New Passport

How To Apply For A Passport

It is imperative that you read and understand all requirements for obtaining a Passport before proceeding to complete the application or visiting the Clerk/Auditor’s Office.

Additional information is available at the U.S. Department of State Website IMPORTANT!! Do not sign the application until you are instructed to do so by the issuing agent!!

Children under age 14 require both parents’ signatures. Both parents must: present evidence of child’s U.S. Citizenship and present evidence that they are the parents or guardian and show valid personal identification and sign and take oath before an authorized passport acceptance agent. If the second parent is not available to sign, the appearing parent must: do all of the above and present evidence that he/she has sole custody of the child or written consent of the other parent for the issuance of the passport or written statement explaining why non-applying parent’s consent cannot be obtained.

Learn more about applying for minors from U.S. Department of State Website

To obtain a passport please obtain & complete the following:

1.  Fees

Adults (Age 16 & over)

$130.00 + $35.00 (execution fee) +$5.00 for photos=$170.00

Children (Under age 16)

$100.00 + $35.00 (execution fee) + $5.00 for photos=$140.00


Payment should be made by check or money order for the $130.00 or $100.00 made payable to US Department of State.

Payment for the execution fee and photos can be made by cash or check payable to Emery County.

Routine processing takes 10-13 weeks. Customers leaving in less than 10 weeks need to expedite. Expedite fee is $60.00 per application.

2.  Photographs

You need to present 2 identical passport photos size 2×2 taken within the last 6 months.

Must be front view with a white or off-white background. If you have the photos taken at a passport

photo service, please ask them to not crop the photos. We do take the photos here in our office.

We can also take the photos needed to obtain a visa. Photos are $5.00 for 2 per shot.

3.  Evidence of Citizenship

One of the following documents must be presented:

(Not a photocopy, must have a seal)

  • Certified copy of your birth certificate from Vital Statistics. (This will be returned to you)
  • Certificate of Naturalization or of Citizenship
  • Expired passport
  • Consular Report of Birth.

4.  Identification

One of the following documents must be presented. To be acceptable the document must bear your

photograph or your physical description and your signature.

  • Valid Driver’s License (preferred)
  • U.S. Passport
  • Valid work or student identification card
  • Official military identification card
  • Certificate of Naturalization or of Citizenship

Passport Services

U.S. Department of State National Service Commitment

Customers will receive their passports within 10-13 weeks from receipt of complete applications By Passport Agencies.

Important Notes

If you are unable to present acceptable documentary “IDENTIFICATION” you may bring a person

who has known you for more than two years. To be acceptable, the witness must be either an

American citizen or permanent resident alien and must present appropriate identification and fill out document.

To obtain a passport for a child born in the United States to alien parents, and to establish his/her citizenship it may be necessary to request the parent(s) alien registration card (‘green card’) and/or their foreign passport that was valid at the time of the child’s birth.

A “Notification of Birth” is a notice of the birth NOT an official document and can not be accepted as evidence of citizenship. The “Certificate of Birth” given by the hospital and the “Baptism Certificate” are not acceptable evidence of U.S. Citizenship.

A passport that has been altered or mutilated CAN NOT be accepted as identification.

Passport Application Links

If you would like to fill out the DS-11 form online and print it to submit to an Acceptance Facility or Passport Agency (i.e. Emery County Clerk/Auditor), click here.

If you would like to print out a blank DS-11 form in PDF Format, click here.

Guidelines for downloading and printing documents