Passports

Monroe Charter Township Clerk’s Office is a certified Passport Acceptance Agency

Normal Passport Hours:  8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday

The Monroe Charter Township Clerk’s Office can accept passport applications.  In our latest attempt to offer excellent customer service to our residents, we have applied and received approval to become a passport agency.  Since the terrible tragedy of 9/11, it has become more difficult and complicated to travel outside of the United States.

If you are planning a trip outside the United States and need a passport, or your passport renewed, here are some guidelines.

You can get passport applications and information at the following website:  www.travel.state.gov   If you do not have internet access, we have applications available at the Monroe Charter Township Hall.  Our phone number is (734) 241-6574.

As of March 1, 2016, Routine passport applications take approximately 6 weeks to process and receive your passport.  Expedited passport applications take about 3 weeks, with an additional $60.00 fee required.  In most instances,

The cost for a passport book is as follows:

$110.00 + $25.00 execution fee for applicants 16 years or older (10 year passport book)

$80.00 + $25.00 execution fee for applicants 15 years or younger (5 year passport book)

$60.00 expedite fee and $20.66 for postage (Payable to the US Dept. of State, over and above the base fee, if you choose to expedite your application)  (Additional Postage may be required if you choose to overnight your application)       (*Prices are subject to change*)

Renewal Applications for adults do not require you to apply in person at a Passport Acceptance Facility; they may be mailed directly to the National Passport Processing Center with the proper information on the DS-82 Form and a renewal fee of $110.00, please read the DS-82 Form instructions to determine if you can use this form.

The cost for passport card is as follows:

$30.00 + $25.00 execution fee for applicants 16 years or older (10 year passport card)

$15.00 + $25.00 execution fee for applicants 15 years or younger (5 year passport card)

$60.00 expedite fee and $20.66 for postage (Payable to the US Dept. of State, over and above the base fee, if you choose to expedite your application)  (Additional Postage may be required if you choose to overnight your application)       (*Prices are subject to change*)

The application fee must be in the form of a check or money order made out to the U.S. Dept of State.  The $25.00 execution fee is a separate check (or cash) made out to Monroe Charter Township.  Please verify exact costs for your situation with the Clerk’s Office or Department of State website prior to writing a check or purchasing a money order.

You must bring in proof of citizenship (original or certified copy of birth certificate listing the full names of both parents), proof of identity, and 1 photograph (2 inches by 2 inches).  Local Monroe Charter Township Businesses, such as, Walgreen’s, located on the corner of S. Telegraph Road and M-50 can take passport photos for you, at an approximate cost of $10.99 plus tax.  Other businesses in Monroe County also offer this service, at a nominal fee.

2017 What You Will Need To Apply For A Passport Cheat Sheet

2017 United States Passport Fees

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