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The Prothonotary is now accepting ROUTINE Passport applications by APPOINTMENT ONLY at the Doylestown office. 

Beginning on Wednesday November 4th, the Prothonotary will resume extended evening hours BY APPOINTMENT ONLY for Passport applicants.  APPOINTMENTS may be scheduled between 4:30 pm and 7:00 pm.  Extended hours for appointments will be available every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month.

Applicants that are not traveling for 10 weeks or more, that can also produce all required identification, photos and prepared (unsigned) forms may make an appointment by calling 215-348-6185.

Please note that we cannot accept walk-in applicants or applications for expedited passport service at this time.  

To prepare and print your Passport form, before your appointment, please visit: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports/how-apply/forms.html Please DO NOT sign your application until asked to do so during your appointment.

Visitors to the Justice Center must 1) Wear a mask at all times in public locations; 2) Stay at least six (6) feet away from others; and 3) follow the procedures as outlined in Emergency Order #15.

WALK-IN APPLICANTS ARE NOT BEING ACCEPTED AT THIS TIME.

The Upper and Lower Bucks Government Services Centers Prothonotary Counters remain closed.

Where To Apply For A Passport

You can apply for a passport at one of the following offices. Applications for a passport and forms for renewal of a passport can be obtained at any of the offices listed below. The average processing time is eight to 10 weeks. To download an application form click here.

All minors applying for a passport must appear in person.

Remember, when applying for a new passport DO NOT SIGN the application until you appear before us.

The Office of the Prothonotary
Judith Reiss, Prothonotary
Bucks County Justice Center 
100 North Main Street
Doylestown, PA 18901 
Phone: 215-348-6191 
Fax: 215-348-6184

Lower Bucks County Government Services Center 
7321 New Falls Road 
Levittown, PA  19055 
267-580-3500 

Upper Bucks County Government Services Center 
261 California Road 
Quakertown, PA  18951 
215-529-7250
Applicants must bring their own copies of identifying documents, front and back, plus two checks or money orders for payment.

Normal Hours: 
By APPOINTMENT ONLY

     

Normal Hours: 
Currently closed for passport services

Please note: In case of closure, all services provided by the Government Services Centers can be performed in Doylestown. 

Normal Hours: 
Currently closed for passport services

Please note: In case of closure, all services provided by the Government Services Centers can be performed in Doylestown.

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


The Office of the Prothonotary
Judith Reiss, Prothonotary
Patricia Zimmerman, First Deputy
Randall Flager, Esq., Solicitor

Bucks County Justice Center 
100 North Main Street
Doylestown, Pennsylvania 18901 
Phone: 215-348-6191 
Fax: 215-348-6184
Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Passport applications by Appointment Only