In order to apply for a new passport or renew your passport you have 3 options. Be sure to find out the necessary items you need to have in order to apply.
1-The applications are available at your local US Post Office. You can obtain the application, complete it and mail it from there.
2- You can apply (you need to bring a completed application with you) through Essex County and their Outreach Program.
3- You can complete an application online
Click Here for Essex County Passport Info