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Sylmar, California Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Sylmar

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

How to Get a Passport in Sylmar, California

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Sylmar

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 Sylmar 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 Sylmar 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 Sylmar, CA

Sylmar Station Post Office
13700 Foothill Blvd
Sylmar CA, 91342

Looking for a passport office in Sylmar? There are hundreds of such offices in California. 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 Sylmar.

Sylmar Station Post Office
13700 Foothill Blvd
Sylmar, CA 91342

Additional passport offices that are located near Sylmar California:
Sunland Post Office - Sunland - 5.3 Miles
Mission City Annex Post Office - Mission Hills - 5.3 Miles
Sun Valley Post Office - San Fernando Valley - 6.7 Miles
Victory Center Station Post Office - North Hollywood - 8.3 Miles
Burbank Post Office - Burbank - 8.7 Miles
Van Nuys Post Office - Van Nuys - 8.7 Miles
Porter Ranch Station Post Office - Northridge - 8.8 Miles
Northridge Post Office - Los Angeles - 8.8 Miles
La Crescenta Post Office - La Crescenta - 9 Miles
Santa Clarita Main Post Office - Valencia - 10.2 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Sylmar

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

San Fernando California, Santa Clarita California, Van Nuys California, North Hollywood California, Northridge California, La Crescenta-Montrose California, Burbank California, Reseda California, Studio City California, Sherman Oaks California, Universal City California, Encino California, La Cañada Flintridge California, Acton California, Glendale California, West Hollywood California, Castaic California, Altadena California, Beverly Hills California, Calabasas California

Regional Passport Offices Close to Sylmar

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 - 16.5 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 113.9 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 284.2 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 399.1 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 617.6 Miles

Passport Expediting in Sylmar, California

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

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

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 Sylmar.

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 Sylmar 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 Sylmar?

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

How much does a passport cost in Sylmar?

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 Sylmar?

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 Sylmar.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #15930 - San Fernando - (3 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Glenoaks & Hubbard
2050 Glenoaks Blvd
San Fernando CA 91340
(818) 741-1103
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #9651 - Sylmar - (3.1 mi)
Photo Center
12717 Glenoaks Boulevard
Sylmar CA 91342
(818) 367-6116
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #10807 - San Fernando - (3.7 mi)
Photo Center
1204 San Fernando Rd
San Fernando CA 91340
(818) 361-2679
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Costco Store #1071 - Pacoima - (3.8 mi)
Photo Center
13550 Paxton St
Pacoima CA 91331
(818) 272-2700
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
UPS Store - Plaza At Golden Valley - (5.4 mi)
Golden Valley Road And The 14 Freeway
19197 Golden Valley Rd
Santa Clarita CA 91387
(661) 299-9230
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Mission Hills - (5.6 mi)
Photo Center
10316 Sepulveda Blvd
Mission Hills CA 91345
(818) 617-0063
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #6124 - Arleta - (5.6 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Woodman & Van Nuys
9750 Woodman Ave
Arleta CA 91331
(818) 899-9950
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Costco Store #447 - Santa Clarita - (5.8 mi)
Photo Center
18649 Via Princessa
Santa Clarita CA 91387
(661) 250-2818
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
CVS #9714 - Santa Clarita - (6 mi)
Photo Center
26861 Sierra Highway
Santa Clarita CA 91321
(661) 251-7346
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Granada Hills - (6 mi)
North Of The 118 Freeway In The Knollwood Plaza
11856 Balboa Blvd
Granada Hills CA 91344
(818) 368-0097
Price: Cost varies by location