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Passport Guide for Thousand Palms

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

How to Get a Passport in Thousand Palms, California

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Thousand Palms

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 Thousand Palms 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 Thousand Palms 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 Thousand Palms, CA

Thousand Palms Post Office
72630 Ramon Rd
Thousand Palms CA, 92276

Looking for a passport office in Thousand Palms? 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 Thousand Palms.

Thousand Palms Post Office
72630 Ramon Rd
Thousand Palms, CA 92276

Other passport offices near Thousand Palms California:

Cathedral City Post Office - Cathedral City - 3.9 Miles
Northside Station Post Office - Palm Desert - 4.6 Miles
Rancho Mirage Post Office - Rancho Mirage - 5 Miles
Palm Springs Main Post Office - Palm Springs - 8 Miles
La Quinta Post Office - La Quinta - 8.3 Miles
North Palm Springs Post Office - Desert Hot Springs - 8.8 Miles
Desert Hot Springs Post Office - Desert Hot Springs - 9.6 Miles
Indio Post Office - Indio - 10.4 Miles
Coachella Post Office - Coachella - 13.4 Miles
Thermal Post Office - Thermal - 16.1 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Thousand Palms

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

Cathedral City California, Rancho Mirage California, Palm Desert California, Indian Wells California, Bermuda Dunes California, Palm Springs California, La Quinta California, Indio California, Desert Hot Springs California, Coachella California, Thermal California, Idyllwild California, Yucca Valley California, Idyllwild-Pine Cove California, Joshua Tree California, Mecca California, Twentynine Palms California, Banning California, San Jacinto California, Hemet California

Regional Passport Offices Close to Thousand Palms

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 Diego Passport Agency - 76.5 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 103.8 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 294.9 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 376.9 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 513.9 Miles

Passport Expediting in Thousand Palms, California

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

What is the application process of getting a passport in Thousand Palms?

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 Thousand Palms.

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 Thousand Palms 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 Thousand Palms?

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 Thousand Palms, 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 San Diego Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 76.5 miles from Thousand Palms, 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 Thousand Palms?

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 Thousand Palms?

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 Thousand Palms.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Costco Store #441 - Palm Desert - (1.1 mi)
Photo Center
72800 Dinah Shore Dr
Palm Desert CA 92211
(760) 770-2810
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
Walmart Palm Desert Supercenter - (1.4 mi)
Photo Center
34500 Monterey Ave
Palm Desert CA 92211
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #9641 - Rancho Mirage - (1.6 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Bob Hope & Dinah Shore
72027 Dinah Shore Dr
Rancho Mirage CA 92270
(760) 321-4892
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Westin Mission Hills Resort - (2.1 mi)
Located In Westin Mission Hills Resort - Go to Valet
71333 Dinah Shore Drive
Rancho Mirage CA 92270
(760) 202-2076
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9616 - Cathedral City - (3.8 mi)
Photo Center
31575 Date Palm Drive
Cathedral City CA 92234
(760) 324-4239
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Cathedral City - (3.8 mi)
Cardenas And Harbor Frieght, Nw Corner Date Palm & Ramon
31855 Date Palm Dr
Cathedral City CA 92234
(760) 324-8184
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #9229 - Cathedral City - (3.8 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Date Palm & 30Th
30015 Date Palm Dr
Cathedral City CA 92234
(760) 770-3659
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #5301 - Cathedral City - (3.9 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Date Palm & Dinah Shore
33975 Date Palm Dr
Cathedral City CA 92234
(760) 202-3533
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #1520 - Cathedral City - (4.8 mi)
Photo Center
68010 Vista Chino
Cathedral City CA 92234
(760) 325-3229
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Palm Springs Supercenter - (5.1 mi)
Photo Center
5601 E Ramon Rd
Palm Springs CA 92264
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44