Passport services are only offered by appointment. There is no walk-in service.
Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with all the necessary requirements before signing up for a passport appointment.
List of Requirements
Adults (applicants 18 and over):
Teens (applicants ages 16 - 17):
Children (applicants under the age of 16):
Please note: If you are eligible to renew your passport by mail using the DS-82 renew by mail form, but are choosing to have your passport processed by our Acceptance Facility, please be sure to complete the DS-11 form. We cannot accept the DS-82 renew by mail form.
As of March 24th, 2023 routine service can take 10 to 13 weeks from the day an application is received by the Department of State.
Expedited service (for an additional $60) can take 7 to 9 weeks from the day an application is received by the Department of State.
Mail times may very. Please plan ahead and apply early.
Two hours of free parking is available in the parking garage north of the library. Validation is not required.
Appointment Reschedule/Cancellation: Links to reschedule or cancel your appointment can be found at the bottom of your confirmation email. Cancellations are automatically made available on the online appointment calendar. If you have any additional questions regarding your appointment, please call the BHPL Passport Services office at (310) 288-2279.
You can also find more information on the Department of State website at travel.state.gov.
Additional Notes and Special Circumstances:
CITIZENSHIP THROUGH ADOPTION:
If you were born outside the United States and acquired citizenship through adoption by a U.S. citizen parent while under the age of 16, please submit the following:
Please see Child Citizenship Act of 2000 for more information.
Limited Validity Passport
Obtaining birth records
For more information regarding requirements for obtaining passports or to locate other passport acceptance facilities, please visit the State Department's website at travel.state.gov or call the National Passport Information Center at 1-877-487-2778.