June 13, 2017

City Clerk’s Office visits Hispanic Center for Passport Outreach Event

The Grand Rapids City Clerk’s Office is hosting a special Passport Outreach Event on Saturday, June 17 at the Hispanic Center of Western Michigan. City representatives will be on hand from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. to accept passport applications. The Hispanic Center of Western Michigan is located at 1204 Grandville Ave. SW, Grand Rapids.

The Grand Rapids City Clerk’s Office is hosting a special Passport Outreach Event on Saturday, June 17 at the Hispanic Center of Western Michigan. City representatives will be on hand from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. to accept passport applications. The Hispanic Center of Western Michigan is located at 1204 Grandville Ave. SW, Grand Rapids.
 
City Clerk Darlene O’Neal said, “The City recognizes the challenges of busy work days and coordinating family schedules, so our office wanted to provide a weekend opportunity in the neighborhood for those applicants who need to get a passport for upcoming travel.”
 
O’Neal said applicants can expedite the application process by preparing for the event by first visiting the Clerk’s passport webpage (www.grcity.us/passports) or travel.state.gov.  Visitors to either site will find information on how to apply or renew, fee schedule, required documentation, and the rules and regulations for applying.
 
When attending the Passport Outreach Event, applicants are required to pay the passport fee by personal check, money order or cashier’s check in the exact amount.  The processing and photo fees can be paid by cash or the types of checks listed above. 
 
To inquire about the exact passport fee amount, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at (616) 456-3010.  The Clerk’s Office cannot accept credit or debit card payments at this event.
 
Clerk’s office employees will take passport photos for those in need of a passport portrait for a nominal fee.
 
Applicants do not have to be residents of the City of Grand Rapids to participate in the Passport Outreach Event.
 
For additional information, please visit www.grcity.us/passports or contact the City Clerk’s Office at (616) 456-3010.