Passport Services

The City of Chesapeake processes passport applications for those who need to apply for a new passport. Processing locations, times as well as application information can be found on this page.

Scheduled appointments only. Please call 757-382-6151 to schedule an appointment.

Notice: As of June 1, 2009, U.S. citizens must present a passport book, passport card, or other travel documents approved by the U.S. Government to enter the United States from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Bermuda at land borders and seas ports of entry.

For more information, contact Passport Services at 757-382-6151.

Additional information about traveling and passports can be obtained from the National Bureau of Consular Affairs.

Passport Agency for City of Chesapeake

City Clerk's Office - 1st floor at City Hall (near the City Council Chamber)

Passport Services Hours of Operation

All services are by appointment only.

  • Monday through Wednesday 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
  • Thursdays 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. and 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. 

Please note: Passport applications will be processed on the first floor of the City Hall Building near the City Council Chamber.

Fees

Please note the difference between the Passport Book and the Passport Card.

U.S. Passport Book for First-Time Applicants and Minors

 AgePassport Fee
Payable to
Department of State
Acceptance Fee
Payable to
Acceptance Facility
Total First-Time
Applicant Fee
Adults (age 16 and over)$130$35$165
Minors (under age 16)$100$35$135


U.S. Passport Card for First-Time Applicants and Minors

AgePassport Fee Payable to Department of StateAcceptance Fee Payable to Acceptance FacilityTotal First-Time Applicant Fee
Adults
(age 16 and over)
$30$35$65
Minors
(under age 16)
$15$35$50


Other Service Fees

  • File Search Fee: $150
  • Expedite Processing: $60

Note: Passport fees for adults eligible to renew by mail using form DS-82, "Application for a U.S. Passport by Mail", are $130 for the passport book and $30 for the passport card.

Requirements for Obtaining Documents

Proof of Citizenship

  • Government-issued Birth Certificate (must include names of parents) or previous passport

Passport Application (DS-11)

Passports for Children (DS-11)

  • All children must appear in person. Children 16 years and older will be required to sign their passport application.
  • Children under 16 years of age require both parents or legal guardians signatures on a passport application or documentation of the absence of the second parent with a copy of their photo identification, front and back.
  • Download/print applications from the U.S. Bureau of Consular Affairs

Renewal of a Passport

  • Renewal of a passport in most instances is achieved without the assistance of a passport agency. Form DS-82 needs to be filled out completely and sent to the address found on the application along with the required documentation. Passports can be renewed if they were issued less than 15 years ago, the same name appears on the passport, the most recent passport is attached, and the applicant was over 16 years old when the most recent passport was issued.
  • Children's passports can not be renewed. A new application (DS-11) will have to be completed.

What to Bring with You

  • One passport photo
  • Evidence of citizenship (original birth certificate, previous passport or Naturalization Certificate)
  • A form of photo identification (government-issued ID)
  • Payment for Application fee - check or money order payable to "U.S. Department of State"
  • Payment for Processing fee - $35 per application check or money order payable to "City of Chesapeake, credit card or cash (exact change, please)

(Please do not sign passport applications prior to bringing them in for processing.)

Processing Time

  • Routine processing - 6 to 9 weeks (processing time begins the day an application is received at a passport agency or center, not the day you mail your application or apply for a passport at a local acceptance facility).
  • Expedited processing - 3 to 5 weeks (processing time begins the day an application is received at a passport agency or center, not the day you mail your application or apply for a passport at a local acceptance facility).