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In a Hurry?

Expedited service is available to anyone through the office of the Prothonotary. The fee for expedited service is $60.00, payable to the U. S. Department of State.

In addition to expedite the process, applicants may also pay for overnight mailing of the application to the passport agency ($20.00 payable to the Prothonotary) and/or overnight return of the issued passport ($15.45 included with the fees payable by CHECK ONLY to the U.S. Department of State). 

Emergency passports:
See How to Get Your Passport in a Hurry. Emergency passports may be obtained in Philadelphia at the Passport Agency within 14 calendar days of your departure date. You will need proof of your departure date such as airline tickets or itinerary. You must make an appointment by calling 1-877-487-2778.

All fees are subject to change without notice.

For more information log onto www.travel.state.gov.

The Office of the Prothonotary
Patricia L. Bachtle 

Bucks County Courthouse 
100 North Main Street
Doylestown, Pennsylvania 18901 
Phone: 215-348-6191 
Fax: 215-348-6184
Hours: 8 am - 4:15 pm
Passport Applications NOT accepted after 4 pm except the 1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month, where we have extended hours in the courthouse for passports only from 8 am - 7:30 pm 

Lower Bucks County Government Services Center 
7321 New Falls Road 
Levittown, PA, 19055 
267-580-3500
Hours: Monday to Friday 
For hours see the Where to Apply page

Upper Bucks County Government Services Center 
261 California Road 
Quakertown, PA. 
215-529-7250
Thursdays:  For hours see the Where to Apply page