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Venice, California Passport Office Information

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

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 Venice, CA

Venice Post Office
1601 Main St
Venice CA, 90291

There is only a single passport office in Venice.

Venice Post Office
1601 Main St
Venice, CA 90291

Regional Passport Offices Close to Venice

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 - 3.8 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 100.1 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 297.1 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 397.5 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 617.7 Miles

Other passport offices near Venice California:

Mar Vista Station Post Office - Los Angeles - 1.7 Miles
Santa Monica Main Post Office - Santa Monica - 2.2 Miles
Rancho Park Station - Los Angeles - 2.8 Miles
West Los Angeles Finance Station Post Office - Los Angeles - 3.1 Miles
Westside Pavilion Postal Store - Los Angeles - 3.2 Miles
Palms Station Post Office - Los Angeles - 3.3 Miles
Culver City-City Clerk's Office - Culver City - 3.7 Miles
Village Station Post Office - Los Angeles - 3.9 Miles
Barrington Station Post Office - Los Angeles - 4.2 Miles
Pacific Palisades Postal Store - Pacific Palisades - 4.4 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Venice

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

Venice California, Marina del Rey California, Santa Monica California, Brentwood California, Culver City California, Pacific Palisades California, El Segundo California, Beverly Hills California, Inglewood California, Lennox California, Manhattan Beach California, Hawthorne California, West Hollywood California, Lawndale California, Hermosa Beach California, Topanga California, Sherman Oaks California, Redondo Beach California, Studio City California, Gardena California

How to Get a Passport in Venice, California

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Venice

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 Venice 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 Venice 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 Venice, California

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

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

The process of getting a passport is pretty much the same wherever you are, however because this is about getting a passport in Venice, 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 Venice.

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 Venice 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 Venice?

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 Venice, 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 Venice residents, there is a regional passport facility only 3.8 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 Venice as there are other options available.

How much does a passport cost in Venice?

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 Venice?

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 Venice.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #8829 - Venice - (0.5 mi)
Photo Center
119 South Lincoln Boulevard
Venice CA 90291
(310) 392-3983
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Marina Del Rey - (0.7 mi)
Marina Beach Shopping Center
578 Washington Blvd
Marina Del Rey CA 90292
(310) 827-4757
Price: Cost varies by location
Costco Store #479 - Culver City - (0.8 mi)
Photo Center
13463 Washington Blvd
Marina Del Rey CA 90292
(310) 754-2003
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
Walgreens #7070 - Marina Del Rey - (0.9 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Lincoln & Washington
4009 Lincoln Blvd
Marina Del Rey CA 90292
(310) 823-7152
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Santa Monica - (0.9 mi)
Next To Gelsons Supermarket
2633 Lincoln Blvd
Santa Monica CA 90405
(310) 396-5707
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Marina Del Rey - (1.3 mi)
Villa Marina Marketplace (Corner Of Maxella And Glencoe)
13428 Maxella Ave
Marina Del Rey CA 90292
(310) 827-4000
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #8871 - Marina Del Rey - (1.4 mi)
Photo Center
13171 Mindanao Way, Mindanao And The 90 Freeway
Marina Del Rey CA 90292
(310) 821-8908
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #12720 - Santa Monica - (1.4 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Lincoln Blvd. & Pico Blvd.
1911 Lincoln Blvd
Santa Monica CA 90405
(310) 526-4496
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Mar Vista - (1.6 mi)
Centinela And Venice Blvd
12405 Venice Blvd
Mar Vista CA 90066
(310) 915-6580
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9493 - Mar Vista - (1.6 mi)
Photo Center
12315 Venice Boulevard
Mar Vista CA 90066
(310) 390-6296
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99