(540) 908-4212

201 Green StreetBridgewater, Virginia  22812

Passport Services

Due to cautionary measures concerning Coronavirus, the Town of Bridgewater is suspending passport application acceptance until further notice.  Please check back here for updated information. We apologize for any inconvenience.

As of March 1, 2020
for all passport applications

Please call (540) 908-4212 to make an appointment

The Town of Bridgewater has been approved by the Department of State as a passport acceptance facility.  While our office does not process renewals (see renewal guidelines), Passport Acceptance Agents at the Bridgewater Community Center (201 Green Street) accept applications for new passports, minors passports,  or adult passports that have been expired for 5 years or more.
Our passport acceptance agents will be glad to answer your questions about the passport application process.  Additional information about passports, application fees, and international travel may be found here or at the State Department’s website at travel.state.gov

Please note that passport applications are accepted during the week,
Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
We cannot schedule passport appointments or process passport applications after 3:30 p.m.

To make an appointment, please call B-Connected at (540) 908-4212. 


  1. COMPLETED APPLICATION (forms may be obtained from our office or filled out online and printed)
  2. PROOF OF US CITIZENSHIP (any of the following may be submitted)
    • Previous U.S. Passport (undamaged; may be expired)
    • Original certified birth certificate (from a city, county or state; NOT a hospital certificate; NOT a card)
    • Consular Report of Birth Abroad or Certification of Birth
    • Certificate of Naturalization or Citizenship
    • Follow this link for more information on acceptable Citizenship Evidence 
  3. PROOF OF IDENTITY (any of the following may be submitted)
    • Current, valid driver's license
    • Military ID
    • Government ID
    • Certificate of Naturalization or Citizenship
    • MINORS UNDER THE AGE OF 16 must appear in person and BOTH parents/legal guardians must present proof of identity (important information on minors)
    • Follow this link for more information on acceptable Photo Identification
  4. PASSPORT PHOTO (we offer photo services)
    • Passport photographs are free for Town residents who present a B-Rec Membership Card.
    • Photographs cost $15 for Non-Town residents.
    • If you choose to bring in a photo from elsewhere, be sure that it meets these photo requirements.
  5. PAYMENT (2 separate payments are required)
    • Personal check or money order to the U.S. Department of State (Amount varies based on documents applied for and processing time.  Calculate your fee.)
    • Personal check, money order, or cash to Town of Bridgewater ($35).  Add $15 photo fee, if applicable.

For up-to-date information on how long it will take to receive your passport, see Processing Times.
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