As a service to the citizens of Clay County and surrounding areas, the Clay County Chancery Clerk’s office is proud to serve as a Passport Acceptance Agent in cooperation with the U. S. Department of State.


Passport applications are available in our office located at 365 Court Street in West Point, Mississippi or may be downloaded at  Please do not sign applications until you arrive in person in our office.  For more information please contact Nikki Cude, deputy clerk, at (662) 494-3124.  Additionally, you may also email our office at  Office hours are Monday thru Friday at 8:00 a.m. thru 5:00 p.m.  No appointments needed.


In order to submit a proper Passport Application, the following documents must be presented to our office:

  1. Certified copy of the applicant’s birth certificate, previously issued passport, or certificate of naturalization;
  2. A valid driver’s license or other state issued identification card photo;
  3. Two (2) identical passport photos size 2×2;
  4. The proper fees as set forth below;

All persons that present out-of-state primary ID, such as a Driver’s License, are also required to present a second ID and submit a front and back photo copy of that second ID with the passport application.

The second ID should contain as much of the following information as possible: the person’s photo, full name, date of birth, and the document issuance date (example:  Employment ID, Student ID, Voter Registration card, etc.)  This information is also available to customers online at

For children under age 16, both parents or legal guardians must appear in our office in person, and both parents must sign the child’s application in front of a representative of our office.  Additionally, the child must be present, as well.  Both parents must submit a valid Driver’s License, Passport, Military Identification Card, or other state-issued Identification Card.  The child does not sign the application.

For more detailed statement of requirements for submitting a Passport Application, please log on to

For the Passport Brochure, please click here.

For the Passport Fee Schedule in English, please click here.

For the Passport Fee Schedule in Spanish, please click here.