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Tulare, California Passport Office Information


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

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 Tulare, CA

City of Tulare Clerk's Office
411 E Kern Ave
Tulare CA, 93274

There is only a single passport office in Tulare.

City of Tulare Clerk's Office
411 E Kern Ave
Tulare, CA 93274
 

Regional Passport Offices Close to Tulare

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 - 135.1 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 174.3 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 234 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 484.8 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 692.7 Miles



Other passport offices near Tulare California:

Visalia Post Office - Visalia - 8.2 Miles
Visalia City Office---Human Resources Dept. - Visalia - 9.5 Miles
Goshen Post Office - Goshen - 10.1 Miles
Corcoran Post Office - Corcoran - 10.5 Miles
Farmersville Post Office - Farmersville - 10.6 Miles
Exeter Post Office - Exeter - 13 Miles
Lindsay Post Office - Lindsay - 13.6 Miles
Hanford Post Office - Hanford - 16.3 Miles
Kings County Clerk Recorders Office - Hanford - 17 Miles
Porterville City Clerk's Office - Porterville - 18.2 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Tulare

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

Tulare California, Farmersville California, Corcoran California, Goshen California, Exeter California, Lindsay California, London California, Porterville California, Woodlake California, Lemoore California, Dinuba California, Kingsburg California, Stratford California, Reedley California, Delano California, Selma California, Parlier California, Three Rivers California, McFarland California, Fowler California


How to Get a Passport in Tulare, California

Getting a passport in Tulare 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 Tulare 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 Tulare will need to visit a passport office.
* Tulare 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 Tulare

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 Tulare 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 Tulare 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 Tulare, California

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

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

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 Tulare.

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 Tulare 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 Tulare?

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 Tulare, 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 Los Angeles Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 135.1 miles from Tulare, 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 Tulare?

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 Tulare?

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 Tulare.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #5551 - Tulare - (1.6 mi)
Photo Center
109 South West Street
Tulare CA 93274
(559) 687-1953
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #912 - Tulare - (2.7 mi)
Photo Center
2175 East Bardsley Avenue
Tulare CA 93274
(559) 685-0123
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9176 - Tulare - (3.4 mi)
Photo Center
1395 East Prosperity Avenue
Tulare CA 93274
(559) 688-2992
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #10002 - Tulare - (3.5 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Brentwood & Prosperity
1418 E Prosperity Ave
Tulare CA 93274
(559) 684-7963
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Tulare Store - (3.5 mi)
Photo Center
1110 E Prosperity Ave
Tulare CA 93274
559-684-1363
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
UPS Store - Packwood Creek Plaza - (7.2 mi)
Packwood Creek Shopping Center (Inside Lowe's Shopping Center)
4216 S Mooney Blvd
Visalia CA 93277
(559) 738-1105
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9271 - Visalia - (7.3 mi)
Photo Center
3619 West Caldwell Avenue
Visalia CA 93277
(559) 732-5971
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Costco Store #1017 - Visalia - (7.4 mi)
Photo Center
1405 W Cameron Ave
Visalia CA 93277
(559) 735-2400
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
Walmart Visalia Supercenter - (7.5 mi)
Photo Center
3750 S Mooney Blvd
Visalia CA 93277
559-802-4442
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #6683 - Visalia - (8.7 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Akers Rd & Cypress Rd
5328 W Cypress Ave
Visalia CA 93277
(559) 741-9583
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99