United States Passports

We now accept walk-in passport customers on THURSDAY'S ONLY from 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM. Appointments will still be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Due to the nature of seeing customers on a walk-in basis, there are sometimes lengthy wait times on Thursdays.

Passport appointments must be scheduled online or in our office. No appointments will be made by telephone. All passport applicants MUST appear in person, including minor children. Passport applications are available in our office at 99 Sims Street, McDonough, Georgia 30253 and are not available online. Before you arrive for your appointment, please make sure that you have all of the required items. Before you meet with a clerk, please make sure you have completed all sections of the application, but DO NOT SIGN THE APPLICATION until an authorized agent instructs you to do so, or it may be necessary to schedule an addition appointment.

Click here to schedule an appointment online.

Estimated time of return is approximately 6 weeks. If you need to EXPEDITE the processing of your passport book or card, an additional fee of $60.00 per application and additional overnight postage fees will be required. Please see below for total fees.

If you have additional passport questions, please contact our passport line at 770-288-7599. When calling our office, it may be necessary for you to leave a message. Your call will be returned within 24 hours (excluding weekends, holidays and furlough days). Please make sure to include your name and number when leaving your message.

Renewals:

Please note we can only renew passports if they were issued MORE than fifteen (15) years ago. To renew a passport issued MORE than fifteen (15) years ago, you must submit Form DS-11. If your passport was issued LESS than fifteen (15) years ago, you must fill out the Passport Renewal Form and submit it to the U.S. Department of State yourself. All forms are available in our office at 99 Sims Street. Please see www.travel.state.gov for more information about renewing your passport.





REQUIREMENTS the following requirements are necessary to apply for a United States Passport Book and/or Passport Card, or for the renewal of a Passport Book for anyone who was under the age of sixteen (16) when the passport was applied for.

  1. Completed Application - Filled out in BLACK INK ONLY.

  2. Original Certified Birth Certificate (from Vital Records, NOT a hospital) OR U.S. Naturalization Certificate.

  3. Passport Photo - we do not take the photos here, Photos must be 2" x 2" in size with a white or light colored background. Please refer to www.travel.state.gov for additional information regarding photos.

  4. U.S. Government ID - such as a valid state issued driver's license, government ID card or an ID card obtained from the Division of Motor Vehicles (if issued outside of Georgia, you will need two (2) forms of photo identification.

  5. Payment - Two (2) separate fees will need to be paid. See below for total amount of fees:

    • One (1) check or money order made payable for the U.S. Department of States fee (please note we cannot accept credit/debit card payments for the U.S. Department of States fee) AND
    • One (1) check, money order, cash, credit/debit card payment for the Henry County Probate Court's fee.

  6. If you were born INSIDE the United States, you will need one (1) of the following:

    • A certified copy of your birth certificate (from Vital Records, NOT a hospital). For all minors, you MUST submit a birth certificate that includes parental information, even if they have a valid or expired passport. If they have a passport, please include it also. OR
    • A previous United States Passport (adults only).

  7. If you were born OUTSIDE the United States or the U.S. Territories, you will need one (1) of the following:

    • Naturalization papers OR
    • A previous United States Passport

  8. Applicants under the age of sixteen (16) MUST be accompanied by BOTH parents to apply for a passport. However, if only one parent is available to apply, you will need to fill out Form DS-3053 (Statement of Consent or Special Circumstances: Issuance of a Passport to a Minor Under Age 16) and a front and back copy of their ID to submit with the minors application. Applicants who are between thee ages of 16 and 17 must be accompanied by at least one (1) parent named on the birth certificate.

FEES:

Standard Processing: 4-6 Weeks:

Passport Book:

AGE YEARS VALID US. DEPT. OF STATE FEE PROBATE COURT FEE TOTAL STANDARD
16 + 10 110.00 25.00 135.00
15 - 5 80.00 25.00 105.00

16 + Total amount due to Henry County Probate Court: $25.00
16 + Total amount due to U.S. Department of State: $110.00
15 - Total amount due to Henry County Probate Court: $25.00

15 - Total amount due to U.S. Department of State: $80.00

Passport Card:

NOTE - Passport Cards may ONLY be used for land and sea travel between the United States and Canada, Mexico, Bermuda and the Caribbean. It CANNOT be used for travel by air.

AGE YEARS VALID US. DEPT. OF STATE FEE PROBATE COURT FEE TOTAL STANDARD
16 + 10 30.00 25.00 55.00
15 - 5 15.00 25.00 40.00

16 + Total amount due to Henry County Probate Court: $25.00
16 + Total amount due to U.S. Department of State: $30.00
15 - Total amount due to Henry County Probate Court: $25.00

15 - Total amount due to U.S. Department of State: $15.00

 Passport Book & Card:

AGE YEARS VALID US. DEPT. OF STATE FEE PROBATE COURT FEE TOTAL STANDARD
16 + 10 140.00 25.00 165.00
15 - 5 95.00 25.00 120.00

16 + Total amount due to Henry County Probate Court: $25.00
16 + Total amount due to U.S. Department of State: $140.00
15 - Total amount due to Henry County Probate Court: $25.00

15 - Total amount due to U.S. Department of State: $95.00

Expedited Processing: 2-3 Weeks:

Passport Book:

AGE YEARS VALID U.S. DEPT. OF STATE FEE PROBATE COURT FEE EXPEDITED FEE OVERNIGHT DELIVERY OVERNIGHT RETURN DELIVERY TOTAL EXPEDITED
16 + 10 110.00 25.00 60.00 19.99 14.85 229.84
15 - 5 80.00 25.00 60.00 19.99 14.85 199.84

16 + Total amount due to Henry County Probate Court: $44.99
16 + Total amount due to U.S. Department of State: $184.85
15 - Total amount due to Henry County Probate Court: $44.99

15 - Total amount due to U.S. Department of State: $154.85

 

Passport Card:

NOTE - Passport Cards may ONLY be used for land and sea travel between the United States and Canada, Mexico, Bermuda and the Caribbean. It CANNOT be used for travel by air.

AGE YEARS VALID U.S. DEPT. OF STATE FEE PROBATE COURT FEE EXPEDITED FEE OVERNIGHT DELIVERY OVERNIGHT RETURN DELIVERY TOTAL EXPEDITED
16 + 10 30.00 25.00 60.00 19.99 N/A 134.99
15 - 5 15.00 25.00 60.00 19.99 N/A 119.99

16 + Total amount due to Henry County Probate Court: $44.99
16 + Total amount due to U.S. Department of State: $30.00
15 - Total amount due to Henry County Probate Court: $
44.99
15 - Total amount due to U.S. Department of State: $15.00

 

Passport Book & Card

AGE YEARS VALID U.S. DEPT. OF STATE FEE PROBATE COURT FEE EXPEDITED FEE OVERNIGHT DELIVERY OVERNIGHT RETURN DELIVERY TOTAL EXPEDITED
16 + 10 140.00 25.00 60.00 19.99 14.85 259.84
15 - 5 95.00 25.00 60.00 19.99 14.85 214.84

16 + Total amount due to Henry County Probate Court: $44.99
16 + Total amount due to U.S. Department of State: $214.85
15 - Total amount due to Henry County Probate Court: $44.99

15 - Total amount due to U.S. Department of State: $169.85