Applications are available at the
library or online at the
U.S. Department of State website.
Customers are encouraged to visit the U.S. Department of State website for information and instructions prior to their appointment.
Urgent Travel Plans
If you are traveling within 14 days
or less, please call the National Passport Information Center (NPIC)
passport OFFICE HOURS
*Limited Number of Appointments
First Come First Serve
By APPOINTMENT ONLY
o Proof of U.S. Citizenship (any one document,
must be original)
The NMB Library does NOT offer photo service. One official passport photo taken within the past six months is required. For additional photo requirements, please visit the U.S. Department of State website.
What Does The Application Process Entail?
o New passport applicants must complete form DS‑11: Application for a U.S. Passport .
How Can I Check The Status Of My Passport?
o Contact the National Passport Information Center (NPIC)
Although passport applications are accepted at the library, the actual U.S. Passport Books and Cards are not processed at the library. Processing
can take approximately 3 to 6 weeks.
What About Payment?
o Two separate payments are required.
How Long Will It Take
To Receive My Passport?
o NMB Library offers three processing options.