Passport Information

Clerk

Passport Information 
The City of Kentwood is an acceptance facility for US Passports.  You do not need to be a resident of Kentwood to take advantage of our passport services.  If  you are processing more than four passports, please call 616.698.9610. 

Beginning November 12, 2018 passport services will be available as follows:
        Monday           7:30 am - 4:00 pm
        Tuesday          7:30 am - 5:30 pm
        Wednesday   7:30 am - 4:00 pm
        Thursday        7:30 am - 4:00 pm
        Friday              7:30 am - 12:00 pm


Please note that cash cannot be accepted for passports; payment is by check or money order.

Application Process
To apply for a passport book and/or card, you must appear in person and supply all of the following: 
  1. Completed application  DS-11 
    Do not sign the form until present before the City Clerk staff
  2. Driver's License or other acceptable photo ID
  3. Certified birth certificate with raised seal or naturalization document 
  4. Passport photo 
    Photo can be processed on-site for an additional charge 
  5. Payment to US Dept. of State & City of Kentwood 
    Check or money order only accepted. No cash, credit or debit cards can be accepted. 
All applicants must be present. If the applicant is younger than 16 years of age, both parents must be present along with child. If one parent cannot be present, they may provide a notarized statement of consent and a copy (front and back) of their drivers license. Visit US Department of State Statement of Consent for form. For an applicant aged 16-17, one parent should appear with the applicant.

If you are renewing a passport, please complete form DS-82, US Passport Renewal Application for Eligible Individuals. If you are able to answer "yes" to all of the questions, you will send the application and payment directly to the National Passport Processing Center according to the instructions on the form. 

For complete information about the passport application process, visit the US Department of State Passport Information page (travel.state.gov).