MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County residents looking to get or renew a passport, or utilize the Notary Department can come to the Morris County Clerk’s Office in Morristown. Both offices are open by appointment only, beginning this week.

To make an appointment for a passport, call 973-285-6161

To make an appointment for a notary, call 973-285-6122

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Here is what you need for a passport:

  • Citizenship evidence: A certified birth certificate (not a photocopy) listing both parents’ names, or a current passport, or a naturalization certificate, or a consular report of birth abroad.
  • Photograph: One color 2 x 2 photo with white or light background (photos are not being offered at the moment)
  • Proof of Identification: A driver’s license, previously issued passport, government or military ID, or a naturalization certificate. Minors must appear with both parents, properly identified. The child's birth certificate issued by the Bureau of Vital Statistics or the Department of Health and stating both of the parent's names also must be submitted.

Applicants should allow several weeks for receipt of their passports. There is no expedited service being offered, only routine service is available.

The County Clerk’s Passport Office is located on the first floor of the County Administration and Records Building, 10 Court Street, Morristown. Limited street parking is available outside the building and on nearby streets, and also at the Schuyler Place parking lot.

Payment can be made only by personal check, money order or bank check. Not by credit or debit cards. Cash will NOT be accepted. There will be two separate payments for each application. Please bring adequate blank checks.

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