Our office is a Passport Application Acceptance Agency. Please call the office to make an appointment at 802-985-5116. 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 driver's 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 $130 (if under 16 - $100) written out to the U.S. Department of State and a $35 execution fee written out to the Town of Shelburne. Please Note: The fees increased as of Monday 12/27/2021.
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 $35 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 $35 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 $115 and over 16 is $160. Plus, an additional $35 execution fee.
- Canadian law requires that all persons entering Canada carry proof of citizenship and identity. A valid U.S. passport, passport card, or NEXUS card satisfies these requirements for U.S. citizens.
- 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.