Passport Services

The City of Chino Hills is a Passport Acceptance Facility.


Effective September 8, 2020, the City of Chino Hills will resume limited passport acceptance services by appointment ONLY.  Walk-in service will not be available during this time.  Please be aware, due to the ever-changing safety regulations surrounding COVID-19, our hours are subject to change without notice.  

Per the U.S. Department of State, Expedited Service is not available at this time.  Please visit for more details.


All applicants are required to be present and bring the following items:

1. Provide a completed new Passport Application Form DS-11

2. Submit Evidence of U.S. Citizenship (original & photocopy) such as:

  • Certified birth certificate issued by the county or state*
  • Consular Report of Birth Abroad
  • Naturalization Certificate
  • Certificate of U.S. Citizenship

3. Present your valid identification and submit a photocopy of front and back                             (double sided copies will not be accepted) such as:

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Current Government ID (city, state, or federal)
  • Current Military ID

4. Provide one passport photo.

5. Two separate payments as follows:

  • Application fee payable to the U.S. Department of State: personal check, money order, or bank draft only, and
  • Execution fee payable to City of Chino Hills: personal check, money order, bank draft, or credit/debit card**

**NOTE: Effective September 10, 2018 there will be a non-refundable convenience fee of 2.5% assessed on all transactions for the use of credit/debit cards paid to the City of Chino Hills for passport related services, which may include additional fees such as photo and/or copy fees.

Passports Previously Issued to Minors

A passport that was issued to a minor is not renewable by mail and should be processed at an acceptance facility using Form DS-11 (PDF) with both the previous passport and the birth certificate (original and photocopy.)

Fees May Change Without Notice

U.S. Passport Book                                       

AgePayment Number 1 U.S. Department of StatePayment Number 2 City of Chino Hills**
16 & over (book)$110.00$35.00 (DS-11 only)
15 & under (book)$80.00$35.00

U.S. Passport Card

AgePayment Number 1 U.S. Department of StatePayment Number 2 City of Chino Hills**
16 & over (book)$30.00$35.00 (DS-11 only)
15 & under (book)$15.00$35.00

Optional Fees and Services to Add in Check Totals

TypePayment Number 1 U.S. Department of StatePayment Number 2 City of Chino Hills**
 Passport Photo N/A $13.00
 Expedite Fee $60.00 N/A
 Copy Fee Per
 N/A $0.10
 Expedite Postage  Fee $17.13$22.75 

Renew by Mail

See if you’re able to Renew By Mail. It’s the simplest way to renew your passport. DS-82: U.S. Passport Renewal Application for Eligible Individuals (By Mail) (PDF)

Processing Time

Regular Service is expected to be delayed due to COVID-19.
Expedited Service is currently not available, per U.S. Department of State. 

*A certified birth certificate has a raised embossed, impressed or multicolored seal. The registrar’s signature and date must be visible. Abstracts which do not include complete parental information are not acceptable for passport purposes. Short-format abstract certificates from California are never acceptable. 

*Children under the age of 16, must be accompanied by BOTH parents.