The Sevier County Clerk's Office with Passport Application Acceptance services are taking applications by appointment only. Each individual requesting a passport MUST HAVE THEIR OWN APPOINTMENT and have a personal check or money order for the Dept of State Fees. County clerk and photo fees can be paid by check, cash or credit card (3% charge on cards). Please arrive 15 minutes before your appointment.
Our office serves as a passport agent for the US Department of State. We have No control over the time it takes to receive the completed passport. Our agents will provide you with instructions on how to track your passport once your paperwork has left our office.
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 https://travel.state.gov/
Passport services are provided at the following times and location:
Sevier County Courthouse Office Hours:
County Clerk Office Monday - Friday
125 Court Ave, Suite 202E 8:00am – 4:00pm
Sevierville, TN 37862 (by appointment)
TO APPLY FOR A NEW PASSPORT
You will need to apply in person with the following:
- A Certified Birth Certificate, including parent(s) names (No photocopies are accepted)
- A valid Driver License or State Identification
- One (1) Check or Money Order
- One (1) official Passport Photos (Passport photos can be obtained onsite)
- Social Security Number for each applicant, The SSN card is not required to be brought in but the number will be needed for the application
Applications MUST be filled out in BLACK INK.
Click here for the Passport Fee Schedule
CHILDREN UNDER 16
All children under age 16 must apply for a passport in person with the consent of all parents or guardians using Form DS-11. You cannot renew your child's passport using Form DS-82. More details can be found on:
APPLICANTS AGE 16 AND 17
If you have your own current identification document (ID), you may apply for a passport. You must show that at least one legal parent or legal guardian is aware that you are applying for a passport. More details can be found on:
To check the status of an application you have submitted, click here:
Note: The status is typically available online 5-7 days after applying.
RENEW AN EXISTING PASSPORT
You mail in your own passport renewal. We provide passport photos on-site for $10 each (set of two), 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.
Form DS-11: For new adult passports and minors under 16
Form DS-82: for renewals within 5 years of expiration (adult passports only)
The Sevier County Clerk's Office accepts cash, checks, and credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, and American Express) for photo and execution fees. We can only accept checks or money orders for the application fees which are remitted to the U.S. Department of State. We cannot accept cash or credit card for this payment. 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 Sevier County Clerk's Office. For returned checks 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)
CLICK HERE TO SCHEDULE YOUR PASSPORT APPOINTMENT