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Sherrie Swensen

Sherrie Swensen

Salt Lake County Clerk

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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 4:00 PM

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.
Processing Times:

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

The best advice is, "APPLY EARLY!"

Proof of Citizenship:
  • If born within the United States you must provide a certified copy of your birth certificate. (DOCUMENTS 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/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:

  • 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 the head must be between 1 inch and 1 3/8 inches including hair.) See a qualified passport photographer.

Passport photographs are for ages 5 years and older for a $10.00 fee (cash, check, money order, MasterCard, AMEX, or Visa).

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 an identifiable photo attached
  • Certificate of Citizenship with an 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 - $145.00

Two separate payments required.

  • $110.00 (payable to U.S. Department of State, check or money order only)
  • $35.00 (payable to Salt Lake County Clerk's Office - cash, check, money order, MasterCard, AMEX, or Visa)
15 years or younger - $115.00

Two separate payments required.

  • $80.00 (payable to U.S. Department of State, check or money order only)
  • $35.00 (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.

First-time applicants 16 years or older - $65.00

Two separate payments required.

  • $30.00 (payable to U.S. Department of State, check or money order only)
  • $35.00 (payable to Salt Lake County Clerk's Office - cash, check, money order, MasterCard, AMEX, or Visa)
For first time applicants 15 years or younger - $50.00

Two separate payments required.

  • $15.00 (payable to U.S. Department of State, check or money order only)
  • $35.00 (payable to - Salt Lake County Clerk's Office - cash, check, money order, MasterCard, AMEX, or Visa)

$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, 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.
Office Information

2001 South State Street, Suite S2-200
PO Box 144575
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4575

(385) 468-7300

Hours: Passport applications accepted - weekdays 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
(Closed on official Utah state holidays and weekends.)