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COVID-19 Update

The U.S. Department of State Passport Services closed all passport acceptance agencies on March 19, 2020. The Sarasota County Clerk of the Circuit Court and County Comptroller is responding in support of this guidance by not accepting passport applications until further notice by the U.S. Department of State. 

Please read this updated information about Passport Services


The Sarasota County Clerk and Comptroller serves as a Passport Acceptance Facility, providing Certified Passport Acceptance Agents to assist with the passport application process. This office does not issue passports or control the passport application process. Learn how a Certified Passport Acceptance Agent can help when you apply for your passport.

The U.S. Department of State Passport Agency establishes all guidelines, forms, fees, time frames, and the passport application process, and is the only agency that can issue a U.S. Passport.

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