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Rowan County Clerk

Our mission is to be the most cost-efficient and customer focused clerk's office in the state of Kentucky.

Our office is open Monday & Friday
8 AM - 6 PM, Tuesday – Thursday, 8 AM - 4 PM.
Check our site Calendar for holiday closings.

U.S. Passports

Acceptance Hours

Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm at the Richmond Office. No appointment is necessary.

Applications can be picked up during normal business hours. For additional information or to print an application online.

Get a U.S. Passport

Standard processing takes 4-6 weeks; expedited processing typically takes 2 weeks.

What to bring

  • BOTH parents if passport is for a child age 15 and under
  • State-issued birth certificate
  • Valid photo identification (if you don’t live in Kentucky you will need 2 forms of ID)
  • Passport photos (we can take your photo for an additional fee of $12)
  • Completed application
  • A check or money order for payment of the application fee (one check for EACH application, made payable to the U.S. Department of State)

Fees

Processing fee of $35 made payable to the Rowan County Clerk applied for each new application submitted.

$12 if applicant need their photo taken.

Passport Book:

  • Adults (age 16 and older)
  • $110 – standard processing
  • $187.13 – expedited
  • Minors (15 and under)
  • $80 – standard processing
  • $157.13 – expedited

Passport Card:

  • Adults (age 16 and older)
  • $30 – standard processing
  • $90 – expedited
  • Minors (15 and under)
  • $15 – standard processing
  • $75 – expedited