Due to health precautions we are taking due to the COVID 19 Pandemic, all of our services at both of our locations will be by appointment only.

To schedule an appointment in our County Courthouse Office at 60 West Broad Street, Bridgeton NJ, please call 856-453-4860.

All Notary Oath appointments will be temporarily scheduled and conducted at our Cumberland County Courthouse Office in Bridgeton New Jersey. You may schedule an appointment by calling 856-453-4860.

Our hours of operation at both offices are temporarily being modified as well.

The County Courthouse Office hours are Monday- Friday 8:30 am- 4:30 pm, and the Cumberland County Store Office hours are Monday- Friday 11:00 am- 7:00 pm and Saturday 11:00 AM- 3:00 PM.

We are accepting passport services only in our Cumberland County Store Office,  by appointment only. Walk in scheduling will be allowed as well.

To schedule an appointment please call 856-300-7466.

Important Passport Notice – The Department of State Has Changed Passport Requirements

Effective January 9, 2017, the Department of State is requiring all customers applying for a passport using form DS-11 to submit a clear copy of their citizenship evidence in addition to their original or certified copy of U.S. citizenship. Please review the documents below for more detail.

Plan now and avoid stressful travel later!  To learn more visit Travel.State.Gov/ApplyEarly.

Passport Processing Hours

Temporarily by appointment at our Cumberland County Store(Cumberland Mall) 856-300-7466.

Bridgeton Office (County Courthouse, 60 West Broad Street, 1st floor Room A137) 856-453-4860

  • Monday–Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Last passport applicant will be accepted at 4:00)
  • Extended hours every Tuesday until 7:00 p.m. (Last passport applicant will be accepted at 6:30): TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE
  • Parking is available on the street and the entrance for the County Garage is on Vine Street.
  • Courthouse security requires all visitors to enter in the rear entrance of the building on Fayette Street.

Cumberland County Store (Cumberland Mall) 856-300-7466

  • Monday–Friday 11:00 a.m – 7:00 p.m. (Last passport applicant will be accepted at 6:30)
  • Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Last passport applicant will be accepted at 2:30)
  • Located across from T Mobile and near entrance C.

Passport Information

We encourage you to visit the US Department of State website to learn more about applying for and renewing passports.  Online processing is not available at this time, but you are able to fill out the appropriate forms online and print to bring to our office to expedite processing.  We strongly recommend that you print your forms in black and white and not in color.

The Cumberland County Clerk’s Office is located in the County Courthouse on Broad Street in Bridgeton.   Parking is available on the street and the entrance for the County Garage is on Vine Street.   Courthouse security requires all visitors to enter in the rear entrance of the building on Fayette Street.

Routine Service, passports are generally issued within 10-12 weeks.

Expedited Service, passports are taking 4-6 weeks.  The fee for Expedited service is an additional $60.00 per applicant.

If your departure date is within 14 days, you must go directly to the Philadelphia Passport Agency located in the U.S. Customs House, 2nd & Chestnut Streets, Philadelphia, PA. You must make an appointment by calling (877) 487- 2778.  Complete white boxes 1 thru 22 only. Do not sign application. Signature must be witnessed by acceptance clerk.


Please provide one recent professional passport photograph. (2″ x 2″on light or white background)

Front view, full face. No glasses, hats or head gear of any kind (headbands, barrettes, etc.). Do not smile.

  • Photographs can  be taken at the Clerk’s Office for a fee of $10.


  • You can pay your “Passport Fee” portion by check or money order made payable to the “US Department of State.”
  • Our office only accepts credit cards for photo ($10) and processing fees ($35), however charges a $3.00 convenience fee for each transaction.
  • Click here to view Passport fees and requirements.

Children and Minors

All children must appear when making application for passport. Either both parents or legal guardians must execute application for children under age 16. For age 16 or 17, one parent must apply. Parents or guardians must present valid driver’s license or federal government I.D.. If you had a previous passport you may be eligible to use form DS-82 and apply by mail. You can submit your most recent passport, if your previous passport was valid for ten years, and was issued within the previous fifteen (15) years.

For Passport Application click the link below.

To check the status of your application after submission, click the link below.
Passport Status