The Superior Court acts as an agent for the U.S. Government to process passport applications. You may complete your application at any branch office of the Superior Court, located in Stockton, Lodi, Tracy, or Manteca (Court Locations). The Clerk's Offices are open for business at each location from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, except on legal holidays. You should allow thirty (30) minutes to process your application. You may also pick up a renewal application from the same office.
Effective December 9th, 2009 all branches will stop processing applications at 2:00 p.m.
In order to apply for a passport, each applicant needs to bring the following items:
All minor applicants, including infants, must appear with both parents at the Office of the Superior Court with a certified copy of the applicant's birth certificate or naturalization certificate, parent's identification document and 2 passport photos. If both parents are not available, please contact the Superior Court for further instructions or go to www.travel.state.gov for further instructions. Bring everything to the Superior Court.
Please allow 25 business days for processing the application.
More information on passports can be obtained at the National Passport Information Center (NPIC) at www.travel.state.gov or toll free # 1-877-487-2778.
National passport Information Center Processing times and fees as of Feb. 14, 2011: Passport_Services.pdf