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Passport Guide for Yosemite National Park

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


How to Get a Passport in Yosemite National Park, California

Getting a passport in Yosemite National Park 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 Yosemite National Park 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 Yosemite National Park will need to visit a passport office.
* Yosemite National Park isn't near a passport agency, you could try a passport service or arrange to travel to one of the regional offices.
* To renew your passport, you do NOT need to visit a passport office.

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Yosemite National Park

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 Yosemite National Park 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 Yosemite National Park 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 Yosemite National Park, CA

Yosemite Nat. Park Post Office
9017 Village Dr
Yosemite National Park CA, 95389

Looking for a passport office in Yosemite National Park? 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 Yosemite National Park.

Yosemite Nat. Park Post Office
9017 Village Dr
Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
 

Other passport offices near Yosemite National Park California:

Oakhurst Post Office - Oakhurst - 25.7 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Yosemite National Park

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

El Portal California, June Lake California, Lee Vining California, Oakhurst California, Mammoth Lakes California, Bodie California, Columbia California, Arnold California, Murphys California, Angels Camp California, Copperopolis California, Clovis California, Atwater California, Markleeville California, Bishop California, Rail Road Flat California, Waterford California, Livingston California, Sanger California, Oakdale California

Regional Passport Offices Close to Yosemite National Park

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 - 136.3 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 227.5 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 322.6 Miles
Western Passport Agency - 539.8 Miles
Seattle Passport Agency - 603.9 Miles


Passport Expediting in Yosemite National Park, California

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

What is the application process of getting a passport in Yosemite National Park?

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 Yosemite National Park.

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 Yosemite National Park 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 Yosemite National Park?

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 Yosemite National Park, 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 Francisco Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 136.3 miles from Yosemite National Park, 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 Yosemite National Park?

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 Yosemite National Park?

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 Yosemite National Park.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #9935 - Oakhurst - (25.8 mi)
Photo Center
40044 State Highway 49
Oakhurst CA 93644
(559) 642-4227
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9208 - Sonora - (41.1 mi)
Photo Center
13763 Mono Way
Sonora CA 95370
(209) 532-6973
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Sonora - (41.9 mi)
Sonora Crossroads Shopping Center, Just 4 Doors From Safeway
1257 Sanguinetti Road
Sonora CA 95370
(209) 588-8049
Price: Cost varies by location
Walmart Sonora Supercenter - (42.1 mi)
Photo Center
1101 Sanguinetti Road
Sonora CA 95370
209-533-0220
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #9399 - Prather - (42.6 mi)
Photo Center
29412 Auberry Road
Prather CA 93651
(559) 855-4220
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #4415 - Merced - (51.8 mi)
G Street & Olive Avenue
3098 G St
Merced CA 95340
(209) 385-3438
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Merced - (51.8 mi)
Rite Aid Shopping Center At G And Olive Street
3144 G Street
Merced CA 95340
(209) 723-8543
Price: Cost varies by location
CVS #7206 - Merced - (51.9 mi)
Photo Center
1970 Yosemite Parkway
Merced CA 95340
(209) 726-4113
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9623 - Merced - (52.2 mi)
Photo Center
649 W Olive Ave
Merced CA 95348
(209) 723-4303
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #9539 - Angels Camp - (53 mi)
Photo Center
41 North Main Street
Angels Camp CA 95222
(209) 736-1840
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99