VAN NUYS — The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has opened a new 2,000-square-foot Mega Passport Office at the Van Nuys Post Office, located at 15701 Sherman Way in Van Nuys. This new unit has additional staffing and expanded hours to make it easy and convenient to apply for a U.S. passport.
No appointments are required. Walk-in hours are Tuesday through Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is closed on Sunday and Monday. The new USPS Mega Passport Office serves the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles, including Burbank, Agoura Hills, Canoga Park, Simi Valley, Tarzana, San Fernando, North Hollywood, Woodland Hills and Thousand Oaks.
The Postal Service has the products and services needed to submit a new passport or renewal application. Services for a fee at this new Mega Passport Office include passport photos taken onsite, passport application acceptance and photocopy service. Expedited processing is also available, including Priority Mail Express delivery of the passport, with tracking and insurance.
The U.S. Department of State issued 13.5 million passports and passport cards last year. It’s best to apply for a passport early, at least several months before a planned trip. To obtain additional information, fees for passports and passport cards, application forms and to check current processing times visit http://travel.state.gov or click on one of these links:
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