Passports

Passport Applications are being accepted by the Newton County Clerk of Superior Court by Appointment ONLY.  Please call 770-784-2035 to reserve your spot.

WE DO NOT ACCEPT CREDIT OR DEBIT CARDS

APPLICATIONS ARE PROCESSED MONDAY-FRIDAY, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

PASSPORT APPLICATION PROCESS

Passport applications take 10-12 weeks to process.  Applications are available at the Clerk's Office or online at https://travel.state.gov.
Please use black ink only for the application.

Things you will need:

  • Completed application - (Applications are available at the Clerk's Office or online at https://travel.state.gov)
  • One (1) passport photo (CVS, Walgreens, or Walmart)
  • A certified copy of birth certificate (must have parents information listed; some states have a shortened version and the US Passport Agency won’t accept that one) or naturalization certificate (if an adult, an expired passport is acceptable)
  • Children 15 and under must be present, and both parents must be present to sign application. If both parents are unable to appear, the non-applying parent must complete a DS-3053 consent form along with a copy of their ID front and back.
  • Children 16-17 must be present and have at least one parent present to sign application (photo ID for minor)
  • Ages 17 and under will need a birth certificate even with an expired passport
  • Valid Photo Identification: ex: Georgia Driver's License or Valid Passport
    • a) Temporary (paper) license and out of state license will require a 2nd photo ID
    • b) 2nd photo ID can be an expired license, expired passport, school ID or work ID 

***NOTICE***

ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE PRESENT TO PROCESS THE APPLICATION, REGARDLESS OF AGE

Fees for passport book: (land, sea, and air)

  • 16 and older - $110.00 passport fee (check or money order made payable to U.S. Department of State)
  • 15 and under - $80.00 passport fee (check or money order made payable to U.S. Department of State)
  • All ages - $35.00 processing fee (cash)

Fees for passport card: (good for land and sea travel only)

  • 16 and older - $30.00 passport fee (check or money order made payable to U.S. Department of State)
  • 15 and under - $15.00 passport fee (check or money order made payable to U.S. Department of State)
  • All ages - $35.00 processing fee (cash)

EXPEDITED PASSPORT APPLICATION PROCESS

4-6 weeks to process

$60.00 Expedite Fee added to passport fee

Expedite fees for passport book: (land, sea, air)

  • 16 and older - $170.00 passport fee (check or money order payable to U.S. Department of State)
  • 15 and under - $140.00 passport fee (check or money order payable to U.S. Department of State)
  • All ages - $35.00 processing fee (cash)

 Expedite fees for passport card: (land and sea)

  • 16 and older - $90.00 passport fee (check or money order payable to U.S. Department of State)
  • 15 and under - $75.00 passport fee (check or money order payable to U.S. Department of State)
  • All ages - $35.00 processing fee (cash)
OPTIONAL fees to overnight application to the U.S. Passport Agency and overnight return delivery are available. Please call the clerk's office for cost.
*Please note: Passports agency will not overnight a passport card.*