Applying For A Passport

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Passport forms, passport fees, information on how to apply and more can be found on the Department of State’s official website for passport and travel information:


Applications for passports are processed Monday – Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Racine County Clerk’s office, 1st Floor, north end of the building. 

Please contact the County Clerk’s office at 262-636-3482 to schedule an appointment or if you have further questions. 



You will need a current application form (Form DS-11) properly completed. Forms can be obtained from the County Clerk’s Office or by visiting the website at You can fill the form out and bring it in. Please do not sign the form until requested to do so in the presence of an acceptance agent. Forms must be filled out in black ink only.

Proof of Citizenship: A certified birth certificate must include your given name and surname, date and place of birth, full name of parents, date the birth record was filed, and the seal or other certification of the official custodian of such records. Naturalization and consular report of birth abroad are considered proof of citizenship.

Proof of Identity: A valid driver’s license or picture ID.

Photograph: A passport photo following the Passport Agency specifications. Your picture can be taken in the County Clerk’s Office for a fee of $12.00.

A $110.00 check or money order only made out to U.S. Department of State for applicants 16 years or older; if you are 15 years or younger, the fee is $80.00. If expediting is requested, check the website for those fees.

A $35.00 per applicant processing fee, payable to the County Clerk’s Office in cash, check, or money order. We can expedite overnight delivery to the Passport Agency for an additional $25.00 fee, if requested.

All applicants must appear in person. If the applicant is 15 years or younger, both parents are required to appear along with their proper identification. If applicant is 16 or 17 years old, please visit for more information. To prevent processing delays, it is highly recommended one parent is present and can provide proper identification.