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:
By appointment only.
Appointments are Monday through Friday: 8:30 am - 2:30 pm.
Acceptance Facility open 8:30am - 3:00pm.
Please call (510) 981-6908 to schedule an appointment.  

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

Applicants cannot file DS-82 Renewal Forms at
the Berkeley passport office - they must be mailed
directly to the processing center by the applicant.


Payment Policy:The City Clerk Department accepts cash, checks/money orders, and credit/debit cards (MasterCard or Visa).  The City Clerk Department may not be able to give change for bills of $20 or greater.   Please note that the City Clerk Department accepts EXACT CHANGE ONLY after 4:30 p.m. 

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