We highly recommend that you make an appointment to ensure passport processing at the time/day you desire. Please call 906-226-4311 to schedule, or email us at

We cannot guarantee service for walk-ins.


As a Passport Acceptance Agency for the U.S. Department of State, reference staff can aid the public in the process of obtaining a U.S. Passport. Applications are available at the library or online at Also available are other necessary forms for lost passports, parental consent, change of name, etc.

For full requirements, please call 906-226-4311, or check on

Requirements for a new passport application include:

  • Completed DS-11 (available at the library)
  • Original or certified copy of U.S. Birth Certificate*
  • Photograph that meets all State Department specifications.
    • The library DOES NOT take passport photos. They can be taken Marquette Wallpaper & Paint OR Walgreens
  • Picture I.D. for identification purposes
  • Check or money order payable to the U.S. Department of State (no cash or card)
    • $130 for a passport book for individuals 16 years of age and older
    • $100 for a passport book for children under 16 years of ageĀ 
  • Fee of $35 per passport application for processing fee to PWPL in check, cash, or credit card (effective April 2, 2018)

Expedited passports and other services require additional fees. Please call 906-226-4311 with questions.

All applicants, regardless of age, must appear when a passport application is presented to PWPL staff for processing.

Both parents must appear and sign for applications of children under 16 years of age.

*Foreign-born requirements differ. Please call 906-226-4311 for information.

For current information on traveling in foreign countries and to access forms you can download from home, go to

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