Fees & Payments

Passport Fees increase effective:  December 27, 2021.

Application and Overnight Service fee payable to the U.S. Department of State. The Execution fee is payable to Blount County Clerk.
Type of Passport
Application Fee  Overnight Service
(if Applicable -
for Book Only)
Execution Fee
Passport Book (Age 16 & Older)
Passport Book (under age 16)
Passport Book + Card (age 16 & older)
Passport Book + Card (under age 16)
$ 115.00
Passport Card (age 16 & older)
$  30.00

Passport Card (under Age 16) 
Requires Both Parents to Be Present or Complete a DS-3053

$  15.00

Acceptable Forms of Payment

The U.S. Department of State will only take checks or money orders (Starter and Counter Checks are not acceptable). It would be preferred if you would bring your checkbook. The County Clerk portion of the fees may be paid by check, cash, or credit or debit card. A $35 plus 2.25% processing fee is added to all credit or debit card transactions.

You will not be issued a Passport immediately here. The completed application will be sent to the Passport Services in the U.S. Department of State. For up-to-date processing times, please refer to the U.S. Department of State website.

Overnight Delivery Service

You may request to have your newly issued passport book sent to you using overnight delivery service. The fee is $18.32
payable at the time of application. Only the passport book will be returned via overnight delivery. Passport Card-only applications are not available for overnight delivery service.

Expedited Application

The U.S. Department of State does offer an expedited application option for an additional fee of $60 per application. Expedited applications have been processed and returned to the applicant in as little as 5 - 7 weeks.  

Same Day Passport

Please refer to:   Travel.State.Gov website.