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Van Nuys, California Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Van Nuys

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


How to Get a Passport in Van Nuys, California

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Van Nuys

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 Van Nuys 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 Van Nuys 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 Van Nuys, CA

Van Nuys Post Office
15701 Sherman Way
Van Nuys CA, 91406

Looking for a passport office in Van Nuys? 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 Van Nuys.

Van Nuys Post Office
15701 Sherman Way
Van Nuys, CA 91406
 

Additional passport offices that are located near Van Nuys California:
Reseda Main Post Office - Reseda - 2.3 Miles
Tarzana Post Office - Tarzana - 3 Miles
Northridge Post Office - Los Angeles - 3.6 Miles
Mission City Annex Post Office - Mission Hills - 4.3 Miles
Victory Center Station Post Office - North Hollywood - 5.1 Miles
Canoga Park Post Office - Canoga Park - 5.5 Miles
Porter Ranch Station Post Office - Northridge - 5.6 Miles
Woodland Hills Post Office - Woodland Hills - 6.1 Miles
Sun Valley Post Office - San Fernando Valley - 6.1 Miles
Burbank Post Office - Burbank - 7 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Van Nuys

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

Van Nuys California, Reseda California, Encino California, Northridge California, Sherman Oaks California, Studio City California, San Fernando California, North Hollywood California, Universal City California, Calabasas California, Topanga California, Beverly Hills California, Brentwood California, Burbank California, West Hollywood California, Pacific Palisades California, Santa Monica California, Culver City California, Santa Clarita California, Glendale California

Regional Passport Offices Close to Van Nuys

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 - 8.7 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 110.4 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 286.8 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 401.8 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 621.1 Miles


Passport Expediting in Van Nuys, California

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

What is the application process of getting a passport in Van Nuys?

The process of getting a passport is pretty much the same wherever you are, however because this is about getting a passport in Van Nuys, you get the extra advantage of being really close to the Los Angeles 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 Van Nuys.

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 Van Nuys 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 Van Nuys?

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 Van Nuys, 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 Van Nuys residents, there is a regional passport facility only 8.7 miles away. It's possible to make an appointment at the Los Angeles 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 Van Nuys as there are other options available.

How much does a passport cost in Van Nuys?

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 Van Nuys?

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 Van Nuys.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. UPS Store - Lake Balboa - (1 mi)
Ralphs Shopping Center At Louise And Balboa
17216 Saticoy St
Van Nuys CA 91406
(818) 774-9095
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #4792 - Van Nuys - (1.3 mi)
Photo Center
15232 Sherman Way
Van Nuys CA 91405
(818) 374-3480
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9630 - Van Nuys - (1.5 mi)
Photo Center
6201 North Sepulveda Boulevard
Van Nuys CA 91411
(818) 373-5005
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Costco Store #48 - Van Nuys - (1.6 mi)
Photo Center
6100 Sepulveda Blvd
Van Nuys CA 91411
(818) 989-5132
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
CVS #9621 - Reseda - (2 mi)
Photo Center
18247 Sherman Way
Reseda CA 91335
(818) 345-9640
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #5525 - Van Nuys - (2 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Van Nuys & Sherman
7155 Van Nuys Blvd
Van Nuys CA 91405
(818) 989-4281
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Van Nuys - (2.2 mi)
2 Blocks South Of Victory Near Sylvan St Across From Chase Bank
6311 Van Nuys Blvd
Van Nuys CA 91401
(818) 781-9000
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #6648 - Reseda - (2.2 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Canby & Sherman
18430 Sherman Way
Reseda CA 91335
(818) 343-4513
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #5022 - Reseda - (2.3 mi)
Photo Center
7400 Reseda Boulevard
Reseda CA 91335
(818) 776-2600
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9706 - Northridge - (2.3 mi)
Photo Center
9038 Balboa Boulevard
Northridge CA 91325
(818) 891-0956
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99