Passports

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Passport applications are accepted by appointment only at City Hall, Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Call to schedule an appointment.

To apply for a passport you will need:

  1. A completed passport application.
    For updated forms and requirements check travel.state.gov

  2. Proof of United States citizenship in the form of:

    • A certified birth certificate
    • A naturalization certificate

  3. One photograph:

    • color
    • 2x2 inches in size
    • clear, front view, full face without hat or eyeglasses

  4. Proof of identity containing your signature and physical description or photograph in the form of:

    • a previous U.S. passport
    • a Certificate of Naturalization or Citizenship
    • a driver’s license
    • or a government identification card or pass.

  5. Fees: Only personal checks or money orders will be accepted with passport applications.

    • Regular Service
      $145 for adults, ages 16 and older ($110 passport fee and an additional $35 application fee)
      $115 for children, age 15 and younger ($80 passport fee and an additional $35 application fee)

    • Expedited Fee
      $60 plus regular service fee. Additional $15.45 for overnight delivery (optional)

Please make checks payable to:

U.S. Department of State (passport processing fee)

  • $110 - adult passport
  • $80 - child passport (under 16 years old)

and

City of Gaithersburg (application fee)

  • $35 - adult or child passport

Fees for multiple passport applications submitted at the same time may be combined appropriately.

Expedited service fee should be added to U.S. Department of State processing fee when applicable.