Important Due to Covid-19, processing times for passports may take up to 18 weeks for routine service and 12 weeks for expedited processing.

Altadena California Passport Offices

Applications can be submitted at the Altadena California Passport Offices for new, first-time passports as well as the replacement of ones that have been lost, stolen or damaged. Renewals and name changes can be requested by mail without the need to present your application and supporting documents to an acceptance agent.

Those who apply at a passport office in Altadena can select either rountine processing in 4 to 6 weeks or expedited passport service with an estimated processing time of 2-3 weeks. There is an additional fee of $60 to expedite the application. Faster service is available at the nearest regional agency where applications can be processed as quickly as the same day.

Please call before visiting an application acceptance facility since most have limited operating hours and/or require an appointment. A list of locations in other California cities is provided at the bottom of the page.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Mailing delays are impacting passport processing. The Department of State's processing times begin when applications are received and not when you mail them. Standard service may take up to 18 weeks from the day the application is submitted to the day the passport arrives at your door. This timeframe includes up to 12 weeks of processing and up to 6 weeks for mailing.

Expedited service may take up to 12 weeks -- 6 weeks processing and an additional 6 weeks mailing on the front and back end. Delays may be significant so requesting 1-2-day mailing may greatly help.

Regional passport agencies are offering extremely limited in-person services if you need to travel internationally in the next 72 hours. Those with qualified life-or-death emergencies are prioritized.

Life-or-death emergencies are serious illnesses, injuries, or deaths in your immediate family (parent, legal guardian, child, spouse, sibling, and grandparent) that require you to travel outside the United States within 72 hours (3 business days).

If you need to travel due to a qualified life-or-death emergency, please call the National Passport Information Center for an appointment.

Mondays through Fridays 8 AM to 5PM, call ET 1-877-487-2778 (TDD/TTY:1-888-874-7793) Outside of these hours, 202-647-4000

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FacilityAddressCityStateZIPPhone
ALTADENA LIBRARY DISTRICT600 EAST MARIPOSA STREETALTADENACA910016267982950
EAGLE ROCK STATION POST OFFICE7435 N. FIGUEROA STLOS ANGELESCA900413232546033
CROWELL PUBLIC LIBRARY1890 HUNTINGTON DRIVESAN MARINOCA911086263000777
SIERRA MADRE POST OFFICE61 S. BALDWIN AVENUESIERRA MADRECA910246268363596
SOUTH PASADENA PUBLIC LIBRARY1100 OXLEY STSOUTH PASADENACA910306264037330
ALHAMBRA CIVIC CENTER LIBRARY101 S. 1ST STREETALHAMBRACA918016265705028
ALHAMBRA POST OFFICE10 W. BAY STATE STALHAMBRACA918026262891681
ARCADIA PUBLIC LIBRARY20 W. DUARTE RDARCADIACA910066262944848
GLENDALE MAIN POST OFFICE313 E. BROADWAYGLENDALECA912098182659210
CITY OF SAN GABRIEL - COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT250 S. MISSION DRIVESAN GABRIELCA917766263082875

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