Administration and Passports FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)


Where are the locations?

The Office of the County Clerk has a presence at 10 locations.  Please refer to this link below for each details of each location, an interactive map, and services provided:

County Clerk Locations


What are the County Clerk’s office hours?

For most offices,  hours are 8 a.m. through 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding County holidays.  Passport acceptance offices are open 8:00 a.m. through 3:30 p.m.



What is the cost for TABC County Clerk wet/dry certification?

The cost is $10, cash or check only.  No debit or credit cards.


How do I know what the wet/dry status of an address is?

To view Tarrant County’s GIS maps, please go to:  Tarrant County GIS Maps, and choose “Wet/Dry” from the Layer List. and choose “Wet/Dry” from the Layer List.


Can you give me information regarding the monthly foreclosure sales?

Please visit:  Tarrant County's Public Search for notices and FAQs.  The sales are held the first Tuesday of each month and are conducted by the trustees of the mortgage companies, not the county.



How long will it take to receive my passport?

Please refer to:  Department of State Processing Times for approximate processing times. Currently, routine processing is 8-11 weeks and expedited is 5-7 weeks.


What passport forms are available?

For access to passport forms, please go to:  Passport Forms


What are the passport fees?

For passport fee information, please go to: Passport Fees. Tarrant County photo fees are $15.


Do we take photos for passports?

Yes, photos are available for a $15 fee.


What are the requirements to apply for a minor’s passport?

For requirements and information regarding applying for a minor’s passport (under 16 years old), please go to:  Minor Passport Information

If the applicant is 16 or 17, please visit:  Passport Information for 16 and 17 year olds


What forms of payment are accepted for passports?

We accept checks and money orders only. Cash, credit cards, and debit cards are not accepted.


What are the passport offices hours?

8 a.m. through 3:30 p.m. at all locations (Northwest, Southwest, Southlake, Northeast and Arlington).


For details,  please see this link:

Passport Information


How do I renew my passport, and am I eligible to do so?

For information regarding passport renewal, please go to:  Passport Renewal