How do I apply for a U.S. Passport?

The Athens-Clarke County Library is a U.S. Passport Application Acceptance Facility and provides passport information and passport application assistance to all United States citizens and nationals who wish to obtain a passport. The United States Department of State enforces strict guidelines for passport applications. The Library makes every effort to see that your application be approved and processed in a timely manner by encouraging you to fill out the application fully and clearly. Failure to do so can cause delays in receiving your passport.

The State Department requires the following documents of all applicants:

There are additional requirements for applicants age 17 and under. For more information about obtaining a passport, go to our passport services page or contact the Athens-Clarke County Library's Reference Desk at ext. 356.