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Passport Application Acceptance Fee Increasing to $35 in April

Please be aware that the U.S. Department of State will be increasing the passport application acceptance fee from $25 to $35 as of Monday, April 2nd. This increase will only pertain to those applying for their new or renewal passport in-person and will not affect those renewing by mail.

Document Recording Cover Sheet Requirement

As of May 1st, 2017 a cover sheet is now required with all land documents submitted for recording. Please see this letter from County Clerk Ann Grossi for more information regarding the new cover sheet requirement.

Property Alert Service

We are proud to offer an exciting new FREE service that allows users to register to receive automated email notifications whenever a document is recorded in their name. Users may also provide the municipality, block and lot of a specific property that they wish to receive notifications for. Find more information about how you can protect yourself from fraud and easily register for this beneficial service using the following link:

Morris County Property Alert Service Website

Passport Department Evening Hours on Tuesdays

Our Passport Department is open late Tuesday evenings.

Due to required processing times, we cannot accept walk-ins past 4:00pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays or past 7:30pm on Tuesdays.

Only those with appointments will be accepted beyond those times.

If you would like to set up a time to meet with a Passport Acceptance Agent, please call 973-285-6161. We will set aside 15 minutes for each application to be processed. If there is a need to cancel, please notify our office at least 48 hours prior to your scheduled appointment.