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National Passport Day – Saturday, March 10, 2012

Feb 29th, 2012

John Arriola, Davidson County Clerk, announces plans to celebrate National Passport Day on Saturday, March 10, 2012, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the main office, located at the Howard Office Building at Fulton Complex, 700 2nd Avenue South.

This fifth annual event allows citizens the opportunity to apply for, change or renew a U.S. Passport conveniently, and as always No appointment is needed.  The Davidson County Clerk’s office is one of the few area locations that offer full passport services, including photos.  In addition, the main office will offer motor vehicle registration renewals, and driver license renewals that day.

“We’ve seen great response from the public,” said Arriola.  “TheDavidson County Clerk’s office began passport services in September 2008, and our participation in the national event has been very successful.  We handled over 100 of the 800 passports processed in the entire Southeast during the inaugural National Passport Day, and expect a much larger turnout this year as well.”

As of June 1, 2009, U.S. citizens must present a passport book, passport card, or other travel documents approved by the U.S. government to leave or enter the United States, including Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Bermuda.

Passport cards range in price from $40 to $141.28 and passport books from $105 to $234.00, depending upon age and turnaround time.

The Davidson County Clerk’s office offers a variety of services, including motor vehicles, business licenses, marriage licenses, hotel tax collection, notary registration, driver’s license renewals, and passports.  The main office is located at the Howard Office Building at Fulton Complex, 700 2nd Avenue South, open Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  There are five satellite offices for motor vehicle services in addition to the main office.

For more information, visit www.nashvilleclerk.com.

Upgrade Photo ID and Early Vote on Saturday 2/25

Feb 16th, 2012

The Davidson County Clerk’s office will offer extended hours at the main office, 700 2nd Ave South on the Fulton Campus, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday, February 25, 2012 in conjunction with the Election Commission’s early voting schedule.  This provides Davidson County residents the opportunity to conveniently add their photo to their driver’s license before walking next door to the Election Commission’s main office, 800 2nd Avenue South.

“Since September we have upgraded 500 Driver Licenses at no cost. We are continuing our efforts to make adding a photo to your license as simple and convenient as possible,” Arriola said.  The County Clerk office will also offer motor vehicle services on Saturday.  Arriola said, “Our customers can vote early and get their vehicle registration renewed at the same time.

The Davidson County Clerk’s office offers a variety of services, including motor vehicles, business licenses, marriage licenses, hotel tax collection, birth certificates, notary registration, driver’s license renewals, and passports. In addition to the main office, there are five satellite offices for motor vehicle services.  For more information, visit www.nashvilleclerk.com.

Davidson County Clerk’s office seeks new operating system; Metro RFP released today.

Feb 7th, 2012

February 6, 2012 – County Clerk John Arriola, with assistance from Metro Purchasing, has just released a request for proposal (RFP) from potential bidders to assist him in expanding internet services, and enhancing operational, administrative, and financial duties of the office.

Arriola said, “I am excited for this opportunity to increase services to my customers and constituents of Davidson County.  This change will enable our office to be more efficient in all areas of operation, while saving taxpayers time and money.”

The RFP is for a more modern, web based software system which will allow the County Clerk’s office to improve functionality and offer more online options to families and businesses.

“I appreciate Metro Nashville officials for working with me on the acquisition of this new system which will benefit all areas of Nashville-Davidson County.”

To view the RFP please visit the following link: http://www.nashville.gov/bob/rfp/rfp_12492.asp

The Davidson County Clerk’s office offers a variety of services, including motor vehicles, business licenses, marriage licenses, hotel tax collection, notary registration, driver’s license renewals, passports and liquor by the drink licenses. In addition to the main office, there are five satellite offices for motor vehicle services. For more information, visit www.nashvilleclerk.com.