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Passport Guide for Truckee

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

How to Get a Passport in Truckee, California

Getting a passport in Truckee 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 Truckee 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 Truckee will need to visit a passport office.
* Truckee isn't near a passport agency, you could try a passport service or arrange to travel to one of the regional offices.
* To renew your passport, you do NOT need to visit a passport office.

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Truckee

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 Truckee 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 Truckee 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 Truckee, CA

Truckee Main Post Office
10050 Bridge St
Truckee CA, 96161

Looking for a passport office in Truckee? 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 Truckee.

Truckee Main Post Office
10050 Bridge St
Truckee, CA 96161

Additional passport offices that are located near Truckee California:
Tahoe City Post Office - Tahoe City - 11.1 Miles
Crystal Bay Post Office - Crystal Bay - 11.1 Miles
Incline Village Branch - Incline Village - 11.9 Miles
Peavine Station Post Office - Reno - 17.1 Miles
Steamboat Station - Reno - 19.6 Miles
USAC/University of Nevada - Reno - Reno - 20 Miles
Reno Main Post Office - Reno - 20.5 Miles
Sparks Main Post Office - Sparks - 22.7 Miles
Carson City Post Office - Carson City - 22.7 Miles
Sparks City Clerk's Office - Sparks - 22.7 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Truckee

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

Truckee California, Loyalton California, Carson City Nevada, Sparks Nevada, Genoa Nevada, South Lake Tahoe California, Dayton Nevada, Washington California, Beckwourth California, Portola California, Colfax California, Kirkwood California, Pollock Pines California, Georgetown California, Grass Valley California, La Porte California, Markleeville California, Fernley Nevada, Coloma California, Herlong California

Regional Passport Offices Close to Truckee

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 - 140.6 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 328.6 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 423.7 Miles
Seattle Passport Agency - 503.4 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 623.3 Miles

Passport Expediting in Truckee, California

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

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

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 Truckee.

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 Truckee 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 Truckee?

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 Truckee, 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 Francisco Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 140.6 miles from Truckee, 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 Truckee?

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 Truckee?

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 Truckee.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #9174 - Truckee - (2.7 mi)
Photo Center
11411 Deerfield Drive
Truckee CA 96161
(530) 587-5775
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Truckee - (2.8 mi)
Photo Center
12030 Donner Pass Rd
Truckee CA 96161
(530) 550-8550
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9976 - Tahoe City - (11.2 mi)
Photo Center
850 North Lake Boulevard
Tahoe City CA 96145
(530) 584-0250
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9841 - Reno - (17.1 mi)
Photo Center
1695 Robb Drive
Reno NV 89523
(775) 746-5600
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Reno Supercenter - (17.9 mi)
Photo Center
5260 W 7th St
Reno NV 89523
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #2658 - Reno - (18 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Mccarran & Mae Ann
10370 N Mccarran Blvd
Reno NV 89503
(775) 746-4809
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - N McCarran Blvd - (18.1 mi)
Canyon Shopping Center, N McCarran Blvd and Mae Anne Ave
10580 N McCarran Blvd
Reno NV 89503
(775) 746-3988
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9168 - Reno - (18.7 mi)
Photo Center
1119 California Avenue
Reno NV 89509
(775) 323-0701
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - W Plumb Ln - (18.9 mi)
Plumgate Plaza Plumblane & Arlington Ave
550 W Plumb Ln
Reno NV 89509
(775) 828-6226
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Reno Supercenter - (19 mi)
Photo Center
4855 Kietzke Ln
Reno NV 89509
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44