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Prothonotary – Passports

By Appointment Only

New Applicants

What You Will Need…

  • DS 11 Passport Form 
  • Photo Identification (Drivers License)
  • Checkbook
  • Two identical 2″ x 2″ passport photos (AAA, CVS, Rite Aid, or a Passport Photo Editor App)
  • Birth Certificate
    • Raised Seal
    • Both Parents names on it
  • For children under the age of 16, both parents must be present along with the child.
  • Fees (per application):
    • Routine Service 10-13 weeks
      • Passport Book (adult $130.00 / child $100.00)
      • Passport Card (adult $30.00 / child $15.00
    • Expedite Service 7-9 weeks
      • Passport Book (adult $190.00 / child $140.00)
      • Passport Card (adult $90.00 / child $75.00)
    • A separate $35.00 fee for each application made to the Prothonotary Office (this can be one check or cash)

Birth Certificate doesn’t have both parents’ names on it?

PA.Gov Birth and Death Certificate Forms

Birth Certificate Online Order – Other States

This Office Does Not Process Renewals

Passport Book vs. Passport Card


 Designated by for travel by any means (air, land, sea) to any destination.  


Designated for use at land and seaports of entry when entering the United State from Mexico, Canada, Bermuda, and the Caribbean.

How Long Are They Good For?

Both are good for 10 years (16 + years old)

Both are good for 5 years (under 16 years old)

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