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Passport application information – Prince George’s County Memorial Library System

If you are planning to travel within two weeks, you must apply for a passport in person at a U.S. Passport Agency or Center. Expedited fees apply. Those closest to Prince George’s County are located in Washington, DC and Philadelphia, PA. You must make an appointment in advance by calling 877-487-2778.

Passport service is offered “first come, first served.” No appointment is needed, but please be aware that Passport Service can be very busy. It takes time to process the application and the library staff can only complete as many applications as time allows. There will be a wait during peak times on Saturdays and in the evenings. Please be patient and allow for a wait. If you come during the later hours of the day, staff may not have time to process your application.

NOTE: Please be advised that we reserve the right to close the passport waiting list depending on the time available for processing applications.

Passport Services at Accokeek Branch Library (no appointment necessary)

  • Monday and Wednesday - 3 pm to 8 pm
  • Tuesday and Thursday - 2 pm to 5 pm
  • Friday- No passport service
  • Saturday – 10 am to 4 pm

Passport Services at Largo Kettering Branch Library (no appointment necessary)

  • Monday and Tuesday – 1:30 pm to 7:30 pm
  • Wednesday through Friday – 12 pm to 4 pm
  • Saturday 10 am to 3 pm
  • Sunday – No passport service



Passport Services at Laurel Branch Library (no appointment necessary)

  • Monday, Wednesday & Thursday – 4 pm to 7:30 pm
  • Saturday – 11 am to 3 pm
  • Tuesday, Friday and Sunday – No passport service

Información general sobre pasaportes, en Español, de Departamento de Estado de Estados Unidos.

What You Will Need to Apply

  • The applicant, regardless of age, must appear in person. If a group of family members are submitting applications
    together, all members must be present before the applications will be accepted.
  • Applicants ages birth to 15 must be accompanied by parents presenting proof of relationship to the minor
    child; such as a birth certificate or adoption papers. Whoever is listed as the child’s parent must appear. If
    two parents are listed, one parent may appear with a notarized consent form DS-3053 and a photocopy of
    both sides of the non-appearing parent’s ID.
  • For applicants 16 and 17 years old, it is necessary for only one parent to be present
  • Check or money order for Department of State fees. A separate check or money order is needed for each application
    being submitted.
  • A separate check, credit card or money order for Library passport fees.
  • Proof of Identity – valid driver’s license/state ID card/military ID/passport. Learner’s permits are not accepted by the Department of State.
  • A completed application form DS-11. The form must be completed in black ink. Please do not sign the form.
  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship. Only these forms of proof are accepted. Photocopies are not acceptable.
    • Government issued U.S. birth certificate featuring parent(s) name(s), an official seal and signature
    • Naturalization certificate
    • Previously issued U.S. passport
  • One 2”x2” passport photo with a white background.
  • A completed application form DS-11. The form must be completed in black ink. Please do not sign the form.
  • In order to expedite the passport application process at the library, please see the following links for required forms and instructions from the U.S. Department of State that might assist you in the process. (Con el fin de agilizar el proceso de solicitud de pasaporte en la biblioteca, por favor consulte los siguientes enlaces para los formularios necesarios e instrucciones del Departamento de Estado de los Estados Unidos que pueden ayudar en el proceso.)

Special Situations

  • If you have a passport under a different name, please bring evidence to support the name change.
  • For customers requesting ‘hand carry’ service, a letter of authorization and an itinerary are required.
  • For children deriving citizenship through parents, the parents’ naturalization certificate, the child’s permanent resident card
    and the child’s birth certificate are required. If the birth certificate is not in English, a certified English translation is

Department of State Fees

Amounts vary depending on the product you need. Department of State passport fees are
payable by check or money order ONLY. A separate check, payable to the Department of State, is required for each
application. You can see a [PDF] file of the state fees and passport information here