Passport Acceptance

Phoenixville Public Library accepts passport applications on behalf of the U.S. Department of State.

U.S. citizens planning international travel may apply for their passports, by appointment only (walk-ins not accepted), on the following days and times.

Passport Hours:

  • Mondays — 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM*
  • Tuesdays — 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM*
  • Wednesdays — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM*; 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Thursdays — 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM*
  • Fridays — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM; 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM*
  • Saturdays — 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM*

*Passport photos available during selected hours – $10.00/photo.

Photocopying charges 25 cents/page.

Appointments must be made by calling the Reference Desk at 610-933-3013, Ext. 132.

General requirements:

  • Completed, unsigned DS-11 form in black ink (do not print double-sided); if filing DS-82 form, you do not apply in person but must mail the application in yourself
  • Proof of citizenship — state-issued birth certificate listing both parents’ names, or naturalization certificate
  • ID (e.g., school ID for age 16-17, driver’s license for age 18+ and parents of minor applicants)
  • Minors (under age 16) must have both parents present or a notarized DS-3053 form and copy of ID from the absent parent
  • Passport photo (see travel.state.gov for photo requirements if not obtaining photo at the Library)
  • Payment: two checks or money orders (inquire about current fees when scheduling appointment)
  • Photocopies of ID (front and back of ID must be copied on same side of page) and citizenship documents — must be submitted along with original copies

For application forms, information on required documentation, fees, current processing times, and a wealth of other passport and international travel information, applicants should visit the only official website for passport information — travel.state.gov.  For information in Spanish — travel.state.gov/pasaporte.

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