Passport Services

7687053660_4fe9df8093_mThe City of Oakley processes passport applications by Appointment Only between the hours of 10:00-4:00 Monday through Thursday and 10:00-3:00 Fridays (except the 1st and 3rd Friday of the month when City Hall is closed). Please call 925-625-7000 to schedule an appointment.

The U.S. Department of State Office of Passport Services has designated Oakley Civic Center as an authorized passport acceptance office.

Everything you need for your passport application is available at the Civic Center located at 3231 Main Street

Our services feature application processing, same-day passport photo service at a low $15 fee.  The City of Oakley Processes passport applications by Appointment Only! To make an appointment for passport services, please contact our receptionist at (925) 625-7000.

 

√ Click here for the New Passport Checklist

How to Apply in Person for a U.S. Passport

1. Complete an Application Form

Application forms can be obtained at the Civic Center or from the Internet at http://www.travel.state.gov. Please do not sign the application form until instructed to do so.

2. Present Proof of U.S. Citizenship (One of the following)

  • Previous U.S. Passport (if under 16 last passport issuance, you must also provide your original certified birth certificate AND a photocopy)
  • Original or Certified copy of birth certificate AND one clear photocopy, (must be issued by the city, county, or state) (A certified birth certificate has a registrar’s raised, embossed, impressed or multicolored seal, and the date the certificate was filed with the registrar’s office.) Online orders can be submitted on the Internet at www.vitalchek.com
  • Consular Report of Birth Abroad (original AND one clear photocopy)
  • Naturalization Certificate (Original AND one clear photocopy)
  • Certificate of Citizenship (original AND one clear photocopy)

3. Proof of Identity (One of these)

  • Previous U.S. Passport
  • Naturalization Certificate
  • Certificate of Citizenship
  • Current, Valid Driver’s License
  • Government ID: City, State or Federal
  • Military ID: Military and Dependents
  • Work ID: Must Be Currently Employed by the Company
  • Student ID: Must Be Currently Enrolled
  • Merchant Marines Card: Also Known as a “Seamen’s” or “Z” Card
    Pilot or Flight Attendant ID

4. One Passport Photograph

Photograph must be 2×2 inches in size and taken within the past six (6) months. The image size from the bottom of the chin to the top of the head should be between 1 inch and 1 3/8 inches. The photograph must be in color. It must be a full face, front view, with a plain white or off-white background. Photograph should be taken in normal street attire, without a hat or headgear that obscures the hair or hairline. Uniforms should not be worn in photographs with the exception of religious attire that is worn daily. If  a hearing device, wig, or similar articles are normally and consistently worn, they should be worn when the picture is taken. Glasses cannot be worn for photographs. Vending machine photos are not generally acceptable.

5. The Applicable Fee

Application Fees: (This fee can be paid by personal check or money order.) 

Payable to:  U.S. Department of State

16 and older:

  • $110 – Passport Book (valid for travel by air, sea or land)
  • $30 – Passport Card (valid for land and sea crossings between the U.S. and Canada, Mexico, Bermuda and the Caribbean only)

Under 16 years:

  • $80 – Passport Book (valid for travel by air, sea or land)
  • $15 – Passport Card (valid for land and sea crossings between the U.S. and Canada, Mexico, Bermuda and the Caribbean only)

Execution Fee: (This fee is paid separately from the application fee and must be paid with a money order only) 

Payable to:  City of Oakley

  • $25.00 (per application)

If you need your passport in less than five (5) weeks  and you are applying to a passport agency, or in less than eight (8) weeks  and are applying at an acceptance facility, you will need to pay an additional $60 expedite fee to ensure urgent handling.

For more information: http://www.travel.state.gov

  • $15.00 photo service, if needed

Postal Fee: Overnight postage charge is currently $21.18 to Passport Services and $15.45 from Passport Services.