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APPLY FOR A PASSPORT

The Alexandria Library is pleased to offer passport services at the Beatley Central Library and Barrett Branch.

Passport services will be offered on a first come - first served basis. No appointments are needed. 

We only process new passport applications.

US Passport

 

WHERE CAN I APPLY?

Passport services are available at the Beatley Central Library and Barrett Branch during these times:

Beatley Central Library
5005 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22304
Phone: 703-746-1702

Passport service times:
Tuesday: 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Wednesday: 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Thursday: 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Barrett Branch
717 Queen Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703-746-1703

Passport service times:
Monday: 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Tuesday: 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Friday: 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

 

 

PLEASE NOTE

Please be advised that we reserve the right to close our waiting list early depending on the time available for processing applications.

Accordingly, please arrive early.

When you arrive, check in at the Information Desk.

If you are traveling internationally within 2 weeks, please schedule an appointment at a passport agency by calling 1-877-487-2778.

 

 

WHAT INFORMATION DO I NEED?

Please bring the following materials:

NOTE: Children ages 15 and under need both parents to be present. Teens between the ages of 16-17 should have at least one parent present at the time of application.

 

 

WHERE CAN I GET A PHOTO?

The following locations near the Beatley Central Library offer passport photos for purchase:

  • CVS, 5101 Duke St.  703-823-7430
  • UPS Store, 3213 Duke St. 703-823-4500
  • AAA, 2231 Eisenhower Ave. 703-549-1080
  • FedEx Office, 2241 Eisenhower Ave. 703-299-6186
  • Dale Digital, 810 N. Fairfax St. 703-660- 9533
  • Rite Aid, 4515 Duke St. 703-751-4900

 

 

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

The Department of State requires two separate payments for each passport application. A summary of applicable fees is provided below. Please click here for a full fee schedule.

 

Passport Book 
Application Fee
Passport Card 
Application Fee
Execution Fee Expedited Processing (Optional)
  Ages 16 and Older $110 $30 $35 $60
  Under Age 16 $80 $15 $35 $60

 

  • Passport application fee: Applicants must pay passport application and expedited processing fees directly to the Department of State with a check or money order made payable to “U.S. Department of State”. These fees will be sent to the Department of State with each passport application.
  • Execution fee: Applicants must pay a $35 processing fee to the Alexandria Library with cash, check (no starter checks), or a money order. The check or money order should be made out to “Alexandria Library."

 

 

LIBRARY RESOURCES

Travel Guides and Reading Material

While you’re visiting the library, be sure to pick up travel guides to help you prepare for your trip or books about the country you’re visiting to read with your children. In addition, the Alexandria Library has a wide selection of print and digital materials for you to bring with you and enjoy during your trip.