EFFECTIVE MARCH 1, 2017Monday - Friday9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The Northampton County Prothonotary is an official acceptance agent for U.S. Passports. This a walk-in service which does not require an appointment.
You may apply for your passport in the office if :
1. You are a first time passport applicant
2. You are a minor wishing to renew your passport
3. You have an adult passport that has been expired for five years
For all other renewal inquiries please visit travel.state.gov
You may obtain the application online or in our office. You may complete the application in advance, however you must wait to sign the application in the presence of the Acceptance Agent.
Processing times vary depending on demand. For up-to-date processing times please check with travel.state.gov. As a general guide, regular processing is approximately 6 weeks. Expedite processing is approximately 3 weeks.
For new adult passports (ages 18 and older):
Young adults ages 16 and 17 are charged the adult passport fee. (Only one parent needs to be present to sign for young adults 16 and 17 years of age.)
For new/renewal minor passports (ages 15 and younger):
Passport pictures are not taken at the Prothonotary's office
Información en español
Current passport fees are:
Adult (16+)................... $110
Minor (under age 16)..... $80
Adult (16+)................... $30
Minor (under age 16)..... $15
Expedite processing ........ $60
Overnight delivery .......... $15.89
Passport book/ card fees should be in the form of check or money order made payable to: U. S. Department of State
SEPARATE PROCESSING FEE
All application processing fees (Adult / Minor) are $25 / per application (**please note that the application processing fee will increase to $35.00 on April 2, 2018**)
Processing fees should be in the form of cash or money order made payable to: Clerk of Civil Court
For more fee information, please visit the fee section on the Travel.state.gov web page.