Passport Services at Rockville Public Library

Rockville Public Library is now accepting applications by appointment only for new adult passports or new/renewals of children’s (under 16) passports with processing times of 2-3 weeks expedited and 6-8 weeks routine. If you are an adult and wish to renew, you must apply by mail through USPS (follow link to renew). For more information on the passport application process or to process your application via mail through the U.S. Department of State, visit travel.state.gov.

  • If you wish to make an appointment to apply for a new passport, please call us at 860-875-5892. Appointments are limited by availability.
  • If you have a life-or-death emergency or have urgent international travel plans and need to travel within 72 hours please contact the National Passport Information Center to make an appointment (1-877-487-2778).
  • All forms are available in person at Rockville Public Library, and can also be found online.
    • When printing the application, make sure the image of the application covers the entire page.
    • You must print your form single-sided. We do not accept double-sided forms.
    • To make the application process faster it is recommended that the required forms are filled out before your appointment.

Application For A U.S. Passport (DS-11) – You should complete this form if you’re applying for the first time, you’re applying for your child who is under age 16, or you don’t meet our requirements to renew your passport.

Renewal Application (DS-82) – You should complete this form if you meet our requirements to renew your passport. Keep in mind that children under age 16 cannot renew their passports and any adult should renew their passports through the mail at this time.

Requirements:

  • Check or Money Order for payment to US Department of State for passport (see “Fees and Delivery” section below)
  • Second payment to the Rockville Public Library ($35 cash or check)
  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship: Original (or Certified Copy) of Long form Birth Certificate or Original Naturalization Certificate
  • Photo ID: Driver’s License, Passport or Military ID and a photocopy of your ID front and back
  • One recent 2 inch x 2 inch color photograph (we do not provide photo service on site)
  • Applicants 16-17 need at least one parent present
  • Applicants under age 16: Three Options:
    • ​Both parents/guardians must appear together and sign; or
    • One parent/guardian appears, signs, and submits second parent’s/guardian’s notarized statement of consent along with a valid ID; or
    • One parent/guardian submits primary evidence of sole custody to apply.

Fees and Delivery:

ALL PAYMENTS TO THE US DEPARTMENT OF STATE MUST BE A CHECK OR MONEY ORDER ONLY.

Routine Service – 6-8 weeks

  • Routine service can take up to 13 weeks from the day an application is submitted to the day a new passport is received.
  • Application fee: $130 – Payable to U.S. Department of State (Under age 16: $100)
  • Execution fee: $35 – Payable to Rockville Public Library

Expedited Service – 2-3 weeks

  • Expedite service can take up to 9 weeks from the day an application is submitted to the day a new passport is received.
  • Application fee: $190 – Payable to U.S. Department of State (Under age 16: $160)
  • Execution fee: $35 – Payable to Rockville Public Library

For an additional fee, you can purchase a passport card valid for travel by land and by sea only—not valid for air travel. Adult card fee: $30 (Under Age 16: $15)