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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 5:00 PM
  • Thursdays — 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Fridays — 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM; 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Saturdays — 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

*Passport photos available during all appointment hours except Thursdays and Fridays 2:00 – 3:00 PM — $10.00/photo.

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, naturalization certificate, or previous expired passport (must be expired for more than 5 years for applicant who applied for previous passport at age 16+)
  • 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 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 —  For information in Spanish —