Get Your Passport at the Library

The Palm Beach County Library System is an official Passport Acceptance Facility for the U.S. Department of State.

Passport Service Options

The Palm Beach County Main Library offers Routine and Expedited processing options. Processing times vary. Visit the U.S. Department of State website for up-to-date information.

By Appointment Only

Please call the Palm Beach County Main Library Passport Acceptance Facility (561-233-2788) voicemail to schedule an appointment. A passport application acceptance agent will respond within 24 hours, Monday through Friday (excluding holidays).

Main Library 3650 Summit Blvd.
West Palm Beach, FL 33406
561-233-2788
passports@pbclibrary.org

Appointment Times

Closed on County observed holidays.

Free parking, handicap access and photocopy service (for a nominal fee) available.

Urgent Travel Plans

If you are traveling within 14 days or less, apply at a nearby Regional Passport Agency or Center. For more information, please call the National Passport Information Center (NPIC) at 1-877-487-2778.

Photo Requirement

Passport photo service is currently not available at the Palm Beach County Main Library. One official passport photo taken within the past six months is required. For additional photo requirements, visit the U.S. Department of State website.

Before Scheduling an Appointment

Customers are encouraged to visit the U.S. Department of State website for information and instructions prior to their appointment.

Necessary Documents

Proof of U.S. Citizenship (any one document, must be original)

  • Previously issued, undamaged U.S. passport
  • Certified U.S. birth certificate
  • Consular Report of Birth Abroad or Certification of Birth
  • Certificate of Naturalization (applicants 15 or under must include a certified birth certificate)
  • Certificate of Citizenship (applicants 15 or under must include a certified birth certificate)

Proof of Identification (any one document, must be original)

  • Previously issued, undamaged U.S. passport
  • U.S. Driver’s License (if out of state Driver’s License, additional identification required)
  • Certificate of Naturalization
  • Current government employee ID (city, county, state or federal)
  • Current U.S. military ID

Payment Information

Two separate payments are required. One to the U.S. Department of State and the other to the Palm Beach County Library System.

U.S. Department of State

The U.S. Department of State accepts only checks (personal, certified, cashier's, traveler's) and money orders payable to "U.S. Department of State".

For applicable fees, view the U.S. Department of State Fee Calculator.

Palm Beach County Library System

Customers must pay the Palm Beach County Library System a $35 nonrefundable execution (acceptance) fee per application. The Palm Beach County Library System accepts cash, debit and credit cards, cashier's check and money orders. Cashier's check or money orders must be made payable to "Palm Beach County Library System".

National Passport Information Center (NPIC)

For information on the status of an application or to make an appointment at a Passport Agency, please visit the NPIC website or call 1-877-487-2778.