Many citizens apply for their passports at the Pinellas County Clerk’s office throughout the year. However, finding the time to make it into the office during regular business hours may be difficult. The Saturday passport event offers to help families juggling hectic work and school schedules. This is a great opportunity, especially for those planning any Spring Break travels, as now is the time to get those passports ready.
WHAT: Passport Event - Extended office hours exclusively for processing passport applications.
WHEN: Saturday, January 11, 2020, from 8:00am – 2:00pm
WHERE: 3 Pinellas Clerk's office locations
-Downtown Clearwater Courthouse - Recording Services Department, 315 Court St., Room 150, Clearwater, FL 33756
-Downtown St. Petersburg Judicial Building - St. Petersburg Branch, 545 1st Ave N., St. Petersburg, FL 33701
-North County Branch - 29582 U.S. 19 N., Clearwater, FL 33761
WHO: First-time passport applicants, citizens with expired passports (over 15 years from the issue date), and minors needing to renew their passports are encouraged to take advantage of this event.
Passport photos will also be available to the public for $15.00. U.S. military veterans and active-duty personnel can get their passport photos free of charge by visiting the Pinellas Clerk’s office locations listed above and presenting their CAC card (active duty), Military 10 card (veterans) or a veteran designation on their driver license.
The passport event will focus exclusively on processing passport applications and work on a first-come, first-served basis with regular passport fees. All passport applicants must appear in person regardless of age, bring identifying documents such as government-issued identification and birth certificates, as well as two separate forms of payment for the Clerk’s processing fee for each passport (check, cash, money order or credit card) and the Department of State passport application fee (check or money order only).