Ulster County Clerk Nina Postupack and Olive Town Clerk Dawn Giuditta are hosting a special passport event at the Olive Town Clerk’s Office located at 45 Watson Hollow Road, West Shokan, New York on Thursday, September 12 from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. The public will be able to obtain passport information and submit their passport applications for processing.
U.S. citizens must present a valid passport book when entering or re-entering the United States by air. U.S. citizens entering the United States 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.
All first-time applicants must appear in person. Anyone under age 16 must also have both parents present (unless the appearing parent has a completed DS-3053) while ages 16-17 require only one parent present. First time applicants will also need their original birth certificate (or a certified copy) and their driver’s license or non-driver ID. There are two separate payments which must be made and at least one of those payments must be in the form of a check or money order. Pictures can be taken on site for $10.00.
For a comprehensive list of requirements or for any questions pertaining to the fees or procedures for obtaining a passport, please visit ulstercountyny.gov/countyclerk. Passport information can also be obtained by calling the Ulster County Clerk’s Office at (845) 340-3270.