Passport Information


Applications must be received before 3:00 p.m.

Appointments required for the Donaldsonville Office. Call (225) 473-9866, ext. 8 to schedule


The Clerk of Court is an acceptance agent for Passport Services. Applications for new passports, renewals and amendments may be obtained from our office. New passports must be processed by the Clerk of Court or the Passport Agency. Renewals may be completed and mailed by the applicant.

Documents needed to obtain a passport for first time applicants: 

A certified copy of applicant's birth certificate, valid driver's license and one passport photo is required to process the application. We offer the option of obtaining the passport photo in our Gonzales Office for an additional $10 fee.

All persons applying for a passport (including infants) must be present during the application process.


U.S. Passport Renewals – This office DOES NOT process renewals, however, we will assist you with filling out the renewal form and making sure that everything is correct before you mail it to the Passport Agency.  The renewal form DS-82 can be picked up at our office or you can print the form from the U.S. Passport Website www.travel.state.gov .  The fee to process a renewal is $130.00.  There is a $60.00 additional fee for expedited service.  You will also need to provide your previous passport book.  Please visit the U.S. Passport Website for further instructions.