Sarpy County Clerk Deb Houghtaling is pleased to announce that her office is now the only Sarpy County office to accept and verify passports applications/take photos on behalf of the U.S. Department of State. Previously both the Sarpy County Clerk and District Court Clerk accepted passport applications but on July 1, 2019, the County Clerk became the “one-stop” location in Sarpy County to provide citizens complete passport application acceptance before sending to the U.S. Department of State for final processing.
U.S. citizens planning international travel may apply for their passports in the Sarpy County Clerk’s office Monday thru Friday from 8 a.m. to 4p.m. at the Sarpy County Courthouse – Administration Building (Level One), 1210 Golden Gate Drive, Papillion, NE 68046. No appointment necessary. For further information call (402) 593-5957.
The County Clerk’s office specializes in assisting applicants with obtaining and expediting passports for travel. They work on your behalf to assist you in obtaining your passport in the most efficient manner possible! The Clerk’s staff has years of passport acceptance/photo experience and work closely with the U.S. Department of State to help you achieve the best service when obtaining you and/or your families passports.
For the quickest access to detailed information (forms, requirements), please visit the County Clerk’s website at www.sarpy.com/offices/clerk/passport. The processing fee is $35 for each application submitted; adult passports are $110 and children’s are $80. Photos cost $12 per person and you should receive your passport in 6 to 8 weeks per the U.S. Dept. of State timeline. There is an additional fee for expedited passports and they usually take 2-3 weeks to receive.
For additional application forms, information on documentation required, fees and other passport and international travel information, visit the only official website for passports in the United States at www.travel.state.gov.
County Clerk Houghtaling stated, “My office continuously strives to make our processes more efficient for those we serve by meeting the expectations of everyone who utilizes this office. We are dedicated to improving services and work hard to make our processes as effortless as possible for the customer.”