the recorders office at 546-4020 to make an appointment
when applying for a passport.
In order to obtain
passports more quickly, some of our customers have been
using websites. One that has been recommended is:
If you would like information regarding
the passport book or the passport card or to download a
passport application, please visit:
Of course, our office will be glad to assist you in
completing the necessary paperwork in obtaining your
passport book or card.
If you are under the age of 16, the cost of a
passport book is $105, and is good for 5 years. If you are
16 years of age or over, the total cost is $135 and is good for 10
years. Exceptions to expiration dates would be where
they are limited by the Secretary of State to a shorter
The Passport Acceptance Agents' National Service
Commitment states: Customers will receive their
passports within 6 weeks from the receipt of
complete applications by Passport Agencies. Those
customers who wish to receive their passports sooner may
request expedited service, which will take about two weeks.
The use of two-way overnight delivery is highly recommended
for all expedite requests, and only one passport can be
returned in each envelope.
IN ORDER FOR US TO PROCESS YOUR APPLICATION,
You will need to bring into our
office the following items:
Completed applications, and we must see you
Certified copy of your birth certificate,
hospital certificate not acceptable.
Previous passport if you have one, which may
be used instead of certified copy of birth
Certificate; however, if you are under 16,
you must always submit your birth certificate for
proof of parental identification.
Two recent identical photos that meet
Children ages 16 and 17 will need
a parent present to sign and this parent must have
appropriate ID. Children under the age of 16 will
need both parents present to sign and present
appropriate parental ID. To read more on Children
Driver's license, which will be used as an
identifying document; a Driver's PERMIT is not