Clerk of Salem County

Salem County Clerk's Office

Gilda T. Gill, Salem County Clerk

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Passport Services

The Salem County Clerk's Office provides passport services. In addition to your application, you will need proof of U.S. Citizenship and Identification as well as a passport photo. Please see requirements below.


Requirements for a Passport

-PASSPORT APPLICATION-

-Proof of U.S. Citizenship-

(Any one of the following will constitute proof of citizenship)

  • A valid birth certificate with a raised seal from the Bureau of Vital Statistics (a church or hospital record is not acceptable).
  • A previous U.S. Passport.
  • A Certificate of Naturalization.

(Proof of Citizenship will be mailed with application and returned with NEW passport.)

-Identification-

  • A driver's license, pilot's license, Certificate of Naturalization, or permanent identification card from a government agency.
  • Adults without identification must appear with an identifying witness who has identification and who has known the applicant for at least two years.
  • Both parents must appear and sign passport application for minors under age 14. At least one parent's signature is required for children ages 14-17. Parents are required to show identification.
  • One 2" x 2" passport photograph (not school photo) taken by a professional photographer. We can take your passport photo in office. There is a $10 fee.

-Passport Expirations-

  • Age 16 years and older 10 years
  • Age 15 years and younger 5 years

Click here to go to the US Department of State Passport website.
Click here to get an application.

Requirements for Passport Book

Cost - 2 checks required:

$137.00 for persons 16 years of age and older.
Checks payable to:
   - U.S. Department of State for $110.00
   - Salem County Clerk for $27.00

$107.00 for children 15 years of age and under. 
Checks payable to:
   - U.S. Department of State for $80.00
   - Salem County Clerk for $27.00

$60.00 additional fee to expedite passport to process within 4 to 6 weeks to be included in amount to U.S. Department of State. Normal processing time is 6 to 8 weeks.


Requirements for Passport Card

Cost - 2 checks required:

$57.00 for persons 16 years of age and older.
Checks payable to:
   - U.S. Department of State for $30.00
   - Salem County Clerk for $27.00

$42.00 for children 15 years of age and under. 
Checks payable to:
   - U.S. Department of State for $15.00
   - Salem County Clerk for $27.00

Normal processing time is 4 to 6 weeks.


Hours for processing passports are 9:00 to 3:30 Monday through Friday.


 

Gilda T. Gill, Salem County ClerkDear Residents,

It is a pleasure to present this website describing the services available to you from the Salem County Clerk's Office.

As County Clerk, I am committed to providing the community with efficient and effective services. Please feel free to contact my office for additional information or assistance.

Thank you,
GildaSignature

Gilda T. Gill
Salem County Clerk


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