Passport Services

Passport Office Hours
Walk-in Service (No appointment required)
Tuesday - Thursday  4:00pm - 7:00pm
   Saturday              12:00pm - 4:00pm

APPLYING FOR A PASSPORT?

Bring the following:

  • PROOF OF CITIZENSHIP: An original birth certificate issued by the city, county or state of birth OR a current or previous U.S. passport OR an original certificate of naturalization. (Note: Hospital birth certificates, California birth abstracts, and Texas birth abstracts are NOT accepted for proof of citizenship.)
  • AGES 18 AND OVER NEED PROOF OF IDENTITY: Valid driver's licence, valid state ID, valid passport, or recently issued Citizenship Certificate.
  • AGES 17 AND UNDER NEED PARENTS PROOF OF IDENTITY: Valid driver's license, valid state ID, valid passport, or recently issued Citizenship Certificate.
  • Ages 18 and over: Photocopy of identification, front and back.
  • Ages 16-17: Photocopy of one of the parents identification, front and back.
  • Ages 15 and under: Photocopy of both parents identification, front and back.
  • ONE PASSPORT COLOR PHOTOGRAPH (2 in. x 2. in): Taken within the last 6 months, against a white background. Photo services are available at the library for $10 per person.
  • ONE PAYMENT TO U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE: Check or money order only.
  • ONE PAYMENT TO BUENA PARK LIBRARY DISTRICT: Cash, check, credit card, or money order.
  • DS-11 FORM: Completed in black ink, but not signed. Forms are available at the library or can be downloaded from the Department of State website.
  • Children under 16: Both parents must be present with the child OR submit a notarized Statement of Consent form if one parent is unable to appear (note: a copy of the front and back of the non appearing parent's identification must be attached to notarized statement). An original birth certificate and completed DS-11 form is needed for new and renewal passports.

Note: All applicants must be present, regardless of age.

PAYMENTS

PASSPORT BOOK Payment to U.S. Department of State (check or money order) Payment to Buena Park Library District Total Fees:
Age 16 or over $110 $25 $135
Age 15 or under $80 $25 $105
PASSPORT CARD** Payment to U.S. Department of State (check or money order) Payment to Buena Park Library District Total Fees:
Age 16 or over $30 $25 $55
Age 15 or under $15 $25 $40

**Passport card is good for land and sea travel from Mexico, Canada, the Caribbean, and Bermuda. The card may not be used to travel by air.

(You can expect your passport to arrive within 4-6 weeks for routine service.)

EXPEDITED SERVICE: For an additional $60, you may request expedited service to receive your passport within 2-3 weeks.

EMERGENCY PASSPORTS: Travelers departing withing 2 weeks must make an appointment with the Los Angeles Passport Agency at 1-877-487-2778 (24-hour appointment scheduling system). Proof of travel within 2 weeks is required.

PASSPORT RENEWALS: Most renewals can be done by mail. If you have a passport that was issued less than 15 years ago and you were at least 16 years old when it was issued, you may be able to submit a self-service renewal. Please visit the U.S. Department of State - Passports by Mail page to see if you qualify to use the service.

For more information please visit the U.S. Department of State website travel.state.gov or call the National Passport Information Center’s automated line at 1-877-487-2778.

Note: U.S. Passport fees are standardized. Every passport acceptance agency charges a $25 acceptance fee.