Passports

The Registry of Deeds is a passport acceptance facility.

Passport services are available from 7:30am until 2:45pm.

First-Time Application Checklist:

First-Time Application Form DS-11
Proof of Identity: original + photocopy of front and back of ONE of the following forms of identification. Children under the age of 16 require parental consent; for more information, visit travel.state.gov
Proof of U.S. Citizenship: original + photocopy of front and back of ONE of the following forms of U.S. citizenship
One 2” x 2” Passport Photo
Payment

Can I Renew?

Qualified adults DO NOT need to renew in person. To renew your passport by mail, it MUST be:

Renewal Checklist:

Renewal Application Form DS-82
Most Recent U.S. Passport
One 2” x 2” Passport Photo
Payment

Adult Applicants (Age 16 Years and Older):

Application Fee Acceptance Fee Total
First-time Adult Passport Book $110 $35 $145
First-time Adult Passport Card $30 $35 $65
* Passport Card is only valid for travel by land and sea to the following locations: Canada, Mexico, Bermuda and the Caribbean
First-time Adult Passport Book & Card $140 $35 $175
Adult Passport Card $30 Not Required $30
* For applicants who currently have a valid passport book

All Minor Applicants (Under Age 16):

Application Fee Acceptance Fee Total
Minor Passport Book $80 $35 $115
Minor Passport Card $15 $35 $50
* Passport Card is only valid for travel by land and sea to the following locations: Canada, Mexico, Bermuda and the Caribbean
Minor Passport Book & Card $95 $35 $130

Other Fees:

Passport Photo: $15 Payable to the Registry of Deeds
Expedite Fee: $60 Paid per application, in addition to required fees. Provides faster processing than routine service.
Overnight Delivery: $15.89 Paid per application for overnight 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.
File Search Fee: $150 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.
Overnight Express: $24.70 This is to mail the application overnight from the Registry of Deeds to the Department of State

Submitting incorrect passport fees could delay the processing of your application. For further information regarding passport application fees, please contact the National Passport Information Center by dialing 1-877-487-2778, TDD/TTY: 1-888-874-7793.

Passport Tips:

Address
50 State Street Suite 9
Ellsworth ME 04605
Mailing Address
PO BOX 1059
Ellsworth ME 04605
Phone Number
(207) 667-8353
Fax
(207) 667-1410
Office Hours
Monday through Friday 7:30am - 4:00pm
Recording Hours
8:30am - 3:50pm
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