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General Information

Applicants Who Have Had A Previous U.S. Passport

If your most recent passport was issued less than 15 years ago and you were over 16 years old at the time of issuance, you may be eligible to use Form DS-82. Please inquire about eligibility when you apply or visit travel.state.gov. Address any requests for a passport amendment, extension of validity, or the addition of visa pages to a Passport Agency or a U.S. Consulate or Embassy abroad. In advance of your departure, check visa requirements with consular officials of the countries you will be visiting. Total fee for passport book renewal is $110. Passport card fee for renewal is $30.

 

Special Requirements for Children Under Age 16
(As directed by Public Law 106-119)

To submit an application for a child under age 16 both parents or the child's legal guardian(s) must appear and present all of the following:

  • Evidence of child's U.S. citizenship,
  • Evidence of child's relationship to parents or guardian(s), AND
  • Parental identification

    IF ONLY ONE PARENT APPEARS YOU MUST ALSO SUBMIT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:

  • Second parent's written statement consenting to passport issuance for the child,
  • Primary evidence of sole authority to apply, OR
  • A written statement (made under penalty of perjury) explaining the second parent's unavailability.

 

First Time Applicants

Please complete and submit the application in person to the Clerk of Courts Office. Each application must be accompanied by:

 

  1. PROOF OF U.S. CITIZENSHIP
  2. PROOF OF IDENTITY
  3. FEES 
    1. If you are 16 years of age or older: The passport processing fee is $55. In addition, a fee of $30 is charged for the execution of the application. Your passport will be valid for 10 years from the date of issue except where limited by the Secretary of State to a shorter period.
    2. If you are 15 years of age or younger: The passport processing fee is $40. In addition, a fee of $30 is charged for the execution of the application. Your passport will be valid for 5 years from the date of issue except where limited by the Secretary of State to a shorter period.

First Time Applicants, please use Form DS-11

 

Additional Information & Forms

Lost Or Stolen Passport

Changing The Information On Your Passport

Passport Fees - Effective February 1, 2008

Application for Additional Visa Page or Miscellaneous Passport Services use Form DS-4085 (PDF, 729KB)