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Welcome to the Grundy County Auditor's Office

706 G Avenue
Grundy Center, IA 50638
Telephone: 319-824-3122
Fax: 319-824-6098

Rhonda R. Deters, County Auditor

Rebecca R. Hager, Deputy Auditor
Elections, Payroll Administrator

Angie Martin, Deputy Auditor
Accounts Payable, Elections

Janell M. Ramsey, Deputy Auditor
Real Estate, Tax Levies


In order to obtain a first-time passport, an applicant needs to fill out an Application for a U.S. Passport, Click Here  to download the application or Click Here to fill the form online. The applicant may then deliver the application together with a citizenship document, such as a certified birth certificate or a naturalization certificate; an identification document, such as a valid driver's license; and a passport photo. Photos can also be taken in the Auditor's Office for a fee of $10.00. A passport book is valid for ten years. The cost is $110.00 for an adult plus a $35.00 execution fee.

Also available is a passport card designed for people to use when entering the United States from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Bermuda at land border crossings or sea ports-of-entry. If traveling by airplane, you must have a passport book, but if you are crossing the border by car, you may use the passport card. The fee for just the passport card is $30.00 and is wallet size.

Please bring the following documents when you apply for your passport:

Applicants over 16 years of age:

  • original birth certificate or certified copy. (Certified copies may be obtained from the County Recorder of the County and State in which you were born) (Not a document from the hospital in which you were born)
  • Photocopy of birth certificate
  • Driver's license or other form of identification
  • Check or money order (US State Dept. will not accept credit cards or cash)
  • Check, money order, or cash for the processing fee, and photograph (if no legitimate photo is provided)

Minors under age 16:

In addition to the above, except driver's license, the following:

  • Both parents must be present or one parent present and one parent having provided a notarized consent
  • Drivers' licenses of parents (or copy of front and back if providing a consent)

You may get your passport in the Auditor's office Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. If you have any questions you can call the office at 319-824-3122, or you may visit Travel.State.Gov for additional passport and international travel information.