Passport Services

Passport Service are available Monday to Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m..
NOTE: Holiday Hours for December 15, 22, and 29, 2016 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m..
The office of the City Clerk is a Passport Application Acceptance Facility for the U.S. Department of State and accepts passport Form DS-11 for new applicants. Passport Photo services are not available at this location. Passport photos can be taken at the following locations.

The following summary describes the services, forms and requirements for passport applicants, but is not limited to these descriptions. Please refer to http://travel.state.gov/passport  for more information.
Summary of Passport Services
Minimum requirements to apply for a Passport at City Clerk office
  • Form DS-11 (unsigned)
  • Proof of US citizenship
  • Primary identification
  • Photocopy of primary ID
  • Passport Photo
  • Check or Money Order for Department of State
  • Cash for our services
Note: Failure to provide ALL the required items may result in delayed processing and additional fees.
Applicant MUST apply in person, if (DS-11 )
  • Applying for a passport for the first time (any age)
  • Previous passport issued while under age 16
  • Most recent previous passport lost/stolen, damaged or mutilated
  • Minor child, under age 16
Applicant MUST provide Proof of Citizenship
  • Certified Birth Certificate
  • Previously issued, undamaged US Passport
  • Consular Report of Birth Abroad
  • Naturalization Certificate / Certificate of Citizenship
Applicant MUST provide Primary Identification
  • California Driver's license/Identification Card
  • Previously issued, undamaged US Passport
  • Naturalization Certificate/Certificate of Citizenship
  • Government ID/Military ID
  • Parent' primary ID for minors
Applicant MUST provide copies of Primary Identification
  • Photo COPY of same Primary ID used to identify the applicant
    • Front and Back of ID on 8.5" x 11" white paper
*Additional fees may apply for copies
Applicant MUST provide Passport Photo
The City of Carson DOES NOT offer Passport Photo Service
Applicant MUST make two payments for Services and Processing
  • A Check or Money Order for "Department of State", AND
  • Cash or Money order for "City of Carson"
Fees for Processing Services and Processing
Processing Time
Routine Service - 4 to 6 weeks
Expedited Service - 2 to 3 weeks with two-way overnight mail services. Additional fees apply.
Other Locations offering Passport Services
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City Hall Contact

701 E Carson Street
Carson, CA 90745
(310) 830-7600, 7 AM - 6 PM
Monday - Thursday
24-hour automated: (310) 952-1700

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