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COVID-19 Update: Clerk's Office

AlertYpsilanti Township Offices are CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC until further notice.

Employees will be available by phone or email at this time. If this changes, we will provide updates.



The following services are suspended until May 4th:

Election & Voting Services will continue ONLINE and BY MAIL. Staff will be available to respond to questions by email or phone.


Register to Vote Online or submit an application by mail or dropbox to:

Ypsilanti Township Clerk
7200 S. Huron River Dr.
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Candidates filing to run for Ypsilanti Township offices, submit complete and notarized documents (including Affidavit of Identity, petitions or filing fee, as appropriate) by mail or dropbox to address listed above.

Please call 734-484-4700 if you are in need of a notary for Petitions/Affidavit of Identity. Blank petition forms can be provided to petition circulators by mail.

The Clerk's Office will continue to NOT process passports until Monday, May 4, 2020.


Passports are processed in the Clerk’s Office Monday – Friday 8:30am - 11:30am and 1:00pm – 3:30pm. Township offices are closed for lunch from 12:00pm – 1:00pm daily.

Ypsilanti Township can take a photo for your passport for $7.00, paid by cash, check or money order (paid to Ypsilanti Township).


New Applicants

If you have never been issued a U.S. passport Book or Passport Card, you will need to complete Form DS-11 and apply in person. All passport forms are available in the Clerk's Office or online at travel.state.gov. You must provide your original birth certificate or naturalization certificate. You must also show a driver's license or other acceptable form of identification.


If you have an expired U.S. passport book or U.S. passport card you may be eligible to renew on your own by mail, using form DS-82, found at travel.state.gov. You must be able to answer “yes” to the questions on the form, otherwise you will need to submit a DS-11 in person.


Passport and Map ImagePassport Book & Card Fees

Adults (16+)
Book: $110.00 (paid to US Department of State) + $35.00 execution fee (paid to Ypsilanti Township)

Card: $30.00 (paid to US Department of State) + $35.00 execution fee (paid to Ypsilanti Township)

Minors (15 and under)
Book: $80.00 (paid to US Department of State) + $35.00 execution fee (paid to Ypsilanti Township)

Card: $15.00 (paid to US Department of State) + $35.00 execution fee (paid to Ypsilanti Township)


If applying for a passport book and passport card, only one $35.00 execution fee is charged. Photos are available for a $7.00 fee.

Payment for the passport book or card must be check or money order payable to the US Department of State. Payment for the execution fee/photos may be cash, money order or check payable to Ypsilanti Township. Credit cards are accepted for fees to Ypsilanti Township only with a minimum fee of $2.00 or 3%.


Expediting Service

$60.00 (each application) + $15.45 (postage for overnight delivery). If you also want the US Department of State to return your passport by overnight delivery, there is an additional $21.18 postage fee.


What Service should I request?   Expedited Service Routine Service
Processing Times * Within 8 Business Days * 2-3 Weeks * 4-6 Weeks
Where do I apply?

Detroit Passport Agency 211 W. Fort St. 2nd Floor Detroit, MI 48226 -Appointment is Required
- Proof of travel within 14 days is REQUIRED
- Contact the National Passport Information Center (NPIC) to schedule an appointment: 1-877-487-2778

Passport Acceptance Facility For local listings go to: travel.state.gov Passport Acceptance Facility For local listings go to: travel.state.gov
Any additional fees? $60 Expedite Fee applied to all applications
Routine Service not available
$60 -

I applied, but haven't received my passport yet.
Contact NPIC at 1-877-487-2778 to get a status update. Applicants cannot call the Passport Agency directly. Applicants who applied using Routine Service can request Expedite processing ($60) and/or Overnight Delivery Return Service ($16.48) in order to meet their travel needs. This request does not guarantee an upgrade in service.

*Processing times listed at the time of this publication (March 2019). Please check travel.state.gov for current processing times.

Charter Township of Ypsilanti  •  7200 S. Huron River Dr. Ypsilanti, Mi 48197  •  (734) 484 - 4700

Mon. - Fri., 8:30am - 4:30pm  •  Closed 12:00pm - 1:00pm daily