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City of San Bernardino Passport Services

Our Office hours are Monday – Thursday from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon, by Appointment Only.
To schedule an appointment, please call 909-384-5128.

Please have all documents completed prior to arrival.
Late arrivals or applicants who do not have their forms completed (in black ink only)
prior to their appointment will be rescheduled for another day.

(Closed – Observed Holiday: 09/06/2021)

We are located at 201 N. “E” ST., Building “A”
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REQUIREMENTS FOR OBTAINING A PASSPORT:

1. Appearance

  • Completed application in BLACK INK ONLY (type or print very clearly)
     DO NOT SIGN THE APPLICATION UNTIL ASKED TO DO SO.
  • ALL applicants MUST appear in person, including minors.
  • Minors under age 16 must have BOTH parents present
  • Minors 16-17 must have at least one parent present.

2. Proof of U.S. Citizenship

  • Original/Certified copy of Birth Certificate (abstracts and Hospital Certificates are not acceptable)
  • Most recent issued U. S. Passport
  • Original Naturalization Certificate (only Certified Copies showing an agency seal are acceptable)
  • NOT ACCEPTABLE: Hospital Certificates, Baptismal Certificates, Notification of Birth Certificates, or photocopies of Certified Certificates

3. One Passport Photo

  • Photos must be 2” X 2” in size, clear and in color with a white or off-white background and represent a good likeness of the applicant.
  • Face the camera directly, no profile or ¾ profile photos. The full face must be visible and not covered by cast shadows, or clothing.
    NO FACE MASKS IN THE PHOTO
  • Neutral facial expression or natural smile, with both eyes open
  • No glasses
  • No uniforms, clothing that looks like a uniform, or camouflage attire.
  • No hats or head coverings (if you wear a hat or head covering for religious purposes, you must submit a signed statement that verifies that the hat or head covering in your photo is part of traditional religious attire worn continuously in public.  If worn for medical purposes then you must submit a signed doctor’s statement verifying that it is used daily for medical purposes).
  • No headphones or wireless hands-free devices
  • No “selfies”
  • Jewelry may be worn provided the face is not hidden.

4. Valid Picture Identification

  • Current valid driver’s license
  • California Identification Card
  • Military ID Card
  • Minors will use the parent’s I.D.

5.       Fees

Fees paid (per application) to the U. S. Department of State

Check or Money Order Only

For -

Passport Book (good for Land, Sea, and Air travel)

 

Adult (age 16 and over):
(Valid for 10 years from date of issue)

$110.00 payable to the U. S. Department of State

 

Child (age 15 and under):
Valid for 5 years from the date of issue)

$80.00 payable to the U. S. Department of State

 

Passport Card (good for Land and Sea Travel, ONLY)

 

Adult (age 16 and over):
(Valid for 10 years from date of issue)

$30.00 payable to the U. S. Department of State

 

Child (age 15 and under):
Valid for 5 years from the date of issue)

$15.00 payable to the U. S. Department of State

 

Expedite Service Fee:

$60.00 payable to the U. S. Department of State

 

1 – 2 Day Delivery Fee for issued passport books
(Only applies to mailing addresses within the United States. Not valid for passport cards)

$17.56 payable to the U. S. Department of State

(Please note: Routine Service is currently approximately 18 weeks from submission of application to receipt of passport.  Expedited Service currently may take up to 12 weeks from submission of application to receipt of passport.)

Fees paid to the City of San Bernardino:

Check, Money Order or Credit Card

 

Processing Fee:

$35.00 payable to the City of San Bernardino

 

Photos

This service is currently not available.

6.       Renewals

If you have your last issued passport in your possession, were over the age of 15 when your last passport was issued to you, and it has been less than 5 years since your passport book has expired then you may renew using form DS-82 and mail in your application yourself.  All others including minors (ages 15 and younger) must reapply in person using form DS-11.  See Renewal Form DS-82 for eligibility.

 

For additional information, please call the City of San Bernardino City Clerk’s Office at (909) 384-5128.

Application available on-line. For details – click here.