49 Rancocas Road
Mt. Holly, NJ 08060
609-265-5000
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Passport Services

Mary Saucier, Supervisor, Burlington County Clerks Office, Mt. Holly
Phone: (609) 265-5188

Valerie Torelli, Supervisor, County Corner, Moorestown Mall
Phone: (856) 642-3833


As a convenience to the residents of Burlington County, the County Clerk's Office serves as a passport acceptance agency. We do not issue your passport. Passports are issued by the U.S. Department of State.

APPLICATION FOR U.S. PASSPORT

Individuals may apply for passports with the Clerk's Office in two locations in Burlington County.

Applications are taken in the County Corner in the Moorestown Mall between the hours of
10 am to 6:30 pm Monday through Friday and 10 am to 4:30 pm on Saturday.
The telephone number for the County Corner is (856) 642-3833.

Applications are taken in the Main Mount Holly Office on Monday between the hours of
8 am and 6:30 pm on Monday and Tuesday through Friday from 8 am and 4 pm.
The telephone number for the main office is (609) 265-5122.


Passport Checklist

IMPORTANT NOTICE - NEW REQUIREMENTS

Code of Federal Regulations Title 22, Section 51.28 Effective February 01, 2008, there will be several changes in the acceptance of passport applications for children:
  • The age requirement, for all parent(s) listed on birth certificate personal appearance and the minors passport for anyone under 16 years old.
  • Consent for passport issuance will be required from all parent(s) listed, or documentation as to why that is not possible for both parents to appear for children under age 16.
  • All parents names need to be on the birth certificate.
  • If child has a previous passport they will need to submit that in addition to the birth certificate.
To apply for a passport you must have the following:
  • A long form birth certificate, listing both Mother and/or Father issued by Vital Statistics with a raised seal.
    It must also have a file/registration date.
  • A photocopy of that birth certificate must be sent with application along with original seal.
PLEASE NOTE - Copies without a raised seal, hospital certificates and birth registrations cannot be accepted.
To obtain a birth certificate, contact the state or municipality of the birth or go to: www.cdc.gov/nchs/w2s.htm
Note: when you visit the above website, you will be taken outside of the County domain.

OR

A naturalization certificate
(if applicable). You also need to submit a photocopy of the certificate as well as original.

OR

An expired passport
  • Two recent professional 2" X 2" photographs. $10 a set added to the Burlington County Clerk's fee.
  • Total fees of $135.00 for adult passports, $110.00 by Check or Money Order only payable to Department of State, and $25.00 by Check, Money Order or Credit/Debit card for the Burlington County Clerk's Fee.
  • Total fees of $105.00 for minor passports, $80.00 by Check or Money Order only payable to Department of State, and $25.00 by Check, money Order or Credit/Debit card for the Burlington County Clerk's Fee.
  • A valid NJ Drivers License. If your NJ Drivers License is a duplicate please bring additional identification such as a social security card, an employment or student photo I.D. card. You will also need a photocopy of the front and back of that ID.
First time applicants must use a DS-11 application form

To download the application form click here.
Note: when you click to go to the above website, you will be taken outside of the County domain.

Renewals

Issued to applicants 16 years of age and over and within 15 years from the date of issue with proof of any name changes must use a ds-82 application form, the fee for renewal by mail is $110.00 To download the application form click here.

Note: when you click to go to the above website, you will be taken outside of the County domain.

This self-explanatory form must be mailed to the Philadelphia Post Office Box given in the instructions. Please note that if you wish to expedite the renewal application there is a separate address listed on the form. The Burlington County Clerk's office, County Corner-Moorestown Mall can not process renewals.

Processing Time

Processing Time For all passport applications is approximately 4 to 6 weeks from the time you appear in our office. We mail all accepted applications on the following working day. Please plan accordingly.

Should you need your passport quicker, you can expedite your passport application:
  • To receive your passport within 2 to 3 weeks (door-to-door) you would add an additional $60 per application and overnight fees to and from the agency which is approximately $32.96 per application. These fees are current as of 1/27/14.
Please note these processing times are approximate and may change. For current processing times please check the passport website at www.travel.state.gov.

Passport Photos

Photos may be obtained at the Burlington County Clerk's office, the County Corner location at the Moorestown mall for $10.00 which is added to the Clerk's check.