ALL passport applications are by appointment only. Please call (626) 798-2950 to make your appointment.

Monday & Tuesday, 1:00-8:00pm

Wednesday, Friday, Saturday - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Business Office--Main Floor

Application Guidelines

Bring the following with you to apply for a passport:

  • Proof of U.S. citizenship (original/certified birth certificate, or your old passport, or your naturalization certificate)
  • Proof of identify (valid driver's license or state I.D.)
  • Two passport color photographs (2 in x 2 in)
  • One Payment to U.S. Dept. of State (check or money order only)
  • One Payment to the Altadena Library District (cash, check or money order)
  • Complete DS-11 Form – Section 1-22 only. Pick up the form at the Library Passport Services office or download the form. 
  •          DS-11 INFORMATION 
  •          DS-11 BLANK FORM Adobe Acrobat Reader 
  • Children under 16 – both parents must be present with the child. Submit a notarized statement of consent for those unable to appear.
  • An original birth certificate is needed for new or renewed passports. All applicants must be present.


Payment to Age 15 & under Age 16 & over
U.S. Dept. of State (check or money order only) $80 $110
Altadena Library District (cash, check or money order) $25 $25
Total $105 $135

The library does not accept credit cards. Two separate payments are required. One to the state and one to the library, as indicated above. An additional $5.00 fee applies if the library has to issue a check for you. If you have any questions, please call the Business Office at (626) 798-2950.

Additional Services & Fees

  • PHOTOGRAPHS: Photos taken on site, $12 each
  • NOTARY SERVICE: $10 each
  • EXPEDITED SERVICE: If travel is in less than 6 weeks there is an extra $60 Passport Services Fee per application. Delivery within 4-6 weeks.
  • EXPRESS MAIL POSTAL SERVICE: Current USPS rate returns your passport plus other documents via express mail rather than priority mail.
  • PASSPORT RENEWAL: Most renewals can be done by mail. Renewals less than 5 years expired are done by mail. DS-82 renewal forms are available at the Library Passport Services Office. You may also download forms.


DS-82 BLANK FORM Adobe Acrobat File


The New Passport Card

If you have any questions about the new Passport Card, click here.

More Information And Questions

Call or e-mail the Business Office at the Altadena Library:


U.S. Department of State: