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Appointments are required

The Tulare Public Library provides U.S. Passport Acceptance services for all DS-11 forms which includes:  

  • First-time passports
  • Replacement of lost, stolen or damaged passports
  • Renewals for applicants 15 years old and under
  • Renewals for expired passports issued more than 15 years ago

All other renewals see the DS-82 form information on the tab below. 

See below for application requirements 

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Adults ages 16 and up

Please bring all items listed below to your appointment

1. Completed DS-11 Passport Application in black ink only.
a. Each applicant must be present.
             b. *NOTE for applicants age 16 or 17 please bring one parent to your appointment.
             c. You can fill out the application online or pick one up at the Tulare Public Library. 

2. Original proof of U.S. Citizenship and a photocopies
ai.e. Certified Birth or Naturalization Certificate or a previously issued U.S. Passport

3. Valid Government issued ID and front & back photocopy of ID
a. *NOTE for applicants age 16 or 17 if you do not have valid ID, you may use parent's ID for identification.

4. One recent 2"x 2" Passport Photo for each applicant
a. The library does not provide photo service. No eyeglasses.

5. $35.00 Tulare Public Library Execution Fee per application (cash, credit/debit card or check)

6. Check or Money Order required for the U.S. Department of State fees
a. One per applicant.  See table below for amounts
             b. Applicant's name and birthday must be written on check or money order. 

ADULTS age 16 & up
Valid for 10 years

Passport Book

Passport Card

Both Book & Card

Regular Service (6 weeks)




OptionalExpedite Service [$60]
(3 weeks & 3-5 days mailing time)




OptionalOvernight Mailing [$16.48]
with Expedite Service (3 weeks)





 Make an appointment

Still have a question? 

Visit: http:/ or call the National Passport Info Center: 1-877-487-2778. 

Do I need the passport book or the passport card?

Passport Card

The Passport Card is good for entering the United States on land border crossings and sea ports of entry from Canada, Mexico, Bermuda and the Caribbean. The passport card is Real ID compliant and valid for domestic air travel.


Passport Book

The Passport Book is good for international travel by land, sea, or air. This passport book is Real ID compliant and valid for domestic air travel.

Passport Hours

Thursday: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Please call the library at 559-685-4503 if you need help scheduling an appointment.

Make an appointment

For more information

 Visit: http:/ or call the National Passport Info Center: 1-877-487-2778 

If the Library's service hours are unable to meet your needs, please visit the Passport Facility Search Page to find alternate locations.