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Ninth Judicial District Court

Tribunal del Noveno Distrito Judicial

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Passport Acceptance Information

Effective February 1, 2008


Applications for Passport

The following items need to be presented to the passport acceptance clerk with your completed application.

You may obtain an application from the District Court Clerk's office or download an application form here.

  • Two passport photos 2'' x 2''. Photos can be obtained at Walgreens (Walgreens does not take pictures of small babies)
  • Certified birth certificate with seal (Hospital Certificate and Notices of Birth Registration are NOT acceptable)
  • Old passport or naturalization certificate.
  • Two forms of identification- one with a photograph and signature, such as a driver's license, military I.D., or state I.D. card.

Note: You may not submit an expired I.D. or any I.D. that does not have a photo, like a social security card.

Passport Fees

Dept. Of State Fee

  • Age 16 and Over - Book 
    • $110.00 Check or Money Order - Dept. Of State Fee
    • $25.00 Cash Only - Execution Fee
  • Age 16 and Over - Card 
    • $30.00 Check or Money Order - Dept. Of State Fee
    • $25.00 Cash Only - Execution Fee
  • Under age 16 - Book 
    • $80.00 check or Money Order - Dept. Of State Fee
    • $25.00 cash only - Execution Fee
  • Under age 16 - Card 
    • $15.00 check or Money Order  - Dept. Of State Fee
    • $25.00 cash only - Execution Fee

Make sure your application is typed or printed in black ink and all names are spelled correctly.

DO NOT SIGN YOUR APPLICATION UNTIL YOU PRESENT IT TO THE CLERK.

It takes approximately 6-8 weeks for a passport application to be processed and the passport returned to you.

Applications are accepted at the District Court Clerk’s Office - MONDAY THRU FRIDAY as follows:

  • Clovis from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Portales from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Additional Fees for Expediting Passports

You will need to add an additional $80.66 (Passport book) or $60.00 (Passport Card) to your check or money order to Department of State for the expedited fee and return of passport to you by Express Mail.

You will also need to purchase and bring one (1) Express Mail envelope from the United States Postal Service. The cost for this envelope is $22.95.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR CHILDREN UNDER AGE 16.  PLEASE REFER TO SECTION IN APPLICATION ON REQUIREMENTS FOR CHILDREN UNDER AGE 16.