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Passports by appointment

Passport services will be suspended June 10 – August 5 and September 2 – November 11 due to election preparation.

When services resume, Passport Applications can be scheduled by appointment from 9:00am to 3:00pm, Monday through Friday utilizing the calendar below.
 
A passport book is valid for land, air and sea travel. The passport card is only valid for land and sea travel between the U.S. and Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean region, and Bermuda.
 
Please Note: Children under age 16 will be able to continue crossing land and sea borders using only a U.S. birth certificate (or other form of U.S. citizenship such as a naturalization certificate.). The original birth certificate or a copy may be used.

Click here for other passport facility locations and times, to obtain forms, and to find answers to questions regarding Passport Applications.


REQUIREMENTS FOR A U.S. PASSPORT BOOK OR PASSPORT CARD

  1. Completed application. Do not sign until you are asked to do so. Application must be completed in BLACK INK only.
  2. Valid driver’s license or state ID. If your ID is from out-of-state, a second form of ID is required. This will be from the parent(s) if the applicant is under 18. If the applicant is under 16, both parents and the child must be present. Applicants who are 16 & 17 only need one parent with them.
  3. Proof of citizenship:
    1. An ORIGINAL birth certificate with raised seal and filing date. The filing date must be within one year of birth. It should state the date filed or date received by the local registrar and must include both parents’ names. Hospital issued certificates are not acceptable.
    2. A previous U.S. passport. If the applicant is under 16 years old and has a previous U.S. passport, they are required to submit their original birth certificate in addition to the passport.
    3. An original Certificate of Naturalization. If the child is claiming citizenship under a naturalized parent, the child’s green card must also be provided. ORIGINAL PROOF OF CITIZENSHIP MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH THE APPLICATION AND WILL BE RETURNED TO YOU BY THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE.

  4. One passport photo. Photos can be purchased at the Clerk’s Office for $10 each or you can bring them with you.
  5. Payment:
    1. Each application must have a separate check or money order payable to the “U.S. Department of State”. See fee chart below.
    2. Each application will require a $35 acceptance fee to the City of Novi and must be paid in cash, by money order, or check made payable to “City of Novi”.
Payment Instructions:
*The application fee is paid directly to the Department of State.
**The Execution/Acceptance fee is paid directly to the acceptance facility. Two separate payments are required. (Effective 1/10/2022)
ADULT APPLICANTS (16 Years and Older)
What are you applying for? Use Form Application Fee
*Paid to the
U.S. Department of State
Execution Fee
(Acceptance Fee)
**Paid to the Acceptance Facility
First-time Adult Passport Book DS-11 $130 $35
First-time Adult Passport Card
Not valid for international air travel. Valid only for travel by land and by sea to Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, and the Caribbean.
DS-11 $30 $35
First-time Adult Passport Book & Card DS-11 $160 $35
ALL MINOR APPLICANTS (Under 16)
What are you applying for? Use Form Application Fee
*Paid to the
U.S. Department of State
Execution Fee
(Acceptance Fee)
**Paid to the Acceptance Facility
Minor Passport Book DS-11 $100 $35
Minor Passport Card
A passport card is valid only for travel by land and by sea to the following locations: Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, and the Caribbean.
DS-11 $15 $35
Minor Passport Book & Card DS-11 $115 $35
OPTIONAL FEES (Paid to the U.S. Department of State)
Expedite Fee Paid per application, in addition to required fees. Provides faster processing than routine service. $60
1-2 Day Delivery Paid per application for 1-2 day delivery of an issued passport book from the Department of State to the customer. Only applies to mailing addresses within the United States. Not valid for passport cards. $18.32
File Search Fee A file search is necessary when an applicant is unable to present evidence of U.S. citizenship or verification of a previously issued U.S. Passport or Consular Report of Birth Abroad. Applicant must submit Form DS-11 and a written request for a file search. $150
ADULT RENEWALS (16 Years and Older)
To renew your passport, you must apply by mail or in person at a passport agency, if you are traveling within 14 days. A $60 expedite fee is charged at passport agencies. Below are the fees for basic renewals. Optional fees may apply.

The City of Novi Clerk's Office does not accept Passport Renewals.
What are you renewing? Use Form Application Fee
*Paid to the U.S. Department of State
Adult Passport Book DS-82 $130
Adult Passport Card
Not valid for international air travel. Valid only for travel by land and by sea to Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, and the Caribbean.
$30
Adult Passport Book & Card DS-82 $160
Submitting incorrect passport fees could delay the processing of your application.
For more information regarding passport application fees, please visit travel.state.gov/passportfees or call 1-877-487-2778, TDD/TTY: 1-888-874-7793.
 

Questions regarding Passport Applications can be answered by visiting http://travel.state.gov/, emailing passports@cityofnovi.org, or calling the City Clerk's Office at 248-347-0456.

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