Clerk Recorder

The Stanislaus County Clerk-Recorder's office is a passport acceptance agent. Our office will accept and verify all the information needed, collect the necessary fees, pictures and forms, and forward them to the passport agency. Your passport will be mailed directly to you from the passport agency.  For US passport questions and on-line applications please go to the agency's website:

  • See passport agency website for passport requirements, fees and processing times
  • A separate check or cash to County Clerk to review and accept the application. For current processing fee, click here.
  • Applications are accepted from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday

As of November 1st, persons applying for passports will not be able to wear glasses in their passport photos.
Click here for more information

If your passport has been processed and you do not receive it during the allotted time you may contact the United States Passport Services direct line listed below:

National Passport Information Center
Clerk Recorder (877) 487-2778 - Direct Line
(888) 874-7793 - TDD

Hours: 8:00 am. – 8:00pm, Monday through Friday – Eastern Time
The Center is closed Saturday, Sunday and Federal Holidays
24 hour automated service 7 Days a week
Internet address: