Press Release – 12/23/2021

APPOINTMENTS ARE REQUIRED. Please call 541-473-5151.  Thank you 

Official Passport website –

Passports – 1st time Applicants

Applications are accepted between 8:30 am & 4:30 pm, Monday thru Friday except holidays,  by appointment ONLY. All persons applying for a passport must be present, including infants and children. Both parents must be present when applying for children under 16.

Forms are available at the Malheur County Clerks Office (Vale), Ontario Post Office and on line @

When completing the form use BLACK INK only, do NOT use white out, if you make a mistake you must complete a new page, per the Passport Agency.  The form cannot have any mistakes.

DO NOT sign the application.  The application must be signed in front of the Accepting Agent.

All applicants must have:

State certified Birth Certificate or Naturalization Certificate (photocopies not allowed)
1 Photo specifically for Passports
Photo ID (Driver’s License) – Both Parents ID if applying for minor children
Check or Money Order (for each application) made payable to the “U.S. Dept of State”
Acceptance Agent (Clerks Office) fee – Check, Money Order, Cash or Debit/Credit card plus consumer fee

Passport checklist

Passport Fees   – Fee Increase 12/27/2021

Please see for current processing times