For customers with a qualified life-or-death emergency and who need a passport for immediate international travel within 72 hours, please visit the U.S. Department of State website at travel.state.gov.
The City Clerk's Office is an authorized U.S. Passport Acceptance Facility.
If you are renewing a passport that was issued less than 15 years ago, and you were at least 16 years of age at the time the passport was issued, you may renew by mail. Use Form DS-82 and follow the instructions. If you do not meet these qualifications, you will need to complete a first-time passport application, Form DS-11, apply in person and present the required documentation.