First Time Passports


You must apply in person using Form DS-11 if at least one of the following is true:

  • You are applying for your first U.S. passport

  • You are under age 16

  • Your previous U.S. passport was issued when you were under age 16

  • Your previous U.S. passport was lost, stolen, or damaged

  • Your previous U.S. passport was issued more than 15 years age

You must bring the following to successfully execute your DS-11 application

  • Certified birth certificate with raised seal and both parent's names listed

  • Personal identification such as a valid driver's license

  • Checks. You will need a check for each DS-11 form and one for the execution fee which is paid to the library. The execution fee is set by the department of state and is currently $35. The library will accept cash for the execution fees and photos only. We do not accept credit cards at this facility.

Click here for more information from the U.S. Department of State.