Required Information to Obtain a Passport Book or Card

  1. Certified copy of your birth certificate and a photocopy. 
  2. One 2" x 2" photo (may be obtained from Walmart, Walgreens, Post Office). 
  3. A check or money order (only), for each applicant, made payable to the U.S. DEPT. OF STATE. Note there are additional costs for expedited services.
    • Passport Book: 
      • $130.00 for adult
      • $100.00 for minor (under 16 years of age) 
    • Passport Card: 
      • $30.00 for adult
      • $15.00 for minor (under 16 years of age) 
      • Passport Card is valid for land/sea travel between the U.S. and Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, & the Caribbean ONLY. 
  4. $35.00 Fee for the Execution of the Passport Application (Must be separate from Passport Agency Check and can be either cash or check made payable to Clerk of Courts). 
  5. One form of picture identification (valid driver's license or valid identification card).
  6. Birthdate and birthplace of both parents and spouse. 
  7. Name, address and telephone number of someone to notify in case of an emergency (someone not traveling with you). 
  8. Social security number. 

Please allow a minimum of 30 minutes for the completion of your passport application. The courthouse is open from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. The Clerk of Circuit Court office is open continuously throughout that timeframe.

Please note: Do NOT sign the application until you are in front of an authorized passport agent. Thank you!

Requirement for Children 

As of February 1, 2008, Congress passed a law (Code of Federal Regulations, Title 22, Section 51.28). It requires the signatures of BOTH parents on U.S. Passport applications for children under age 16.