Need it Fast?Get a passport in as quick as 24 hours

Tempe, Arizona Passport Office Information


Residents of Tempe in Maricopa County, Arizona have a choice of 4 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Tempe 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 4 passport offices here in Tempe, there are (120) other passport offices in Arizona 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 Tempe, Arizona and Expedited Passport service options for Tempe.

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 Offices in Tempe, AZ

Tempe Main Post Office
233 E Southern Ave
Tempe AZ, 85282

Tempe South Station
8205 S Priest Dr
Tempe AZ, 85284

Tempe Apache Station
1962 E Apache Blvd
Tempe AZ, 85281

ASU Center for Global Education Services
951 S Mill Ave
Tempe AZ, 85281

There are 4 passport offices in Tempe.

Tempe Main Post Office
233 E Southern Ave
Tempe, AZ 85282
Tempe South Station
8205 S Priest Dr
Tempe, AZ 85284
Tempe Apache Station
1962 E Apache Blvd
Tempe, AZ 85281
ASU Center for Global Education Services
951 S Mill Ave
Tempe, AZ 85281

Regional Passport Offices Close to Tempe

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.

Western Passport Agency - 90.1 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 266.5 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 292.4 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 327.5 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 506.5 Miles



Other passport offices near Tempe Arizona:

Mesa Dobson Station - Mesa - 2.4 Miles
Phoenix Main Post Office - Phoenix - 2.8 Miles
Scottsdale Main Post Office - Scottsdale - 2.8 Miles
City of Scottsdale Customer Service Tax & License - Scottsdale - 4.5 Miles
Mesa Main Post Office - Mesa - 4.9 Miles
Phoenix Ahwatukee Station - Phoenix - 5 Miles
Phoenix Arcadia Station - Phoenix - 5 Miles
Maricopa County Clerk of Superior Court (Mesa) - Mesa - 5.6 Miles
Phoenix Rio Salado Station - Phoenix - 6.2 Miles
Chandler Andersen Springs Station - Chandler - 7.1 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Tempe

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

Tempe Arizona, Guadalupe Arizona, Mesa Arizona, Scottsdale Arizona, Paradise Valley Arizona, Phoenix Arizona, Gilbert Arizona, Chandler Arizona, Glendale Arizona, Tolleson Arizona, Queen Creek Arizona, Peoria Arizona, Apache Junction Arizona, Sun City Arizona, Avondale Arizona, Goodyear Arizona, Litchfield Park Arizona, Maricopa Arizona, El Mirage Arizona, Surprise Arizona


How to Get a Passport in Tempe, Arizona

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Tempe

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 Tempe or any other city in Arizona 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 Tempe 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 Tempe, Arizona

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

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

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 4 passport offices in Tempe.

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 Tempe 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 Tempe?

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 Tempe, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). You are going to have to do a little bit of a road-trip, the nearest passport issuing facility is The Western Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 90.1 miles from Tempe, but that's where you need to make an appointment. Another option for you may be to use a passport expediting service to go to a regional facility for you.

How much does a passport cost in Tempe?

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 Tempe?

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 Tempe.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. UPS Store - E University Dr - (0.2 mi)
Asu Palo Verde East
510 E University Dr
Tempe AZ 85281
(480) 894-8838
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - E Lemon St - (0.2 mi)
On The Asu Campus - Hassayampa Academic Village
711 E Lemon St
Tempe AZ 85281
(480) 894-8838
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #10928 - Tempe - (0.4 mi)
Photo Center
909 East Apache Boulevard
Tempe AZ 85281
(480) 967-0799
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9205 - Tempe - (0.6 mi)
Photo Center
802 South Mill Avenue.
Tempe AZ 85281
(480) 966-6271
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Tempe Mission Palms Hotel - (0.6 mi)
5th Street & Mill Ave inside Tempe Mission Palms Hotel
60 E 5th St
Tempe AZ 85281
(480) 317-1568
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #11610 - Tempe - (1 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Mill & Broadway
2000 S Mill Ave
Tempe AZ 85282
(480) 921-8013
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - E Broadway - (1.2 mi)
On the southwest corner of Broadway & McClintock, behind Ted's Hot Dogs
1753 E Broadway
Tempe AZ 85282
(480) 829-3900
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #33 - Tempe - (1.2 mi)
Photo Center
1750 East Broadway Road
Tempe AZ 85282
(480) 557-0970
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - South Mill Ave - (1.6 mi)
Nw Corner Of Mill & Southern (Fry's Plaza Next To Jack In The Box)
3116 South Mill Ave
Tempe AZ 85282
(480) 889-0382
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Tempe Supercenter - (1.6 mi)
Photo Center
800 E Southern Ave
Tempe AZ 85282
480-966-2939
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44