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Passports

The application form for new passports will be provided in the office when you come in. For detailed and up-to-date information about Passports, including age requirements and FAQ’s, please visit the U.S. Department of State’s website at http://www.travel.state.gov/

Passport services are provided at the following times and locations:

We reserve the right to stop accepting applications for any service before closing time if the demand exceeds our ability to process all applications before our closing time.
  • Cedar Bluff (West Knoxville)
    1028 Old Cedar Bluff Rd.
    Monday – Friday; 8am – 4:00pm
    Phone: 865-215-2385
    Fax: 865-215-8585

  • East Knoxville
    Monday – Friday; 9am – 5:00pm
    Saturday, 9am – 12:30pm
    Phone: 865-215-2385
    Fax: 865-215-3655

    Effective May 18th, 2013, passports will be by appointment only on Saturdays. Appointments will be made in 15 minute increments, and each applicant must have their own appointment; e.g., a family of four will need four 15 minute appointments. If you are late, you may either reschedule the appointment or you may wait in the lobby until all scheduled appointments have been completed. However, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to fit you in if you are late for your appointment.

    Please call 865-705-4866 for appointments.

  • Old Courthouse (Downtown Knoxville)
    Monday – Friday; 8am – 4:00pm
    Phone: 865-215-2385
    Fax: 865-215-3655

TO APPLY FOR A NEW PASSPORT

You will need to apply in person with the following:

  1. A Certified Birth Certificate, including parent(s) names (No photocopies are accepted)
  2. A valid Driver License or State Identification
  3. Two (2) Checks or Money Orders (See fees)
  4. Two (2) official Passport Photos (Passport photos can be obtained onsite)

APPLICATION STATUS
To check the status of an application you have submitted, click here: Check Application Status
Note: The status is typically available online 5-7 days after applying. 

TO RENEW AN EXISTING PASSPORT, follow the steps on the renewal application form to mail in your passport renewal. We provide passport photos on-site for $10 each, or you may provide your own. Passports are renewable up to fifteen (15) years from the date of issuance. After the fifteen year period has expired, you must apply as a first time applicant.

Adult First Time Applicants (Age 16 Years and Older)

What Are You Applying For?

Application
Fee

Execution
Fee

Photo
Fee

Form

Payable to

Payable to

Payable to

 

Department
of State

Knox County
Clerk

Knox County
Clerk

 

Passport Book & Card

$140

$25

$10

   DS-11

Passport Book 

$110

$25

$10

   DS-11

Passport Card

$30

$25

$10

   DS-11

All first time applicants must apply in person.  The photo service provided by our office is optional.  Applicants may provide their own photo. 

Adult Renewals (Age 16 Years and Older)

What Are You Renewing?

Renewal
Fee

Mail
Fee

Photo
Fee

Form

Payable to

Payable to

Payable to

 

Department
of State

Knox County Clerk

Knox County Clerk

 

Passport Book & Card

$140

 

Please contact the office you plan to visit for details.

 

$10

DS-82

Passport Book 

$110

$10

DS-82

Passport Card

$30

$10

DS-82

Adult renewal applicants in the U.S. may apply by mail.  The photo service provided by our office is optional. Applicants may provide their own photo.

All Minor Applicants (Under Age 16)

What Are You Applying
For Or Renewing?

Application
Fee

Execution
Fee

Photo
Fee

Form

Payable to

Payable to

Payable to

 

Department
of State

Knox County
Clerk

Knox County Clerk

 

Passport Book & Card

$95

$25

$10

DS-11

Passport Book 

$80

$25

$10

DS-11

Passport Card

$15

$25

$10

DS-11

All Minor applicants, including renewals must apply in person with their parent(s) or legal guardian(s).  The photo service provided by our office is optional. Applicants can provide their own photo. 

It is important to realize that you will not be issued a Passport immediately. The completed application will be sent to the Passport Services in the US Department of State. Due to the high volume of U.S. Passport applications, processing has taken up to 10 weeks from date of remittance. The U.S. Department of State does offer an expedited application option for an additional fee. To view the current processing times, please visit the Department of State’s website here.


Payment Information

visa The Knox County Clerk's Office accepts cash, checks, and credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, and American Express). We cannot accept credit cards for Drivers License and Passport services. A fee of 2.5% is assessed by the electronic processing company on all credit and debit card transactions. This fee does not go to the Knox County Clerk's Office. When you submit a check, you are authorizing electronic movement of funds from your account to the Knox County Clerk's account for payment of your transaction. There is a $30.00 NSF fee on all returned checks that are processed electronically. For those checks that are not processed electronically, the following statutory penalties will apply: the amount of the check on any amount owing less than or equal to twenty dollars, $20.00 on any amount owing greater than twenty dollars but less than two thousand dollars, and 1% on any amount owing greater than two thousand dollars. (T.C.A. § 9-1-109)

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County Clerk

Old Courthouse
300 Main Street
Knoxville, TN 37902

Phone: 865-215-2385
Fax: 865-215-3655

Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Driver's License, Marriage License and Passport offices close at 4:00pm
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Satellite Locations
1028 Old Cedar Bluff Road
Knoxville, TN 37923
Phone: 865-215-2385
Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Marriage License office closes at 4:00pm
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Farragut Town Hall 2nd Floor
11408 Municipal Center Drive
Farragut, TN 37934
Phone: 865-215-2385
Fax: 865-966-5207
Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Marriage License office closes at 4:00pm
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North Knoxville/Halls Center
7028 Maynardville Pike
Knoxville, TN 37918
Phone: 865-215-2385
Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Driver's License and Marriage License office closes at 4:00pm
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South Knoxville/Chapman Plaza
7339 Chapman Hwy
Knoxville, TN 37920
Phone: 865-215-2385
Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Marriage License office closes at 4:00pm
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East Knoxville
3010 S. Mall Road
Knoxville, TN 37917
(The old Markman's Jewelry Store, in front of Lowe's Home Improvement)
Phone: 865-215-2385
Hours:
Monday - Friday
9:00am to 5:30pm
Saturday
9:00am - 1:00 pm
Driver's License, Marriage License and Passport offices close at 5:00pm Monday through Friday

Driver’s License, Marriage License and Passport offices close at 12:30pm Saturday
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