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Winchester, California Passport Office Information

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

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 Winchester, CA

Winchester Post Office
28453 Winchester Rd
Winchester CA, 92596

There is only a single passport office in Winchester.

Winchester Post Office
28453 Winchester Rd
Winchester, CA 92596

Regional Passport Offices Close to Winchester

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 Diego Passport Agency - 54.5 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 73.2 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 325 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 359.6 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 545.8 Miles

Other passport offices near Winchester California:

Mountain Center Post Office - Hemet - 4.3 Miles
Murrieta Carrier Annex Post Office - Murrieta - 6.3 Miles
Homeland Post Office - Homeland - 6.9 Miles
Sun City Main Post Office - Sun City - 7.6 Miles
Temecula Main Post Office - Temecula - 7.9 Miles
Hemet Post Office - Hemet - 8.4 Miles
Hemet Simpson Community Center - Hemet - 8.8 Miles
City of Canyon Lake - Canyon Lake - 9.2 Miles
Wildomar Post Office - Wildomar - 10.3 Miles
San Jacinto Post Office - San Jacinto - 10.3 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Winchester

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

Menifee California, Murrieta California, Hemet California, Temecula California, Canyon Lake California, Wildomar California, San Jacinto California, Perris California, Lake Elsinore California, Fallbrook California, Beaumont California, Idyllwild-Pine Cove California, Idyllwild California, Moreno Valley California, Banning California, Calimesa California, Yucaipa California, Coto De Caza California, Redlands California, Rancho Santa Margarita California

How to Get a Passport in Winchester, California

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

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Winchester

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 Winchester 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 Winchester 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 Winchester, California

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

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

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 Winchester.

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 Winchester 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 Winchester?

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 Winchester, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). You are going to have to do a little bit of a road-trip, the nearest passport issuing facility is The San Diego Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 54.5 miles from Winchester, but that's where you need to make an appointment. Another option for you may be to use a passport expediting service to go to a regional facility for you.

How much does a passport cost in Winchester?

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 Winchester?

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 Winchester.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #8848 - Winchester - (3.5 mi)
Photo Center
30736 Benton Road
Winchester CA 92596
(951) 926-1223
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #10948 - Murrieta - (4.7 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Antelope & Scott
33060 Antelope Rd
Murrieta CA 92563
(951) 301-0670
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Scott Rd - (4.9 mi)
Near Albertsons At Antelope And Scott
28039 Scott Rd
Murrieta CA 92563
(951) 672-6606
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #10434 - Menifee - (5 mi)
Photo Center
29171 Newport Rd
Menifee CA 92584
(951) 679-2245
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Clinton Keith Rd - (5.5 mi)
Super Target Center, 1-215 & Clinton Keith Road Near Starbucks
27890 Clinton Keith Rd
Murrieta CA 92562
(951) 679-1023
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #7786 - Murrieta - (5.6 mi)
Photo Center
27749 Clinton Keith Road
Murrieta CA 92562
(951) 304-3479
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #7410 - Murrieta - (5.8 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Winchester & Murrieta Hot Springs
29910 Murrieta Hot Springs Rd
Murrieta CA 92563
(951) 894-1476
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Winchester Rd - (5.9 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Winchester Rd & Murrieta Hot Springs Rd
39252 Winchester Rd
Murrieta CA 92563
(951) 894-1164
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Hemet Supercenter - (6.5 mi)
Photo Center
1231 S Sanderson Ave
Hemet CA 92545
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #5267 - Menifee - (6.5 mi)
Photo Center
26973 Newport Road
Menifee CA 92584
(951) 301-6356
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99