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The City of Charlottesville, Treasurer’s office processes applications for those who need to apply for a new passport by appointment only: (We DO NOT process adult renewal applications). Please click on the link at the bottom of the page to set up an appointment time.

Please have all documents prepared before coming to your appointment.

 passport book


Monday - Friday *

10:00 am and 2:00 pm

*excluding city holidays

Please contact us at for any questions.







NOTICE: As of June 1, 2009, U. S. citizens must present a PASSPORT BOOK, PASSPORT CARD, or other travel documents approved by the U. S. Government to enter the United States from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Bermuda at land borders and seas ports of entry.


U.S. Passport Book for First Time Applicants and Minors

    Passport Fee Payable To Dept Of State Acceptance Fee Payable To Acceptance Facility Total First-Time  

Adults (Age 16 and over)

$110 $35  $145
Minors (Age 16 and under)  $80 



U.S. Passport Card for First Time Applicants and Minors

   Passport Fee Payable to Dept of State Acceptance Fee Payable to Acceptance Facility Total First-Time 

 Adults (Age 16 and over)

 $30 $35  $65 
Minors (Age 16 and under)  $15 $35  $50 


Renewal of a Passport

An adult passport can be renewed without the assistance of a passport agency, if less than 15 years of issue date. The process to complete one is here. (Adult-Passport Renewal) A minor’s passport cannot be renewed and requires a new application using the DS-11(Minor-Passport Renewal) form. We do assist people who need assistance with the renewal process however; you are still responsible for the mailing of this application.  

*Don't know which form you may need click the link below.*

Form Finder



Two (2) checks or money orders are needed at time of the appointment, per applicant, – (1) made payable to the City of Charlottesville, Treasurer for Acceptance Fees, and (1) made payable to the U. S. Department of State, for all necessary Passport fees.

The Passport Acceptance Facility in Washington D.C. is the only facility allowed to accept payment types other than check or money order.


  What to bring with you

  • Passport photo within the guidelines of the Department of State (Photo Requirements)
  • Evidence of citizenship (original birth certificate, previous passport or Naturalization Certificate). NO COPIES
  • A form of photo identification (government issued ID)
  • Payment to accompany the application and processing fee for agency (two checks or money orders – debit or credit cards are not accepted)
  • Original birth certificate for a minor. This is applicable for new and renewal minor passports.

(Do not sign passport applications prior to bringing them in for processing)


Processing Time and Application Status

•The normal processing time for a passport is four to six (6-8) weeks.

•If the passport is needed sooner, an expedited fee of $60 will be added to the U. S. Department of State fees. Expedited applications are usually processed within 2-3 weeks of applying.

To check your application status please call the National Passport Information Center at 1-877-487-2778 or 1-888-874-7793 (TDD/TTY) between the following hours:

     Monday- Friday            7:00 am to 10:00 pm

     Saturday                     10:00 am to 3:00 pm 





 Acceptance Fee Payable to Acceptance Facility