How Do I Obtain a Passport?
Passports can be obtained at the County Clerk's Office, 210 Lake Street in Elmira. Applications are processed 8:30am to 4:00pm Monday through Friday.
16 and older (10 year passport issued) - Check or money order ONLY made payable to U.S. Dept. of State - $110.00
15 and under (5 year passport issued) - Check or money order ONLY made payable to U.S. Dept. of State - $80.00
PLUS a $25.00 Execution Fee for each passport (Cash or check made payable to Chemung County Clerk)
Passport Photos(2) taken at County Clerk's Office - $12.00
Passports are obtained 6 weeks after application.
Expedite Passport service (3 weeks delivery) is $60.00 additional fee per applicant.
YOU WILL ALSO NEED:
1. Two identical passport photos (COLOR Only)
2. Proof of citizenship: Birth certificate with raised seal, file date and certified by Official Custodian of the Record (NO hospital certificates) or previous passport or Naturalization Certificate
3. Identification: Current driver's license or previous passport (if issued after 16th birthday within the past 10 years) or current college ID
How Do I Make a FOIL request?
Freedom of Information Law requests pertaining to records held by County Departments can be obtained by contacting the Chemung County Public Information Director. Click here to learn more
How Do I Order a Birth or Death Certificate?
Birth and death certificates are available from the Vital Records department which is located at 103 Washington Street in Elmira. Certificates are only available for births and deaths thatONLY occurred in Chemung County.