Passports

ATTENTION PASSPORT APPLICANTS:

Passport Services has informed us that it is taking 14 to 15 weeks to process a passport application. Please keep this in mind when applying. 

U.S. Passport Book & Card Application Requirements for First Time Applicants

Acceptance Hours

Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Saturday
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  • A Passport Book is valid for international travel by air, land, or sea.
  • A Passport Card is valid for travel to and from Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, or the Caribbean by land or sea only.

ADULT

 

MINOR

ROUTINE

6-8 weeks

Passport Book

Passport Card

 

ROUTINE

6-8 weeks

Passport Book

Passport Card

Check or Money Order Only

Dept of State

$110

$30

 

Check or Money 

Order Only

Dept of State

$80

$15

Kootenai County

$35

$35

 

Kootenai County

$35

$35

EXPEDITE

3 weeks

 

 

 

EXPEDITE

3 weeks

 

 

Dept of State

$110

$30

 

Dept of State

$80

$15

Expedite Fee

$60

$60

 

Expedite Fee

$60

$60

Expedite Mail

$17.13

 

 

Expedite Mail

$17.13

 

Total

$187.13

$90

 

Total

$157.13

$75

Kootenai County

$35

$35

 

Kootenai County

$35

$35

Overnight Fee

$23

$23

 

Overnight Fee

$23

$23

Total

$58

$58

 

Total

$58

$58


Credit and debit card payments will be charged an extra $1.00 + 3%.

Requirements

Passport applicant must be present and bring with them the items required below:

  • ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE PRESENT TO SUBMIT APPLICATION. THIS INCLUDES TEENS AND MINOR CHILDREN.
  • Certified copy of citizenship paperwork (certified birth certificate, birth abroad, naturalization paperwork, old 10 year US passport, etc.)
  • If you have an old passport book or card you must submit it with your application.
  • Passport photos required. Kootenai County does not take photos.
  • Valid driver’s license or government issued picture identification.
  • Completed application filled out in black ink only, no white out, Social Security number required. Additional identification may be required.
  • Front and back copies of picture identification
  • Front and back copies of citizenship paperwork (birth certificate, birth abroad, naturalization paperwork, old 10 year US passport, etc.)
  • If identification presented is less than one year old or issued outside of Idaho, three additional pieces of identification listing the name on the ID will be required (this includes but is not limited to: debit/credit cards, mail, student ID, marriage license, work ID, hunting/fishing license, insurance card, etc.)

Additional Requirements for Teens 16 & 17

Additional requirements for 16 and 17 years old:

  • If the child has an old passport book or card, it must be submitted with your application. 
  • One parent must be present.

Additional Requirements for Children 15 & Under

Additional requirements for 15 years old and under:

  • Both parents must be present (If only one parent is present a Statement of Consent (form DS 3053) must be completed by the non-applying parent).
  • If the child has an old passport book or card, it must be submitted with your application in addition to a copy of the certified birth certificate.
  • If the parent’s last name differs from the child’s, you must present a certified copy of documentation proving the name change.
  • Parents’ valid driver’s licenses or government issued picture identification.

Additional Information

  • Certified copies of documentation and old passports must be temporarily surrendered at time of application. Passport Services will return these documents to the mailing address you provided after your application is processed.
  • If you have international travel dates scheduled within 14 days you must make an appointment with Passport Services in Seattle to apply in person. Call 1-877-487-2778 or visit Travel.State. Gov’s website for more information. 
  • View the fee calculator.