CLERK OF COURT & COMPTROLLER
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA
Planning to Travel? Apply Early!
It is recommended that you apply at least 4-6 months before your planned travel date. Processing times vary for U.S. Passports. Review the most up-to-date processing times for U.S. Passports at the following link to decide the service that best suits your needs: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports/how-apply/processing-times.html
Expedited passport services cost an additional $60. Mail delays are impacting when passport applications are received and processed by the U.S. Department of State. The processing time begins the day the application is received at the passport agency. You must bring a check or money order to submit with your application. The Department State does not accept cash or credit card.
Go online to schedule a passport acceptance appointment with our office.
For passport requirements, forms, and fees visit the U.S. Department of State website [external 3rd party link].
The U.S. Department of State has authorized the Hillsborough County Clerk of Court and Comptroller to be a U.S. passport acceptance agency. The application, identification, required documentation, and fees are collected and forwarded to the regional office of the Department of State, who will issue the passport. Most Clerk locations require appointments. Request a Passport Appointment. The Clerk's office does not process passport renewals for adults. The U.S. Department of State's website can help with passport renewals.
The U.S. Department of State provides detailed information in obtaining a passport.
You can find more details on the exact requirements for passport photos on the U.S. Department of State website.
Passport Photo Taking Services in Hillsborough County: You can now save time by having your passport photo taken at any of our locations when you present your application or you can bring your own passport photos with you to the appointment.
Other options for obtaining Passport Photos:
NOTE: Always call ahead to these passport photo providers to see if the location you want to visit offers this service, if a technician will be on duty at the time you want to have your picture taken, and if an appointment is required.
The U.S. Department of State's website can help with passport renewals.
The U.S. State Department provides answers to commonly asked questions. Find your answers here.
|Call: (813) 276-8100
|Email: Contact Us|
|Appointments and Walk-ins welcome: Downtown Tampa from 8 AM to 2:30 PM, Plant City from 8 AM to 3 PM and Brandon from 8 AM to 3 PM. See wait times . Make a passport appointment here. In the event that you cannot make an appointment for passport service at a Clerk location or need a passport service that the Clerk does not offer (such as renewing adult passports), you can search for other passport application agencies and locations in Hillsborough County.|