Q. Can I get my Passport at the Library?
If you are making plans for international travel, you can apply for a United States Passport at the following Library branches:
1200 Corporate Parkway, Wentzville 63385
1000 Kisker Road, St. Charles 63304
2750 Highway K, O’Fallon 63368
427 Spencer Road, St. Peters 63376
These branches are designated U.S. Department of State Passport Acceptance Facilities. Passport services, including passport photos, are available at times convenient for you -- during Library hours, seven days a week. No appointment is necessary.
For application forms, information on documentation required, how to renew a passport, fees and a wealth of other passport and international travel information, visit travel.state.gov and review our New Passport Checklist.
Individuals may apply for a passport during these hours:
9:30 am to 8:00 pm Monday–Thursday
9:30 am to 5:00 pm Friday and Saturday
1:30 pm to 4:00 pm Sunday
The passport acceptance process must be completed by the stated times. The process takes approximately 30 minutes per each application so please plan accordingly. For example, a family of four should come in at least two hours prior to the end of the processing window in order to ensure the process can be completed in time. Please allow an additional 30 minutes per application for hand carry services.
To calculate the fees needed for your passport, visit the U.S. Department of State’s Passport Fees page.
Fees for a Passport Book
$110 for an individual 16 years of age or older
$80 for an individual 15 years of age or younger
Optional: Expedited Service Fee - $60 additional per application.
Optional: Overnight Return Delivery Service Fee - $17.13 additional per application.
Fees for a Passport Card
A passport card may be used for international travel by land or sea between the United States and Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean or Bermuda. It is not valid for air travel.
$30 for an individual 16 years of age or older
$15 for an individual 15 years of age or younger
Fees for a Passport Book or a Passport Card must be paid with a check or money order made out to the U.S. Department of State. No cash or credit card.
The Library must collect an execution fee of $35 for each passport application processed.
The Library offers passport photo services for a price of $10 per photo.
Execution fees and photo fees may be paid with cash, check or money order made out to the St. Charles City-County Library.
The passport renewal process is self-service via the mail. You can find out if you are eligible to renew your passport and download forms at https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports/apply-renew-passport/renew-by-mail.html. The Library also has copies of the renewal form available for no charge.
An updated photo is required - the Library offers passport photo services for a price of $10 per photo. Photo fees may be paid with cash, check or money order made out to the St. Charles City-County Library.
New Passport Checklist
In order to apply for a passport book or card, please read “The Application for U.S. Passport or Registration” (Form DS-11).
Copies of this form are available at the Library or can be downloaded from the State Department’s website.
Applicants should complete the following checklist. Missing information will result in a delay in your passport processing time.
☐ Complete DS-11 passport application. This form should be completed in black ink and have no white-out or scribbling. Do not sign the application until meeting with our passport services staff.
☐ Appear in person. All ages. No exceptions for children.
☐ Present valid Missouri State Driver License or valid government ID. U.S. Dept. of State will not accept temporary paper licenses.
☐ Present proof of U.S. Citizenship (original birth certificate, U.S. Passport or original naturalization certificate).
If you do not have an original birth certificate, you must contact the Vital Records Office for the county in which you were born to obtain a certified copy.
☐ Provide one passport photo. Passport photo services are available at Library passport acceptance locations for a $10 fee.
☐ Pay two separate fees to the U.S. Dept. of State and to the Library. If paying by check,two checks are required.
☐ Pay the required fees to the U.S. Dept. of State (check or money order only). Families may write one check or money order to the U.S. Department of State for their passport application fees if they are applying in person at the same time. For all other applicants, separate checks must be made for each application. See Fees section.
☐ Pay the required fees to the Library. Cash, check, or money order only. (See Fees section.)
For further details or other information, visit the Department of State passport website at travel.state.gov