Cherokee County, Iowa Recorder -Passport Information and Application with instructions and items needed to apply for a passport.

 

 

County Seat
Cherokee County Courthouse
520 West Main
Cherokee, IA 51012

 
 

Passport Information and Application

 
 
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Passport Information and Application

   The Cherokee County Recorderís Office is a passport acceptance agent for the US Department of State Federal Passport Agency.

   The friendly and knowledgeable staff at the Recorderís office can assist U.S. citizens, who meet the passport application requirements, with obtaining a U.S. Passport Book or Passport Card.

   The passport application is available in our office or may be accessed by clicking here.

Items needed to apply for a Passport Book or Passport Card:

1.   Passport application Ė print legibly in black ink. DO NOT  sign until the application is presented to the accepting agent.
2. Two identical passport photos Ė available at the Cherokee County Recorderís office.
3. A certified copy of your birth certificate and/or previous passport. The birth certificate must be issued from the state or the county, NOT the hospital.
4.      Driverís license or other government issued photo ID.
5. Two checks for each application. Money orders are acceptable. We do not accept debit or credit cards.
6. Each person applying for a passport must present themselves to the acceptance agent, including children.
7. Parental consent is needed for minor children:
If applicant is 16 or 17:
 
a. Applicant must appear in person, sign application and show driverís license.
    
b. Parental consent is required by at least one parent appearing in person with their driverís license.
If applicant is UNDER 16: 
 
a. Applicant must appear in person.
 
b. Parental consent is required by BOTH parents appearing in person with their driverís license. Ask for details if one of the parents is unable to appear in person.

   Passport applications are accepted in the Cherokee County, Iowa Recorder's Office Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M..

   For more information call the Recorder's Office at (712) 225-6735.

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Address of
Recorder's office:
520 W. Main
Cherokee, IA 51012

Hours Office is open:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.



Phone Number:
(712) 225-6735

FAX Number:
(712) 225-6754

Office holder name:
M
ark Murphy

Employees in
Recorder's Office:
Deputy Recorder
Michelle Rupp



Recorder's Links:
Iowa Land Records

Other Related Links:
Iowa DNR

Iowa Secretary of State
 
U.S. Passport Agency

State of Iowa Government

Iowa Legislature
General Assembly


Iowa Department of
Public Health