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The County of Los Angeles Public Library offers Passport Acceptance Services at six library locations by appointment.

Locations & Appointments

Currently, we offer passport acceptance services at six libraries by appointment.

Lancaster Library offers Walk-in Service on Thursdays.

Lancaster Library
601 W. Lancaster Blvd.
Lancaster, CA 93534
By appointment only and Walk-in Service available Thurs: 10 am - 3 pm

Call to schedule an appointment: (661) 948-5029

Duarte Library
1301 Buena Vista St.
Duarte, CA 91010
By Appointment only

Call to schedule an appointment: (626) 358-1865

West Hollywood Library
625 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
By Appointment only

Call to schedule an appointment: (310) 652-5340

East Los Angeles Library
4837 E. 3rd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90022
By Appointment only

Call to schedule an appointment: (323) 264-0155

Lynwood Library
11320 Bullis Rd.
Lynwood, CA 90262
By Appointment only

Call to schedule an appointment: (310) 635-7121

Diamond Bar Library
21800 Copley Dr
Diamond Bar, CA 91765
By Appointment only

Call to schedule an appointment: (909) 861-4978

For more locations that offer passport acceptance, please visit the U.S. Department of State Passport Agency website.

Processing Times

According to the U.S. Department of State, the processing times for passports are:

Routine: 6 weeks

Expedited (extra charge): 3 weeks

Emergency Passport / Expedited at Agency: within 8 business days, based on need; restrictions apply

Costs

Please note: Costs are determined by the U. S. Department of State.

Passport Book:

Valid for all international travel
passcard Type Application Fee:
Check payable to U.S. Department of State
Acceptance/Execution Fee:
Check payable to County of Los Angeles Public Library
Total Fees
Adult - Age 16 and older
$110
$25
$135
Minor - Under age 16
$80
$25
$105

Passport Card:

For land or sea travel to Mexico, Canada, Caribbean, Bermuda only. Cannot be used on flights.
passcard Type Application Fee:
Check payable to U.S. Department of State
Acceptance/Execution Fee:
Check payable to County of Los Angeles Public Library
Total Fees
Adult - Age 16 and older
$30
$25
$55
Minor - Under age 16
$15
$25
$40

Passport Book & Card

passcard Type Application Fee:
Check payable to U.S. Department of State
Acceptance/Execution Fee:
Check payable to County of Los Angeles Public Library
Total Fees
Adult - Age 16 and older
$140
$25
$165
Minor - Under age 16
$95
$25
$120

Optional Services & Fees

Type Check payable to U.S. Department of State Check payable to County of Los Angeles Public Library
Expedite Fee - Provides faster processing than routine service (optional)
$60
Overnight Delivery of passport book (optional)
$15.45
Express Mail of application to the U.S. Department of State (optional)
$21.18

 

Please come prepared

  • Make an appointment with the library.
  • Completed, unsigned application form DS-11 (PDF or complete online & print). The Library will have copies of the DS-11 available to complete too.
  • Proof of United States citizenship (original documents - no copies)
    • Original documents must be submitted, and will be returned to you by the U.S. Department of State. Acceptable evidence includes: Certified U.S. Birth Certificate, Naturalization Certificate, previous U.S. Passport (may be expired, must be undamaged).
      Note: The U.S. Birth Certificate must be original and list your full name, date & place of birth, and parent(s) full names. The California Certified Abstract of Birth and the Texas Certified Abstract of Birth are NOT ACCEPTED by the U.S. State Department. You may NOT submit a hospital birth record. See the Passport website for additional requirements.
    • If you need your birth certificate, contact the County Recorder or Registrar of Birth. You can also find this information using Vital Check at (800) 255-2414 or www.vitalchek.com. If you were born in Los Angeles County, in-person requests can be made at local Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Offices.
  • Government issued I.D. as well as a photocopy of the front and back of the I.D.
    • Acceptable identification include valid Driver's License, California I.D. card, previously issued U.S. Passport or current Military ID card.
  • One 2" x 2"  photograph. (Library does not take photos, see list of locations below)
  • Social Security Number
  • Two Checks or Money Orders for fees
  • For passport for minors, both parents and the child must appear and there are special additional requirements. Please see: Passports for Minors under 16 year old and Passports for Children Age 16 and 17.

Emergency Passports

If you are traveling within 2 weeks and need an emergency passport, the library cannot process the application. You must make an appointment with the Los Angeles Passport Agency. You must show proof of travel (i.e. airline tickets).

Appointments are required. Call (877) 487-2778 to make an appointment for the:
Los Angeles Passport Agency Office
11000 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1000
Los Angeles, CA 90024


Passport Photos

The County of Los Angeles Public Library does not take photographs. You need one, 2" x 2" passport photograph. The background must be light colored. You may not submit school photographs.

Below, please find locations near our libraries that take passport photos. Fees vary. List updated 1/2016..

Locations near Lancaster Library

Costco Wholesale (Membership required)
 1141 W Avenue L, Lancaster, CA 93534, Phone: (661) 802-4470

Walmart Supercenter
 Valley Central, 44665 Valley Central Way, Lancaster, CA 93536, Phone: (661) 940-8744

FedEx Office Print & Ship Center
 1113 W Avenue P, Palmdale, CA 93551, Phone: (661) 947-3927

The UPS Store
 2010 W Avenue K, Lancaster, CA 93536, Phone: (661) 726-9135

CVS Pharmacy
 846 W Avenue K, Lancaster, CA 93534, Phone: (661) 942-5652
 2006 West J Avenue, Antelope Valley Plaza, Lancaster, CA 93536, Phone: (661) 945-2729
 44430 Challenger Way, Lancaster, CA 93535, Phone: (661) 940-8311
 Antelope Valley Center Shopping Center, 43839 15th St W, Lancaster, CA 93534, Phone: (661) 942-0607

Locations near Duarte Library

Duarte Walmart 
 1600 Mountain Ave., Duarte, CA 91010, Phone: (626) 359-7708

Duarte CVS 
 2315 E Huntington Dr., Duarte, CA 91010, Phone: (626) 305-9333

Azusa Costco (Membership Required)
  1220 W Foothill Blvd., CA 91702, Phone: (626) 812-7911

Monrovia Community Center 
  119 W Palm Ave. Monrovia, CA 91016, Phone: (626) 256-8246

Monrovia Walgreens
  490 W Huntington Dr., Monrovia CA 91016, Phone: (626) 408-6590 

Locations near West Hollywood Library

FedEx Office Print & Ship Center
7630 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles 90046 (323) 845-4501
8471 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles 90048 (323) 782-6905
8539 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood 90069 (310) 289-5129
9680 Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills 90210 (310) 859-2381

Photo Center
7961 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles 90048 (323) 653-6688

Locations near East Los Angeles Library

Walgreens
Monterey Park Village, 2331 S Atlantic Blvd, Monterey Park 91754, Phone: (323) 526-9102

CVS Pharmacy
2103 S Atlantic Blvd, Monterey Park 91754, Phone: (323) 268-3524

CVS Pharmacy
5176 E. Whittier Blvd, Los Angeles 90022, Phone: (323) 307-0702

Photo Boutique
4740 Whittier Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90022, Phone: (310) 508-1915

Advance Photo & Studio
2095 S. Atlantic Blvd Suite #5, Monterey Park, CA 91754, Phone: (323) 264-1010

Locations near Lynwood Library

Say Cheese Photo Inc
  Plaza Mexico, 3100 E Imperial Hwy, Lynwood 90262 , Phone: (310) 635-6223

One Hour Photo & Pro Studio
 Plaza Mexico, 3100 E Imperial Hwy, Lynwood 90262 Phone: (310) 635-2433

The UPS Store
 10910 Long Beach Blvd #103, Lynwood 9026 Phone: (310) 868-5969

Walgreens
 4351 E Imperial Hwy, Lynwood 90262 Phone: (310) 609-2406

One Hour Photo & Pro Studio
 Plaza Mexico, 3100 E Imperial Hwy, Lynwood 90262 Phone: (310) 635-2433

Locations near Diamond Bar Library

Automobile Club of Southern California (AAA)
  1142 S Diamond Bar Blvd, Diamond Bar 91765, Phone: (909) 444-0299

The UPS Store
1142 S Diamond Bar Blvd, Diamond Bar 91765, Phone: (909) 861-2401

Mail and More
385 S Lemon Ave, Ste E, Walnut 91789, Phone: (909) 468-1511

FedEx Office Print & Ship Center
18218 Gale Ave., City of Industry, Phone: (626) 810-4140

Golden Image Photo
18414 Colima Rd, Rowland Heights, Phone: (626) 810-6256

More information

Please visit the U.S. Department of State website for more information. To speak to a customer service representative at the National Passport Information Center, please contact 1-877-487-2778 (Mon-Fri, 8 am - 10 pm Eastern Time, except Federal holidays).