U.S. Passport Application Acceptance

The Snohomish County Treasurer’s office is designated as an approved passport acceptance facility.

If you applying for a new U.S. passport, please bring ALL completed documents, photocopies, and two checks for payment to your appointment. 

For important guidelines please visit the U.S. Department of State Passport website

The Treasurer's Office does not process renewal applications. The U.S. Department of State only accepts renewals by mail. For more information please see their website here

Application process: The Snohomish County Treasurer’s office processes passport applications by appointment only. If you do not have all your documents present and correctly filled out at the time of your appointment, with appropriate payments, you forfeit your timeslot and will need to reschedule. Please note if you are 10 minutes late to your appointment, your documents are not complete or if you did not bring appropriate payment we will not be able to proceed with your appointment and you will need to rebook.

Appointments: Appointments are booked online here. Those booking appointments together must be immediate family members. Separate checks will need to be collected for each individual as outlined in the fees section. The appointment system shows availability for the month, new appointments will be available prior to the first of each month. 

Photos: Photos are available on site for $15.00 for each applicant. If pre-printed photos are preferred, ensure they follow the U.S. Department of State guidelines for photo acceptance.

Fees: Fees accepted by check or money order only (cash and credit/debit cards not accepted). Two separate forms of payments are required for each application. The application fee(s) made payable to US Department of State. The acceptance fee(s) made payable to Snohomish County Treasurer’s Office.

Fees including those for the Application, Acceptance, and if you choose to Expedite are outlined on the U.S. Department of State’s website here.

Documents to bring to your passport appointment for each applicant:

  • Application Forms completed and unsigned
  • Proof of Citizenship
  • Proof of Identity and photocopy
    • Photocopy the front and back of each ID with each application.
    • Photocopy must be on white, 8.5 x 11 inch standard paper, black and white, and single sided. 
    • Do not decrease the image size (although you may enlarge it).
  • Social Security Number
  • Passport Photo
  • Two Checks or Money Orders
    • Application fee is paid to the U.S. Department of State
    • Acceptance fee is paid to the Snohomish County Treasurer's Office


Questions about your application, forms, documents, fees, and any other technical federal guidelines please contact the U.S Department of State's website: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/contact-us/passports.html

Questions regarding your application appointment with the Snohomish County Treasurer's Office, or our office procedures please email: str-passports@snoco.org