South San Francisco City Clerk’s Office Now Accepts Passport Applications

South San Francisco, CA  November 13, 2019 Submitted by Rosa Acosta, City Clerk

The City of South San Francisco City Clerk’s Office is pleased to announce that it now accepts passport applications on behalf of the U.S. Department of State. Passport services at the South San Francisco City Clerk’s office are open to all citizens – you do not have to be a South San Francisco resident to obtain a passport.

The City Clerk’s office will offer the following passport services by appointment only:

*   First-time passports
*   Passport renewals for passports issued before the applicant was 16 years of age
*   Renewals for expired passports issued more than 15 years ago
*   Replacements for lost, stolen, or damaged passports

{EDIT UPDATE: Renewals for others can be  made at The San Bruno Post Office at 1300 Huntington Avenue and Skyline College at 3300 College Drive.
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In addition to offering Passport services, the South San Francisco City Clerk’s office also provides Notary Services to the public Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. For more information on the City’s Notary Services, please visit CLICK HERE.




Notary Public Services


The City Clerk’s Office provides notary services to the public. The City Clerk’s Office offers:


• Fast and efficient service – appointments are encouraged but not required.

• Business and personal documents notarized.

• Notary public services available from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.


The fee for most notarial acts is $15.00 per signature and is payable by cash or credit card. No fee is charged to notarize signatures on absentee ballot identification envelopes or other voting material.

Common notarial acts include:


• Acknowledgment on a document such as: Quitclaim Deed, Homestead Declaration, Affidavit, Grant Deed, and Release of Mechanic’s     Lien. Acknowledgments include the Notary’s seal and a written certificate.

• Jurat includes administering an oath or affirmation to one person and providing the Jurat with the Notary’s seal.


A Notary Public is required to certify the identification of the signer of the document. (Civil Code sections 1185, 1189 and Government Code section 8202). Identity is established if the notary public is presented with satisfactory evidence of the signer’s identity. (Civil Code section 1185).


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