What to Bring

Applicants Must Appear in Person:

All applicants, including minors, must appear in person when applying for a passport.

You may bring a completed (not signed) application along with the following list of items to help expedite your time in our office. You can locate the DS-11 form by clicking DS-11 Application For Passport  


1.   Certified Birth Certificate from the state where you were born:

  • Please bring the original and one copy (front and back)
  • Do not bring a “Notice of Birth Registration” or a Hospital Certificate. It must be a certification of birth from the state and it must have both parents’ names listed on the Birth Certificate.  For more information on how to obtain a certified birth certificate, visit www.vitalchek.com 

2.    Proof of Identification:  

  • It is now required that all Applicants 16 years and older must present a valid government-issued identification (example; driver’s license/school ID card) 
  • All parties must bring the original ID along with a copy (front and back) 

3.   Two identical passport photos:

  • Passport photos must meet official requirements as per the passport photo guidelines.  (we do not take passport photographs in our office) 
  • For more information on acceptable digitized photographs, visit the U.S. State Department's Passport Photos page

4.    Checkbook for the fees:


There are two separate fees for every person applying for a passport. All fees are set by the federal government. For information on the current federal passport fees, visit the U.S. State Department's Passports page.

Passport Fee: Must Be Paid with a Check or Money Order; Payable to U.S. Department of State

  • Adult Passport Book 16 yrs of age and older:   $130.00 - Check or Money Order
  • Minor Passport Book under the age of 16:          $100.00 - Check or Money Order
  • Adult Passport Card 16 yrs of age and older:      $30.00 - Check or Money Order
  • Minor Passport Card under the age of 16:           $15.00 - Check or Money Order

Execution Fee: $35.00 per passport application payable to Prothonotary

*Applicable fees will be provided and payable upon request of Expedited services.  Please see Expedited and Emergency Passport Service.

All fees are subject to change without notice.