Passport Services

Passport Service are available Monday to Thursday 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., WALK-IN ONLY
For questions, please call (310) 233-4891


Photo Services US Passport

The office of the City Clerk is a Passport Application Acceptance Facility for the U.S. Department of State and accepts passport Form DS-11 for new applicants.

The following summary describes the services, forms and requirements for passport applicants, but is not limited to these descriptions. Please refer to for more information.
Summary of Passport Services

Minimum requirements to apply for a Passport at City Clerk office
  • Form DS-11 (unsigned)
  • Proof of U.S. citizenship
  • Photocopy of proof of U.S. citizenship (include back of Certificate of Naturalization)
  • Primary identification
  • Photocopy of primary ID (1-sided, 1-page, front and back)
  • Passport Photo
  • Check or Money Order made payable to US Department of State (name and DOB in memo)
  • Cash or credit for our services
Note: Failure to provide ALL the required items may result in delayed processing and additional fees.

Applicant MUST apply in person, if (DS-11)
  • Applying for a passport for the first time (any age)
  • Previous passport issued while under age 16
  • Most recent previous passport lost/stolen, damaged or mutilated
  • Minor child, under age 16

Applicant MUST provide Proof of Citizenship
  • Certified Birth Certificate
  • Previously issued, undamaged US Passport
  • Consular Report of Birth Abroad
  • Naturalization Certificate / Certificate of Citizenship

Applicant MUST provide Primary Identification
  • California Driver's license/Identification Card
  • Previously issued, undamaged US Passport
  • Naturalization Certificate/Certificate of Citizenship
  • Government ID/Military ID
  • Parent' primary ID for minors

Applicant MUST provide copies of Primary Identification
  • Photo COPY of same Primary ID used to identify the applicant
    • Front and Back of ID on 8.5" x 11" white paper
*Additional fees may apply for copies

Applicant MUST provide Passport Photo
The City of Carson offers Passport Photo Service

Applicant MUST make two payments for Services and Processing
  • A Check or Money Order for "US Department of State", AND (Application Fee)
  • Cash or Credit for City of Carson (Execution Fee).
Fees for Processing Services and Processing

Processing Time
Routine Service - 4 to 6 weeks
Expedited Service - 2 to 3 weeks with two-way overnight mail services. Additional fees apply.

Other Locations offering Passport Services


City Hall Contact

701 E Carson Street
Carson, CA 90745
(310) 830-7600, 7 AM - 6 PM
Monday - Thursday
24-hour automated: (310) 952-1700


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