Passport Acceptance

Fort Worth Library provides passport acceptance for U.S. citizens on behalf of the U.S. Department of State.

Hours

Sunday          Closed
Monday         Closed
Tuesday         11:00 AM–05:00 PM
Wednesday    11:00 AM–05:00 PM
Thursday       11:00 AM–05:00 PM
Friday             11:00 AM–05:00 PM
Saturday        11:00 AM–05:00 PM

 

Make an appointment

Please make an appointment by phone before visiting the Central Library.

Phone: 817-392-7890

 

 

Process

Step 1.Read How to Apply

Apply directions

Step 2.Download and complete the form

Download form

Step 3.Gather Relative supporting documents

  • Photo ID
    • Submit a photocopy of the front and back of each ID that you present when you apply.
    • You must present a physical, government-issued photo identification document (ID) when submitting
      • Form DS-11 if you are:
        • Over age 18
        • The parent or guardian identifying an applicant under age 18
  • Citizen Proof
    • Submit your original evidence of U.S. citizenship.
  • Submit a photocopy of the front (and back, if there is printed information) of your original evidence of U.S. citizenship.
  • Photocopies must be: legible, on white 8.5”x11” standard paper, black and white, and single sided.
  • In some cases, you may be able to submit a certified copy of your citizenship evidence. A certified copy is any document that has the seal or stamp of the official issuing authority.
  • If you don't want to submit a photocopy of your citizenship evidence, you may submit a second certified copy of your citizenship evidence, which we will keep. If you don’t submit a photocopy or a second certified copy of your citizenship evidence, your passport processing could be delayed.
  • You cannot submit digital evidence of U.S. citizenship (e.g. electronic or mobile birth certificate) when applying for a U.S. passport. You must continue to submit your physical evidence of U.S. citizenship and a photocopy of it.

Step 4.Have a photo created or taken at the library

Know the rules and regulations for taking a passport photograph.

Step 5.Fees

Passport fees see the fee calculator.

Passport fees chart.

Step 6.Door-to-Door Processing Times

  • Routine: 18 weeks (includes up to 12 weeks processing and 6 weeks mailing)
  • Expedited: 12 weeks (includes up to 6 weeks processing and 6 weeks mailing)