Contact Us

Phone: (310) 458-8211
Fax: (310) 394-2962
1685 Main Street, Room 102
PO Box 2200
Santa Monica, CA 90407
or to email Sarah P. Gorman,
 City Clerk:

 Government Outreach

Passport Services

passport book As of February 3, 2014, the Santa Monica's City Clerk's Office is designated as an authorized United States Passport Acceptance Facility.

 Passport Services hours are BY APPOINTMENT ONLY, Monday through Thursday and alternate Fridays from 9 AM to 2:30 PM. Please call (310) 458-8211 to schedule an appointment.



Our office provides the following services:

  • Acceptance of applications for new passport books and passport cards (for land and sea travel to Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Bermuda)
  • Expedited processing
  • Passport photo service
  • Forms for other passport services

Please bring the following documents to your appointment:

  • Completed UNSIGNED form*
  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship
  • Primary identification
  • Photocopy of primary identification
  • Passport photo**
  • Check or money order payable to the Department of State
  • Cash for the City of Santa Monica

*If you wish to complete your application in our office, please arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment time.
**Applicants may choose to have their passport photos taken and printed at City Hall. Passport photos are $12 each.

Per the U.S. State Department's Bureau of Consular Affairs, non-refundable fees for passport services include an application fee (payable to the U.S. Department of State) and, in most instances, an execution fee (payable to the City of Santa Monica). A complete list of passport fees is located on the Department of State website: Fees.

For more information please click on the following links to the U.S. Department of State website:

First Time Applicants
Passport Renewals
Passports for Minors (under 16)
Passports for Minors (16 and 17)
Expedited Processing
    **If international departure is in less than two weeks or passport is needed for foreign visas, it is advised that you apply at a Regional Passport Agency. An appointment is required.
Check Application Status
Frequently Asked Questions 

For additional details and information not listed on this webpage, please visit the U.S. Department of State Passport website.

Last updated: 7/30/2014
 Processing Time
Routine 4-6 weeks
Expedited 2-3 weeks

Check Your Application Status

Passport Acceptance Office
City Clerk's Office
1685 Main Street, Room 102
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Monday - Thursday and Alternate Fridays
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

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