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West Caldwell, New Jersey Passport Office Information

Passport Guide: Get a Passport in West Caldwell / Applying for a passport from West Caldwell

Residents of West Caldwell in Essex County, New Jersey have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in West Caldwell 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 West Caldwell, there are (307) other passport offices in New Jersey 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 West Caldwell, New Jersey and Expedited Passport service options for West Caldwell.

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 West Caldwell, NJ

West Caldwell Branch Post Office
155 Clinton Rd
West Caldwell NJ, 7006

There is only a single passport office in West Caldwell.

West Caldwell Branch Post Office
155 Clinton Rd
West Caldwell, NJ 07006
 

Regional Passport Offices Close to West Caldwell

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.

New York Passport Agency - 14.5 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 35.9 Miles
Philadelphia Passport Agency - 67 Miles
Boston Passport Agency - 170.5 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 173 Miles



Other passport offices near West Caldwell New Jersey:

Roseland Post Office - Roseland - 1.9 Miles
Pine Brook Post Office - Pine Brook - 2.3 Miles
West Orange Post Office - West Orange - 2.7 Miles
Little Falls Main Post Office - Little Falls - 2.8 Miles
Livingston Post Office - Livingston - 3.8 Miles
Lincoln Park Post Office - Lincoln Park - 4.4 Miles
Lake Hiawatha Main Post Office - Lake Hiawatha - 4.9 Miles
Orange Post Office - Orange - 5.2 Miles
Bloomfield Post Office - Bloomfield - 5.3 Miles
City Clerk's Office - East Orange - 5.7 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near West Caldwell

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

West Caldwell New Jersey, Caldwell New Jersey, North Caldwell New Jersey, Essex Fells New Jersey, Roseland New Jersey, Verona New Jersey, Fairfield New Jersey, Fairfield New Jersey, Cedar Grove New Jersey, Little Falls New Jersey, Montclair New Jersey, Livingston New Jersey, Lincoln Park New Jersey, Glen Ridge New Jersey, Livingston New Jersey, Totowa New Jersey, Bloomfield New Jersey, Clifton New Jersey, Montville New Jersey, Nutley New Jersey


How to Get a Passport in West Caldwell, New Jersey

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in West Caldwell

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 West Caldwell or any other city in New Jersey 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 West Caldwell 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 West Caldwell, New Jersey

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in West Caldwell. 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 West Caldwell, New Jersey

What is the application process of getting a passport in West Caldwell?

The process of getting a passport is pretty much the same wherever you are, however because this is about getting a passport in West Caldwell, you get the extra advantage of being really close to the New York 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 West Caldwell.

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 West Caldwell 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 West Caldwell?

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 West Caldwell, 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 West Caldwell residents, there is a regional passport facility only 14.5 miles away. It's possible to make an appointment at the New York 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 West Caldwell as there are other options available.

How much does a passport cost in West Caldwell?

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 West Caldwell?

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 West Caldwell.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #7794 - Caldwell - (0.6 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Passaic & Clinton
601 Passaic Ave
Caldwell NJ 07006
(973) 575-1299
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - West Caldwell - (0.6 mi)
Broadway Square At Bloomfield And Passaic
759 Bloomfield Ave
West Caldwell NJ 07006
(973) 403-0440
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #761 - West Caldwell - (0.7 mi)
Photo Center
West Caldwell Shopping Center, 560 Passaic Avenue
West Caldwell NJ 07006
(973) 575-0003
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #13702 - Fairfield - (1.9 mi)
Hollywood Ave. & Us Hwy 46
397 Route 46 W
Fairfield NJ 07004
(862) 210-3980
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #13701 - Verona - (2.2 mi)
Of 342 Claremont Ave &
342 Claremont Ave
Verona NJ 07044
(973) 559-0901
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #2492 - Cedar Grove - (2.4 mi)
Photo Center
1041 Pompton Avenue
Cedar Grove NJ 07009
(973) 237-4061
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #617 - Cedar Grove - (2.5 mi)
Photo Center
387 Pompton Avenue
Cedar Grove NJ 07009
(973) 857-2550
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Costco Store #1177 - Wayne - (2.6 mi)
Photo Center
149 State Route 23
Wayne NJ 07470
(973) 339-4006
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
Walgreens #2470 - Roseland - (2.8 mi)
Southwest Corner Of Eisenhower & Eagle Rock
45 Eisenhower Pkwy
Roseland NJ 07068
(973) 364-7692
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - West Orange - (2.8 mi)
Near Valley National Bank And Quick Shop Off Pleasant Valley Way
623 Eagle Rock Ave
West Orange NJ 07052
(973) 669-8180
Price: Cost varies by location