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Passport Information


The Buchanan County Auditor is an Acceptance Facility for the processing of passports.  The Auditor's office has all the necessary forms required to apply for a passport and will be able to answer your questions.  You may also visit the official website at www.travel.state.gov, check out our Frequently Asked Questions page or the below videos that are provided by the U.S. Department of State.

Vacation vs. Staycation:  Can you travel on your Passport?
This video covers the fact that many countries require that your U.S. passport have as much as six months validity remaining for entry.  If your passport doesn't have the required validity, your vacation could become a staycation!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4T0RqyF1nsE&list=UU6ZhpmNnLxlOYipqh8wbM3A

A Recipe for Applying in Person.
This video demonstrates how applying in person for a U.S. passport is as easy as following a recipe.  In this step by step video guide, they give you all of the ingredients you'll need to make a passport so you can get out and enjoy a tasty, travel treat!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SDeJqRyL3JY

How to Apply for Your Child's Passport.
This video covers how easy it is to obtain a passport for a child.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sovZxExOMgs

You can find other Department of State related YouTube videos on the Department's YouTube channel here: 
https://www.youtube.com/user/statevideo