Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Place and time of Passport Processing

Lycoming County Prothonotary
48 West Third Street, 1st Floor
Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17701


NOTICE:  The Lycoming County Prothonotary Office accepts Passport Applications by Appointment Only.  Applicants should contact the County Prothonotary's Office to set up a time.  Passport appointments are to be scheduled Monday - Thursday - 9:00 - 11:30 am and 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.  No walk-ins are accepted.  Contact the Prothonotary's Office at (570) 327-2251 to schedule an appointment.


The Staff in the Prothonotary Office is here to assist you as you prepare to apply for a passport. Please use the information below as a checklist of what you will need to bring with you to complete the process.

Passport Processing Required Documents

What you will need to bring with you:

Proof of U.S. Citizenship

  • State certified birth certificate, long form only (mother and father’s names must be included)
  • To get you birth certificate, visit the Pennsylvania Department of Vital Records/Birth Certificates or Out-of-state Vital Records or contact your local state Senator/Congressman to expedite.

Proof of Identity

  • Valid photo driver’s license, state ID or expired passport
  • If an applicant or the parents/legal guardians of a minor presents an out-of-state driver’s license, additional identification is required such as:
    1. Health Insurance Card
    2. Military ID
    3. School/college ID
    4. Social security card
    5. Work ID


  • One recent color passport photo (2) inches square
  • Passport photos are taken in the Prothonotary office for an $11.50 fee


  • 16 years of age and over:
    • Passport Book (10 Years) - $130.00 (check only - payable to US Dept of State) + $35.00 (Payable to Lycoming County Prothonotary)
    • Passport Card (10 Years) - $30.00 (check only - payable to US Dept of State) + $35.00 (Payable to Lycoming County Prothonotary)
    • Both Passport Book & Card (10 Years) - $160.00 (check only - payable to US Dept of State) + 35.00 (Payable to Lycoming County Prothonotary)
  • 15 years of age and under: $100.00 for a five year passport as well as the check, cash or money order for the $35.00 Execution fee made payable to the Lycoming County Prothonotary.
  • For U.S. passport applications for children 15 years of age and under, both parents must be present. Both parent’s names must also appear on the state certified birth certificate

All applicants must appear in person regardless of age

Processing Times

The processing time is approximately four (4) to six (6) weeks from receipt by the Philadelphia Passport Agency. If you would like you passport sooner, you may request expedite service for an additional cost of $60.00. This will speed your processing time to two (2) to (3) weeks from receipt by the passport office. For an additional fee of $19.53, after two weeks the passport office will overnight the passport back to you. No passports are delivered to PO Box numbers or to overseas addresses. You must have street mailing address.

You may fill out your passport application online and then bring in the completed form, along with all required documents to speed up the processing time.



You may download copies of the New Passport Application form or the Passport Renewal Application. If you have any additional questions, please contact the Lycoming County Prothonotary office at (570)327-2251 or the Pennsylvania Department of State website at: www.travel.state.gov.



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