Passports

Visit the U.S. Department of State’s website for additional information at travel.state.gov.

*Please note, we cannot accept the DS-82 RENEWAL forms - Click HERE to see who should use this form and how to submit it to the U.S. Department of State for processing.

1. Find more information about passport requirements here.

2. Complete and print your passport application online here.

3. Make an appointment for Sterling Heights passport services here.


Routine processing time is currently 6 - 9 weeks. 

This does not include mailing times which can vary across the country.

Expedited processing time (for an additional fee) is currently 3 - 5 weeks. 

This does not include mailing times which can vary across the country. 

Passport Fees

Payable to: City of Sterling Heights        
Passport Acceptance Facility Fee       $35.00 for each application
Passport Photo Fee       $20.00 each
Payable to: U.S. Department of State  
Adult Passport Book $130.00
Adult Passport Card $  30.00
Minor Passport Book $100.00
Minor Passport Card $  15.00
Expedited Processing Fee
$  60.00
1-2 Day Delivery of Passport $  19.53

Reminders for your appointment:

  • Complete the passport application before arriving for your appointment -- do not sign it.
  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship AND current form of photo ID.
  • A separate check or money order to the U.S. Department of State.
  • A separate check or money order to the City of Sterling Heights for the application fee & photo fee.
  • Passport application may be handwritten or printed in black ink but can not have any corrections or white-out.

Proof of Citizenship & Current ID

Please visit the Department of State website for the most up-to-date list of acceptable proof of citizenship and ID requirements.

Passport Photo Tips

  • Wear neutral colored clothing with no prints or graphics near your head.
  • Hair must be kept off of your face for the photo.
  • Hats and head coverings may not be worn in the photo, except for religious purposes which require a signed statement. 

If you still have questions regarding your passport appointment, please email passports@sterling-heights.net