City of Laurel Passport Office

8103 Sandy Spring Road
Laurel, Maryland 20707
301-725-5300 ext. 2193

Office Hours

***BY APPOINTMENT ONLY***
Monday thru Friday: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
 (Passport office closed each day between Noon and 1:00 PM for Lunch)

 

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***State Department has just announced that their new delivery times are 4.5 months for Routine and 3 months for Expedite.***

Laurel's Passport Office is open by Appointment Only!

When booking your appointment, please be aware that:

  • When Booking your appointment, you DO NOT need to book a separate appointment for pictures.
     
  • If you are unable to make your appointment time, please be sure to go back into our booking system and reschedule your appointment for another time OR call us to cancel.
     
  • Be sure to check your emails the night before your appointment. We will send a reminder email, along with everything you will need to bring to your appointment with you.
     
  • Make sure you show up ON TIME for your appointment. We recommend you arrive a few minutes early. If you are late, we will have to move onto the next applicant and you will need to make another appointment!

Before you come into our Passport Office at your Appointed Time, make sure you have EVERYTHING with you or you will need to make an appointment for another time. Be aware that not every scenerio may be listed, so after reading the requirements below, please call our Passport Office, 301-725-5300 ext. 2193, and ask us your specific question(s)!

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PLEASE NOTE: The City of Laurel Passport Office does not process the DS-82 Renewal Application, which is a Mail-In Only Application.


For Adults (16 and older):

  1. DS-11 application filled out in Black Ink Only (you can print out the application here> https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports/how-apply/forms.html) before you come in for appointment, do not sign until in front of an agent
  2. Original birth certificate or naturalization certificate
  3. A copy of your original birth certificate or naturalization certificate
  4. A copy of your ID (Driver’s License, State ID Card or Military ID) front and back
  5. Passport Photo
  6. Adult Fees below

For Minors (15 and younger):

  1. Both parents and child(ren) must be present
    If other parent is not in country or unavailable and parent is on child’s birth certificate, the absent parent will have to fill out a DS-3053, get it notarized and, along with a copy of the absent parent’s valid ID front and back, the absent parent will need to mail it to the parent that will be coming in with the child(ren) since the State Department does not accept copies of the DS-3053.
  2. DS-11 application filled out in Black Ink Only (you can print out the application here> https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports/how-apply/forms.html) before you come in for appointment, do not sign until in front of an agent
  3. Passport Photo
  4. Original or Certified Copy of Birth Certificate
  5. Copy of Birth Certificate
  6. Copy, front and back, of valid IDs for parents (must be Driver’s License, State ID Card, current Passport or Military ID and cannot have the statement “Not For Federal Purposes” on the top of the ID)
  7. Minor Fees below.

We DO NOT process these forms.

Fill out a DS-82 in Black Ink Only (you can print out the application here> https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports/how-apply/forms.html), sign and date it, put on a new photo and mail it to the address on the application. If you don’t need it for about 3 months, mail it to the middle Routine address on the application. If you need it around 6 weeks, mail it to the Expedite Address on the application. Place the passport you are renewing and a check or money order made out to the US Department of State, along with the filled-out application, in the envelope. We recommend using USPS Tracking, which is free, so you will know when the passport application arrives at the State Department facility.

  1. Fill out a DS-11 application in Black Ink Only (you can print out the application here> https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports/how-apply/forms.html) before you come in for your appointment, do not sign until in front of an agent.
  2. Bring a Passport Photo
  3. Bring the current Passport
  4. Bring a copy of your Birth Certificate
  5. Bring a copy, front and back, of valid (must be Driver’s License, State ID Card, current Passport or Military ID and cannot have the statement “Not For Federal Purposes” on the top of the ID)
  6. Adult Fees below.
  1. Both parents and child(ren) must be present
    If one other parent is not in country or unavailable and parent is on child’s birth certificate, the absent parent will have to fill out a DS-3053 and get it notarized and, along with a copy of the absent parent’s valid ID front and back, they will need to mail it to the parent that will be coming in with the child(ren) since the State Department does not accept copies of the DS-3053.
  2. DS-11 application filled out in Black Ink Only (you can print out the application here> https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports/how-apply/forms.html) before they come in for appointment, do not sign until in front of an agent
  3. Passport Photo
  4. Current Passport
  5. Copy of Birth Certificate
  6. Copy, front and back, of valid IDs for parents (must be Driver’s License, State ID Card, current Passport or Military ID and cannot have the statement “Not For Federal Purposes” on the top of the ID)
  7. Minor Fees below.

You will have to go through the process of coming into our facility. You will need:

  1. DS-11 application filled out in Black Ink Only (you can print out the application here> https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports/how-apply/forms.html) before you come in for your appointment, do not sign until in front of an agent
  2. Original birth certificate or naturalization certificate
  3. A copy of original birth certificate or naturalization certificate
  4. A copy of your ID (Driver’s License, State ID Card or Military ID) front and back
  5. Passport Photo
  6. Adult Fees below

First, Fill out a Lost/Stolen form. Then you’ll go through the process like you are getting a passport for the first time.

  1. DS-11 application filled out in Black Ink Only (you can print out the application here> https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports/how-apply/forms.html) before you come in for your appointment, do not sign until in front of an agent
  2. Original birth certificate or naturalization certificate
  3. A copy of original birth certificate or naturalization certificate
  4. A copy of your ID (Driver’s License, State ID Card or Military ID) front and back
  5. Passport Photo
  6. Adult Fees below

There TWO separate fees when coming into our facility:

  1. Passport Fee:
    1. Adults: Check or Money Order (made out to US Dept. of State) for:
      1. Routine Service (up to 4.5 months): $110 per application
      2. Expedite Service (up to 3 months): $170 per application
    2. Minors: Check or Money Order (made out to US Dept of State):
      1. Routine Service (up to 4.5 months): $80 per application
      2. Expedite Service (up to 3 months): $140 per application
  2. Processing Fee (Only if you have to come into facility):
    1. Adults AND Minors: Credit Card or Money Order (made out to City of Laurel) for $35 per application (We are no longer accepting CASH)

Drug stores like CVS and Walgreens take Passport Photos.

If you would like the photo to be taken at our facility, the cost is $10 for each photo and the cost would go onto the processing fee form of payment. (We DO NOT take photos of infants. Toddlers that can stand up on their own and older only) You DO NOT have to make separate appointments for photos when coming in to process their application (the photo is included in the block of time you sign up for when applying for a passport).

We can make copies of the documents for you, but we will charge $1 per copy and that fee will go onto the processing fee form of payment.

For Adults (16 and older):

Go to the State Department’s website at https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports/how-apply/forms.html and print out the forms you need and fill them out BEFORE you come in for your appointment.

 

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Be aware you will need to have EVERYTHING with you, including the application already filled out, before you come in for your appointment, or you will need to make an appointment for another day and/or time.

If you have a more involved questions than we have posted here, please call our office at 301-725-5300 ext. 2193. Thank you.

Application Fees

There are two (2) separate fees paid by the applicant to obtain a passport.  The first fee is the “application” fee paid to the U.S. Department of State and the second fee is the “processing” fee paid to the City of Laurel.  The “processing” fee is a non-refundable payment made to the City of Laurel.  This payment is retained by the City of Laurel whether or not the passport is issued by the U.S. Department of State.

Payment Methods

  • Personal checks and money orders are accepted for payment by the U.S. State Department
  • Cash, credit and debit cards cannot be used for U.S Department of State application payments
  • Cash and Visa/MasterCard credit and debit cards can be used for the City of Laurel processing payments
  • Money Orders payable to the U.S. Department of State may be purchased with a debit card, but not a credit card, at U.S. Postal Facilities
  • Checks or money orders must draw on U.S. financial institutions based in the United States and be payable in U.S. dollars.

Adult Applications (Age 16 Years and Older)

Adult Passport Book

  • Application Fee:        $110.00 (payable to the U.S. Department of State)
  • Processing Fee:          $  35.00 (payable to the City of Laurel)

Adult Passport Card

  • Application Fee:        $ 30.00 (payable to the U.S. Department of State)
  • Processing Fee:          $ 35.00 (payable to the City of Laurel)

Adult Passport Book + Card

  • Application Fee:        $140.00 (payable to the U.S. Department of State)
  • Processing Fee:          $  35.00 (payable to the City of Laurel)

           

Minor Applications (Under the Age of 16)

Minor Passport Book

  • Application Fee:        $ 80.00 (payable to the U.S. Department of State)
  • Processing Fee:          $ 35.00 (payable to the City of Laurel)

Minor Passport Card

  • Application Fee:        $ 15.00 (payable to the U.S. Department of State)
  • Processing Fee:          $ 35.00 (payable to the City of Laurel)

Minor Passport + Card

  • Application Fee:        $ 95.00 (payable to the U.S. Department of State)
  • Processing Fee:          $ 35.00 (payable to the City of Laurel)

Other Fees (Optional)

  • Application Expediting Fee:                  $ 60.00 (check/money order payable to the U.S. Department of State) 
  • 1 - 2 Day Delivery Fee:                           $ 16.48 (check/money order payable to the U.S. Department of State)
  • File Search Fee:                                      $150.00 (payable to the U.S. Department of State)
  • Color Passport Photograph Fee:            $ 10.00 (cash/credit card payable to the City of Laurel)
  • Proof of Identity Copy Fee:                              $   1.00 (cash/credit card payable to the City of Laurel)

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