Passport Information



In Upshur County, application for a passport may be made in the Office of the Circuit Clerk. Applicants will need a completed passport application and proof of US Citizenship, either in the form of an old passport or a certified copy of a birth certificate, one (1) recent photograph and the required fees.

Two separate fees are required

AGE 16 AND OVER: $110.00 cash, debit card, credit card or money order payable to the US Department of State $25.00 cash, debit card, credit card or money order to the Circuit Clerk due at time of processing the application

UNDER AGE 16: $80.00 cash, debit card, credit card or money order payable to the US Department of State $25.00 cash, debit card, credit card or money order to the Circuit Clerk due at time of processing the application

The Circuit Clerk Execution Fee of $25.00 must be paid by cash, debit card, credit card or money order . Personal checks will not be accepted. Photograph requirements are listed on the back of the application. Applications for passports are available in the Office of the Circuit Clerk or online at www.travel.state.gov.

WHAT YOU NEED TO FILE A PASSPORT

1. Certified or raised seal copy of your Birth Certificate with both parent's names   2. Driver's license or photo ID  3. $25.00 processing fee  4. Age 16 and older - $110.00 check or money order payable to the US Department of State  5. Under the age of 16 - $80.00 check or money order payable to the US Department of State  6. One (1) passport photos (see requirements on the back of the application)  7. Under the age of 16 - both parents must be present to sign when the application is processed  8. If one parent is unable to be present, a notarized consent form must be signed and attached to the application  9. If the absent parent is unable to sign the consent form, evidence of sole legal custody of the child is required The $25.00 Execution Fee is not charged when adults 16 and over with fully valid passport books apply for the passport card using a DS-82 form.