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Lincoln County Clerk
225 W Olive St, #201
Hours of Operation Shown in (PST)
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 Newport
Newport Passport Office: Lincoln County Clerk Location Overview
Lincoln County Clerk is an acceptance agent/passport office. For passport service in Newport, OR you can go here for passport help. Lincoln County Clerk 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 Newport. Lincoln County Clerk is located in County, Oregon.
About Lincoln County Clerk
Lincoln County Clerk is not a passport issuance facility and you will NOT receive a passport on-site there. This facility is an acceptance agent, the Lincoln County Clerk 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 Name Change Application
Passport Processing Times at Lincoln County Clerk
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 Lincoln County Clerk to get your passport quicker, typically in 4-6 weeks.
Emergency Processing - (NOT AVAILABLE at Lincoln County Clerk): If you have proof of travel within 3 days you can request an emergency appointment at one of the regional passport offices close to Newport. Also see our info about 3rd-party passport expediters.
Nearest Regional Passport Offices to Newport, OR
Seattle Passport Agency - 188.9 Miles
San Francisco Passport Agency - 420.1 Miles
Los Angeles Passport Agency - 687.4 Miles
Passport Services Offered at Lincoln County Clerk
Passport Forms - If you need to pick up a physical pre-printed application that you can fill out by hand, the Lincoln County Clerk 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 - Lincoln County Clerk 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.
Lincoln County Clerk Service Area Radius
This passport office is located in -
Lincoln County and serves the passport needs for residents of other nearby zipcodes including: 97365, 97366, 97369, 97391, 97380, 97376, 97341, 97357, 97343, 97388, 97394, 97367, 97364, 97326, 97498, 97370, 97368, 97390, 97344
Frequently asked questions
How fast can I get a passport at Lincoln County Clerk?
Lincoln County Clerk 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?
Does Lincoln County Clerk charge for passports?
Lincoln County Clerk is an acceptance agent, Lincoln County Clerk 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 Lincoln County Clerk?
If by walk-in service you mean get your passport there at Lincoln County Clerk? 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 Lincoln County Clerk 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 Lincoln County Clerk 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, Lincoln County Clerk will not be able to assist any further.
Does Lincoln County Clerk take passport photos?
No, you will have to get your passport photo taken before you go to Lincoln County Clerk 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 Newport.
What forms of payment does Lincoln County Clerk accept?
At Lincoln County Clerk, 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.