Updated Processing Times – Effective October 28, 2021 – U.S. Department of State updated their public information to reflect that routine processing of a passport application now takes 8-11 weeks, and expedited processing (for an additional $60) takes 5-7 weeks.
For more information about the COVID-19 update regarding passports, please visit the U.S. Department of State website at this link. https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports.html
Newburgh Chandler Public Library, at its Bell Road Library location, is a Passport Acceptance Facility. For a first time passport or for any renewal where the expiration date is older than five years, you must appear in person and can schedule an appointment with a passport acceptance agent to process your application.
The easiest way to set up an appointment is to email the passport agents at firstname.lastname@example.org or you can call 812-853-5468, ext. 301. Leave your name, phone number, and email address, and a passport agent will contact you to set up an appointment.
Appointments are scheduled for the following times:
- Monday – 1:30 pm until 4 pm
- Tuesday – 5:30 pm until 8 pm
- Wednesday – 5:30 pm until 8 pm
- Thursday – 9 am until 12 pm
Passport Application Requirements:
- Completed and unsigned DS-11 application
Download a DS-11 application
- 2”x2” photo: NCPL Bell Road does not provide passport photos.
Click this link for passport photo requirements
- Proof of U.S. citizenship
Click this link for examples of U.S. citizenship evidence
- Current proof of identity
Click this link for examples of accepted primary identification
Payable by check or money order to the U.S. Department of State
Payable by check or cash to the Newburgh Chandler Public Library
- $35 for each new passport
For any questions about appointments or processing, email email@example.com or call 812-853-5468, ext. 301.