Passports

The Passports division receives passport applications, reviews, and certifies new passport applications, and sends them to the Miami Passport Office for issue. Passport applications are processed and photographs may be obtained at the following three locations.


NEW!! Book Passport Appointments Online

The Lake County Clerk's Office is offering customers the ability to book an appointment online for passport applications. Appointments can be scheduled up to 30 days in advance.


Passport Office Locations

Lake County Courthouse
550 W. Main St., North Wing, Third Floor, Tavares, FL 32778
Phone: (352) 253-2648
Open Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

South Lake Branch Office
CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO COVID-19
290 Citrus Tower Blvd., Suite 116, Clermont
The office is located behind the Citrus Tower Village Publix shopping center.
Phone: (352) 394-2018

North Lake Branch Office
CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO COVID-19
902 Avenida Central, The Villages.
The office is located in the Villages of Lady Lake.
Phone: (352) 753-2064


Passport Processing Fees

Item Fee Amount

Passport Book* - Age 16 and older:
$110.00 check or money order only** to U.S. Department of State and $35.00 check, cash or credit card to Clerk of Court.
(Cash or credit card is not accepted for payments to U.S. Department of State).

$145.00

Passport Book* - Age 15 and under:
$80.00 check or money order only** to U.S. Department of State and $35.00 check, cash or credit card to Clerk of Court
(Cash or credit card is not accepted for payments to U.S. Department of State).

$115.00

Passport Card* (For Travel by Land/Sea Only in Western Hemisphere) - Age 16 and older:
$30.00 check or money order only** to U.S. Department of State and $35.00  check, cash or credit card to Clerk of Court
(Cash or credit card is not accepted for payments to U.S. Department of State).

$65.00

Passport Card* (For Travel by Land/Sea Only in Western Hemisphere) - Age 15 and under:
$15.00 check or money order only** to U.S. Department of State and $35.00 check, cash or credit card to Clerk of Court
(Cash or credit card is not accepted for payments to U.S. Department of State).

$50.00
File Search Fee $150.00

Expedite Service, additional $60.00 per person (Plus postage for two-way overnight delivery)

$60.00
A 2" by 2" color photo is required for passport applications $10.00

*For passport renewals only: If certain Department of State criteria are met, individuals may mail a renewal application (Form DS-82) directly to the Department of State and will not incur the $35.00 fee to the Clerk of Court. To determine eligibility for mail-in renewal, visit the Department of State’s passport renewal page by clicking here.  (Note: The Clerk of Court is not permitted to execute Form DS-82 mail-in renewal forms).

When renewing your passport, if you prefer to have your application checked for accuracy and mailed to the Department of State on your behalf, a $35.00 fee per application will apply and Form DS-11 is required. (Note: For new passport applications, individuals must appear in person, use Form DS-11 and the $35.00 fee is required).

All forms are available at any of our three office locations. You may also download forms from the U.S. Department of State website by clicking here.

**A separate check per application is recommended by the Department of State.


Passport Frequently Asked Questions