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Apply for a Passport at the Euclid Public Library

The Euclid Public Library is a designated Passport Acceptance Facility for the U.S. Department of State. Starting Tuesday, November 1, EPL will offer Passport processing and photo services to travelers. Individual processing is based on a first-come, first-serve basis. All travelers, especially families of four or more, are encouraged to call (216) 261-5300 ext. 550 prior to coming to the library to determine the approximate wait-time for quicker service.

Hours for Passport Services

Days of the Week

Times

Monday - Thursday

10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Friday   

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Saturday

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Sunday (October – May only)

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

                                 

The passport application process will take from 20-60 minutes per applicant. To ensure there is enough time to complete the process, please arrive at least an hour and a half before the library closes. More time may be needed for cases involving citizenship, parental guardianship, or last-minute travel.

If a passport acceptance agent believes the process cannot be completed before the Library’s closing, you may be requested to return at another time.

If you need your passport in two weeks or less, please call the National Passport Information Center (1-877-487-2778) to make an appointment at a local Passport Center to get your passport processed in time.

Passport Application & Services

Applying for a passport for the first time? Here’s what you will need:

  • Passport application. You will need a completed, unsigned, DS-11 New Passport Application form. Complete forms using black ink only. Do not sign your application ahead of time, as it must be signed in the presence of an acceptance agent. Blank application forms are available at the Euclid Public Library or can be found online.
  • Proof of Citizenship Click here for information on acceptable documents to demonstrate United States citizenship.
  • Current Photo Identification Click here for information on acceptable forms of photo identification.
  • One passport photo Euclid Public Library provides passport photo services for $11 (plus tax). Travelers may also purchase an approved 2” x 2” passport photo in advance from a passport photo processing location.

You can also watch this video on how to apply in-person for an adult U.S. passport!

Fees

Application Fees and Execution Fees are paid separately.

Execution and Photo Fees are payable by cash, check or money order to Euclid Public Library. Starter checks will not be accepted. The Execution and Photo Fees are nonrefundable.

Application Fees are payable by check or money order to the U.S. Department of State. Multiple checks or money orders may be required for multiple applicants. Starter checks, credit, and debit cards are not accepted. Please click here for a complete listing of fees.

Adult First-Time Application Fees (16 and Older)

Product

Form

Application Fee

Execution Fee

Passport Photo Fee (if needed)

Passport Book

DS-11

$110

$25

$11.88 (including tax)

Passport Card

DS-11

$30

$25

$11.88 (including tax)

Passport Book & Card

DS-11

$140

$25

$11.88
(including tax)

 

Child First-Time Application Fees (Under 16)      

Product

Form

Application Fee

Execution Fee

Passport Photo Fee (if needed)

Passport Book

DS-11

$80

$25

$11.88
(including tax)

Passport Card

DS-11

$15

$25

$11.88
(including tax)

Passport Book & Card

DS-11

$95

$25

$11.88
(including tax)

Expedited fees are additional. Please click here for a complete listing of fees.

Additional documentation is required for minors under the age of 16. In some cases, children ages 15 and under need both parents to be present. However, there are some exceptions. Click here for more details for a passport for a child under 16. Teens between the ages of 16-17 should have at least one parent present at the time of application.

Please note: The U.S. Department of State has the sole responsibility for examining applications and issuing passports.

RENEWING YOUR PASSPORT

If you are renewing an expired adult passport issued within the last 15 years, you will have to apply by mail. Renewal forms are available online through the State Department website, travel.state.gov and at Euclid Public Library.

QUESTIONS?

Call the library to speak to one our certified passport agents before applying (216) 261-5300 ext. 550, or visit the U.S. Department of State’s passport information page for more details and special circumstances or call the National Passport Information Center at (877) 487-2778.