Passport Services

Passport Application Service Now Available

The Luzerne County Prothonotary is now accepting passport applications at the County Courthouse.


The Luzerne County Prothonotary Office is an official Acceptance Facility for U.S. Passport applications.

To download blank passport application forms, and for frequently asked questions about U.S. Passports, including up to date travel advisories and other relevant information such as application processing times, please visit the U.S. Department of State official website at https://Travel.State.Gov  This site contains all the information you need to prepare your application and what other documents are required.

An appointment is required for submitting applications for NEW PASSPORTS, NEW PASSPORT CARDS, and/or MINORS UNDER THE AGE OF 16, at the Prothonotary Office.

Applicants must bring a current photo that meets the requirements listed on the passport application.  The Prothonotary Office does not provide passport photo service at this time.

Once you have all your documentation prepared, click the link below to schedule your appointment.  Each applicant requires their own appointment. For example, Two applicants must book Two appointments.

*Please note-  adult passport renewals must be done through the mail. Applicant must mail directly to the National Passport Processing Center listed on the renewal application. No appoointment is necessary for renewals.  

If you have questions, please contact the Prothonotary Office at (570) 825-1749.