Kaufman County Courthouse
100 W. Mulberry
Kaufman, TX 75142
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Effective September 8, 2020 the District Clerk’s Office will resume accepting passport applications. The US Department of State-Passport Division still remains backlogged with processing applications, so you should anticipate unusually long delays.  Please remember, face coverings will be required while in the courthouse. If you have questions please call our office at 469-376-4640.

For travel information, visit www.travel.state.gov or call the National Passport Information Center (NPIC) at 1-877-487-2778

For Life-or-Death Emergencies within 72 Hours (202)647-4000.

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Information and Pricing

  • Passport applications are accepted Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m at the Kaufman County District Clerks Office located at Kaufman County Courthouse, 2nd Floor, 100 W. Mulberry, Kaufman, Texas 75142.
  • We do not schedule appointments; walk-ins only.
  • All applicants must be present.
  • Passports are valid for 10 years for adults, and 5 years for children under 16.
  • For any question, please feel free to contact our office at 469-376-4640.


  1. Application for a U.S Passport, Form DS-11, available in our office or online at U.S Passports and International Travel
  2. Valid Photo ID, i.e. driver license, state identification card, military id. An additional form of identification will be required if this is an out-of-state ID.
  3. Original, Certified Copy of your Birth Certificate, or Naturalization Certificate. Texas Birth Certificates: Must be the “long-form.” If you have the short abstract form, it must have the letter “I” printed after the file date to be acceptable. California Birth Certificates: Must be the “long-form” and not the abstract.
  4. One Xerox copy of the front and back of the above-mentioned birth certificate.
  5. Passport Photo taken by a professional passport rated camera.
    Photo must be clear and in focus with a white background; front view, full face, taken in normal street attire. No hats or dark glasses.
  6. Check or Money Order made payable to the “US Dept of State” for the amount of the passport (see below)
  7. $35 Cash, Check,  or Money Order for the service fee.


PASSPORT BOOKS (For use of travel by Land, Air and Sea)

For ages 16 and up $145.00

  • $110 (Check Only or Money Order)
  • $35 (Cash, Money Order, or Check)

For ages 15 and under: $115.00

  • $80.00 (Check Only)
  • $35.00 (Cash or Check)

PASSPORT CARDS: (For use of travel by Land and Sea only, you cannot fly with the card)

For ages 16 and up: $65.00

  • $30 (Check Only)
  • $35 (Cash, Check, or Money Order)

For ages 15 and under: S40.00

  • $15 (Check or Money Order)
  • $35 (Cash, Check, or Money Order)


For ages 16 and up: $175.00

  • $140 (Check or Money Order)
  • $35 (Cash, Check, or Money Order)

For ages 15 and Under – S130.00

  • $95 (Check or Money Order)
  • $35 (Cash, Check, or Money Order)


  • To expedite your application there is an additional $60.00 fee payable to the U.S Department of State.


  • Normal process time is 10-12 weeks from the day the Department of State receives the application.
  • Process time with expedited service is 4-6 weeks from the day the Department of State receives the application.