The Smith County Register of Deeds Office is an Acceptance Facility for passport applications.

In order to apply for a passport, one must provide:

  • Proof of citizenship (certified copy of birth certificate or a full-validity US passport book or card).
  • A recent 2" X 2" color photograph.  Eye glasses may not be worn in the photo.
  • Photo identification (valid driver's license).
  • Check or money order to be sent in with passport application.
  • Acceptance fee to the Register of Deeds Office (may be cash or check).

For current U.S. Passort fees

For additional information visit - the only official website for:

  • General Information on Travel 
  • Downloadable Applications and Passport Forms 
  • Foreign Visa and Entry Requirements 
  • Current Requirements and Fees 
  • Travel Warnings 
  • Consular Information Sheets


The Register of Deeds office accepts passport applications during regular business hours.