Passports

Passport Acceptance Facility


The Murray City Recorder’s office has been designated as a Passport Acceptance Facility by the U.S. Department of State. We are located at:
5025 South State Street #115
Murray, UT 84107
(801) 264-2660
Passport applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (closed legal holidays). We do not take appointments; walk-ins only. Passport applications will not be processed after 4:00 pm.

Murray City offers services for Adult First Time Applicants, Minor Applicants and Passport Renewals.

General Passport Information


The Passport Book is used for international travel by air, land, and sea. The Passport Card is only valid when entering the U.S. by land and sea from Mexico, Canada, the Caribbean, and Bermuda. It is not valid for international air travel.

Applications are generally processed within six weeks. Expedited applications are processed within three weeks.

Once you have submitted your application, you can check the status of your passport application on the U.S. Department of State’s website. Please allow 5-7 business days for your passport information to be loaded online.

Passport Applications


Passport applications can be obtained and submitted through the Murray City Recorder’s office. The application is also available online.

In order to expedite the application process, we encourage you to download your passport application from the U.S. Department of State’s website and fill it out prior to coming in to our office. DO NOT SIGN the passport application until requested to do so.

Please bring the following items with you when you come to apply for a U.S. Passport:
  1. A check, money order, or certified check made payable to the U.S. Department of State for the application fee;
  2. Cash, check, credit or debit card to pay for your Execution Fees to Murray City;
  3. Valid picture ID:
    • Current Driver’s License
    • Military ID
    • FAA pilot’s license
    • Certificate of Naturalization
    • Government employee ID
    • U.S. passport;

        4. A copy of the front and back of your ID;

        5. Proof of Citizenship:
    • Original government issued birth certificate (hospital issued birth certificates are not accepted)
    • Original Naturalization Certificate
    • Original Citizenship Certificate
    • Certificate of U.S. Birth Abroad
    • Previous U.S. passport.

     6. A copy of the front and back of your citizenship document.

Passport Photos


Passport photos are available in the Murray City Recorder’s Office for a fee of $10.00 per photo (payable to Murray City). Photograph requirements include the following:
  1. One U.S. Passport photograph is required with the application.
  2. The photograph must have been taken within the last six months.
  3. Pictures must be in color and on a white background.
  4. Pictures must be a 2 X 2 inch square.

Personal Appearance


All applicants (including children) must personally appear when applying for a passport.
Children under 16 years of age must have both parents present. Children 16 and 17 years of age must have one parent present.
Social security numbers must be provided for all passport applicants.

Passport Fees


Please note that you must bring two separate payments when applying for a U.S. Passport. The Application Fee needs to be in the form of a check or money order made payable to the U.S. Department of State. The Execution Fee is payable to Murray City and can be made in the form of cash, check, credit or debit card.

U.S. Passport Book
Adult Passport Book (age 16 years and older)
Total $135.00 (two separate payments required)
$110.00 (payable to U.S. Department of state in the form of a check or money order only)
$25.00 (payable to Murray City – cash, check, credit or debit card)

Minor Passport Book (15 years and younger)
Total $105.00 (two separate payments required)
$80.00 (payable to U.S. Department of state in the form of a check or money order only)
$25.00 (payable to Murray City – cash, check, credit or debit card)

U.S. Passport Card
Adult Passport Card (age 16 years and older)
Total $55.00 (two separate payments required)
$30.00 (payable to U.S. Department of state in the form of a check or money order only)
$25.00 (payable to Murray City – cash, check, credit or debit card)

Minor Passport Card (15 years and younger)
Total $40.00 (two separate payments required)
$15.00 (payable to U.S. Department of state in the form of a check or money order only)
$25.00 (payable to Murray City – cash, check, credit or debit card)

Please note: Passport cards are valid for land and sea entry only into Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, and the Caribbean. They cannot be used if you plan to fly to one of these destinations.

U.S. Passport Book and Card
Adult Passport Book and Card (age 16 years and older)
Total $165.00 (two separate payments required)
$140.00 (payable to U.S. Department of state in the form of a check or money order only)
$25.00 (payable to Murray City – cash, check, credit or debit card)

Minor Passport Book and Card (15 years and younger)
Total $120.00 (two separate payments required)
$95.00 (payable to U.S. Department of state in the form of a check or money order only)
$25.00 (payable to Murray City – cash, check, credit or debit card)