U.S. PASSPORT APPLICATIONS – Borough Clerk’s Office – 201-767-7200 ext. 4026


Passport applications are accepted during the following hours:


            Monday, Tuesday and Thursday:  10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

            Wednesday:                                     10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (After 3:00 PM by appointment only)

           Passports are not accepted on Fridays


Fees are as follows and must be paid by check or money order made payable to

U.S. Department of State:


                                                                        Adults                         Children under Age 16

Passport Book – 25 business days                 $110.00                       $  80.00

Expedite Fee – 14 days, Sat. & Sun.  $  60.00                     $  60.00

Overnight delivery fee                                   $  14.85                       $  14.85

                                                                        $184.85                     $154.85


Passport Card:               

Adults First Time   $30

Adults Renewal     $30

Minors Under 16   $15


Execution Fee Payable to Borough of Norwood for each application is $25.00


All minors must appear in person when applying for a passport.  All children under age 16 must have the consent of both parents in order to obtain a passport.  If one parent is unable to appear before the Accepting Agent, they must sign a notarize a consent form.  All children under the age of 16 must also submit a birth certificate, original, raised seal with both parents names listed on it.


An additional processing fee of $25.00 (per passport application) is paid to the Borough of Norwood and can be done by check or money order. If you are sending Express Mail an additional fee of $13.09 will be charged.


Detailed requirements regarding needed documents can be obtained by visiting

http://www.travel.state.gov/  or by calling the National Passport Information Center at 1-877-487-2778, toll free Monday – Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.



Forms can also be downloaded from http://www.travel.state.gov/



  • Completed application unsigned
  • Birth Certificates: an original certificate with a raised seal or a certified copy with a raised seal.  A hospital issued or baptismal certificate is not acceptable.  Birth Certificates issued by the Hudson County Clerk’s Office or Jersey City Registrar are no longer acceptable.  You must present a certified copy from the State of New Jersey.  You may request one at www.state.nj.us/health/vital/index.shtml .  All other Hudson County town issued birth certificates are acceptable.  All original documents will be returned to you with your passport
  • Previous Passport
  • Naturalization Certificate – original only.  This will be returned to you with your passport.
  • Driver’s License – if you are over 17 (under 17 you must bring a parent who has identifying documentation)
  • If you do not have a driver’s license you must have 3 forms of ID, one of which must contain your signature such as school/college ID, business/industrial/military ID, voter registration or credit card.
  • One photograph – 2” x 2” – color.  Photos must have a white or off-white background.


Passport Renewal by Mail (Customer Submits)

You may qualify to use this form only if:


  1. The issue date of your last passport was less than 15 years ago;
  2. You were 16 or older when it was issued;
  3. Your name is the same or you can submit name-change documentation (marriage certificate or court order);
  4. You can submit this passport; and
  5. It is undamaged


Total fee for Passport Renewal by Mail is $110.00.  Follow all directions on Form DS-82.  This form is not accepted by our office.