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  • Salt Lake County Clerk
    Passport Division

    2001 S State Street, #S2 200
    PO Box 144575
    Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4575
    Hours 8:00 –4:30 M - F
    Closed state and federal holidays

    Phone:
      (385) 468-7300


Passport

  • Passport applications can be obtained and submitted through the Salt Lake County Clerk’s Office, Passport Division. This application is also available online.

    PASSPORT APPLICATIONS
    MAY NOT BE PROCESSED AFTER 4:30!

    General Passport Information:

    • An adult passport (16 years of age and older) is valid for 10 years.
    • A child’s passport (ages 0-15 years old) is valid for 5 years.
    • DO NOT sign the passport application until requested to do so.
    • If a name is different than the name on the birth certificate, you may be required to provide a legal document (such as a certified copy of a marriage license) to verify the name change.
    Updated Processing Times:

    NOTE: The best advice is, "APPLY EARLY!"

    Refer to the US Department of State Website for the most up to date processing times.

    Proof of Citizenship:
    • If born within the United States you must provide a certified copy of your birth certificate. (ITEMS NOT ACCEPTABLE include: hospital certificate, baptism, notification-of-birth and California abstracts of birth.)
    • If born outside of the United States you must provide a certificate of citizenship or naturalization, or report of birth abroad.
    Personally Appear:
    • ALL APPLICANTS (including children) must personally appear when applying for a passport.
    • Children under 16 years of age must have both parents present.
    • Children 16 and 17 years of age must have one parent present.
    • Social security numbers must be provided for all passport applicants!
    Passport Renewals:
    • Passport photographs are available in the Clerk’s Office for ages 5 years and older for a $10.00 fee. (cash, check, money order, MasterCard, AMEX, or Visa)
    • One U.S. passport photograph is required with the application.
    • Passport photographs must have been taken in the last 6 months.
    • Pictures must be in color and on a white or light colored background.
    • Pictures must be two-inches square. (Image size of head must be between 1 inch and 1 3/8 inches including hair.) See a qualified passport photographer.

    The following documents are generally acceptable alone if they readily identify the applicant:

    • Valid unexpired U.S. passport book or U.S. passport card
    • Certificate of Naturalization with identifiable photo attached
    • Certificate of Citizenship with identifiable photo attached
    • Valid driver's license (not temporary or learner's permit)
    • Official U.S. military or military dependent identification card
    • Government employee identification card (federal, state, county, municipal)
    • Current foreign passport
    • FAA pilot's license

    Both parents must appear and sign for a minor applicant and present current identification and proof of relationship to applicant (such as birth certificate when minor is under the age of 16.)

    16 years or older:

    Total $135.00 (two separate payments required)

      • $110.00 (payable to U.S. Department of State, check or money order only)
      • $25.00 (payable to Salt Lake County Clerk's Office - cash, check, money order, MasterCard, AMEX, or Visa)
    15 years or younger:

    Total $105.00 (two separate payments required)

      • $80.00 (payable to U.S. Department of State, check or money order only)
      • $25.00 (payable to Salt Lake County Clerk's Office - cash, check, money order, MasterCard, AMEX, or Visa)
    • Passport cards will facilitate entry and expedite document processing at U.S. land and sea ports-of-entry when arriving from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Bermuda.
    • The passport card may not be used to travel by air.

    Passport Card Fees:

    For first time applicants 16 years or older:

    Total $55.00 (two separate payments required)

      • $30.00 (payable to U.S. Department of State, check or money order only)
      • $25.00 (payable to Salt Lake County Clerk's Office - cash, check, money order, MasterCard, AMEX, or Visa)
    For first time applicants 15 years or younger:

    Total $40 (two separate payments required)

      • $15.00 (payable to U.S. Department of State, check or money order only)
      • $25.00 (payable to - Salt Lake County Clerk's Office - cash, check, money order, MasterCard, AMEX, or Visa)

    Expedited processing is available for an additional fee of $65.00 (two separate payments required)

      • $60.00 (payable to U.S. Department of State, check or money order only)
      • $5.00 (payable to - Salt Lake County Clerk's Office - cash, check, money order, MasterCard, AMEX, or Visa)

    Other Information:

    • For more information about passports, please call (385) 468-7300.
    • For foreign entry requirements, printing passport applications, children’s issues and warnings for particular countries visit the US Department of State Website.
    • For Visa information call the Foreign Country’s Consulate or Embassy.
    • For U.S. Passport Emergencies, contact the National Passport Duty Office at (202) 647-4000.