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Passport Guide for Westminster

Residents of Westminster in Orange County, California have a choice of 2 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Westminster 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 2 passport offices here in Westminster, there are (798) 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 any of the passport acceptance agents listed below the map on this web page. If you need it faster than that, please see: closest regional passport offices to Westminster, California and Expedited Passport service options for Westminster.


How to Get a Passport in Westminster, California

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Westminster

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 Westminster 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 Westminster 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 Offices in Westminster, CA

Westminster-Center Station Post Office
13761 Goldenwest St
Westminster CA, 92683

Westminster Post Office
15030 Goldenwest Cir
Westminster CA, 92683

Looking for a passport office in Westminster? 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 are 2 passport offices in Westminster.

Westminster-Center Station Post Office
13761 Goldenwest St
Westminster, CA 92683
Westminster Post Office
15030 Goldenwest Cir
Westminster, CA 92683

Other passport offices near Westminster California:

Huntington Beach Main Post Office - Huntington Beach - 2.3 Miles
Garden Grove Main Post Office - Garden Grove - 2.7 Miles
Garden Grove City Clerk's Office - Garden Grove - 3.2 Miles
Stanton Post Office - Stanton - 3.6 Miles
Fountain Valley Post Office - Fountain Valley - 3.9 Miles
Seal Beach Main Post Office - Seal Beach - 4.3 Miles
Brookhurst Center Station Post Office - Anaheim - 4.3 Miles
Huntington Beach City Clerk's Office - Huntington Beach - 4.5 Miles
Los Alamitos Post Office - Los Alamitos - 5 Miles
Holiday Station - Anaheim - 5.2 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Westminster

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

Westminster California, Garden Grove California, Stanton California, Fountain Valley California, Cypress California, Los Alamitos California, Huntington Beach California, Seal Beach California, Hawaiian Gardens California, La Palma California, Anaheim California, Buena Park California, Cerritos California, Orange California, Costa Mesa California, Fullerton California, Artesia California, Tustin California, Newport Beach California, Lakewood California

Regional Passport Offices Close to Westminster

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 - 29.1 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 74.3 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 323.2 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 371.5 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 592.4 Miles


Passport Expediting in Westminster, California

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

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

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 are 2 passport offices in Westminster.

The basic process: fill out the DS-11 New Passport Application, take it with your proof of identity, passport photos, and passport fees to any of the passport offices in Westminster 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 Westminster?

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 Westminster, 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 Westminster 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 Westminster.

How much does a passport cost in Westminster?

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 Westminster?

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 Westminster.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #2162 - Westminster - (0.5 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Beach & Westminster
8052 Westminster Blvd
Westminster CA 92683
(714) 896-9589
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Costco Store #943 - Westminster Business Center - (1 mi)
Photo Center
13225 Beach Blvd
Westminster CA 92683
(657) 400-7006
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
Walmart Westminster Store - (1 mi)
Photo Center
13331 Beach Blvd
Westminster CA 92683
714-799-0021
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
Costco Store #1110 - Huntington Beach - (1.1 mi)
Photo Center
7562 Center Ave
Huntington Beach CA 92647
(714) 372-7510
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99
CVS #8885 - Huntington - (1.1 mi)
Photo Center
15520 Goldenwest Street
Huntington CA 92647
(714) 373-4352
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Westminster - (1.7 mi)
Pavilions Target Shopping Center At Beach And Heil
16478 Beach Blvd
Westminster CA 92683
(714) 842-5513
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9481 - Stanton - (1.8 mi)
Photo Center
12444 Beach Boulevard
Stanton CA 90680
(714) 899-1520
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Marina Village Shopping Center - (2 mi)
Corner Of Edinger Ave And Springdale St In The Marina Village Center
5942 Edinger Ave
Huntington Beach CA 92649
(714) 840-0880
Price: Cost varies by location
UPS Store - Warner Ave - (2.1 mi)
Stater Bros Shopping Center - Between Stater Bros & Lampost Pizza
7171 Warner Ave
Huntington Beach CA 92647
(714) 848-4375
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9510 - Westminster - (2.1 mi)
Photo Center
15421 Brookhurst Street
Westminster CA 92683
(714) 531-1551
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99