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Passports

Customers can apply for a NEW U.S. passport at the Library, a passport application acceptance facility.

HERE IS WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
See travel.state.gov for full requirements

You MUST apply in person if any of the following are true:
1. You have never been issued a U.S. passport or

2. You were under age 16 when your previous passport was issued or

3. Your most recent U.S. passport was issued more than 15 years ago or

4. Your most recent US passport was lost/stolen or

5. Your name has changed since your previous U.S. passport was issued and you are unable to legally document your name change.

BEFORE your appointment:

it is important to carefully check travel.state.gov and their directions on Form DS-11 to avoid delays in processing.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. When is the Passport Acceptance Facility open?

Weekdays and Saturday by appointment only. No walk-ins accepted.

We are adding new appointments as we are able. Let us know if you cannot make any of the available dates.

Q. What do I need to bring with me?

You will need to bring proof of ID, such as a driver’s license; proof of U.S. citizenship, such as an original or certified birth or naturalization certificate, or a previous U.S. passport; and the appropriate fees. 

Read below for more information.

Q. Can I have my passport photo taken at the Library?

Yes, we take passport photos. The charge is $10.00.

HELPFUL PHOTO HINT! Take your photo in the privacy of your home using a passport app on your smartphone! Email it to us and we'll print it for your appointment.

Visit travel.state.gov for all photo regulations.

Q. What payment goes to the Library?

1. Execution Fee: $35/per new application
2. Photo Fee (optional): $10 to print a photo

Payment to Butterfield Library can be in the form of: money orders, personal checks, or credit cards. *Payments to US Department of State must be a check or money order (no starter checks).

Q. I have a Minor, what do I need to know?

Age 15 or under: Both parents (or the child’s legal guardians) must appear with the child. Click here for more information if both parents cannot be present. Evidence of the child’s U.S. citizenship, such as an original birth certificate; Evidence of the child’s relationship to parents (original birth certificate); and Parents’ government-issued ID (such as driver’s license) Note: Additional restrictions for Minors 16 or 17 years of age.

Additional restrictions for Minors 16 or 17 years of age: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports/need-passport/16-17.html

Q. Do you do renewals?

***WE DO NOT DO RENEWALS *** RENEWALS ARE COMPLETED and MAILED ON YOUR OWN . We can offer help if you have questions, but cannot process or mail your application.

Q. How do I make an appointment?

Appointments can be made by clicking here > select an appointment > click the "SIGN UP" button and complete the passport appointment form. One person or family of up to 4 members, per appointment. Contact us if more than 4 per family. We will then send you an email confirming your appointment day and time.

HOW TO APPLY for a PASSPORT

Follow the instruction below exactly.

STEP 1:

Complete and Print Form

√ Enter the information online and then print Form DS-11 

or

√ Print a blank Form DS-11 and complete by hand in black ink

√ Do not sign the DS-11 form until the Passport Agent instructs you to do so.

STEP 2:

Submit your completed application form and the following additional documents:

Proof of U.S. Citizenship (one of the following):
√ U.S. birth certificate or certified copy
√ Previous U.S. passport (can be fully-valid or expired, but must be undamaged)
√ Certificate of Naturalization
√ Certificate of Citizenship
√ Certificate of a U.S. Birth Abroad

Proof of Identity (one of the following; originals only):
√ Valid in-state driver's license (not temporary or learner's permit)
√ Valid out-of-state driver's license (not temporary or learner's permit) If you have an out-of-state license, you MUST provide an additional proof of identity
√ Previous U.S. passport book or passport card (can be fully valid or expired, but must be undamaged)
√ Certificate of Naturalization with identifiable photo attached
√ Certificate of Citizenship with identifiable photo attached
√ Government employee identification card (federal, state, county, municipal)
√ Official U.S. military or military dependent identification card
√ Current (valid) foreign passport

Photocopies:
Copy (front and back) of both citizenship and identity evidence. REQUIRED.

STEP 3:

Pay the Applicable Fees

TWO payments are required:

1. One made payable to the U.S. Department of State for the cost of your passport.

Payment to the U.S. Department of State must be in the form of personal checks or money orders (no starter checks accepted).

2. One made payable to Butterfield Library for the application fee and/or photo. Payment to the Library can be check, money order, or credit card. 

Non Refundable Fees: The passport application fee and the execution fee are non-refundable by law.

REGULAR
Processing & Fees

REGULAR PROCESSING TIME:
√ 6-8 weeks varies*

ADULT FEES (age 16 and older):
√ Passport Book $110
√ Passport Card $30
√ Passport Book and Card $140

MINOR FEES (age 15 or younger):
√ Passport Book $80
√ Passport Card $15
√ Passport Book and Card $95

*see travel.state.gov for up-to-date timeframe

Visit Official Passport Site

EXPEDITED
Processing & Fees

EXPEDITED PROCESSING TIME:
√ 2-3 weeks varies* and add $16.48 to total fees** 

ADULT FEES (age 16 and older):
√ Passport Book $170
√ Passport Book and Card $200

 MINORS (age 15 or younger):
√ Passport Book $140
√ Passport Book and Card $155 

*see travel.state.gov for up-to-date timeframe
**INCREASING TO $17.13

Passport Questions?