Probate
100 10th Street
Government Center
6th Floor
Marriage Licenses & Weapons Carry Licenses:
(706) 225-4750
Estates, Guardianships, Billing, & Other:
(706) 653-4333

Requirements to Apply for a Passport

  • Completed DS-11 form (available in office) in BLACK ink ONLY
  • Proof of Citizenship (one of any of the below):
    • Certified Birth Certificate
    • Naturalization Certificate
    • previously issued Passport
  • Photo ID (one of either of the below):
    • Driver's License
    • State/Government ID
  • One Passport Photo (acceptable passport photos have to meet stringent specifications)

FEES - 2 Separate Payments

  1. $35 Application Fee paid to Probate Court - Cash/Cashier’s Check/Money Order/Credit or Debit ($2.50 processing fee)
  2. Check or Money Order ONLY payable to US Department of State
    • Adult Passport Book - $130
    • Adult Passport Card - $30
    • Minor (under 16) Passport Book - $100
    • Minor (under 16) Passport Card - $15
    • Expedite Fee - $60 plus $18.32 for postage

Minor Applicants (under 16)

  • Minor MUST be present
  • Both parents MUST be present OR bring completed DS-3053 form (Notarized Statement of Consent) AND front of back copy of Driver’s License/ID from absent parent

Hours

• Applications will be processed on a walk-in basis on: Monday - Friday 8:30AM to 3:30PM


If you have further questions or need more information, please visit www.travel.state.gov or call the National Passport Information Center at 1-877-487-2778


Contact

Physical Address:
Government Center
100 10th Street, 6th Floor
Columbus, Georgia, 31901
Mailing Address:
Probate Court of Columbus
P.O. Box 1340
Columbus, Ga, 31902
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday *
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
* We stop accepting applications for marriage and weapons carry licenses at 4:00 PM

The Probate Court of Columbus observes the holiday schedule approved by the Columbus City Council. Our office will be closed on City holidays. For a complete listing of City holidays, review the City's Holiday Schedule.

Phone Numbers:
Marriage Licenses & Weapons Carry Licenses:
(706) 225-4750
Estates, Guardianships, Billing, & Other:
(706) 653-4333

Acceptable forms of payment:
Cash, debit or credit cards (for an additional fee), money order or cashiers check. NO PERSONAL CHECKS.