Applications are taken 8:00am to 4:30pm only.
We do not take credit cards
*Applicants age 16 and over must pay $135.00 for their passport. Passports are for travel anywhere in the world. This fee includes a $110.00 check or money order to the U.S Department of State and $25.00 check, money order, or cash to Eaton County Register of Deeds. WE ARE NOT A FEDERAL AGENCY SO SEPARATE CHECKS ARE REQUIRED. The passport is valid for 10 years.
*Passcards are also available for travel by land to Canada, Mexico and by Sea. Applicants 16 years of age or older must pay $55.00 for their passcard. This fee includes a $30.00 check or money order to the U.S. Department of State and a $25.00 fee to the Eaton County Register of Deeds. The passport card is valid for 10 years.
*Applicants age 15 and under must pay $105.00 for their passport. This includes an $80.00 check or money order to the U.S. Department of State and $25.00 check, money order, or cash to Eaton County Register of Deeds. SEPARATE CHECKS ARE REQUIRED. The passport is valid for 5 years.
*Passcards for ages 15 and under must pay $40.00. This fee includes $15.00 by check or money order to the U.S. Department of State and a $25.00 check or money order to the Eaton County Register of Deeds. The passcard is valid for 5 years.
Please bring the following items when applying for a Passport.
Application, birth certificate with a raised seal and valid, up to date identification.
*THE BIRTH CERTIFICATE WILL BE RETURNED AFTER YOU RECEIVE YOUR PASSPORT.
COMPLETED APPLICATION (DS-11)
*You can obtain the Form DS-11 from your passport acceptance facility in Eaton County or from the Internet
*Type or print in black ink only.
*DO NOT sign application until given oath by clerk.
EVIDENCE OF CITIZENSHIP (one or more of the following may be required)
*Certified copy of birth record from the State Vitals Office or from the County where you were born. This will prove your U.S. Citizenship (Additional documentation may be necessary for persons who have been adopted or have had a legal name change or have a delayed birth record.)
*Previously issued US Passport
*Original Naturalization Certificate
*Persons ages 16 and older can apply without a parent but must present a valid Drivers License or State issued Identification Card at time of application and use a parent as an emergency contact. *Persons ages 15 and under must be accompanied by two parents listed on child’s birth certificate. Parent must present a valid Drivers License or State issued Identification Card at time of application.
ONE PASSPORT PHOTOGRAPH
We take passport pictures here at the Courthouse in the County Clerk's office for $10.00. *2 x 2 inch Photograph must meet Passport Services requirements. *Photos must be taken within 6 months of application.
IF YOU ARE TRAVELLING WITHIN 3 WEEKS, an Expedited service is available for an additional $60.00. This fee is paid when you apply for your passport. Approximate processing time is 2-3 weeks.
Your travel agent or airline can also provide you with information.
IF YOU ARE TRAVELLING LESS THAN 2 weeks of application, it is recommended that you go to the nearest passport agency to apply, which is:
THE DETROIT PASSPORT OFFICE, 211 W. Fort St., 2nd Floor, Detroit.
Hours: Monday – Friday
9:00 am to 2:30 pm.
Department of State Passport Agency
Kluczynski Federal Bldg.
230 S. Dearborn St.
Chicago, Illinois 60604
Phone # 1-877-487-2778
The agency is open Monday – Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Central Time and will only offer service by appointment. Customers may schedule an automated appointment 24 hours a day, seven days a week by calling: (312-341-6020). You will need to present proof of immediate travel (airline ticket, confirmed airline-generated itinerary or a letter from an employer for business travel along with completed application, one recent photograph (2 x 2 inches), evidence of U.S. citizenship and appropriate fees).
How to Renew a Passport by Mail:
We don’t offer this service but you may renew by mail: (Form DS-82) Renewal fee is $75.00.
Your previous passport must have been issued on or after your 16th birthday.
Your passport must have been issued within the last 15 years.
If your name has been changed due to marriage or by court order, you must submit proof of the name change.
If a passport was issued as a child, that passport cannot be used to renew for an adult passport
Must submit one recent photograph ( 2 x 2 inches)