Passports

Passport Application Processing suspended until July 12, 2020.  The Newton County Clerk of Superior Court will begin accepting passport applications on July 13, 2020 by Appointment ONLY.  Please call 770-784-2035 to reserve your spot -  Click here for more information regarding Public Notice re Statewide Declaration of Public Health and Judicial Emergencies  

WE DO NOT ACCEPT CREDIT OR DEBIT CARDS

APPLICATIONS ARE PROCESSED MONDAY-FRIDAY, 8am - 4pm P

PASSPORT APPLICATION PROCESS

Passport applications take 4-6 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 undermust 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 16-17must be present and have at least one parent present to sign application (photo ID for minor)
  • Ages 17 and underwill 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

2-3 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 with overnight return delivery for passport book: (land, sea, air)

  • 16 and older - $185.89 passport fee (check or money order payable to U.S. Department of State) ($15.89 for overnight return delivery from the passport agency)
  • 15 and under - $155.89 passport fee (check or money order payable to U.S. Department of State) ($15.89 for overnight return delivery from the passport agency)
  • All ages - $35.00 processing fee (cash)
  • OPTIONAL Fee to Overnight Application to the U.S. Passport Agency- $21.98 (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 Fee to Overnight Application to the U.S. Passport Agency- $21.98 (cash)

** The passport agency will not overnight a passport card**