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Valley Springs, California Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Valley Springs

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


How to Get a Passport in Valley Springs, California

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Valley Springs

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 Valley Springs 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 Valley Springs 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 Valley Springs, CA

Valley Springs Post Office
200 E Highway 12
Valley Springs CA, 95252

Looking for a passport office in Valley Springs? 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 Valley Springs.

Valley Springs Post Office
200 E Highway 12
Valley Springs, CA 95252
 

Additional passport offices that are located near Valley Springs California:
San Andreas Post Office - San Andreas - 8.3 Miles
Jackson Post Office - Jackson - 12.6 Miles
Lodi Post Office - Lodi - 19.9 Miles
San Joaquin County Court at Lodi - Lodi - 20 Miles
East Stockton Station Post Office - Stockton - 21.9 Miles
Galt Post Office - Galt - 22.3 Miles
Stockton Main Post Office - Stockton - 22.6 Miles
Arch-Airport Post Office - Stockton - 23.1 Miles
Oakdale Post Office - Oakdale - 23.2 Miles
Stockton Hammer Ranch Station - Stockton - 23.6 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Valley Springs

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

Ione California, Linden California, Copperopolis California, Sutter Creek California, Farmington California, Angels Camp California, Murphys California, Rail Road Flat California, Plymouth California, Lodi California, Galt California, Columbia California, Oakdale California, Arnold California, Aukum California, Riverbank California, Manteca California, Ripon California, Lathrop California, Elk Grove California

Regional Passport Offices Close to Valley Springs

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 - 76.3 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 271.9 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 372 Miles
Seattle Passport Agency - 570.7 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 605.5 Miles


Passport Expediting in Valley Springs, California

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

What is the application process of getting a passport in Valley Springs?

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 Valley Springs.

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 Valley Springs 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 Valley Springs?

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 Valley Springs, 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 76.3 miles from Valley Springs, 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 Valley Springs?

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 Valley Springs?

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 Valley Springs.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #9390 - Valley Springs - (2.7 mi)
Photo Center
200 East Highway 12 Suite D
Valley Springs CA 95252
(209) 772-9681
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9233 - Jackson - (12.2 mi)
Photo Center
515 South State Highway 49
Jackson CA 95642
(209) 223-3784
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Jackson Store - (12.6 mi)
Photo Center
10355 Wicklow Way
Jackson CA 95642
209-223-4081
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Walgreens #12528 - Sutter Creek - (13.8 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Hwy 49 & Hwy 104
475 State Highway 49
Sutter Creek CA 95685
(209) 267-5128
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #9539 - Angels Camp - (14.4 mi)
Photo Center
41 North Main Street
Angels Camp CA 95222
(209) 736-1840
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Costco Store #1091 - Lodi - (19.6 mi)
Photo Center
2680 Reynolds Ranch Pkwy
Lodi CA 95240
(209) 366-7300
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
CVS #9261 - Lodi - (19.9 mi)
Photo Center
100 West Lodi Avenue
Lodi CA 95240
(209) 369-0186
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9243 - Lodi - (20.5 mi)
Photo Center
1000 West Kettleman Lane
Lodi CA 95240
(209) 368-5112
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #2961 - Lodi - (20.6 mi)
Ham Lane & Elm Street
75 N Ham Ln
Lodi CA 95242
(209) 369-8575
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Stockton Supercenter - (21.3 mi)
Photo Center
3223 E Hammer Ln
Stockton CA 95212
209-473-4854
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44