*** PUBLIC NOTICE: Effective Immediately, the Probate Court is temporarily suspending processing of Passport Applications. You may contact the Passport Agency via telephone at 1-877-487-2778 for further direction. We apologize for any inconvenience. Thank you. ***

Helpful Information

Applications are not accepted or processed after 3:30 p.m. Please arrive no later than 3 p.m. To allow time for processing.

The probate court does not process renewal applications (you must process them on your own).

Must use black ink only.

You Will Need

  • Certified copy of birth certificate OR an expired passport (For children under 16, must submit a certified copy of his / her birth certificate with expired passport)
  • Current passport photo (We do not provide this service. Can be obtained from Walgreens, Rite Aid, etc.)
  • Passport and processing fees in separate payments
  • Picture I.D., such as driver’s license or an expired passport
  • Visa and Mastercard are accepted only for the probate court processing fee (A convenience fee will apply)

Applications must be signed before a clerk in our office. Both parents must be present with children under age 16, or a notarized Statement of Consent (available in our office or online) may be presented with the application. Ages 16 and17 must have one parent present. all applicants must appear in person.

Passport Fees

***PUBLIC NOTICE: Effective Monday, January 27, 2020, Express Mail fees paid to the Passport Agency increased to $17.13 and Express Mail fees paid to the Court increased to $26.35. Please review updated fee totals below. Thank you.***

  • Book:
    $110 for adults and children 16 and up
    $80 for minors
    $35 processing fee
  • Expedited Book:
    $187.13 for adults and 16 and up or $170 (without express mail)
    $157.13 for minors or $140 (without express mail)
    $61.35 processing fee or $35 (without express mail)
  • Card:
    $30 for adults
    $15 for minors
    $35 processing fee
  • Expedited Card:
    $90.00 for adults
    $75.00 for minors
    $35.00 for processing fee
    (express mail not available)
  • Book and Card:
    $140.00 for adults
    $95.00 for minors
    $35.00 for processing fee
    (only 1 applies)
  • Expedited Book and Card
    $217.13 for adults or $200 (without express mail)
    $172.13 for minors or $155 (without express mail)
    $61.35 for processing fee or $35 (without express mail)

Passport book / card fees (check, money order, cashier’s check. No cash, debit / credit cards)
Please make checks payable to: U.S. Department of State

Processing fee (cash, check, money order, cashier’s check, Visa or Mastercard)
Please make checks payable to: Walton County Probate Court 

You should receive your routine passport within 6 to 8 weeks. If expedited, it should arrive in 2-3 weeks. Please note, there may be longer processing times during peak seasons.

If you elected to expedite both a book and card, your book will be delivered to you by overnight express mail. However, your card will be mailed first-class.

Additional Information

For more information on the expedited procedures, view the Expedited U.S. Passport Services for Summer Travel (PDF)

For more information, visit the Travel.State website or call 1-877-487-2778.

***Updated as of January 27, 2020.***