Passports

Clerk of Courts
Sheila Lester

112 E. Mansfield Street
 Suite 204
 Bucyrus ,OH  44820
Phone :419-562-2766
Fax: 419-562-8011

Passport Application Requirements

Special Requirements for Children

  • Application must be filled out, either printed in Black ink or typed
  • APPLICATION MUST BE SIGNED AT THE CLERK OF COURTS OFFICE. Your signature must be witnessed in this office.
  • One Picture, 2” by 2”, taken within the last six months. (Must be regulation passport picture)
  • Certified copy of birth certificate. This must have raised seal on it. Birth certificates can be obtained at Health Department in the county where you were born. Old passports or naturalization papers are acceptable
  • Drivers licenses are need for identification. If you are a minor and do not drive, a parent must accompany you when applying and their drivers license is used as identification
  • Personal check or money order made payable to U.S. Department of State for
        $110.00 for 16 years of age or older (good for ten years
        $80.00 for under the age of 16 years (good for 5 years
        $60.00 for expedite application
  • Application Fee of $25.00 on all passports. Can be either cash, check or money order made payable to the Clerk of Courts

Processing Time
Regular passport: 6 weeks
Expedite passport: 3 weeks
ADDITIONAL FEE TO EXPEDITE

Link To US Department of State

Fee Type

Passport Fee

Clerk of Courts Fee

Book 16 and Over

110.00

25.00

Book 15 and Under

80.00

25.00

Card 16 and Over

30.00

25.00

Card 15 and Under

15.00

25.00

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR CHILDREN (under age of 14)

To submit an application for a child under age 14 both parents or the child’s legal guardian(s) must appear and present the following:

  • Evidence of the child’s U.S. citizenship,
  • Evidence of the child’s relationship to parents/guardian(s) AND
  • Parental/guardian identification.
    IF ONLY ONE PARENT APPEARS YOU MUST ALSO SUBMIT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:
  • Second parent’s notarized written statement consenting to passport issuance for the child,
  • Primary evidence of sole authority to apply, OR
  • A written statement (made under penalty of perjury) explaining the second parent’s unavailability.
    Each minor child applying for a passport book and/or passport card must appear in person.
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