Passports

What You Will Need

Adult

Applying for a New Passport - age 16 or over:

  • Certified copy of birth certificate from State you were born (not the hospital)
  • Passport Photos (can get them at FedEx Kinkos, UPS Store, basement of Knight Hall)
  • Personal check or money order payable to U.S. Department of State for $110
  • Personal check, money order, or cash (exact amount) to the Clerk of District Court for $35
  • US Passport application DS-11
  • Wyoming driver’s license with photo (if out of state, a second form of ID) - Temporary licenses are unacceptable

MInors

Applying for any new Passport or renewing a minors passport (minors passports cannot be renewed) - Under 16 years of age:

  • Both parents must appear or provide certified court papers regarding custody OR Form DS-3053 - Statement of consent (absent parent) notarized and photocopy of front and back of absent parent’s driver’s license
  • Minor’s certified copy of birth certificate from State minor was born (not the hospital)
  • Passport Photo (can get them at FedEx Kinkos, UPS store, basement of Knight Hall)
  • Personal check or money order payable to U.S. Department of State for $80
  • Personal check, money order, or cash (exact amount) to the Clerk of District Court for $35
  • US Passport application DS-11
  • Wyoming driver’s licenses from both parents (if out of state, a second form of ID) - Temporary licenses are unacceptable

Renewal

Renewing an adult passport (cannot have been expired over 5 years - if so, refer to applying for a new passport):

  • Must be sent to U.S. Department of State by trackable mailing
  • New passport photo
  • Personal check or money order payable to U.S. Department of State for $110
  • This is to be done on your own, no need to come to our office
  • US Passport application DS-82

Applying for U.S. Passport Card (this is for travel to Canada and Mexico, parts of the Caribbean and Bahamas only when driving or on Cruise Ship) U.S. Passport Card cannot be used to fly anywhere!

Procedures are the same as previously listed except for fee to the U.S. Department of state which are: 

  • Cards cannot be expedited.

Fees:

  • Adult: $30
  • Minor: $15

Waiting Period

Obtaining a U.S. Passport will take 4 to 6 weeks (plan ahead). Any of the above processes can be expedited (except Passport Cards) for an additional fee of $60 per application; this will cut the processing time down to 2 to 4 weeks. The process can be sped up even further by overnighting the application and including $15.89 to overnight it back to you.

Applications must be printed single-sided, if printed from the Travel website.

All forms are available in the Clerk of District Court’s office or online at the Travel website. All applications/form must be completed in black ink and signed in the presence of an employee at the Clerk of District Court’s office (except adult renewal applications).