Apply for a US Passport

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The Canton Public Library is an authorized Passport Acceptance Facility. 

We process Passport Applications by appointment only

 

Choose "SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT TO SUBMIT A PASSPORT APPLICATION" and select an available time

Visit the Department of State's website or call 877-487-2778 for questions about Urgent Travel or Life and Death Emergency Travel  

The Library Passport Line is 339-502-5721.  Agents will return calls as their schedules allow


Passport appointment hours:

  • Mondays 2-4pm & 6-8pm
  • Tuesdays 2-4pm & 6-8pm 
  • Wednesdays  2-4pm
  • Thursdays 2-4pm
  • Friday 2-4pm
  • Saturdays* 11am-12pm & 2-4pm

*Saturdays hours limited in the summer


Documentation:

Requirements for children under the age of 16:

  • DS-11 form filled out in black ink, SS# is required (Using the Online Form Filler ahead of time at travel.state.gov will save time)
  • The child's original birth certificate must be submitted with the application
  • If the applicant has a valid U.S. Passport, that Passport must be submitted with the application
  • Both parents must appear
  • Both parents must present proof of identity
  • Both parents must sign the child's application
  • Passport photo (We can take pictures here for $10)

Requirements for Young Adults aged 16 or 17: 

  • DS-11 form filled out in black ink, SS# is required (Using the Online Form Filler ahead of time at travel.state.gov will save time)
  • The applicant's original birth certificate must be submitted with the application
  • If the applicant has a valid U.S. Passport, that Passport must be submitted with the application
  • If the child has no photo identification of their own, a parent may present their photo identification and co-sign the application
  • Passport photo (We can take pictures here for $10)

Documentation Requirements for adults over 18:

  • DS-11 form filled out in black ink, SS# is required (Using the Online Form Filler ahead of time at travel.state.gov will save time)
  • Proof of Citizenship (Original Birth Certificate, Certificate of Naturalization/Citizenship, Passport)
  • If the applicant has a valid U.S. Passport, that Passport must be submitted with the application
  • Proof of Identity (Valid Massachusetts Driver's License or State ID)
  • Passport photo (We can take pictures here for $10)


Fees:

Mandatory Fees payable to the Department of State: (Check or Money Order only)

Passport Fee:

  • Adults: $130.00 book and/or $30.00 card, each valid for 10 years
  • Children: $100 book and/or $15.00 card, each valid for 5 years

Optional Fees:

  • Expedite Fee: an additional $60.00 per application
  • Overnight Return Shipping Fee $18.32 per passport

Mandatory Fees payable to the Canton Public Library: (Check, Money Order or Cash)

  • Execution Fee:  $35/Passport Application

Optional Fees:

  • Photo Fee:  $10/Photo
  • Overnight Shipping Fee: $27.90


Processing Times:  

Applicants are encouraged to visit the Department of State's website or call 1-877-487-2778 for the most up-to-date information, as requirements, fees and processing times are subject to change without notice.

Routine Delivery Service (as of November 2022):

  • 6-9 weeks from application

Expedited Delivery Service  (as of November 2022):

  • 3-5 weeks from application


Let us know if you are traveling in less than 9 weeks so that we can inform you of options to expedite your application.

If you are traveling internationally in less than 4 weeks or need to obtain a foreign visa within 4 weeks for a Life or Death Emergency, or for Urgent Travel, you must call 1-877-487-2778 within 2 weeks of your departure and arrange an appointment.


The nearest Passport Agency is in Boston:

Tip O'Neill Federal Building

10 Causeway Street, Room 247

Boston, Massachusetts 02222