Monday, October 3, 2022

Get a passport this weekend

The cost of a U.S. passport is expected to rise about 35 percent next month, to $135. But before then, the U.S. Department of State has declared this Saturday, March 27, as “Passport Day in the USA,” offering people the chance to apply for a passport, without an appointment, on a Saturday.

The Denton County Clerk’s Office in Denton is hosting a Passport Fair on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. to provide passport information and accept passport applications.

U.S. citizens must present a valid passport book when entering or re-entering the United States by air.

Citizens entering the U.S. from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Bermuda at land borders and sea ports of entry must present a passport book, passport card, or other travel documents approved by the U.S. government. 

Information on the cost and how to apply for a U.S. passport is available at

U.S. citizens may also obtain passport information by phone, in English and Spanish, by calling the National Passport Information Center toll-free at 1-877-487-2778.

What: Passport Day in the USA Passport Fair
Date: Saturday, March 27, 2010
Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where:  Denton County Clerk’s Office, 1450 East McKinney,  Denton, TX 76209

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