STANISLAUS clerk-recorder Event Reservation Page


Passport Appointment

When applying for a passport, please provide the following:
Proof of citizenship
  • Original or certified copy of your birth certificate (must include parent’s full names).
  • Certificate of naturalization.
  • Black and white photocopy of your proof of citizenship.
Proof of identity
  • Valid driver's license.
  • State identification card.
  • You must also provide a photocopy of the front and back of your proof of identity.
Passport photo
  • Recent color photo (background must be completely white).
  • Front view - eyeglasses must be removed.
  • 2 inches X 2 inches.
For detailed information on the requirements for a new passport please visit the U.S Department of State website.
Applying in person you must complete DS-11 form in black ink only.
For correct fees check the State website at: Check or money order to department of state.
Processing fee is paid to Stanislaus county clerk recorder: $35.00 check or cash only.
Effective November 1st, 2016, customers applying for or renewing their passport must remove eyeglasses for their passport photo.
Visit the U.S. State Department website for passport photo examples and requirements.