Inclement Weather Notice and Impact on Passport Appointments: Should Denton County offices be closed or experience delayed hours of operation due to inclement weather, and this closure or delay occurs during the date and time of your appointment, you must reschedule your appointment. Unfortunately, an office closure will result in the cancellation of any existing appointment.
Passport Information Effective Monday, March 28, 2022 Passport Services BY APPOINTMENT ONLY Please review “Passport Requirements” BEFORE scheduling an appointment. Arriving to an appointment without proper requirements will result in the need to schedule a new appointment.
Important Notice Regarding Passport Fees: Effective Monday, December 27, 2021 the U.S. Department of State will increase the fee for a passport book by $20. There is no increase in the fee for a passport card or expedited service. Please utilize the FEE CALCULATOR provided by the U.S. Department of State in order to assess to most current and accurate fee for your passport needs.
County Clerk Processing Fee - the County Clerk’s office charges a $35 processing fee for each application and $10 for each photo.
REQUIRED FORMS OF PAYMENT
Passport Application Fee- you must have one of the following forms of payment for each passport application. Do not combine payments if you are getting more than 1 application processed.
Acceptable forms of payment: personal check, business check, money order or cashier’s check.
Do not provide cash or credit/debit cards for your Passport Application Fee. These cannot be accepted.
County Clerk Processing Fee - this can be collected in any form of payment (cash, check, credit/debit). The County Clerk’s office charges a $35 processing fee for each application and $10 for each photo.
We offer photo services for $10 during your appointment
Staff taking photos will be wearing facemasks and face shields, which can understandably cause apprehension for small children. If your child becomes extremely upset, we may not be able to take an acceptable photo during your appointment. Please review photo requirements at the U.S. Department of State's Website. Here you will find helpful tips and “Photo Tools” should you choose to take and print your own photo prior to your appointment. Photos must be printed on matte or glossy photo paper.
Two (2) separate fees due with your application
Passport Book and/or Card fees made payable to the "U.S. Department of State"
Check or money order only (1 per application)
Application processing fee payable to "Denton County Clerk": $35.00
Cash, credit and debit cards, checks, and money orders accepted
*If both parents or guardians cannot appear in person see "Show Parental Consent" for children under 16 section of U.S. Department of State's Website for information on additional documentation required.