Passport Fees

A separate check or money order payable to the U.S. Department of State is required for each individual passport application for the Passport, Expedite and Overnight Return fees. The Execution, Photo, Certified Mail, Overnight Mail, and Renewal Handling fees must be paid separately, and can be paid by cash, money order, or check payable to Hempstead Town Clerk. Please do not pre-fill check amounts in advance as fees may vary with individual situations. Only personal checks drawn from a bank branch located within New York State will be accepted. Credit cards are not accepted.

*Starting December 27, 2021, the US Department of State will increase the cost of all passport books by $20. All other associated fees remain the same.

Passport Fees
As of December 27, 2021
Child (Under 16 Years)
Adult (16 Years & Over)
Passport Book Fee Payable to U.S. Department of State$100$130
Passport Card Fee Payable to U.S. Department of State$15$30
Passport Book and Card Fee Payable to U.S. Department of State$115$160
Execution Fee Payable to Hempstead Town Clerk$35$35
Photo Fee (Optional) Payable to Hempstead Town Clerk$10$10
Expedite Fee for Passport Book,
Passport Card or Renewals (Optional) Payable to U.S. Department of State
Overnight Mail (Optional) Payable to Hempstead Town Clerk$26.50$26.50
Overnight Mail Return (Optional) Payable to U.S. Department of State$18.32$18.32

Additional Information

For further information on obtaining your passport, call the Hempstead Town Clerk's Passport Office at (516) 812-3100, email us at, or visit us at Hempstead Town Hall.

Please Note: Final determination for the issuance of a United States passport rests solely with the U.S. Department of State. As per the U.S. Department of State, all passport fees are nonrefundable. You may contact the National Passport Information Center at 877-487-2778 if you have any general passport questions.