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BESSEMER PUBLIC LIBRARY
U.S. PASSPORT APPLICATION ACCEPTANCE FACILITY HOURS
To submit a passport application you will need to make an appointment. CALL - 205.428.7882
Monday – Friday – 2:00 – 4:00 PM (Appointment Only)
YOU WILL NEED THE FOLLOWING:
ORIGINAL BIRTH CERTIFICATE
PAYMENT FOR U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE (CHECK OR MONEY ORDER)
PAYMENT FOR LIBRARY (CREDIT, DEBIT, OR CASH ONLY)
PAYMENT FOR POSTAGE (CASH ONLY)
HOW TO APPLY
Please note, that, there are special requirements for minors under age 16, minors 16 and 17, and no fee passports when submitting Form DS-11.
STEP 1: Complete and Print Form and Call for an Appointment
Enter the information online and print FORM DS-11 or print a blank DS-11 form and complete by hand. Note: Do not sign DS-11 form until the passport agent instructs you to do so.
STEP 2: Submit Additional Documents (For applicants 17 years old or younger, you must provide a birth certificate in addition to one of the following):
1. Proof of U.S. Citizenship (one of the following)
U.S. birth certificate
Previous U.S. Passport
Certificate of a U.S. Birth Abroad
2. Proof of identity (originals only – no copies)
3. Photograph* (must bring own passport photo) - see https://travel.state.gov/content/travel.html for further information.
STEP 3: Pay the fees
THREE payments are required. One made payable to the US Department of State (passport application fee), one payable to Bessemer Public Library (credit, debit or cash), and one for postage (cash only)
Links to More Passport Information Search for nearest passport acceptance office Renew your passport by mail
PLEASE NOTE: Bessemer Public Library is a passport acceptance agent for the U.S. Department of State. If you have any questions about the passport application you already submitted, contact, U.S. Department of State at https://travel.state.gov.
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