Updated Processing Times – Effective February 6, 2023 – U.S. Department of State updated their public information to reflect routine processing of a passport application now takes 8-11 weeks, and expedited processing (for an additional $60) takes 5-7 weeks.

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 at a scheduled appointment with a passport acceptance agent to process your application.

Passport Appointments

You can call (812) 853-5468, ext. 350, to speak with one of our passport agents or email us at Please leave your name, phone number, and email address, and a passport agent will contact you.

Appointments are scheduled for the following times:

  • Monday – 1:30 pm – 4 pm and 5:30 pm – 7 pm
  • Tuesday – 5:30 pm – 7 pm
  • Wednesday – 5:30 pm – 7 pm
  • Thursday – 9 am – 12 pm

Passport Application Requirements to bring with you to your appointment:

Passport Fee

Payable by check, money order, or cashier check to the U.S. Department of State

Click here to view passport fee(s)

Execution Fee

Payable by check, cash, or credit card to the Newburgh Chandler Public Library

  • $35 for each new passport

For additional information on passport fees and required documents, click this link to visit or contact us at (812) 853-5468, ext. 350.