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Passport Applications

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  • Starting February 28, 2022, we will accept passport applications by appointment only. Please note that we do not process passport renewal applications (expired less than 5 years). 
  • Please call (407) 665-4347 for appointments
  • Email passports@seminoleclerk.org for more information.
  • If you are late, your time will be given to the next available customer.
  • Visit our office at 1750 East Lake Mary Blvd, Sanford, FL 32773
  • Hours of operation:
    • Monday – Thursday 8:30am-12:00pm 1:30pm-3:30pm | Friday 8:30am-12:00pm 1:30pm-3:00pm
COVID-19 Updates
  • Due to COVID-19 the Department of State has limited its U.S. passport operations.
  • Processing Times: Monday – Thursday 8:30am-12:00pm 1:30pm-3:30pm | Friday 8:30am-12:00pm 1:30pm-3:00pm
  • In-person appointments at the Miami passport agency are only available for life or death emergencies and where the applicant is traveling within 3 business days.
  • Please monitor www.travel.state.gov for updates.
What you need to bring
  • All applicants must be present, including children
  • Completed Passport Application
  • Evidence of U.S. Citizenship (adults and children)
    • Original Birth Certificate
    • Naturalization Certificate
  • Government Issued Photo ID
    • Valid U.S. Driver’s License
    • Valid Military ID
    • Valid Passport
  • One passport photo
    • We offer passport photo services for $12.84 (Starting May 1st the photo fee will increase to $14.00 plus tax)
  • U.S. Department of State fees are payable by check or money order
  • If you need additional information please review tabs to the left or review information under Department of State Resources.
  Passport Book Passport Card
Adult over 16 years old $130.00 $30.00
Child 0-15 years old $100.00 $15.00
  • Expedited fees: Additional $60 per book
  • Express Mail Return for Passport Book Only $18.32.
  • Clerk processing fee of $35.00
    • Payable by cash, check, or card (additional 3.5% service fees for all cards)
    • Please note that State fees are separate from the clerk fees.
Birth Certificate Resources
Department of State Resources

Passport Tips


  • Our Records Center is the only location that processes passports.
  • Mornings between 8:30am and 12:00pm are usually less crowded.

Our Passport agents process passport applications for:

  • First time applicants
  • All child passports (even if they have a prior passport)
  • Replacement passports that were valid less than 10 years (which includes all passports issued to a person before they turn 16 years old)
  • Replacement of passports that have been expired 5 years or more (regardless of length of validity)
  • Replacement of damaged or lost/stolen passports

Passport applications are processed at the Clerk of Court (COC) Records Center, Monday through Friday 8:30am – 3:00pm. These hours have been established to get applications to the Post Office in time to meet required deadlines for mailing to the U.S. Department of State.


Once processed the applications are mailed to the U.S. Department of State for processing.


Passport Fees

Please note the Clerk of Court Processing Fees and the U.S. Department of State Fees are separate.

  • The U.S. Department of State requires a check or money order only.
  • The Clerk can take cash, check/money order or debit/credit for payment. Please note if using debit/credit for the Clerk’s payment, a fee of 3.5% will be charged.

U.S. Department of State Fees

Payment to the U.S. Department of State is in check or money order only, made payable to the U.S. Department of State. A separate check per application is required.

Item Fee Amount
Adult Passport Book – Age 16 and older $130
Child Passport Book – Age 15 and younger $100
Adult Passport Card – Age 16 and older $30
Child Passport Card – Age 15 and younger $15
Additional Options if Needed
Expedited Processing $60
Express mailing back to you (available for passport books only) $18.32
File search fee $150

Clerk of Court Passport Processing Fees

Item Fee Amount
Acceptance Fee (Processing Fee) $35
2″ by 2″ color photo (you may bring a passport photo that has been taken elsewhere, as long as it meets passport photo requirements) $14.00
plus tax

The Clerk will accept cash, check, money order, and debit/credit.

Passport Renewals and Timing Notes

For passport renewals only, individuals must mail a renewal application (Form DS-82) directly to the U.S. Department of State. To determine eligibility for mail-in renewal, visit the U.S. Department of State’s passport renewal page

The Clerk of Court is not permitted to execute Form DS-82 mail-in renewal forms. When renewing your passport using Form DS-82, a COC passport agent may review the form for accuracy only. The form and applicable fees must be mailed by the applicant.

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