Register of Deeds - Passports

PASSPORT APPLICATIONS NEED TO BE COMPLETED IN BLACK INK

The Register of Deeds office accepts passport applications Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Most applications require up to 6 weeks to process, so those in need of a new or renewed passport should apply well ahead of any planned out-of-country travelling to assure no interruption in those plans.

The Department of State website has application information and forms that you can access:

www.travel.state.gov

 THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS ARE REQUIRED WHEN APPLYING FOR A U.S. PASSPORT BOOK OR CARD:

  • Proof of citizenship: Certified copy of birth certificate or naturalization certificate.
  • Picture identification: Such as valid driver's license, military identification or passport.
  • One Passport quality photograph. 2"x2" in size with a white background.
  • PASSPORT PHOTOGRAPHY SERVICE IS NOT PROVIDED BY THE REGISTER OF DEEDS OFFICE. PLEASE BRING PASSPORT PHOTOS WHEN APPLYING FOR PASSPORT AT REGISTER OF DEEDS OFFICE.
  • The Chippewa County Register of Deeds Office will process your application Monday thru Friday, 8:00a.m. to 4:00p.m. (906) 635-6312.

Fees (EFFECTIVE 7/13/2010)

PASSPORT BOOK:

Adult:  $135.00

($110.00 check or money order made payable to the Department of State and $25.00 payable to the Chippewa County Register of Deeds.)

Child:  $105.00 (Age 15 and under)

($80.00 check or money order made payable to the Department of State and $25.00 payable to the Chippewa County Register of Deeds.)  ***All minor children and parent(s) listed on birth record, MUST be present at the time of application***

PASSPORT CARD:

Adult:  $55.00

($30.00 check or money order made payable to the Department of State and $25.00 payable to the Chippewa County Register of Deeds.)

 

Child:  $40.00 (Age 15 and under)

($15.00 check or money order made payable to the Department of State and $25.00 payable to the Chippewa County Register of Deeds.)  ***All minor children and parent(s) listed on birth record, MUST be present at the time of application***

BOTH PASSPORT BOOK & PASSPORT CARD:

Adult:  $165.00

($140.00 check or money order made payable to the Department of State and $25.00 payable to the Chippewa County Register of Deeds.)

Child:  $120.00 (Age 15 and under)

($95.00 check or money order made payable to the Department of State and $25.00 payable to the Chippewa County Register of Deeds.)  ***All minor children and parent(s) listed on birth record, MUST be present at the time of application***

Expedite Fee:  $60.00 added to the fee made payable to the Department of State.

PLEASE NOTEThe passport card may only be used for international travel by land or sea between the United States, Canada, Mexico, Caribbean, and Bermuda.  THE CARD MAY NOT BE USED TO TRAVEL BY AIR. 

If you need to inquire about the issuance of your passport

The National Passport Information Center (NPIC) can assist you.  You may speak with a Customer Service Representative by calling 1-877-487-2778.  **TTY/TDD Users: 1-888-874-7793.

Customer Service Representatives are available from 8:00a.m. to 8:00p.m. EST, Monday-Friday (Excluding Federal Holidays).

 

For passport and other travel information:  Visit the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs, which includes Passport Services, on the internet at www.travel.state.gov OR dial 1-202-647-5225 to hear recorded information and travel warnings.  For auto-fax infromation, dial 1-202-647-3000. 

IF YOU WERE BORN OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES TO AT LEAST ONE U.S. PARENT
Submit a Consular Report of Birth (Form FS-240), Certification of Birth (Form DS-1350 or FS-545), OR

  • Your foreign birth certificate.  Canadian-born individuals must submit the long form of their birth certificate with a raised seal.  Individuals who do not have a long-form birth certificate in their possession may go on-line to serviceontario.ca birth certificate, and follow the prompts to apply for a certified copy of the record.
  • Your U.S.-born parents’ birth certificates.  Certified copies (with raised seal)  from the county in which they were born;
  • Your parents’ marriage license.  Certified copy (with raised seal) from the county in which they applied to be married;
  • An affidavit stating all of your U.S. parent's periods and places of residence/physical presence in the U.S. and abroad before YOUR birth with signatures NOTARIZED. 

Submit the above documents along with the proper fees to the Chippewa County Register of Deeds.  You must also complete the DS-11 Passport application form and submit proper passport photos.