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The City of Artesia City Clerk’s Office is designated as an authorized United States Passport Acceptance Facility.  Passports Services are available by appointment only, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., closed alternate Fridays. For more information and to schedule an appointment, please call (562) 865-6262 Ext. 0.


To apply for a passport for the first time, you will need to bring the following documents:

  • Completed DS-11 (Application for a  U.S. Passport)
  • Original Proof of U.S. Citizenship: Birth Certificate or Naturalization Certificate. A photocopy of the proof of citizenship must be submitted. (Please note: Abstracts Birth Certificates and Hospital Certificates are NOT acceptable)
  • Valid government-issued identification.  A photocopy of the front and back of the identification must be submitted.
  • Submit one (1) recent 2” x 2” color photographs, full faced with plain white or off-white background.
  • Two Forms of Payment


Passport Fees

Passport fees are payable to U.S. Department of State in the form of a check or money order only:

Adults (16 and older)

Passport Book Fee $110.00

Passport Card Fee $30.00

Children (15 years and under)

Passport Book Fee $80.00

Passport Card $15.00


Optional

Expedited Services: For an additional $60.00, you may request expedited service to receive your passport within 2 to 3 weeks. This fee is payable to U.S. Department of State.

Passport Acceptance fee is $25.00 per application. Passport Acceptance fee is payable to City of Artesia in the form of cash, credit card, check or money order.

Please note: All applicants must apply in person, regardless of age.


Emergency Passports:

Travelers departing within 2 weeks must make an appointment with the Los Angeles Passport Agency at (877) 487-2778 (24-hour appointment scheduling system). Proof of travel within 2 weeks is required.

For more information, including how long it will take to process and receive your passport book or passport card, please visit the U.S. State Department’s website at www.travel.state.gov.

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