POUGHKEEPSIE – Dutchess County Clerk Brad Kendall announces Passport Day, which will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm at the Dutchess County Clerk’s Office, 22 Market Street– 1st Floor, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601. Adults who are first-time applicants, children under age 16, or those needing a replacement for a lost, stolen, or damaged passport will be assisted on a first-come, first served basis.
All U.S. citizens must present a valid passport book when entering or re-entering the United States by air. U.S. citizens entering the United States from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Bermuda at land borders and sea ports of entry must present a passport book, passport card, or other travel documents approved by the U.S. government. County Clerk Kendall encourages those who are traveling in the near future to utilize the extended hours to apply for a passport in time for the busy holiday travel season.
As a passport processing facility, the County Clerk’s Office serves as a one-stop shop where applicants can apply for their passports and also have their passport photos taken. Photos are available to new applicants and those seeking passport renewals for an additional fee.
Please note that applicable fees payable to the US Department of State must be in the form of a check or money order.