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Passport fair coming to Stockdale Post Office

Passports soon to become more costly
Posted at 1:55 PM, Jan 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-30 16:55:37-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Stockdale Post Office is hosting a passport fair to make it easier for Bakersfield- area residents to get a U.S. Passport in March.

The upcoming event is expected to have extra staff on hand to assist residents with $15 passport photos and applications.

USPS says that if you're planning to attend the passport fair they recommend customers fill out forms ahead of time.

Applications and information can be found here.

The event is scheduled for Sunday, March 8 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 5501 Stockdale Hwy.

To apply for a passport, applicants will need to bring:

  • A valid form of photo identification, such as a current valid driver’s license, government ID or military photo ID.
  • A certified copy of their birth certificate issued by the state in which they were born (hospital-issued birth certificates are not acceptable); or an original certificate of naturalization, or their old passport.