Passport Fees

Fees for a 10-year passport (16 years or older) are:

$110 plus $25

The above fees of $110 and $25 are separate fees and must be paid independently. The $110 fee is sent to U.S. Department of State with the passport application. The $25 fee is paid to the Orange County Clerk-Recorder Department for processing the application. The $110 fee can be paid by check, cashier's check or money order payable to U.S. Department of State.

The $25 fee can be paid by cash, personal check, cashier's check, money order, Discover, American Express, MasterCard/Visa Credit and Debit. Please make checks payable to Orange County Clerk-Recorder.

Fees for 5-year passport (15 years or younger) are:

$80 plus $25

The above fees of $80 and $25 are separate fees and must be paid independently. The $80 fee is sent to U.S. Department of State along with the passport application. The $25 fee is paid to the Orange County Clerk-Recorder Department for processing the application. The $80 fee can be paid by check, cashier's check or money order payable to U.S. Department of State.

The $25 fee can be paid by cash, personal check, cashier's check, money order, Discover, American Express, MasterCard/Visa Credit and Debit. Please make checks payable to Orange County Clerk-Recorder.

Expedited Services

Passport applications may be expedited for an additional fee of $60 per application. The turn-around time for an expedited passport is 3 to 4 weeks. Make your check or money order payable to: U.S. Department of State. This fee is in addition to regular passport fees.

Note: Expedited services are not available for passport cards.

If an applicant needs the passport sooner, contact the National Passport Information Center toll free at (877) 487-2778.

Passport Application Forms

Both the NEW and RENEWAL passport applications can be obtained online from the Passport Application Forms section of the U.S. State Department Bureau of Consular Affairs web page. Form DS-11 should be used when applying for a passport in person. Form DS-82 should be used when applying for a passport by mail. Applications are also available in our Passport Services Office.

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