Passport applications are accepted at the County Clerk's
office in Denton, our satellite office located in the
Sandy Jacobs Government Center - Carrollton
and the satellite office located in the
Steven Everett Copeland Government Center - Cross
U.S. Passport Application for
Children under Age 16
Fee and requirement information is available at
http://travel.state.gov/passport or by calling
NOTE: PLEASE SUBMIT A
PERSONAL CHECK, BUSINESS CHECK, CASHIERS CHECK OR MONEY
ORDER MADE PAYABLE TO THE "U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE" FOR
EACH DS-11 PASSPORT APPLICATION
APPLICABLE CLERK ACCEPTANCE FEE IS $25 CASH ONLY***
PASSPORT PHOTOS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE COUNTY CLERK'S OFFICE FOR $10.00 CASH ONLY
Time Needed to Process Applications:
- In the Denton location, passport applications can not be
processed after 4:45p.m. Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri or 4:15p.m. on Wed.
- In the Carrollton and Cross
Roads locations, passport applications
cannot be processed after 4:15pm Mon-Fri.
- Once we receive the application, with Regular Passport
Service expect to receive your passport in approximately 5 - 6 weeks. This time varies
greatly dependent upon whether it is a busy travel season.
- If you choose to pay for Expedited Passport Service, expect
to receive your passport within 2 - 3 weeks.
It is possible to download passport application forms in
Portable Document Format (PDF). Adobe PDF files require Acrobat Reader software from Adobe
Systems Inc. The forms you print must be clear and sharp. Applications that are
blurred or illegible will not be accepted. They must be printed in black print on white
paper. The paper must be 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches, with no holes or perforations, at
least medium (20 lb.) weight, and with a matte surface. Thermal paper,
dye-sublimation paper, special inkjet paper, and other shiny-papers are not
acceptable. Click here
for information on how to download Adobe Acrobat Reader free of charge. You need Adobe Acrobat
Reader to download the application forms.
Passport applications are also available from the
Denton County Clerk.
DSP-11 Form -(First
time applicants & minors) Download
This form must be presented and signed in person at an
authorized passport acceptance facility. If you have never had a U.S. passport, you are
under age 18, or if your most recent passport was lost or stolen you must use this form.
(If you are applying because your passport was lost or stolen, you will also need to
submit Form DSP-64.)
DSP-82 Form (Renewal of
(For Renewals Only) This form should be used for renewing a
previously issued U.S. passport by mail. There are four criteria for
using this form. Please use the following checklist to see if you are eligible to apply
with a DSP-82:
1. I can submit my most recent passport.
2. I was at least 16 years old when my most recent passport was issued.
3. I was issued my most recent passport less than 15 years ago.
4. I use the same name as on my most recent passport, OR, I have had my name changed by
marriage or court order and can submit proper documentation to reflect my name changes.
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