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This Clerk’s General Division is an authorized U.S. Department of State (DOS) Passport Acceptance Agent. Additionally, our passport photo service turns the Clerk of Courts into a One-Stop-Passport-Shop. An expert Deputy Clerk reviews the completed application, takes the passport photo, and forwards all documents and payments to the U.S. Department of State.

Fees for the passports/cards are separate from the service/photo fees for the Clerk of Courts. A check or money order is required for the passports/cards fee. The Clerk of Courts on-site photo fees and service fees can be paid by check, MasterCard, Visa, or cash. No appointment is required.

U.S. Department of State Passport Information
  Age 16 and over: Age 15 and under: Accepted Payment Methods
Passport Book* Validity - 10 years Cost - $110 Validity - 5 years Cost - $80 Check or Money Order payable to “U.S. Department of State”
Passport Card** Validity - 10 years Cost - $30 Validity - 5 years Cost - $15
Clerk of Court's Passport Fees
Service Fee Per Application On-site Photo Accepted Payment Methods
$35 $10 Cash, Major Credit Card, Check/Money Order payable to “Clerk of Courts”

*Passport Book is valid for travel anywhere.
**Passport Card is valid for land or sea travel to Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Bermuda. The passport card cannot be used for international travel by air.

No appointment required | Weekdays 8am-4pm (not including holidays) | 345 S High St. Columbus, Ohio| 614.525.3621

What to bring with you:

More Information

Access the U.S. Department of State's website for information on renewing your passport by mail.

Before visiting the General Division's One-Stop-Passport-Shop, review all details related to the passport application and calculate the amount due to U.S. Department of State at the External linkU.S. Passports & International Travel site.