Municipal Archives & Records

Passports

Office

  • Mailing/Physical Address:
  • Office of the City Clerk
    George Whitfield, Jr. Municipal Records Facility
    719 S. Santa Rosa
    San Antonio, TX 78204 (Map)
  • Phone
  • 210.207.4214
  • Fax
  • 210.207.6539

Email

Staff

  • Melinda L. UriegasEmail City of San Antonio
    Assistant City Clerk, 210.207.4214

Passport Location Information

The Office of the City Clerk Municipal Archives & Records Facility is ADA accessible, provides free parking, and will process photos. As an added benefit, this specific location is conveniently located next to the Vital Records Office should individuals require a certified copy of their long form birth certificate.

DESIGNATED PASSPORT ACCEPTANCE FACILITIES

OFFICE OF THE CITY CLERK
George Whitfield, Jr.  - 
Municipal Records Facility                     

719 S. Santa Rosa
San Antonio, Texas 78204 (Map)
210.207.4214
Walk-ins:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday:  8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.  

Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Appointments:

Tuesday - Thursday   8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.  


Passport Application Requirements

The following items are required when you apply for a passport:

  1. All applicants applying for a passport must be present (including minors) and
  2. Completed form DS-11 (Passport Application) in black ink and
  3. Original evidence of U.S Citizenship (see list of valid options below) and
  4. Primary Form of Identification (see list of valid options below) and
  5. Passport Photo and
  6. TWO separate fees are required
  • The first fee payable to the U.S. Department of State (USDOS) MUST be paid by check or money order only. 
  • The second fee payable to the City of San Antonio can be paid by cash, check, credit card, or money order.  Please refer to Fees/Payments tab for more information.   NOTICE:  Effective April 2, 2018, the fee to the City of San Antonio will increase to $35.  

All original documents provided will be mailed to the U.S. Department of State.  These documents will be returned to you.  

The processing time for the U.S. Department of State to issue you your Passport varies from 6-8 week (Regular Service) to 2-3 weeks (Expedited service).  To see exact processing times, please visit the U.S. Department of State web page at https://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/passports/information/processing-times.html.  

If you need a passport issued sooner than the 2 weeks, you will need to contact the U.S. Department of State at https://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/contact-us.html

Evidence of U.S. Citizenship
(One of the following)
Primary Form of Identification
(One of the following)
  • * Previously issued Passport
  • ** Certified Birth Certificate (click here for details on how to apply for a Texas Birth Certificate)
  • Naturalization Certificate
  • Certificate of Citizenship
  • Consular Report of Birth Abroad or Certification of   Birth
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Current Government ID (city, state, or federal)
  • Current Military ID (military and dependents)
  • Previously issued, undamaged U.S. Passport
  • Naturalization Certificate
  • * If you were 16 years or older when your passport was issued, you may provide the expired passport as proof of citizenship. If you were 15 years and younger when your passport was issued, you must provide your Long Form Birth Certificate as proof of citizenship.

    ** Applicants born in California and Texas MUST present a Certified Long Form Birth Certificate (contains detailed information such as hospital name and attendant). Abstract Birth Certificates (does not list hospital name) and Commemorative Hospital Birth Certificates (with baby's feet) cannot be used to apply for a passport at any age.

    No Appointment is necessary.  Office hours are Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    STARTING MARCH 14, 2018, WEDNESDAY office hours for the Passport Division will be extended to 5:30 p.m. Office hours for Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday will remain at 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    If you plan to make an appointment, Appointment Times are Tuesday – Thursday from 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

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    Passport Processing Fees

    Acceptable Payment OptionsTWO separate fees are required .  

    1. The first fee payable to the U.S. Department of State (USDOS) MUST be paid by check OR money order
    2. The second fee payable to the City of San Antonio can be paid by check, money order, cash, or credit card (Mastercard, Visa, Discover, or American Express).   
    FEES EFFECTIVE MONDAY, APRIL 2, 2018

    Payable to:   U.S. Department of State (USDoS) 
    Payable to:
    City of San Antonio (COSA)
                                                Acceptable forms of Payments  
    Check or Money Order 
     Check, Money Order, Cash or  Credit Card (Mastercard, Visa, Discover & American Express) 
    U.S. Passport Book
    Adults - 16 and older : $110 $35
    Minors - 15 and younger : $80 $35
    U.S. Passport Card
    Adults - 16 and older : $30 $35
    Minors - 15 and younger : $15 $35
    Optional Service Fees
    File Search Fee : $150
    Expedite Processing : $60
    Overnight Delivery Return To Your Home :          $15.89
                                      
    ** Passport Book Only
    Passport Photo :
    $16.24
    Overnight Delivery to USDoS :
    $26.95

    Notary Fees payable to the City of San Antonio

    NOTARY SERVICE FEES
    Protesting a bill or note for non-acceptance or non-payment, register and seal
    $4.00
    Each notice of protest
    $1.00
    Protesting in all other cases
    $4.00
    Certificate and seal to a protest
    $4.00
    Administering an oath or affirmation with certificate and seal
    $6.00
    All certificates under seal not otherwise provided for
    $6.00
    Copies of all records and papers in the Notary Public's office, for each page
    $0.50
    Taking the depositions of witnesses, for each 100 words
    $0.50
    Swearing a witness to a deposition, certificate, seal, and other business connected with taking the deposition
    $6.00
    All notarial acts not provided for
    $6.00
    Taking the acknowledgment or proof of any deed or other instrument in writing, for registration, including certificate and seal:
    (1) for the first signature
    $6.00
    (2) for each additional signature
    $1.00

    First time traveling overseas, or just preparing for a possible trip? Find out more information from the National Passport Information Center.  Standard service is 6-8 weeks to receive your passport from the U.S. Department of State.  You may pay the additional expedited fee and receive the passport within 2-3 weeks.

    US Passports