How to Apply for a Passport

The U.S. State Department has designated Clackamas County Records Management as a place that can accept your passport application.

We will be closed on Nov. 11, 28, and 29 for passports.

If you would like to apply for a passport at our facility, please follow the steps outlined below. Records Management is located at located at 1810 Red Soils Ct. Suite 120 Oregon City, OR 97045. (The passport itself is not issued from here).

We are open Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For more information, please contact Records Management at 503-655-8323 or recordsmanagement@clackamas.us.

First-Time Applicants Ages 16 and Over

Get your photo taken

You’ll need photos of your face taken within the last six months for your passport. You can bring in two identical copies as long as they meet the guidelines, or take advantage of the photo services available at the Records Management office for $15.

Apply in person

Apply in person at the Records Management office. Each applicant must present:

  • Proof of U.S. citizenship (state-issued birth certificate or certificate of naturalization)
  • Proof of identity. May be asked to provide two pieces of photo ID.
  • Two passport photographs (passport photo services available onsite)
  • Children under 18 years old must have parental consent.

Get your passport in the mail

The amount of time it takes to receive a passport in the mail may vary depending on State Department processing times.

    • Routine service up to 8 weeks
    • Expedited service up to 3 weeks
    • If traveling within three weeks, please contact Seattle Passport Services at 1-877-487-2778

    Related Information
    Applicants Age 15 and Younger

    Get the child’s photo taken

    You’ll need two passport photos taken within the last 6 months. Photos must meet the guidelines, or take advantage of the photo services available at the Records Management office for $15.

    Bring identification to Records Management

    With the child present, both parents or legal guardians must apply in person and present:

    • Certified copy of the child’s birth certificate or certificate of naturalization
    • Evidence that you both are the parents or guardians
    • Valid photo ID (two pieces may be requested)

    If the second parent is not available to sign, the appearing parent must:

    • Do the above and present evidence of:
      • Certified documentation of sole legal custody of the child, or
      • Notarized written consent (form DS-3053) of the other parent for the issuance of the passport with a photocopy of valid ID front and back.

    Get your passport in the mail

    The amount of time it takes to receive a passport in the mail may vary depending on State Department processing times.

    • Routine service up to 8 weeks
    • Expedited service up to 3 weeks
    • If traveling within three weeks, please contact Seattle Passport Services at 1-877-487-2778

    First-Time Applicants Ages 16 and Over

    Get your photo taken

    You’ll need photos of your face taken within the last six months for your passport. You can bring in two identical copies as long as they meet the guidelines, or take advantage of the photo services available at the Records Management office for $15.

    Apply in person

    Apply in person at the Records Management office. Each applicant must present:

    • Proof of U.S. citizenship (state-issued birth certificate or certificate of naturalization)
    • Proof of identity. May be asked to provide two pieces of photo ID.
    • Two passport photographs (passport photo services available onsite)
    • Children under 18 years old must have parental consent.

    Get your passport in the mail

    The amount of time it takes to receive a passport in the mail may vary depending on State Department processing times.

      • Routine service up to 8 weeks
      • Expedited service up to 3 weeks
      • If traveling within three weeks, please contact Seattle Passport Services at 1-877-487-2778

      Related Information
      Applicants Age 15 and Younger

      Get the child’s photo taken

      You’ll need two passport photos taken within the last 6 months. Photos must meet the guidelines, or take advantage of the photo services available at the Records Management office for $15.

      Bring identification to Records Management

      With the child present, both parents or legal guardians must apply in person and present:

      • Certified copy of the child’s birth certificate or certificate of naturalization
      • Evidence that you both are the parents or guardians
      • Valid photo ID (two pieces may be requested)

      If the second parent is not available to sign, the appearing parent must:

      • Do the above and present evidence of:
        • Certified documentation of sole legal custody of the child, or
        • Notarized written consent (form DS-3053) of the other parent for the issuance of the passport with a photocopy of valid ID front and back.

      Get your passport in the mail

      The amount of time it takes to receive a passport in the mail may vary depending on State Department processing times.

      • Routine service up to 8 weeks
      • Expedited service up to 3 weeks
      • If traveling within three weeks, please contact Seattle Passport Services at 1-877-487-2778

      Keep in Mind/Tips

      If traveling within the next 13 days, you must schedule an appointment with the Seattle Passport Agency by calling 1-877-487-2778.

      First-time applicants, minors and those seeking to replace lost or stolen passports must apply in person. Minors must have parental consent.

      Information for adults renewing 10-year passports is available online at National Passport Information Center

      No appointment necessary.

      Fees payable by check or money order only. No cash, credit or debit cards accepted.

      Passport fees and County fees are payable by separate checks or money orders.

      Passport photo services are available at this location.

      Passport application acceptance hours:

      • Monday through Thursday: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
      • Friday: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Last passport accepted at 1:45 p.m.