Paige Plew
Recording Manager
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P: (208) 446-1480

Physical Address:
451 Government Way
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
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Mailing Address:
Kootenai County Recorder
PO Box 9000
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83816-9000

Passport Acceptance Hours
Monday-Friday 9:00am to 2:45pm
Saturday 9:00am to 12:45pm
Excluding Holidays


Office Hours:
Monday-Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday 9:00am to 2:00pm
Excluding Holidays

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Passport FAQs
(Frequently Asked Questions)


Q: Where can I have my passport photos taken?


Q: Why do I need multiple passport photos?


Q: Can I pay for my passport with cash or a credit card?


Q: Does the Recorder's Office send passport renewal applications?


Q: Does my child have to be present when I apply for his or her passport?


Q: Do both parents need to be present when applying for a minor child's passport?


Q: What is the difference between a passport book and a passport card?


Q: Is the Idaho Star Card like a passport?


Q: Do I need to make copies of my documentation before I apply for my passport?


Q: Do I have to submit my original birth certificate with my application?


Q: Are you open on the weekend?


Q: My kids are in school until 3:00 PM during the week. How am I supposed to process their applications if the Recorderís Office stops accepting passport applications at 2:45 PM?


Q: Why can't I leave my documentation with you if I need to run home and get something I forgot?


Q: How do I get a new certified copy of my birth certificate if I lost my original?


Q: Do I need my birth certificate if I've had a passport before?


Q: Can I use a cashier's check to pay for my passport?


Q: Can I use glue to attach my picture to my application?


Q: How do I attach my old passport to my renewal form?


Q: Is it the same fee for the passport even when I am doing a renewal?



If you have any other questions, comments, or concerns you can contact the Kootenai County Recorders office at 208-446-1480.













Main County Administration Building
Physical Address: 451 Government Way, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814 Mailing Address: PO Box 9000, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83816-9000
Main Phone Number: (208) 446-1000 Contact Us
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