The Schoharie County Clerk's Office will host a special passport day on Saturday, October 29 from 9am-noon at the County Clerk's Office, 284 Main Street, Schoharie.
This is in addition to the office's normal hours for passport applications, Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm and Wednesdays, 8:30am-7pm.
The office will be accepting applications for first-time passports and will assist anyone with completing the renewal application for passport books or cards. They will also take passport photos.
New rule this year, no glasses can be worn in photo except under certain circumstances and with a doctor's note.
A reminder of what to bring:
•Birth certificate with raised seal and both parents listed, or certificate of naturalization.
•Driver's license or photo identification with picture, signature and date of birth.
•Check or money order, payable to the Department of State (one for each applicant).
•Check, money order or cash for the processing fee payable to Schoharie County Clerk.
•Children 15 and under, both parents must be present or provide a notarized waiver from the absent parent.
For more detailed information on how to apply for a U.S. passport, visit travel.state.gov.
U.S. citizens may also obtain passport information by phone, in English or Spanish, by calling the National Passport Information Center toll-free at 1-877-487-2778.
For any other questions, contact the Schoharie County Clerk's Office, 295-8316.