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Apache County Clerk of Superior Court: Passport Office in St Johns AZ

Last Reviewed on October 23rd, 2021


Location:
Apache County Clerk of Superior Court
Address:
70 E 3rd St S
 
St Johns, AZ 85936
 
Hours of Operation Shown in (MST)
Monday
9:00AM - 4:00PM
Tuesday
9:00AM - 4:00PM
Wednesday
9:00AM - 4:00PM
Thursday
9:00AM - 4:00PM
Friday
-


Handicap Accessible (ADA): Yes

Passport Photos: No, you will need to get passport photos taken before going there. Here is our passport photo guide for reference and here is a list of places to get passport photos in St Johns.


St Johns Passport Office: Apache County Clerk of Superior Court Location Overview

Apache County Clerk of Superior Court is an acceptance agent/passport office. For passport service in St Johns, AZ you can go here for passport help. Apache County Clerk of Superior Court is a Court facility that is able to witness your signature and seal your passport documents - standard processing is 4-8 weeks. This office DOES NOT issue passports, they will send your passport forms directly to a regional passport facility. There are NO other passport acceptance agent offices located in St Johns. Apache County Clerk of Superior Court is located in County, Arizona.

About Apache County Clerk of Superior Court

Apache County Clerk of Superior Court is not a passport issuance facility and you will NOT receive a passport on-site there. This facility is an acceptance agent, the Apache County Clerk of Superior Court is sort of like a special notary for the Department of State / Passport Agency in which they can "Witness" your signature and officially "Seal" your application and documents. There is a separate $35 fee for this that is paid at the time of sealing.

Needs to visit an acceptance agent
New Passports Application (Child or Adult)
Lost / Damaged Passport Replacement

Doesn't need to visit an acceptance agent
Passport Renewal
Passport Name Change Application

Passport Processing Times at Apache County Clerk of Superior Court

Standard Processing - Because of Covid-19, the current processing times are 10-12 weeks after submitting an application.

Expedited Processing - You can pay an extra $60 when sealing your documents at Apache County Clerk of Superior Court to get your passport quicker, typically in 4-6 weeks.

Emergency Processing - (NOT AVAILABLE at Apache County Clerk of Superior Court): If you have proof of travel within 3 days you can request an emergency appointment at one of the regional passport offices close to St Johns. Also see our info about 3rd-party passport expediters.

Nearest Regional Passport Offices to St Johns, AZ

Western Passport Agency - 157.6 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 214.8 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 374.5 Miles

Passport Services Offered at Apache County Clerk of Superior Court

Passport Forms - If you need to pick up a physical pre-printed application that you can fill out by hand, the Apache County Clerk of Superior Court will have pre-printed passport forms. You may also get passport forms from our website and print them on your own printer.

Passport Document Sealing / Passport Application Signature Witness - Apache County Clerk of Superior Court is an official Acceptance Agent as appointed by the Department of State. Certain municipal and postal employees at this location are authorized to "Witness" your signature (kind of like a notary).
NOTE: not required for passport renewals
Acceptance Agent fee is $35 (see more about Acceptance Agent Fees)

4-6 week passport expediting / 10-12-week standard passport service - These are the standard processing times for passports at any acceptance agent.

Apache County Clerk of Superior Court Service Area Radius

This passport office is located in - Apache County and serves the passport needs for residents of other nearby zipcodes including: 85936, 85924, 85938, 86502, 87315, 85940, 86512, 85912, 86028, 87829, 85927, 85937, 85942,

Frequently asked questions

How fast can I get a passport at Apache County Clerk of Superior Court?

Apache County Clerk of Superior Court does not issue passports, they are sent to a central processing facility, it will take at a minimum of 4 weeks if using expedited service and up to 12 weeks for standard processing.

I need a passport sooner than that, what are my options?

It's about 320 miles roundtrip, so it is pretty far from St Johns to Western Passport Agency, the closest passport issuing agency. You might want to consider using a passport expediting service to save you the time of going there yourself.

Does Apache County Clerk of Superior Court charge for passports?

Apache County Clerk of Superior Court is an acceptance agent, Apache County Clerk of Superior Court does not issue passports – they do however charge the standard $35 acceptance agent fee to seal your documents, this is only required for new or replacement passport applications; renewals do not need to be sealed and thus no acceptance agent fee is required. Please see our detailed information on passport fees.

Can I get walk-in passport service at Apache County Clerk of Superior Court?

If by walk-in service you mean get your passport there at Apache County Clerk of Superior Court? Then no. They do not issue passports, you can get walk-in passport issuance at a regional passport facility only, not local acceptance agent facilities; passport are sent to a central processing location.

Does Apache County Clerk of Superior Court do passport renewals?

If you have your expired or soon-to-be expired passport, it is in good condition and the validity period on your expired passport was for 10-years, then you do not even need to visit an acceptance agent. You can do your application online, print-it and send it in with new passport photos, the old passport, and the required passport fees. See our guide about passport renewals to renew your passport yourself.

Can Apache County Clerk of Superior Court tell me about the status of my application?

No, they are acceptance agents and have nothing to do with the application once they witness your signature and seal your application. Once an application is in-process, Apache County Clerk of Superior Court will not be able to assist any further.

Does Apache County Clerk of Superior Court take passport photos?

No, you will have to get your passport photo taken before you go to Apache County Clerk of Superior Court for the sealing of your passport. Do not go there without getting passport photos first or you will not get your application sealed. Here's the list of locations to get passport photos in St Johns.

What forms of payment does Apache County Clerk of Superior Court accept?

At Apache County Clerk of Superior Court, the passport acceptance fees can be paid for with a check, cash, money order or debit card. Passport Fees can only be paid with a check or money order.