U.S. Passport Information 

The City of Berkeley is authorized by the U.S. Department of State to accept U.S. passport applications. Applicants need to visit: 


Passport Office
City Clerk's office
2180 Milvia Street
Berkeley, CA  94704
(510) 981-6911

Hours for Passport Processing (Appointment preferred)
Monday through Friday: 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

* Passport Office is closed the 2nd Friday of each month.


What do I need?

1. Two separate forms of payment:   

2. One (2x2) Color Passport picture 
You may have your photo taken at the City Clerk's office for $10.00.

3. Adults need picture ID such as DMV driver license or DMV issued ID card

4. Social Security Number of the applicant

5. Birth Certificate

Where to apply if you need a birth certificate:

Born in California (Except Birth Certificates for the City of Berkeley, CA)

For Berkeley: 1947 Center Street, Berkeley, CA 94704. Telephone: (510) 981-5320.

Born outside California 

6. Appropriate Passport Application (Read carefully and select from the following)


Additional travel information can be found on the U.S. Department of State website