Passport services are available by appointment only Monday – Friday. To schedule an appointment, call Reference at (314) 821-5770, option 3.
Due to staff availability we will not be processing passports on the following dates:
Saturday, November 25th
December 24th – January 1st
To find another facility that is currently accepting applications, click this link. We also accept walk-ins on Saturdays, but these are by availability of agents and wait times can be long.
Estimated processing for routine applications is up to 10-13 weeks, and expedited service (extra fees apply) is 7-9 weeks. Processing estimates do not include shipping. For more information on current processing times and additional options, click here.
Thinking of using a Courier and Expeditor Company? Please see the State Department website for more information. Our facility cannot process an application that is going through a third party unless you are traveling within 14 calendar days. Please allow an additional 30 minutes per application for hand-carry services.
Ensure your passport application process goes smoothly by finding passport forms, hours of acceptance, fees, and requirements here. Incomplete applications, or applications outside of designated passport acceptance times will be ineligible for processing.
The Kirkwood Public Library acts as a Passport Acceptance Facility for the United States Department of State. Applicants are responsible for providing complete and accurate information on their passport applications. Incorrect or unacceptable information may result in processing delays and/or denial of your application. Questions should be directed to the National Passport Information Center (NPIC) at 1-877-487-2778 or travel.state.gov.
For any questions regarding passport acceptance at Kirkwood Public Library, please call the Reference Desk at (314) 821 5770, Option 3.