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If your departure is sooner than six weeks, we recommend that you utilize the "Expedite Service" which is three week turnaround ($60 extra charge per applicant and consider express delivery service. Please inquire at time of application for overnight delivery information).
If you go directly to one of the Passport Offices located in Stamford, Connecticut or New York City, you should get your passport within 8 business days. You must also have all the items listed on our Application Requirements page. You also need proof of travel plans. Call the centers before you appear. You must have proof of departure and you must have an appointment. Call 877-487-2778 to make the arrangements.
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All minors, all first time applicants, all adults with very old passports (more than five years expired) or issued before their 16th birthday must appear and fill out DS-11 (PDF). For further questions, contact us at 845-291-2699.
To see what to provide with your application, visit out Application Requirements page.
The U.S Department of State passport fees must be paid by check or money order and are as follows:
For further questions, contact us at 845-291-2699.
Call the National Passport Information Center , toll free at 1-877-487-2778 or you can check the status of your application online.
We take passport photos at our office ($10 fee) or pictures can be taken at locations offering "official passport pictures." Please remember that passport pictures must meet strict requirements.
Yes, with the exception of affidavits done specifically for application purposes. For further questions, contact us at 845-291-2699.
An adult’s passport (age 16 and over) is valid for 10 years. A minor’s passport (under 16) is valid for five years. For further questions, contact us at 845-291-2699.
Money orders can be obtained from banks, U.S. Post Office etc. For further questions, contact us at 845-291-2699.
Birth certificates can be obtained at the Town / City Clerk in the location where the birth took place. For births in New York State, but outside of New York City, they can also be obtained by calling 518-474-3077. For births in New York City call 212-788-4250. For 24 hour customer assistance for ordering, pricing and delivery information call 800-255-2414 or download a request form from the Vital Check website.
Passports issued when you are over 16 years of age and which are not more than five years expired, can be renewed through the mail by using Form DS-82 (PDF). For further questions, contact us at 845-291-2698.
Orange County Clerk’s Office255 Main St.Goshen, NY 10924
Monday through Friday
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Or visit the Travel State website
The Passport Card is a United States Passport issued in card format. Like the traditional Passport Book, it reflects the bearer’s origin, identity and nationality and is subject to existing passport laws and regulations. Unlike the Passport Book, the card is valid only for international travel by land or sea between the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Bermuda. It is not globally acceptable and is not valid for travel by air to or from any foreign destination. For further questions, contact us at 845-291-2699.