Apply for a Passport
Effective April 1, 2018 – Passport Acceptance Fees will be $35.00.
Authorized Passport Acceptance Agency
As an authorized Passport Acceptance Agency, the City Clerk’s Office accepts passport applications.
When a Passport is Necessary
All persons, including U.S. citizens, traveling between the United States and Canada are required to present a valid passport, or other documents as determined by the Department of Homeland Security.
Entering the U.S. from a Foreign Country
Every U.S. citizen, including babies and children, must present a valid passport book or passport card to enter the United States from any foreign country, either by air or by land. A passport is also required for countries including Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Bermuda at land borders and seaports of entry.
Acceptable Forms of Payment
Effective May 19, 2017 The Office of the City Clerk no longer accepts CASH payments for U.S. passport transactions.U.S. Money Orders Only.
You will need 2 separate money orders:
1. Passport Money Order made payable to : U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE (SEE THE FEE SCHEDULE FOR YOUR APPROPRIATE AMOUNT)
2. $35.00 Money Order made payable to: THE CITY OF EAST ORANGE
Passport Services - Hours of Operation
Effective March 1, 2016, U.S. Passport Services will be conducted Tuesday - Thursday, during our scheduled hours of operation:
|Day||Hours of Service
||Type of Service
|Tuesday||9 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
|Wednesday||9 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
||By Appointment Only
|Thursday||9 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Scheduling Appointments & Obtaining Application Forms
To schedule an appointment and/or to obtain application forms, information on required identification documents and fees, contact the City Clerk's office, or visit the U.S. Department of State Passport website.
Photo Service - Temporarily Suspended
The Passport Photo Service offered by the City Clerk’s Office is temporarily suspended.
Please provide passport photos with application.