Chester County Passport Office

General Information

  • All persons must be present to apply for a passport including infants and children.
  • Applications must be filled out using black ink only.
  • For online applications, all applicants, regardless of age must complete all questions, including the parental areas that are not marked with asterisks.
  • Special requirements apply for minor children. 
  • Before coming to the Passport Office, please refer to the FAQs for all Passport information, or call  610-344-6050 for recorded information.
  • Visit for current regulations.


  • Fees must be paid by check or money order only. No credit or debit cards. 
  • Each person applying for a Passport must pay separately (separate check or money order).
  • The processing fee must be paid separately. 
  • If you choose to have a photo taken by the Sheriff's Office (recommended), there is a fee collected by the Sheriff's Office at the time of the photo.


  • Minor children do not qualify to use a DS-82 renewal form and must use the DS-11 form.
  • We do not accept the DS-82 form. Adult applicants must answer yes to the six questions on the DS-82 cover page in order to use the form. If you choose to process a renewal using the DS-82 form, you must send it by postal mail to the federal government. The Passport Office will provide you with the form and an envelope address to the National Passport Agency, but the applicant must mail in the form.
  • Applicants who do not qualify for the DS-82 form must appear in person to complete a DS-11 form
For additional information about passports and the new passport card go to
or call 1-877-487-2778.