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Passport Information

Please note that we have been notified by Seattle Passport services
that there will be NO expedited services until further notice
and that normal services may experience minimum of 14 weeks delay

Cassia County
Recorder's Office
Passport Acceptance
1459 Overland Ave, Room 105
Burley, ID 83318

Monday - Friday
by appointment only

Cassia County provides this customer service as a courtesy to the public. Our passport processing hours are confined to 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. each business day to allow us to fulfill our statutory requirements of Recording, Elections, and Social Services duties due to our limited staff and financial resources.
We budget our time to assure that passport applications are mailed out the same day as when applied for to help expedite the process. If you must process your passport outside our established time for accepting passports, the following are the most proximal passport agent alternatives (current as of September 23,2020):

You may also visit https://iafdb.travel.state.gov for the most current locations, times, and services available.

Rupert Post Office (by appointment only)
Minidoka County Recorder (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)


Lincoln County Recorder (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

American Falls:

Power County Recorder (9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
Twin Falls:

Twin Falls Post Office (by appointment only)
Twin Falls Recorder (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

Jerome County Recorder (8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

Application Forms:

  • Official passport application forms are available in the Recorder’s Office in the Cassia County Courthouse, Room 105
  • Online at www.travel.state.gov

Travel.State.Gov - U.S.. Passports & International Travel Website :: United States Passport Fees

Applicant will need the following:

  • DS-11 Form - Must be filled out using BLACK INK
  • Current Government issued Picture ID - NOT temporary/expired
  • Certified Birth Certificate, Expired Passport, or Original Naturalization Paper.  Hospital Birth Records are NOT acceptable documents to be submitted. *The document provided will be sent in with your application but will be returned within a few days of your passport.*
  • One (1) 2”x2” Passport Photo
  • Cash or Check payable to Cassia County Recorder.  The fee is $35.00 per application
  • Personal Check, Cashier’s Check or Money Order payable to Department of State – Each application must have its own check or money order – See fees below

Passport Book – Valid for travel by air, sea or land

  • $110.00 (Age 16 and Older) {valid for 10 years}
  • $80.00 (Age 15 and Under) {valid for 5 years}

Passport Card – Valid for land & sea, crossing between the US & Canada, Mexico, Bermuda & the Caribbean ONLY

  • $30.00 (Age 16 and Older) {valid for 10 years}
  • $15.00 (Age 15 and Under) {valid for 5 years}

Important Information

  • Applicants must appear in person.  If applicant is under 16 years of age, BOTH PARENTS & CHILDREN must be present  and provide proper photo ID to sign for child. If applicant is 16 or 17, one parent must be present with proper photo ID and sign with applicant.
  • Departure dates less than 6 weeks , applicant(s) will be required to pay the additional $60.00 Expedite Fee. NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME
  • Additional Priority Express (1-2 Days) Delivery options are available:
    •  Priority Express Delivery to the Passport Facility is $26.35 payable to the Recorder's Office;
    • Priority Express Return* is $17.13 payable to the Department of State.
                   *Priority Express Return is not available for Passport Cards.

If you have any additional questions, you may visit the U.S. Department of State website OR contact the Recorder’s office:

(208) 878-5240 EXT. 226 (phone)
recorder@cassiacounty.org (email)