Passport Department Closed Evening of Tuesday, June 5th
Please be advised that the Passport Department will be closed the evening of Tuesday, June 5th due to the Primary Election. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Upcoming Passport and Notary Outreach Event in Lincoln Park
Our Passport and Notary Departments will be hosting an outreach event at the Lincoln Park Municipal Building, located at 34 Chapel Hill Road in Lincoln Park, on Thursday, June 28th. Anyone interested in applying for a new or renewal passport, or taking their Notary Public oath of office, may do so any time from 10:00am to 2:00pm. See our event flyers for more details.
Please be advised that we are not able to accept cash as payment and passport photos will not be available on-site during these events.
Passport Application Acceptance Fee Increased to $35
Please be aware that the U.S. Department of State has increased the passport application acceptance fee from $25 to $35 as of Monday, April 2nd. This increase only pertains to those applying for their new or renewal passport in-person and will not affect those renewing by mail.
REAL ID Act Extension Granted Until October 10, 2018
The Department of Homeland Security has issued an extension that will allow travelers to continue using their New Jersey issued driver’s licenses and non-driver identification cards to board domestic flights until October 10, 2018. Please visit www.dhs.gov/real-id for the most up to date news regarding the REAL ID Act travel requirements.
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.
Monday through Friday: 8:00am – 4:30pm
Tuesdays: 8:00am – 8:00pm (extended hours)
Please note: 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.