Washington, DC

Thanks to Pablo for sending:

“I got this email from DCPL, they run a passport service office at the Reeves Center, right next door to the Post office at 14th and U street. They also have Saturday Hours which made it super easy to renew my son’s passport. The whole process took 10 minutes tops!”

DCPL’s website says:

“Passport Acceptance Office
2000 14th St. NW, First Floor – Sidewalk
[email protected]

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 3 – 7 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Please arrive at least one hour before closing.

The Passport Acceptance Office, co-located with the Fab Test Lab, accepts new passport applications.

How to Apply

  • Complete the application and print (single-sided) prior to arrival.
  • All applicants must be present.

Please bring each of the following with application:

  • Bring two checks (no starter checks) or money orders, one written to U.S. Department of State and one written to D.C. Treasurer.
  • Proof of ID – valid driver’s license, state ID card, military ID, passport.
  • Proof of U.S. citizenship (must be original documents – no photocopies). U.S. birth certificate with parent(s) name(s) and official seal OR naturalization certificate OR previously issued passport.
  • Color 2″ x 2″ passport photo with white background for each applicant. (Photos can be taken on premise for $15).

If children are getting passports, also bring:

  • At least one parent listed on birth certificate/adoption papers/legal guardian court documents, a notarized consent form and a copy (both sides) or non-appearing parent’s ID.
  • For 16 and 17-year-old applicants, only one parent needs to be present, along with birth certificate/adoption papers. A notarized letter is not required.

State Department Fees

Make check/money order payable to Department of State.

Item Cost Estimated Processing Time
Passport Book – age 16+ $110 6-8 weeks
Passport Book – age 15 and younger $80 6-8 weeks
Passport Card – 16+ $30 6-8 weeks
Passport Card – age 15 and younger $15 6-8 weeks
Passport Book (16+) $170 2-3 weeks
Passport Book (15 and younger) $140 2-3 weeks
Misc. Costs
Overnight Delivery $16.48
File Search $150

DC Public Library Fees

Make check/money order payable to D.C. Treasurer.

Product Cost
Execution (Acceptance) Fee $35
Photo Fee $15

Please visit the U.S. Department of State Passport and International Travel website for further information on applying for a passport.

If you are planning to travel within 72 hours, you will need to apply in person at the Washington Passport Agency. You must call 877-487-2778 to schedule an appointment. The address is 600 19th St. NW, First Floor – Sidewalk Level, Washington, D.C. 20006.”



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