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Union County Clerk Advises Residents on Passport Fees

three passports stacked on top of each otherUnion County, NJ – Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi advises residents seeking passport services that the U.S. Department of State has raised the fees for passport books by $20.00 effective Monday, December 27.

On Monday, the fee for an adult passport book, for ages 16 and up, will be raised from $110.00 to $130.00.

The fee for a child passport book, for ages 15 and younger, will be raised from $80.00 to $100.00.

“My office is authorized to assist residents in transmitting their passport applications to the U.S. Department of State, so we make every effort to help inform the public when that agency changes its policy and procedures,” said Ms. Rajoppi.

For more details about the new fees and other passport information, visit the U.S. Department of State at

To contact the office of the Union County Clerk regarding passport assistance, call the Main Office in Elizabeth at 908-527-4966 or the Annex Office in Westfield at 908-654-9859.

For more information about all County Clerk programs and services, visit online at or call 908-527-4787.

For information and updates on all Union County services during the COVID-19 outbreak, including free vaccination, free testing, emergency food distribution and other support services, visit General information about COVID-19 is available through the New Jersey Department of Health at

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