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Prothonotary – Passports

By Appointment Only

New Applicants

 
What do you need:
  • Photo Identification (Drivers License)
  • Checkbook
  • Two identical 2″ x 2″ passport photos (AAA, CVS, Rite Aid)
  • Birth Certificate
    • Raised Seal
    • Both Parents names on it
  • For children under the age of 16, both parents must be present along with the child.
  • Fees (per application):
    • Routine Service 4-6 week
      • Passport Book (adult $110.00 / child $80.00)
      • Passport Card (adult $30.00 / child $15.00
    • Expedite Service 2-3 weeks
      • Passport Book (adult $170.00 / child $140.00)
      • Passport Card (adult $90.00 / child $75.00)
    •  A separate $35.00 fee for each application made to the Prothonotary Office (this can be one check or cash)

Birth Certificate doesn’t have both parents’ names on it?

PA.Gov Birth and Death Certificate Forms

Birth Certificate Online Order – Other States

Renewals

What do you need to send:

  •  Most recent US passport book and/or card
  • A certified copy of your marriage license or court order if your name was changed.
  • A recent 2″ x 2″ color passport photo.
  • Fees (check or money order is made out to U.S Dept of State)
    • Routine Service 4-6 weeks
      • Passport Book (adult $110.00 / child $80.00)
      • Passport Card (adult $30.00 / child $15.00
    • Expedite Service 2-3 weeks
      • Passport Book (adult $170.00 / child $140.00)
      • Passport Card (adult $90.00 / child $75.00)
  • This is then mailed out by you to one of the following addresses.
    • Routine Service (4-6 weeks)
        • National Passport Processing Center P.O. Box 90155 Philadelphia, PA 19190-0155
    • Expedited Service (2-3 weeks)
        • National Passport Processing Center P.O. Box 90955 Philadelphia, PA 19190-0955

Passport Book vs. Passport Card

              Book                                                                        

 Designated by for travel by any means (air, land, sea) to any destination.  

               Card

Designated for use at land and seaports of entry when entering the United State from Mexico, Canada, Bermuda, and the Caribbean.

 

How Long Are They Good For?

Both are good for 10 years (16 + years old)

Both are good for 5 years (under 16 years old)