Apply for a first-time passport

Important notice:

  • Routine passport processing time is approximately 18 weeks.
  • Expedited services are available for additional fees and can take approximately 12 weeks.
  • It is recommended that you apply at least six months before your planned travel dates.

The Scott County Recorder's Office is a passport acceptance facility for the New Orleans Passport Services and can assist any U.S. citizen, who meets the passport application requirements, with obtaining a U.S. passport.

Complete application DS-11 Application for U.S. Passport form which is available at: https://travel.state.gov/passport.

  • Do not sign until requested to do so.
  • Application must be completed in black ink
  • Signatures must be witnessed by the Clerk processing the form.

Bring evidence of citizenship, two identical passport photos, personal identification, payment, and application to:

  • Scott County Recorder's Office
    5th Floor - Scott County Administrative Center
    600 W. 4th St.
    Davenport, Iowa 52801
  • Passport Hours: Tuesday by appointment only. Contact (563)326-8623 for an appointment.