**THE BAINBRIDGE ISLAND MUNICIPAL COURT IS CURRENTLY PROCESSING PASSPORTS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.  SEE SCHEDULING APP AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE TO MAKE APPOINTMENT. 
THE COURT IS CLOSED ON ALL LEGAL AND "OBSERVED" HOLIDAYS**

PLEASE NOTE:  We may not be able to process your passport application if you do not have all necessary items. The rules are made by the Federal Passport Agency, not the court clerks. Please pay close attention to the requirements and follow them exactly.

CLICK HERE FOR DETAILED INSTRUCTION SHEET 

**COMMON MISTAKES THAT CANNOT BE ACCEPTED**

  • Using blue pen (not allowed - fill out a new application)
  • Using white out (not allowed - fill out a new application) 
  • Scribbling out mistakes (not allowed - fill out a new application) 
  • Printing double-sided (must be single-sided)
  • Forgetting ORIGINAL documents and Identification (must have originals)
  • Forgetting copies of documents and ID (must be single-sided copies) 
  • Forgetting checkbook (you will need multiple checks)

MASKS:  Masks are optional, but appreciated if you or a member of your household is 
sick with any cold or flu-like illness.

Many people are not required renew in-person and may be eligible to renew via mail-in service. 
To find out if that applies to you, click: Renew my U.S. passport (state.gov)

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PLEASE READ ALL INFORMATION BELOW SO THAT YOU ARE PREPARED FOR YOUR PASSPORT APPOINTMENT. 

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Current processing times can be found on the Department of State's website at travel.state.gov.

You must arrive on time for your appointment. 

The Municipal Court is located at:
8804 Madison Ave. N., Suite 200, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110.
DO NOT GO TO CITY HALL FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT.  

WHAT TO BRING TO YOUR APPOINTMENT:

  • All parties must be present for Appointment, including minor children. 
  • Completed DS-11 Application  - typed or in black ink (print single-sided if using online forms)
  • Proof of Citizenship – must be ORIGINAL or CERTIFIED COPY and photocopy (single-sided) of front and back.  
  • Government Issued ID – i.e. Driver’s License; Military ID (If passport is for a minor, parent’s ID) and photocopy (single-sided) of front and back.  If ID has been issued one year or less, secondary ID is required, i.e. expired Driver’s License, Costco card with photo.
  • Photos – taken within the last 6 months and meeting passport specifications. 
    The Court takes passport photos for $11 per person.
  • Checkbook  - at least two checks per application. 

    Additional information you need to bring if applying for minor child
  • Birth Certificate - ORIGINAL or CERTIFIED COPY and photocopy single-sided of front and back. 
  • Both parents must appear, or
    • If one parent is not able to attend the appointment, a Statement of Consent Form 3053 (PDF) needs to be completed by the parent unable to appear and be notarized.  Bring the Statement of Consent form to the appointment along with a COPY OF THE FRONT AND BACK OF I.D. THAT WAS PRESENTED TO THE NOTARY. 

Please call the Court at (206) 842-5641 with any questions.

EXPEDITED SERVICE: You may request expedited service for an additional $60 and you may opt for 1-2 day overnight return mail service for an additional fee which ensures fastest turn around time.

PASSPORT FORMS: Passport forms can be obtained in person from the Bainbridge Island Municipal Court or at the following website: travel.state.gov



SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT BELOW: Please note that the system only releases passport appointment times 90 days in advance.  If you do not find any appointments available, please check back for new appointments or cancelations. The Court staff are unable to schedule appointments for you.  Thank you.