Applications are accepted by APPOINTMENT ONLY, Monday through Thursday 9 a.m.– 3 p.m.

(New applicants only - no renewals)

CURRENT PROCESSING TIMES (Processing times begin the day your application is received at a passport agency or center, not the day you mail your application or apply)

ROUTINE: 10-13 weeks

EXPEDITED: 7-9 weeks (for an additional $60)

(visit the State's website for updated times at

The following documents are required at your Passport Appointment:

  • Completed unsigned Passport Application (Form DS-11) must be completed in BLACK INK ONLY and NO WHITE OUT. Application forms must be completed and printed prior to your appointment by clicking HERE.
  • All applicants (including children) MUST be present. 
  • Proof of Citizenship (original and a copy)
    • Original Certified Birth Certificate (Abstracts are NOT acceptable)
    • Certificate of Naturalization
    • Previously-issued passport (with Birth Certificate for Children under age 16)
  • Valid Photo I.D. of applicant or parent(s) of a minor (original and a copy)
    • I.D. other than a California Driver's License must be accompanied by a secondary I.D.
  • Check or Money Order only -  Payable to U.S. Department of State for passport fees.
    • Adult Book - $130
    • Adult Card - $30
    • Minor (under 16) Book - $100
    • Minor (under 16) Card - $15
    • Expedited Processing Fee (optional) - $60
  • Check, Money Order, Debit/Credit Card or Cash payable to the City of Lake Elsinore for a $35 per application processing fee (if paying this fee by cash it must be the exact dollar amount).
    • There is a 2.75% convenience fee if paying with a Debit/Credit Card.
  • One (1) 2 x 2 Passport Photo (Currently not available from the City).
  • Children under the age of 16 years old must be accompanied by both parents. If one parent cannot be present, a notarized Form DS-3053 must be provided with a photocopy (front and back) of the unavailable parent's current ID.

Additional Information regarding the above requirements can be found HERE.

If traveling internationally in less than two weeks, it is recommended that you schedule an appointment at a Regional Passport Agency. Find additional information here.

Please visit the State's website for full details at

For additional questions, please contact the City Clerk's office at 951-674-3124 option 4. 


8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, Apr. 22, 2023
8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, Apr. 22, 2023