Sangamon County Offers Convenient Passport Registration

Community outreach events are returning to Sangamon County. Warren-Boynton State Bank, in partnership with Sangamon County Circuit Clerk Paul Palazzolo’s office, will offer a convenient passport registration day to the public this weekend. This service provides an easy way to obtain this important travel document.


Agents from the circuit clerk’s office will process passport applications from 9 a.m. to noon Sat., April 23 at Warren-Boynton State Bank, 702 W. Illinois St., New Berlin. Usual passport fees will apply. Current processing times are found at travel.state.gov.


“Warren-Boynton State Bank appreciates the circuit clerk’s office’s effort to make registering for a passport more convenient for the local community and the bank’s customers,” states James A. Weast, president and CEO of Warren-Boynton State Bank. “The bank is pleased to assist in this outreach effort.”


Sangamon Co. Circuit Clerk Paul Palazzolo noted that this is a great way for his office to serve the public and make the passport application process easier for everyone. “We have worked hard to expand our services by offering passport photos now as well. For passports, the Sangamon Co. Circuit Clerk’s Office is as close to a one-stop shop as possible.”


When applicants arrive at the Warren-Boynton State Bank for a passport, they must bring the following items: Certified copy of your birth certificate (no photocopies or hospital certificate), Valid photo ID, Approved passport photo, Certified copies of court orders for name change, custody or adoption decrees, two checks or money orders to pay applicable fees.


If residents have any questions, they may visit www.sangamonpassports.org, or call the circuit clerk’s passport office in advance at 217-747-5183.