Passport Acceptance Agent
The City of Pismo Beach is an authorized Passport Acceptance Agent. The most important responsibility of a Passport Acceptance Agent is to establish the identity of the person applying. We do so by:
- Screening the citizenship evidence;
- Verifying that the photographs are good likeness of the customer; and
- Recording on the application the identification documentation presented.
In addition we will:
- Review the application to verity that all required information has been provided;
- Collect and forward the required fees;
- Ensure that the customer takes an oath and signs the application;
- Affix the City's authorized seal to the application; and
- Forward the application to the Department of State for final review and processing.
Applications and Information:
City Clerk’s Office
760 Mattie Road
Pismo Beach, CA 93449
Applications and Forms
are also available by downloading them from the U.S. Department of State site.
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Monday - Friday
You must meeting the following requirements to apply for a passport:
- Certified Birth Certificate or Naturalization Certificate
- Photo Identification
- One (1) Passport photo
- Applicants who are under 16 years of age must be accompanied by both parents.
Passport fees are set by the Department of State. When submitting a passport application, two separate checks or money orders are required.
Check No. 1 - Passport Fee payable to the Department of State
Check No. 2 - Execution Fee payable to the City of Pismo Beach
View current passport fees set by the Department of State.
Regular service is currently estimated at a minimum four-week delivery period. Expedited service is currently estimated at a minimum two-week delivery period and includes additional fees. For the most updated processing information, please visit the U.S. Department of State.
Renewing Your Passport
You can renew by mail if: Your most recent passport is available to submit and it is not damaged; you received the passport within the past 15 years; you were over age 16 when it was issued; you still have the same name, or can legally document your name change.
You can get a passport renewal application form by downloading it from the U.S. Department of State site.
If your passport has been, altered or damaged, you cannot apply by mail. You must apply in person.
For more information on how to renew a passport, please visit the U.S. Department of State How to renew a passport page.