Passport Information

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Application Requirements

  1. Birth Certificate (original certified copy with raised seal – long form for births in Texas and California and a photocopy thereof) OR expired passport.
  2. One 2" x 2" passport picture with clear, front view.
  3. $110.00 check or money order (no cash) made payable to Department of State. ($80.00 for persons under 16 years of age)
  4. $25.00 execution fee for District Clerk (cash or money order).
  5. Required information:
    • Full birth name, place of birth, and date of birth for mother and father.
    • Dates of current and all previous marriages and divorces.
    • Birth names, birth dates, and birthplaces of current and previous spouses.
  6. Social security number.
  7. Driver's license and a photocopy thereof.
  8. Person age 16 or 17 has to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian with court orders with driver's license. Children 15 and under have to be accompanied by both parents.
  9. Fill out application through #20 in black ink. DO NOT SIGN UNTIL ADVISED BY CLERK. Application forms may be obtained from the District Clerk's office or visit the U.S. Department of State to learn how to print the application.
  10. To expedite passport (for passport book only) if you are leaving in less than 3 weeks, bring the following items:
    • One prepaid overnight envelope.
    • Proof of departure such as a copy of tickets or itinerary.
    • $170.00 check or money order made payable to Department of State (add $15.45 for overnight).
  11. CHILDREN HAVE TO BE PRESENT WHEN APPLYING FOR A PASSPORT!
    Click here for more information on Passport applications for children age 15 and under.
  12. If you can not bring required photocopies, we can make copies at $1 per document.

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Applications

Application forms may be obtained from the District Clerk's office or visit http://travel.state.gov.

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Renewal Requirements

  1. Your most recent passport must have been issued within the last 15 years.
  2. You must have been 16 years of age or older when obtained.
  3. Most recent passport must accompany new application (DS-82).
  4. Must have a new 2" x 2" passport photo.
  5. Send check or money order for $110.00 made payable to the Department of State.
    Mail to:
      National Passport Processing Center
      P. O. Box 90915
      Philadelphia, PA 19190-0155
  6. Print departure date in lower left corner of envelope.
  7. To expedite your passport, follow instructions through #4 then:
    • Send check or money order for $170.00 made payable to the Department of State.
    • Send copy of tickets or itinerary as proof of departure.
      Mail to:
        National Passport Processing Center
        P. O. Box 90955
        Philadelphia, PA 19190-0955
  8. All instructions are given on the back side of the mail-in application. The mail-in application is available in the District Clerk's office or visit http://travel.state.gov to print the application.

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