Passports

Photo to finish passport services - with no appointment necessary!

Passport applications and pictures are currently taken at our Elyria and Lorain Auto Title and Passport offices. For news and updates on our Auto Title and Passport offices please visit our Facebook page.

Main Auto Title & Passport Office

Lorain County Administration Building

226 Middle Avenue
1st Floor
Elyria, Ohio 44036-0758

Phone: 440-329-5127
Fax: 440-329-5126

Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday
8:15 am to 4:30 pm

Auto Titles, Watercraft Titles and Registrations, and Passports

Lorain Branch Auto Title & Passport Office

621 Broadway Avenue
Lorain, Ohio 44052
(Next to Lorain Palace Theater. Additional parking in rear of building.)

Phone: 440-244-5800
Fax: 440-244-5803

Hours of Operation

Monday
8:15 am to 6:30 pm

Tuesday through Friday
8:15 am to 4:30 pm

Auto Titles, 30-day tags with title transfer, Watercraft Titles, Watercraft Registrations, and Passports

Complete Passport Service

Travel.state.gov

For a full checklist of what you need to bring, please check with the U.S. Department of State

PROCESSING TIME FOR ROUTINE SERVICE:  Plan ahead and apply well in advance of your travel dates.  Processing time fluctuates, and we are unable to provide an exact timeline on when you will receive your passport.  Please note that processing time does NOT include mailing time.  Application status can be tracked on the travel.state.gov website.

As of December 18, 2023, processing time for Routine Service is 6-8 weeks.

Routine Service (Form DS-11)

Two payments are required:  one for the passport or passport card fee, and a separate payment for the execution fee.  Please see: Costs of a U.S. Passport or Passport Card for total costs.

Expedited Service (Form DS-11 Only)

  • Expedited Service requirements will be determined by the U.S. State Department.
  • Additional Cost: $60 (plus postage for overnight delivery)

As of December 18, 2023, processing time for Expedited Service is 2-3 weeks.

Photos

  • Cost: $15 for the required 2-inch by 2-inch photograph

You can save yourself valuable time by having your application completed before coming to either of our offices. Application forms can be downloaded from Travel.state.gov.  Please make sure you are not using outdated or obsolete forms.