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Wilmington, California Passport Office Information

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

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 Wilmington, CA

Wilmington Main Post Office
1008 N Avalon Blvd
Wilmington CA, 90744

There is only a single passport office in Wilmington.

Wilmington Main Post Office
1008 N Avalon Blvd
Wilmington, CA 90744

Regional Passport Offices Close to Wilmington

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 - 18.8 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 84 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 313.2 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 384.9 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 605.8 Miles

Other passport offices near Wilmington California:

Harbor City Post Office - Harbor City - 2 Miles
San Pedro Post Office - San Pedro - 3 Miles
Lomita Post Office - Lomita - 3 Miles
Carson Branch Post Office - Carson - 3 Miles
Long Beach City Clerk's Office - Long Beach - 3.4 Miles
Long Beach Downtown Station Post Office - Long Beach - 3.7 Miles
Torrance Main Post Office - Torrance - 4.3 Miles
Torrance City Clerk's Office - Torrance - 5.1 Miles
Palos Verdes Peninsula Post Office - Palos Verdes Peninsula - 5.3 Miles
Long Beach GMF Station Post Office - Long Beach - 5.5 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Wilmington

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

Wilmington California, Lomita California, Carson California, San Pedro California, Long Beach California, Torrance California, Gardena California, Rancho Palos Verdes California, Compton California, Redondo Beach California, East Rancho Dominguez California, Lakewood California, Lawndale California, Willowbrook California, Paramount California, Seal Beach California, Hermosa Beach California, South Los Angeles California, Lynwood California, Hawthorne California

How to Get a Passport in Wilmington, California

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Wilmington

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 Wilmington 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 Wilmington 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 Wilmington, California

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

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

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 Wilmington.

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 Wilmington 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 Wilmington?

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 Wilmington, 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 Wilmington 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 Wilmington.

How much does a passport cost in Wilmington?

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 Wilmington?

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 Wilmington.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #8840 - Wilmington - (0.5 mi)
Photo Center
311c West Pacific Coast Highway
Wilmington CA 90744
(310) 513-0760
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #5012 - Carson - (1.6 mi)
Photo Center
23806 Main Street
Carson CA 90745
(310) 952-6640
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #5591 - Harbor City - (2.4 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Western & Lomita
24930 Western Ave
Harbor City CA 90710
(310) 891-1264
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #10022 - Torrance - (2.6 mi)
Photo Center
1303 W. Sepulveda Blvd
Torrance CA 90501
(310) 784-1351
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9543 - Lomita - (2.7 mi)
Photo Center
2001 Pacific Coast Highway
Lomita CA 90717
(310) 517-9535
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Carson - Carson Street - (2.8 mi)
One block west of Avalon and Carson Street
552 E Carson St
Carson CA 90745
(424) 570-0564
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #1176 - Lomita - (2.9 mi)
Photo Center
25829 Narbonne Avenue
Lomita CA 90717
(310) 517-8520
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #8839 - Carson - (2.9 mi)
Photo Center
150 West Carson Street
Carson CA 90745
(310) 549-6500
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - San Pedro - (3 mi)
Park Plaza Around The Corner From Cvs.
1379 Park Western Dr
San Pedro CA 90732
(310) 548-7048
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #9571 - San Pedro - (3 mi)
Photo Center
950 North Western Avenue
San Pedro CA 90732
(310) 832-7258
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99