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JACOBS INVITES YOU TO “PASSPORTS ON THE MOVE”



Wednesday, October 2, 2013

County Clerk to Host Outreach at Boulevard Mall

Erie County, NY- Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs announced that his office is hosting a special “Passports on the Move” Outreach on Tuesday, October 15th from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Boulevard Mall in front of the Sears Court. 

Passport Acceptance Agents from the Clerk’s Office will be available to receive and process passport applications to interested citizens during this special community outreach as well as provide passport information. 

“I encourage anyone scheduling a vacation or college students planning their next semester abroad to come to our outreach and apply for their passport,” said County Clerk Jacobs. “I want to let all our passport customers know that my office will continue to accept passport applications regardless of the government shutdown.” 

Applicants will be able to apply for a passport card, passport book or both. Payment must be in the form of check or money order. No cash or credit cards will be accepted and reservations are required. 

“We always want to go that extra mile for our customers and bringing our services to them does just that,” stated County Clerk Jacobs. “My office is pleased to make this outreach available to the entire community.” 

Applicants will need to bring with them an original or certified copy of their birth certificate, proof of identity such as a current New York State driver’s license or non-driver I.D., and one 2x2 photo. The Clerk’s Office can also take a passport photo on-site for a $10 fee. 

Appointments are required and can be made by contacting the Erie County Clerk’s Office directly at 716-858-8866. Passport applications, a list of all required documents and a schedule of fees is available by visiting www.erie.gov/passports.