All County services have resumed normal operations

You are eligible to renew your passport by mail if you can answer YES to each of the statements below:

  • I can submit my most recent U.S. passport book and/or U.S. passport card with this application.
  • I was at least 16 years old when my most recent U.S. passport book and/or passport card was issued.
  • I was issued my most recent U.S. passport book and/or passport card less than 15 years ago.
  • My most recent U.S. passport book and/or U.S. passport card that I am renewing has not been lost, stolen, mutilated, or damaged.
  • My U.S. passport has not been limited from the normal ten year validity period due to passport damage/mutilation, multiple passport thefts/losses, or non-compliance with 22 C.F.R. 51.41. (Please refer to the back pages of your U.S. passport book for endorsement information.)
  • I use the same name as on my recent U.S. passport book and/or U.S. passport card.
  • I have had my name changed by marriage or court order and can submit proper documentation to reflect my name change.

A passport for a child (Fifteen years or younger) cannot be renewed by mail. Please call the passport office for further information. 908-527-4966

Submit a U.S. Passport Application by Mail:

  1. Fill Out Form DS-82: Application For A U.S. Passport by Mail
  2. Submit your most recent U.S. passport book and/or card
  3. Submit a certified copy of your marriage certificate or court order if your name has changed
  4. Pay the Applicable Fee
  5. Provide One Passport Photo (Photos available at the County Clerk’s Offices in Elizabeth and Westfield for $10)
  6. Mail application
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