Passport Processing Agency

Passports are processed by appointment only

Application Process

Texas Township is a Passport Processing Agency. We can assist you with processing your passport application form, taking your photo, and more. We process passports Monday through Thursday by appointment only. Please note that there are certain circumstances when our office is not accepting passport applications due to elections and tax collections. Appointments for new passports or photos can be scheduled online or by calling our office at 269.375.1591. Passport renewal does not need to be done at a Passport Acceptance Agency. Click here for more information about passport renewal and feel free to contact our office if you have additional questions. 

When applying for a passport, you have two passport options:

  1. Passport Card – Not valid for air travel. Only valid for land and sea crossings between the U.S. and Canada, Mexico, Bermuda & the Caribbean ONLY.
  2. Passport Book – Traditional passport style valid for air, land, and sea crossings between the U.S. and all countries.
When Do Parents/Legal Guardians Need to Be Present? 
  • Please note that anyone under the age of 16 must have both parents/legal guardians present to sign for them.

    • If only one parent is available, the other parent/legal guardian must complete a DS-3053 ahead of time.

    • If the other parent/legal guardian cannot be located a DS-5525 must be completed.

  • Ages 16 and 17 must have one parent/legal guardian present to sign for them.

  • Anyone applying for a passport must be present at the time of application.

Documents Needed for Passport Application: 

Birth Certificate

Must Be Original Copy

Driver's License

Or Other Photo ID

Passport Application

Pre-Filled Please

Passport Photo

$15 – Photos Taken Here


Download the Passport Application Form
Please fill out as much of the application as possible, IN BLACK INK ONLY, prior to your visit. 
 Need to Renew Your Passport?

Click here to learn about the Passport renewal process.

If it is necessary for you to apply for a passport and we cannot accommodate you due to previously booked appointments, we recommend you contact one of the other local processing agencies:

Brady Township – 269.649.1813
Kalamazoo Township – 269.381.8080

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Passport Processing Time

Standard Processing Time: 10-12 Weeks

Expedited Processing Time: 4-6 Weeks*

If you need a passport within the 4 week delivery time, you may schedule an appointment with the Department of State. Please call 877.487.2778 to schedule an appointment with them.

* Note: Additional fees apply for expedited processing times

Passport Fee Schedule

Adult Passports: 
  • Adult Passport Book: $110
  • Adult Passport Card: $30
  • Adult Passport Book & Card: $140
Minor Passports (Under Age 16):
  • Minor Passport Book: $80
  • Minor Passport Card: $15
  • Minor Passport Book & Card: $95
  • Expedited Service: $60
  • Passport Book 1-2 Day Delivery: $17.56
  • Passport Processing Fee: $35*
  • Passport Photo: $15*
Accepted Forms of Payment: 
  • Personal Check
  • Cashier’s Check
  • Money Order

*Note: All services with an asterisk are to be paid to Texas Township. All other fees are paid to the U.S. Department of State. 

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Appointment Scheduling

We do not offer appointments for passport renewal.

For passport renewal information, please click here. If you have additional questions, contact our office at 269-375-1591.