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Ventura, California Passport Office Information

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Passport Guide for Ventura

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


How to Get a Passport in Ventura, California

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Ventura

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 Ventura 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 Ventura 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 Ventura, CA

Ventura Post Office
675 E Santa Clara St
Ventura CA, 93001

Looking for a passport office in Ventura? 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 Ventura.

Ventura Post Office
675 E Santa Clara St
Ventura, CA 93001
 

Additional passport offices that are located near Ventura California:
Ojai Post Office - Ojai - 7.3 Miles
Carpinteria Post Office - Carpinteria - 9.5 Miles
Oxnard Main Post Office - Oxnard - 10.7 Miles
Oxnard Public Library - Oxnard - 11.6 Miles
Santa Paula Post Office - Santa Paula - 13.4 Miles
Port Hueneme Post Office - Port Hueneme - 13.5 Miles
Camarillo Post Office - Camarillo - 16.2 Miles
Milpas Post Office - Santa Barbara - 17.7 Miles
Santa Barbara Post Office - Santa Barbara - 18.8 Miles
Fillmore City Finance Depart - Fillmore - 20.6 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Ventura

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

Ojai California, Carpinteria California, El Rio California, Oxnard California, Santa Paula California, Port Hueneme California, Montecito California, Camarillo California, Fillmore California, Moorpark California, Goleta California, Isla Vista California, Thousand Oaks California, Piru California, Simi Valley California, Westlake Village California, Oak Park California, Castaic California, Calabasas California, Santa Clarita California

Regional Passport Offices Close to Ventura

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 - 47.1 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 145.6 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 254.2 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 444.4 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 663.7 Miles


Passport Expediting in Ventura, California

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

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

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 Ventura.

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 Ventura 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 Ventura?

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 Ventura, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks).

While not down the street, the closest option for a passport-issuing facility is the Los Angeles Passport Agency, it's not too far from Ventura and if you can provide proof of travel within the next seventy-two hours, you can make an appointment there and get a passport.

If you have trouble getting an appointment at the Los Angeles Passport Agency, there are additional regional offices that are farther but may be options for you, see regional passport offices near Ventura.

How much does a passport cost in Ventura?

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 Ventura?

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 Ventura.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. UPS Store - Ventura - (4.3 mi)
Mission Plaza - Corner Of Main St & Ventura Ave
35 W Main St
Ventura CA 93001
(805) 643-6245
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #11033 - Ventura - (5.5 mi)
Photo Center
2260 East Thompson Boulevard
Ventura CA 93001
(805) 648-8985
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9236 - Ventura - (6.4 mi)
Photo Center
50 North Ashwood Avenue
Ventura CA 93003
(805) 658-7848
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9683 - Ventura - (7.2 mi)
Photo Center
5900 Telegraph Road
Ventura CA 93003
(805) 642-3276
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Ventura - (7.3 mi)
Photo Center
4744 Telephone Rd
Ventura CA 93003
(805) 535-4053
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Ventura Store - (8 mi)
Photo Center
1739 S Victoria Ave
Ventura CA 93003
866-733-2693
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #9969 - Ventura - (8.1 mi)
Photo Center
7850 Telegraph Road
Ventura CA 93004
(805) 671-5122
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9556 - Ventura - (8.1 mi)
Photo Center
1740 South Victoria Avenue
Ventura CA 93003
(805) 644-1833
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Ventura - (8.1 mi)
In The Montalvo Shopping Center
1746F S Victoria Ave
Ventura CA 93003
(805) 642-5573
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Central Plaza Shopping Center - (9.3 mi)
Central Plaza Shopping Center - S Petit Ave And Telephone Rd
9452 Telephone Rd
Ventura CA 93004
(805) 659-1883
Price: Cost varies by location