FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DUTCHESS COUNTY CLERK BRAD KENDALL HOSTS PASSPORT DAY ON SEPTEMBER 30
Poughkeepsie, NY – September 19, 2023 – Dutchess County Clerk Brad Kendall is pleased to announce the upcoming Passport Day, scheduled for Saturday, September 30, 2023. This special event will be from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Dutchess County Clerk’s Office, located at 22 Market Street – 1st Floor, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601.
On Passport Day, the Dutchess County Clerk’s Office will be helping adults who are first-time applicants, children under the age of 16, and those in need of a replacement for a lost, stolen, or damaged passport. All services will be provided on a first-come, first-serve basis.
In an effort to ensure smooth travel, it’s important to note that all U.S. citizens must present a valid passport book when entering or re-entering the United States by air. Additionally, U.S. citizens entering the United States from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Bermuda at land borders and seaports of entry must present a passport book, passport card, or other approved travel documents specified by the U.S. government.
As a passport processing facility, the Dutchess County Clerk’s Office offers a convenient one-stop shop for passport applicants. During Passport Day, applicants can apply for their passports and have their passport photos taken. Passport photos are available for new applicants and those seeking passport renewals for an additional fee of $10.00. Please be aware that payments for passport services must be made separately. The applicable fees are as follows:
- Adult: $130.00 (payable by check or money order to the U.S. Dept of State)
- Child: $100.00 (payable by check or money order to the U.S. Dept of State)
- Processing Fee: $35.00 (payable by all forms of payment to Dutchess County Clerk)
- Photo: $10.00 (payable by all forms of payment to Dutchess County Clerk)
No appointments are necessary for Passport Day; only passport and photo transactions will be processed during this event. Please note that DMV or legal-related business will not be accepted.
Free parking is available in the lot adjacent to the County Office Building, subject to availability.
For more information on how to apply for a U.S. passport and to access additional resources, please visit www.dutchessny.gov/Departments/County-Clerk/passports.htm or contact the Dutchess County Clerk’s Office at 845-486-2120.
Dutchess County Clerk Brad Kendall encourages all residents who require passport services to take advantage of this special event and ensure they are travel-ready for the upcoming holiday season.
Brad Kendall, Dutchess County Clerk Dutchess County Clerk’s Office 22 Market Street – 1st Floor Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 Phone: 845-486-2120
Event: Dutchess County Passport Day
Date: Saturday, September 30, 2020
Time: 9:00 am until 1:00 pm
Where: Office of the Dutchess County Clerk 22 Market Street – 1st Floor
Poughkeepsie, New York 12601
No DMV or legal related business will be accepted. Free parking in the lot adjacent to the County Office Building will be available as space permits. Information on how to apply for a U.S. passport is available by visiting www.dutchessny.gov/Departments/County-Clerk/passports.htm or by calling 845-486-2120.