - Newton - (5.6 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Rte 206 & Park
126 Water St
Newton NJ 07860
(973) 300-5291
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #4771 - Oak Ridge - (5.6 mi)
Photo Center
5740 Berkshire Valley Road
Oak Ridge NJ 07438
(973) 208-2703
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Oak Ridge - (5.6 mi)
Ridge Plaza
5744 Berkshire Valley Rd
Oak Ridge NJ 07438
(973) 208-7002
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #6075 - Stanhope - (7.9 mi)
Photo Center
77 Rt 206
Stanhope NJ 07874
(973) 426-0466
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Costco Store #315 - Wharton - (8.7 mi)
Photo Center
315 State Route 15 N
Wharton NJ 07885
(973) 659-2000
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99