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Union City, New Jersey Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Union City

Residents of Union City in Hudson County, New Jersey have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Union City 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 Union City, there are (307) other passport offices in New Jersey 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 Union City, New Jersey and Expedited Passport service options for Union City.

How to Get a Passport in Union City, New Jersey

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Union City

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 Union City or any other city in New Jersey 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 Union City 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 Union City, NJ

Union City Post Office
301 30th St
Union City NJ, 7087

Looking for a passport office in Union City? There are hundreds of such offices in New Jersey. 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 Union City.

Union City Post Office
301 30th St
Union City, NJ 07087

Additional passport offices that are located near Union City New Jersey:
North Bergen Post Office - North Bergen - 0.9 Miles
West New York Post Office - West New York - 1.1 Miles
Secaucus Main Post Office - Secaucus - 1.4 Miles
Hudson City Station - Jersey City - 1.5 Miles
James A. Farley P.O., Passport Section - New York - 2 Miles
Times Square Station - New York - 2 Miles
Hoboken Post Office - Hoboken - 2 Miles
Radio City Station Post Office - New York - 2.1 Miles
Midtown Station - New York - 2.1 Miles
Old Chelsea Station - New York - 2.3 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Union City

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

Weehawken New Jersey, Union City New Jersey, West New York New Jersey, Hoboken New Jersey, Secaucus New Jersey, Guttenberg New Jersey, North Bergen New Jersey, Greenwich Village New York, Fairview New Jersey, Downtown Manhattan New York, Little Italy New York, New York City New York, Cliffside Park New Jersey, Roosevelt Island New York, Lyndhurst New Jersey, Ridgefield New Jersey, Edgewater New Jersey, East Harlem New York, Moonachie New Jersey, Harlem New York

Regional Passport Offices Close to Union City

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.

New York Passport Agency - 2.7 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 28 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 70.8 Miles
Boston Passport Agency - 164 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 178.5 Miles

Passport Expediting in Union City, New Jersey

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Union City. 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 Union City, New Jersey

What is the application process of getting a passport in Union City?

The process of getting a passport is pretty much the same wherever you are, however because this is about getting a passport in Union City, you get the extra advantage of being really close to the New York Passport Agency, this is great if you need a passport fast. However, with most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there is only one passport office in Union City.

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 Union City 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 Union City?

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 Union City, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). If you need it faster, luckily for Union City residents, there is a regional passport facility only 2.7 miles away. It's possible to make an appointment at the New York Passport Agency and get a passport there if you have proof of travel within 72 hours.

Please also check the nearby regional passport office list for other regional, passport-issuing facilities near Union City as there are other options available.

How much does a passport cost in Union City?

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 Union City?

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 Union City.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #5333 - Union City - (0.4 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Park & Peter
3333 Park Ave
Union City NJ 07087
(201) 558-0094
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Columbia Park Shopping Center - (0.4 mi)
In Between Petland Discounts & Shoprite
3135 Kennedy Blvd
North Bergen NJ 07047
(201) 706-8700
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #12442 - Union City - (0.4 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Kennedy Blvd. & 36Th
3508 Kennedy Blvd.
Union City NJ 07087
(201) 864-9129
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #4615 - Union City - (0.8 mi)
Photo Center
714 Summit Avenue
Union City NJ 07087
(201) 866-2892
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #4443 - Hoboken - (0.9 mi)
Photo Center
210 14th Street
Hoboken NJ 07030
(201) 420-3286
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #7400 - Union City - (0.9 mi)
Photo Center
4700 Bergenline Avenue
Union City NJ 07087
(201) 867-5900
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #17847 - Jersey City - (1 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Summit Ave & 5Th St
1212 Summit Ave
Jersey City NJ 07307
(201) 876-0107
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #19963 - Hoboken - (1 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Willow Avenue & 13Th Street
1300 Willow Avenue
Hoboken NJ 07030
(201) 798-0558
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #19822 - Hoboken - (1.1 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Shipyard Lane & Constitution Court
1320 Shipyard Ln Ste 3
Hoboken NJ 07030
(201) 876-0040
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Hoboken Uptown - (1.1 mi)
By The Hudson River On 14th Street
4 14th St
Hoboken NJ 07030
(201) 683-7844
Price: Cost varies by location