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We Also Process Passport Renewals
Renewal Form

NO GLASSES in photos

One Stop Shop - we can take your passport photo for a nominal fee

Regular Passport hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
 in the Circuit Clerk's Office, room 405 in the County Complex.

Is your group planning a trip that requires passports?
Offsite Passport Acceptance Agents can be scheduled to attend your group meeting or special event.
Contact Passport Director Todd at 217-535-3260.

All applicants must apply in person for a Passport this includes all minor children.


In Order to Process Your Application 

DS-11 Form
or the form is available at Circuit Clerk's Office.
A Certified Copy of your Birth Certificate 
(Not a Hospital Certificate - No photocopies are accepted).
A valid Photo Identification.
One approved Passport Photo.
One Stop Shop - we can take your passport photo for a nominal fee

Certified Copies of Court Orders for Name Change, Custody or Adoption Decrees.

You will need two checks or money orders.

Fees are subject to change without notice.

Cash is not accepted due to federal mailing requirements.

Please call Passport Director Todd
for more information 217-535-3260 

General Information About Passports

It is important to realize that you will not be issued a Passport immediately. The completed application will be sent to Passport Services in the U.S. Department of State.
You will receive your Passport "approximately 6-8 weeks" from the time of application.

If you need a Passport sooner you can Expedite your application for an additional fee. You will receive your Passport "approximately 2-3 weeks."

A Passport lasts for 10 years for an adult (over 16 years of age) and for five years for a minor (under 16 years of age).

Children 15 and under both parents and the child must appear in person when applying for passports.
Children under 16 and 17 years of age must have a parent or legal guardian with them when applying for a Passport.


U.S. Passports and International Travel Alerts and Warnings

Passport Services and Information

U.S. Department of State Passport Forms

Cross U.S. Borders

Circuit Clerk Passport Questions can be emailed at:

The Circuit Clerk Lookup System may be unavailable periodically for maintenance

All fees collected by the Circuit Clerk are mandated by law.

Main Phone

217 753-6674

Sangamon County Courts Complex
200 South Ninth Street

Springfield, Illinois 62701
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