Passport Appointments

PassportPLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE MAKING AN APPOINTMENT

Applications are accepted by appointment only at the Township Clerk’s office weekdays between 9:00 am – 3:00 pm.  Appointments are made online only.
 
All applicants must be present.  No more than four (4) applications will be processed during one appointment slot.  If you need to process more than four (4) applications, please make more than one appointment. 
 
IF YOU ARE MORE THAN 15 MINUTES LATE FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT, OR YOU DO NOT HAVE ALL OF THE CORRECT DOCUMENTS, YOU MAY BE ASKED TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT FOR ANOTHER DATE.

For more information call (616) 949-1508.

All appointments are located at
Cascade Township Hall 
5920 Tahoe Dr. SE
Grand Rapids, MI  49546

Do you need to renew your passport?  In most cases, adult passport renewals can be done by mail.  Click here to find out if you are eligible for renewal by mail.

 

What You Need For A Normal Passport

  • Completed application.  (You may complete the application on line at www.travel.state.gov and print the completed application or obtain one before your appointment at Township offices).  If you print the form, it MUST be single-sided.  The U.S. Department of State does NOT accept double-sided forms.
  • Valid Driver’s License or State ID
  • Certified Birth Certificate with raised seal or Naturalization Certificate.
  • If there has been a name change, please bring original name change documents (court documents signed by a Judge, or a document with a raised seal)
  • Passport Pictures
    • Color photo, taken in the last 6 months
    • Must be a clear image of your face
    • No selfies
    • No eyeglasses
    • Plain white or off-white background
    • More information about passport photos here
  • Two separate Payments
    • One payment to the US Dept. of  State (Check or Money Order ONLY)
    • Second payment to the Township of Cascade (Cash, Check or Money Order) 
 

Fees for 16 years & older – Valid for 10 Years

Passport Book-Travel Internationally via air, land or sea
 
Standard (8 to 11 Weeks) Expedited (5 to 7 Weeks)
$130.00  (US Dept of State) $190.00 (US Dept of State)
$  35.00  (Township of Cascade) $  35.00 (Township of Cascade)
   

Passport Card-Travel to Mexico, Canada, the Caribbean, and Bermuda via land and sea ports-of-entry (Not valid for air travel)
 
Standard (8 to 11 Weeks) Expedited (5 to 7 Weeks)
$ 30.00 (US Dept of State) $ 90.00 (US Dept of State)
$ 35.00 (Township of Cascade) $ 35.00 (Township of Cascade)
   


Fees for under 16 years old-Valid for 5 Years

**CHILD AND BOTH PARENTS MUST BE PRESENT**

Passport Book
 
Standard (8 to 11 Weeks) Expedited (5 to 7 Weeks)
$ 100.00 (US Dept of State) $160.00 (US Dept of State)
$ 35.00 (Township of Cascade) $  35.00 (Township of Cascade)
   

Passport Card
 
Standard (8 to 11 Weeks) Expedited (5 to 7 Weeks)
$ 15.00 (US Dept of State) $ 75.00 (US Dept of State)
$ 35.00 (Township of Cascade) $ 35.00  (Township of Cascade)
   

For more information on documentation required, fees, application forms and a wealth of other passport and international travel information, click here to be redirected to the U.S. State Department.