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Passport Guide for Walnut Creek

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

How to Get a Passport in Walnut Creek, California

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Walnut Creek

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 Walnut Creek 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 Walnut Creek 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 Walnut Creek, CA

Walnut Creek Post Office
2070 N Broadway
Walnut Creek CA, 94596

Looking for a passport office in Walnut Creek? 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 Walnut Creek.

Walnut Creek Post Office
2070 N Broadway
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Other passport offices near Walnut Creek California:

Alamo PO - Alamo - 3.2 Miles
Lafayette Post Office - Lafayette - 3.6 Miles
Moraga Post Office - Moraga - 4.3 Miles
Concord Post Office - Concord - 4.5 Miles
Clayton Post Office - Clayton - 6 Miles
Orinda Post Office - Orinda - 6.6 Miles
Martinez Post Office - Martinez - 6.7 Miles
Canyon Post Office - Canyon - 6.9 Miles
Danville Post Office - Danville - 7.4 Miles
San Ramon City Clerk - San Ramon - 8.3 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Walnut Creek

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

Walnut Creek California, Alamo California, Lafayette California, Concord California, Pacheco California, Danville California, Moraga California, Clayton California, Orinda California, San Ramon California, Blackhawk California, Piedmont California, Benicia California, Berkeley California, Kensington California, Pittsburg California, San Leandro California, Albany California, Emeryville California, Crockett California

Regional Passport Offices Close to Walnut Creek

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 - 17.8 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 289.4 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 391.8 Miles
Seattle Passport Agency - 582.2 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 646.6 Miles

Passport Expediting in Walnut Creek, California

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

What is the application process of getting a passport in Walnut Creek?

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 Walnut Creek.

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 Walnut Creek 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 Walnut Creek?

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 Walnut Creek, 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 San Francisco Passport Agency, it's not too far from Walnut Creek and if you can provide proof of travel within the next seventy-two hours, you can make an appointment there and get a passport.

How much does a passport cost in Walnut Creek?

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 Walnut Creek?

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 Walnut Creek.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. UPS Store - N Main Street - (0.4 mi)
Photo Center
1630 N Main Street
Walnut Creek CA 94596
(925) 934-9318
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Main Street Plaza - (0.6 mi)
Main Street Plaza, Next To Sunrise Bistro
1555 Botelho Dr
Walnut Creek CA 94596
(925) 937-6225
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9545 - Walnut Creek - (0.6 mi)
Photo Center
1123 South California Boulevard
Walnut Creek CA 94596
(925) 933-8353
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #4026 - Walnut Creek - (1.6 mi)
Northeast Corner Main & Geary
2900 N Main St
Walnut Creek CA 94597
(925) 933-0307
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Rossmoor Shopping Center - (1.7 mi)
Rossmoor Shopping Center Next To Safeway
1966 Tice Valley Blvd
Walnut Creek CA 94595
(925) 935-1870
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9324 - Walnut Creek - (1.7 mi)
Photo Center
1960 Tice Valley Blvd
Walnut Creek CA 94595
(925) 947-6050
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9815 - Walnut Creek - (1.8 mi)
Photo Center
738 Bancroft Road
Walnut Creek CA 94598
(925) 938-8525
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Bancroft Rd - (1.8 mi)
Countrywood Shopping Center Next To Treat And Bancroft
712 Bancroft Rd
Walnut Creek CA 94598
(925) 934-2844
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Palos Verdes Mall - (2.2 mi)
Palos Verdes Mall At Geary And Pleasant Hill
1547 Palos Verdes Mall
Walnut Creek CA 94597
(925) 946-1016
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #15078 - Walnut Creek - (2.3 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Oak Grove & Ygnacio Valley
2995 Ygnacio Valley Rd
Walnut Creek CA 94598
(925) 256-7230
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99