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Passport Applications

Passport applications are accepted in-person at the Clerk's Office on Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  You must have a c
ompleted application form (to be signed at the Clerk's Office) and proof of citizenship.  The U.S. Department of State website has the most current information regarding passports along with downloadable copies of the applications.

United States Passport Fees

Fees for passports are payable by check or money order:
  • Age 16 and older
           -$110 payable to the U.S. Department of State
           -$25 payable to Shelby Township
  • Age 15 and younger
           -$80 payable to the U.S. Department of State
           -$25 payable to Shelby Township

Passports can be expedited for an additional fee.

Methods of Payment
Two payment will be  required
 1. check or money order.  made payable to US Department of State.
 2. Check, Cash or Credit Card ( a convenience fee will be charged for Credit Card's) is acceptable for payment to Shelby Township.

The Clerk's Office offers photo service for a fee of $10.  Photographs procured through other means must meet the following criteria:

  • Recent (taken within the last six months)
  • 2" * 2" in size
  • Be in color
  • Be on a white background

Proof of Citizenship
You must have an original birth certificate, a previously issued U.S. Passport or if born abroad, Certificate of Naturalization or Certificate of Citizenship.  A valid driver's license is required.

It takes about four to six (4-6) weeks to receive your passport unless you choose to "expedite" the process, in which case you may receive your passport in two to three (2-3) weeks.
For additional information, please visit the U.S. Department of State's website.

Stanley Grot                                     Craig Cowper
Township Clerk                                 Deputy Township Clerk