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Getting a Passport Just Got a Whole Lot Easier!

The U.S. Department of State has designated the Bernalillo County Clerk’s Office as a Passport Acceptance Agency. Our office is now accepting new passport applications Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Here is what you will need to complete the passport application process in our office:

  • Completed passport form (unsigned)
  • Passport photo; our office will take your photo for $15
  • A certified copy of your birth certificate
  • Your driver’s license or a state-issued identification card

Passport Fees

Adult Applicants (age 16 years and older)

What are you applying for?

Application Fee*

Acceptance Fee**


First-time Adult Passport Book




First-time Adult Passport Card




First-time Adult Passport Book & Card




All Minor Applicants (under 16 years)

What are you applying for?

Application Fee*

Acceptance Fee**


Minor Passport Book




Minor Passport Card




Minor Passport Book & Card




*Application Fees must be paid by check or money order ONLY, and are made payable to the U.S. Department of State.
**Acceptance Fees can be paid by check, credit card, or cash, and are made payable to the Bernalillo County Clerk’s Office.

Passport Renewals

You may mail in your renewal application yourself. You do not need to make an appointment at an acceptance facility.

More Information

A page on the website with more information about this program is currently under construction. In the meantime, please call (505) 468-1242 with any questions, comments, or concerns. You may also visit travel.state.gov to view passport renewal information, download a passport application form, and more!

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