Passport Information

Passports

The Lewis County Clerk's Passport Office is a passport application acceptance agency. We offer guidance in filling out applications and we have picture service available.

Our office is located on the 1st floor of the Lewis County Office Building. Our office hours are from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. Our phone number is (315) 376-5333.  

Passport applications are available in our office or on the following internet web site: travel.state.gov/passport/forms/forms_847.html

When to apply: 

You will need to apply within 6-8 weeks prior to your departure date. If your travel destination requires a visa, be sure to allow an additional 6 weeks. For more information go to the following internet site : www.travel.state.gov

If you need to travel sooner, you may expedite the application for an additional fee of $60.00. This would enable you to receive your passport within 2-3 weeks.

For emergency travel or life or death situation, you may call 1-877-487-2778 and set up an appointment with one of the Passport Issuing Agencies closest to your geographical area. 

Documentation to be submitted: 

1. A vital statistic birth certificate with a raised seal with the parent's information on the document is required as of April 1st 2011. It must include an original filing or recorded date within one year from the date of birth. It must also have an embossed raised seal. In place of a birth certificate you may submit a valid or expired passport or an original naturalization certificate. The original documents must be submitted along with your passport application. They will be returned with your new passport. For children 15 years and younger, different rules apply . Please refer to the website below:

travel.state.gov/passport/get/minors 

2. Two (2) identical photos 2" x 2" in size. Passport photos may be taken in our office for $10.00 per set. 

3. Valid government issued photo identification is required for all applicants. Parent's photo identification is required for all minors.

4. Passport fees are as follows: 

U. S. PASSPORT BOOK

PASSPORT FEE

Check or Money Order Payable to US Department of State

EXECUTION FEE

Cash or Check to

Lewis County Clerk

TOTAL

Adults First Time

(Age 16 and Over, DS 11)

$110.00

$35.00

$145.00

Adults Renewal

(Applying with DS-82)

$110.00

N/A

$ 110.00

Minors

(under age 16)

$  80.00

$35.00

$ 115.00

U. S. PASSPORT CARD

CARD FEE

Check or Money Order Payable to US Department of State

EXECUTION FEE

Cash or Check to

Lewis County Clerk

TOTAL

Adults First Time

(Age 16 and Over, DS-11)

$30.00

$35.00

$  65.00

Adults Renewal

(Applying with DS-82)

$30.00

N/A

$  30.00

Minors

(under age 16)

                 $15.00

              $35.00

$  50.00

If you have questions concerning the status of your Passport Application, you may direct them to the National Passport Center at 1-887-487-2778 or visit:   www.travel.state.gov

Expedite Fee:               $  60.00                                                                       Postage       $17.13     US Department of State

                                                                                                                                               $15.00     Lewis County Clerk

File Search:                  $150.00                                                                       (No Overnight Return of Passport Cards)

Additional Visa Pages $  82.00     

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