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PASSPORT ACCEPTANCE FACILITY

THE OFFICE OF THE RICHMOND COUNTY CLERK IS A PASSPORT APPLICATION ACCEPTANCE FACILITY SUBJECT TO THE RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE. THIS OFFICE DOES NOT HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO WAIVE OR ALTER THOSE REGULATIONS.

REMINDER: DS-82 Adult Renewals are done by mail

HOURS OF OPERATION:

Passport Applications are Processed BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Monday - Friday 9:15 A.M - 4:15 P.M.

PLEASE ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO PARK & GO THROUGH BUILDING SECURITY. IF MORE THAN 5 MINUTES LATE, MUST RESCHEDULE APPOINTMENT

We have been advised by the Department of State that Routine application processing takes 6 weeks.

For additional information, please go to the Department of State at travel.state.gov or call 1-877-487-2778


GENERAL INFORMATION

  • This office Does Not Accept Adult Renewals (DS-82)

  • If you have completed the DS-11 form prior to bringing it to our Office, DO NOT SIGN IT until you appear before an agent. The form must be completed in black ink.

  • This office DOES NOT issue passports.

FEES FOR EACH APPLICATION

1. Fee for Passport Book/Card:

Check or Money Order, payable to "U.S. Department of State"

2. Execution Fee:

Cash (U.S. Currency) or Money Order, payable to "Richmond County Clerk"

FEE TYPE PASSPORT FEE EXECUTION FEE TOTAL FEE
Adult (16 & over)$110.00$25.00$135.00
Minor Child (15 & under)$80.00$25.00$105.00

Other Service Fees
Expedited Fee$60.00
Overnight Service Fee$15.45
* THIS OFFICE DOES NOT ACCEPT DEBIT/CREDIT CARDS *

CLICK here to visit the United States Passport website for further information

WHAT TO SUBMIT WITH EACH ADULT (16 & over) APPLICATION

  • DS-11 (dated 06-2016 in lower left corner) completed in BLACK ink and NOT SIGNED

  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship: Original AND Photocopy (front & back)of Birth Certificate with raised Seal, or Original AND Photocopy of Certificate of Naturalization/Citizenship

  • Proof of Identity (Valid NYS Driver's License, Valid U.S. or Foreign Passport, Certificate of Naturalization/Citizenship, Military or Government ID)

  • Recent Color Photograph, 2x2 with white background

WHAT TO SUBMIT WITH EACH MINOR CHILD APPLICATION

  • BOTH Parents or Legal Guardian MUST appear with Minor Child (15 & under)

  • One ORIGINAL of the following:
    • Certified AND Photocoppy (front & back) of U.S. Birth Certificate with raised Seal and with names of both parents OR
    • Previous U.S. Passport (may be expired, must be undamaged) OR
    • Certificate of Naturalization/Citizenship

  • One ORIGINAL of the following:
    • Certified AND Photocoppy (front & back) of U.S. Birth Certificate with raised Seal and with names of both parents OR
    • Foreign Birth Certificate with English Translation OR
    • Adoption Decree including both names of Parents OR
    • Divorce/Custody Decree OR
    • Court Order Establishing Sole Custody OR
    • Court Order Establishing Guardianship and Authority to Apply for Passport

  • Evidence of Parental Identification as described in previous Adult section

  • Parental Consent - If one of the parents is unable to appear in person with Minor Child (15 & under), the applying parent must submit from the non-applying parent their signed & notarized DS-3053 Statement of Consent together with a photocopy of their valid NYS Driver's License (Front & Back)

  • Minor Child (16 & 17)
    • ONE parent must appear with their valid NYS ID, and the Minor must also present their Student or NYS ID

NAME CHANGE

  • ORIGINAL documents are required for name changes through Marriage, Divorce, Court Order, etc. See DS-11, Page 2, Proof of Identity