U.S. Citizens planning international travel may apply for their passports Monday, Wednesday or Thursday during office hours at the County Clerk’s office in Oak Ridge
By Appointment Only. Call 865-259-2357 for appointment.
County Clerk’s office in Oak Ridge
728 Emory Valley Road
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
865-259-2357 (Passport only)
Passport Applications (DS-11 newest ) can be obtained from the Anderson County Court Clerk Clerk’s office or at www.travel.state.gov.
WHEN APPLYING FOR A PASSPORT, YOU MUST HAVE:
Completed unsigned application.
Certified birth certificate with seal (must be raised or multi-colored) and cannot be hospital record or copy.
The birth certificate is mailed with the passport application.
Your birth certificate is returned to you in a separate mailing from your passport.
One 2X2 passport photos. Available at most Walgreens or other major shopping stores.
Driver’s license or government ID, preferably with photo.
$110 check to U. S. Department of State for adults and minors 16 years
of age or over.
$80 check to U. S. Department of State for minors 15 years of age
$25 cash or check to the Anderson County Clerk for each application.
Everyone applying for a passport must appear in person, including infants
and minors. If a minor is under 16 years of age, both parents must be present,
or the parent who is not present must complete a consent form which we can
provide or you may download one here.
It usually takes 4 to 6 weeks to receive your passport. If you need your passport sooner, you can expedite
your application. Expedited applications usually take 2-3 weeks.
To expedite for individuals 16 years and older make your check payable to the U. S. Department of State in the amount of $182.72 ($110 for passport; $60 for expediting and $12.72 for return mail).
To expedite for individuals 15 years and younger make your check payable to the U. S. Department of State in the amount of $152.72 ($80 for passport; $60 for expediting and $12.72 for return mail).
Include $25.00 cash or check payable to Anderson County Clerk for each application.
For overnight mailing include $18.95 payable to the USPS.