All who travel outside the United States need a passport. This includes anyone traveling to Canada, Bermuda, and the Caribbean. The Clerk’s Office offers passport service for both individual applicants and families applying for multiple passports during one visit.
Passport service is available through both appointments and walk-in hours. Pre-scheduled appointments can be made for the following Clerk locations:
Walk-in service is available:
Please note: when applying for your passport, two (2) separate fees and different forms of payment are required. Please check the Passport Fees section of this page to review the accepted forms of payment for each.
To apply for your passport, Form DS-11 must be completed if any of the following is true:
All applications must be completed in BLACK INK ONLY.
The following documentation will need to be provided with your application:
Proof of Citizenship
Certified copy of your birth certificate (must include parent’s full names)
Certificate of naturalization (if applicable)
You must also provide a black and white photocopy of your proof of citizenship. The Clerk’s Office can provide this service for you at a charge of $ .15 per page.
Proof of Identity (one of the following):
Temporary IDs are not accepted as proof of identity.
NOTE: The Clerk’s Office does not offer passport photo service. You will need to bring your photo with you to your appointment in order to complete your application. The State Department requires customers to remove eyeglasses for their passport photo.
Two separate forms of payment are required. Fees payable to the US Department of State MUST be paid by MONEY ORDER or CHECK. Fees payable to the Clerk may be paid by CASH, CREDIT CARD, or MONEY ORDER.
|Type of Passport||Clerk Fee (cash, cashier's check, money order, credit card)||Dept. of State Fee (check, cashier's check, money order)|
|New Passport Book - Adult (16 or older)||$35.00||$130.00|
|New Passport Book - Adult, expedited||$35.00||$190.00|
|New Passport Book - Child (15 or younger)||$35.00||$100.00|
|New Passport Book - Child, expedited||$35.00||$160.00|
|New Passport Card - Adult||$35.00||$30.00|
|New Passport Card - Child||$35.00||$15.00|
If you would like to expedite your passport application, there is a $60 fee payable to the Department of State.
For more information regarding expediting your application, please contact the Clerk’s Office.
NOTE: There is a 3.5% service fee on all credit card transactions.
The Clerk’s Office is unfortunately unable to provide answers on when your new passport may be received. For current estimates, please visit the U.S. State Department's processing time page.
IMPORTANT: The Clerk’s Office does not process passport renewals.
Passport renewals are required to be submitted by mail directly to the Department of State if you meet the following requirements:
If you qualify, complete form DS-82 and return to the address listed on the form.
All applications for minor passports must be done in person. Regardless of whether the application is for a new passport or a renewal, Form DS-11 must be completed for minors (under age 16) and the following must be provided:
NOTE: BOTH PARENTS must be present to sign the application. If only one parent is present, the absent parent must submit a notarized Statement of Consent (form DS-3053) and a photocopy of the front and back of his/her driver's license. The consent form cannot be more than three months old.
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