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Passport and Notary

Passport & Notary Services
Available at the Library!

If you’re making plans for international travel, you can make an appointment to apply for a U.S. passport at the following Library branches:
 

Corporate Parkway, 1200 Corporate Parkway, Wentzville

Kathryn Linnemann, 2323 Elm Street, St. Charles

Middendorf-Kredell, 2750 Highway K, O’Fallon

Spencer Road, 427 Spencer Road, St. Peters

 

These branches are designated U.S. Department of State Passport Acceptance Facilities. Appointments are required. Afternoon, evening and weekend times are available. To make an appointment, call any Library branch or contact us using Ask Us.

 

For application forms, information on documentation required, how to renew a passport, fees and other passport and international travel information, visit travel.state.gov and review the New Passport Checklist below.

 

The passport acceptance process takes approximately 30 minutes per application so please plan accordingly. An additional 30 minutes per application will be required for hand carry services.

 

Fees

To calculate the fees needed for your passport, visit the U.S. Department of State’s Passport Fees page.

 

Fees for a Passport Book

  • $110 for an individual 16 years of age or older,
  • $80 for an individual 15 years of age or younger.
  • Must be paid with a check or money order made out to the U.S. Department of State. No cash or credit card.
  • Optional: Expedited Service Fee - $60 additional per application.
  • Optional: Overnight Return Delivery Service Fee - $17.56 additional per application.

 

Fees for a Passport Card

A passport card may be used for international travel by land or sea between the United States and Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean or Bermuda. It is not valid for air travel.

  • $30 for an individual 16 years of age or older,
  • $15 for an individual 15 years of age or younger
  • Must be paid with a check or money order made out to the U.S. Department of State. No cash or credit card.

 

Execution Fees

The Library must collect an execution fee for each passport application processed.

  • $35 per passport application processed.
  • May be paid with cash, credit card, check, or money order made out to the St. Charles City-County Library.

 

Photo Fees

  • $15 per photo
  • May be paid with cash, credit card, check or money order made out to the St. Charles City-County Library.

Passport Checklist

In order to apply for a passport book or card, please read “The Application for U.S. Passport or Registration” (Form DS-11). Copies of this form are available at the Library or can be downloaded from the State Department’s passport page.

Applicants should complete the following checklist. Missing information will result in a delay in your passport processing time.

 

☐ Complete DS-11 passport application. This form should be completed in black ink and have no white-out or scribbling. Do not sign the application until meeting with our passport services staff.

☐ Appear in person. All ages. No exceptions for children.

☐ Present valid Missouri State Driver License or valid government ID.

☐ Present proof of U.S. Citizenship (original birth certificate, U.S. Passport or original naturalization certificate).

☐ Provide one passport photo. Passport photo services are available at Library passport acceptance locations for a $15 fee.

☐ Pay two separate fees to the U.S. Dept. of State and to the Library. If paying by check, two checks are required.

☐ Pay the required fees to the U.S. Dept. of State (check or money order only). Families may write one check or money order to the U.S. Department of State for their passport application fees if they are applying in person at the same time. For all other applicants, separate checks must be made for each application. See Fees section.

☐ Pay the required fees to the Library.          

          

Cash, credit card, check, or money order accepted. See Fees section.

 

For further details or other information, visit the Department of State passport website at travel.state.gov.

 

Notary Services

Free notary services are available by appointment at the following branches:

 

Corporate Parkway, 1200 Corporate Parkway, Wentzville

Kathryn Linnemann, 2323 Elm Street, St. Charles

Middendorf-Kredell, 2750 Highway K, O’Fallon

Spencer Road, 427 Spencer Road, St. Peters

 

Notary appointments may be made by calling any Library branch.

 

Notary Checklist

☐ Bring a valid photo ID

 

Document to be notarized must be signed in front of the Notary Public.