Our office is a Passport Application Acceptance Agency. Our hours for processing passports are 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. We take passport photos for a fee of $10. For more information look under Quick Links.
Application for a U.S. Passport – You Will Need:
Proof of U.S.Citizenship: Certified birth certificate or previous passport. If you were born outside the U.S. please go to: www.travel.state.gov for specific information.
Proof of Identity: One of the following - valid drivers license, previous U.S. passport, certificate of naturalization, certificate of citizenship, military id, federal, state, or municipal government employee id card or pass.
One recent color photos: $10 for one photo taken in our office.
Fees – Two checks. Passport fee $110 (if under 16 - $80) written out to the U.S. Department of State and a $25 execution fee written out to the Town of Shelburne.
For a child under 16: Both parents or the child’s legal guardian(s) must appear and present the following: Evidence of the child’s U.S. citizenship, Evidence of the child’s relationship to parents/guardian(s), AND parental/guardian identification. If only one parent appears a consent form must be completed. Each minor child applying for a passport must appear in person.
U.S. Passport Card: May only be used for international travel by land or sea between the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Bermuda. The cost for under 16 years of age is ($15 plus $25 processing fee unless purchased with a Passport book and then the cost would be $15) and is valid for 5 years. Over 16 years of age ($30 plus $25 processing fee unless purchased with a Passport book and then the cost would be $30) and is valid for 10 years.
- Passport Books and Cards may be purchased at the same time. Under 16 is $95 and over 16 is $140. Plus an additional $25 execution fee.
- Enhanced Driver’s Licenses for travel into Canada by land can be obtained in Burlington (7:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m), Montpelier and Rutland Motor Vehicle Departments.