County Clerk

Applying for your first Passport Just Got a Whole Lot Easier!

The Bernalillo County Clerk's Office is currently closed to the public due to the coronavirus public health emergency. [There is rarely a wait to apply for a U.S. Passport at our office. Come see us at One Civic Plaza, 6th floor, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.]

Here is what you will need to complete the passport application process in our office:

  • Completed passport application (unsigned)
    • You may click here to fill out and print the application online.
  • Passport photo
  • A certified copy of your birth certificate
  • Your driver’s license or a state-issued identification card

Passport Fees

Adult Applicants (age 16 years and older)

What are you applying for?

Application Fee*

Acceptance Fee**


First-time Adult Passport Book




First-time Adult Passport Card




First-time Adult Passport Book & Card




All Minor Applicants (under 16 years)

What are you applying for?

Application Fee*

Acceptance Fee**


Minor Passport Book




Minor Passport Card




Minor Passport Book & Card




*Application Fees must be paid by check or money order ONLY, and are made payable to the U.S. Department of State.
**Acceptance Fees can be paid by check, credit card, or cash, and are made payable to the Bernalillo County Clerk’s Office.

Passport Renewals

Most passport holders can renew by mail and do not need to come to our office. Read more....

The Bernalillo County Clerk's Office is a Passport Acceptance Agency. Questions? Please call (505) 468-1242. 

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Upcoming Events
  • Please be advised that the Board of Registration will convene on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 2 p.m. In response to the governor’s declaration of a public health emergency and ban on large public gatherings, this meeting will be conducted virtually through Zoom. This meeting is open to the public and constituents are encouraged to participate.
    3/2/2021 2:00 PM

  • Notice is hereby given that the Zoning Administrator for Bernalillo County will hold a virtual hearing in the Zoning Conference Room, 111 Union Square St SE, Albuquerque, NM 87102, on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. for the purpose of considering the below requests. Due to the State’s Emergency Order, this hearing will be conducted as a Public Zoom Video Conference. Members of the public may attend by clicking the attached Zoom link or by calling the following number: +1 669 900 6833 and entering Meeting ID: 879 8250 9669 and Password: 558442 Virtual attendance by all parties is encouraged to protect public health. Physical attendance by applicants or authorized agents is limited to two parties per application. Parties who wish to speak at the hearing must register - see attached link.
    3/10/2021 9:00 AM

  • Please see attached schedule for hearing deadlines.
    4/14/2021 9:00 AM

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