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Portage County Clerk of Court's office has "temporarily discontinued" all passport processing services

Mondays or first working business day of the week by Appointment only -

Please call 715-346-1364 and press "#"

Tuesdays or remaining business days through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 "temporarily discontinued"

 "temporarily discontinued"


Important Notice from the U.S. Department of State Passport Services"

 As of 05-31-2019


Passport Application Processing Times UPDATE


Routine Service is now 6 to 8 weeks.

Expedited Service will remain at 2 to 3 weeks

 Passport Book or Card Acceptance fee are required for first-time applicants and others who must apply in person


Do I Apply in Person?

You must apply in person using Form DS-11 if at least one of the following is true:

  • You are applying for your first U.S. passport
  • You are under age 16
  • Your previous U.S. passport was issued when you were under age 16
  • Your previous U.S. passport was lost, stolen, or damaged
  • Your previous U.S. passport was issued more than 15 years ago


If the above statements apply to you, you will want to print off the "Apply in Person Checklist" to be prepared when you come to the Clerk of Courts office.


Did You Know?

Passport applications are available at the Clerk Of Courts Office or online. Click on the appropriate link below for a checklist of the information necessary when applying for a passport at the Clerk Of Courts Office. We are also passport photo capable and can take your photo at the time of processing your application. Additional fee for photo.



Apply in Person Checklists

Routine Passport Checklist - Receive Your Passport Within 6 to 8 Weeks

Expedited Passport Checklist - Receive Your Passport Within 3 Weeks

Fees Chart


Apply in Person Passport Online Forms

If you are required to apply in person, you can get online forms to fill in, print, and bring with you to the Clerk of Courts office.

Applicants 18+ using passport application form DS-11.

 Children under 16 yrs old

Applicants age 16 - 17 yrs oldPassport pic



Do I Renew my Passport by Mail?

You can renew by mail using Form DS-82 if your most recent passport:

  • Is submitted with your application
  • Is undamaged (other than normal "wear and tear")
  • Was issued when you were age 16 or older
  • Was issued within the last 15 years
  • Was issued in your current name (or you can document your name change with an original or certified copy of your marriage certificate, divorce decree, or court order)

If the above statements apply to you, you may be eligible to Renew by Mail using Form DS-82.






U.S. Passport Link


For more information on Passports, please visit this website: 


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