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The Prothonotary is now accepting ROUTINE Passport applications by APPOINTMENT ONLY at the Doylestown office. 

At this time, all visitors to the Prothonotary are required to make an appointment.  Please use our e-file system whenever possible or submit your filings by mail.  For emergency Family Court filings and Civil matters that cannot be e-filed, PLEASE CALL TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT.

The Prothonotary is now accepting ROUTINE Passport applications by APPOINTMENT ONLY at the Doylestown office. 

Visitors to the Justice Center must 1) Wear a mask at all times in public locations; 2) Stay at least six (6) feet away from others; and 3) follow the procedures as outlined in Emergency Order #15. 

The Upper and Lower Bucks Government Services Centers Prothonotary Counters remain closed.

Where To Apply For A Passport

You can apply for a passport at one of the following offices. Applications for a passport and forms for renewal of a passport can be obtained at any of the offices listed below. The average processing time is eight to 10 weeks. To download an application form click here.

All minors applying for a passport must appear in person.

Remember, when applying for a new passport DO NOT SIGN the application until you appear before us.

The Office of the Prothonotary
Judith Reiss, Prothonotary
Bucks County Justice Center 
100 North Main Street
Doylestown, PA 18901 
Phone: 215-348-6191 
Fax: 215-348-6184

Lower Bucks County Government Services Center 
7321 New Falls Road 
Levittown, PA  19055 
267-580-3500 

Upper Bucks County Government Services Center 
261 California Road 
Quakertown, PA  18951 
215-529-7250

Normal Hours: 
By Appointment ONLY 

     

Normal Hours: 
Currently closed for passport services

Please note: In case of closure, all services provided by the Government Services Centers can be performed in Doylestown. 

Normal Hours: 
Currently closed for passport services

Please note: In case of closure, all services provided by the Government Services Centers can be performed in Doylestown.

For information log onto www.travel.state.gov. 


The Office of the Prothonotary
Judith Reiss, Prothonotary
Patricia Zimmerman, First Deputy
Randall Flager, Esq., Solicitor

Bucks County Justice Center 
100 North Main Street
Doylestown, Pennsylvania 18901 
Phone: 215-348-6191 
Fax: 215-348-6184
Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
The Prothonotary is now accepting ROUTINE Passport applications by APPOINTMENT ONLY at the Doylestown office.