Contact Information

1643 Market St.
Redding, CA 96001

Mailing: P.O. Box 990880
Redding, CA 96099-0880

Phone: (530) 225-5730
Fax: (530) 225-5454
Email: County Clerk
CA Relay Service: 711 or (800) 735-2922


Office Processing Information:

  • The office of the County Clerk is an Acceptance Agent for the U.S. Passport Agency.
  • Passport applications are processed Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
  • The process may take 20-30 minutes, possibly longer with multiple applications.
  • Passport Fees consist of 2 separate payments for each application. (Please see ~ Current Fees ~) 
    • Payment to the U.S. Department of State may only be preprinted checks or money orders.
    • Payment to this Acceptance Facility, Shasta County Clerk, may be made by cash, preprinted checks or money orders.
  • Credit or debit cards are NOT accepted for either payments.

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Apply In Person If:

  • You are applying for your first U.S. Passport .
  • You are under age 16 .
  • Your previous U.S. Passport was: issued when you were under age 16; lost, stolen, or damaged; issued more than 15 years ago.
  • Your name has changed since your U.S. Passport was issued and you are unable to legally document your name change.

       If ANY of the above apply:

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Apply by Mail if ALL of the following are true:  

       Your most recent U.S. Passport:

  • Is undamaged and can be submitted with your application.
  • Was issued when you were age 16 or older.
  • Was issued within the last 15 years.
  • Was issued in your current name or you can legally document your name change.

       If ALL of the above apply:

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When are you traveling? Check current application processing times online

 Have you already applied for a Passport?

Check U.S. Passport application status online

For more Passport information see



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