Court Clerk

The Court Clerk's Office


  • Passport applications are accepted in the Court Clerk's Office between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday;
  • Forms (applications, renewals, consents, etc.) may be obtained from the Court Clerk's Office or online at;
  • To apply, arrive with your completed application form (MUST be completed in black ink only), a passport photo, a valid ID(driver's license), a State sealed certified copy of your birth certificate (or other proof of Citizenship), a check or money order payable to US Department of State (call for amounts, as they differ and are subject to change). (Please be aware that your birth certificate/citizenship documents will be mailed with the application. Documents will be returned back to you separate from your passport.)
  • There is also an application execution fee of $35.00 payable to the Texas County Court Clerk which may be paid cash, check/money order, or debit/credit card.
  • If making application for a minor child(ren), the minor child(ren) and both father and mother must appear when making application. (If a parent is unavailable, go to the webpage below or contact the Court Clerk's Office for instruction.)
  • Most generally the application process takes approximately 15-30 minutes, depending on the circumstances of your application and the number of applicants.