Passport Services

Passport Services Resume July 12, 2021

Both Main Library and Bertram Woods Branch are official Passport Acceptance Facilities for the U.S. Department of State.

Services are available by appointment only. While same day appointments may be available, we ask that appointments are made at least two days in advance. 

The application process takes approximately 30-45 minutes for one passport applicant. If your appointment is for three or more applications, please book two consecutive appointments to allow for sufficient completion time.

For Appointments, please call 216-991-2030, option #4


Passport Processing and photo services are available for the following hours:

Main Library and Bertram Woods Branch
Monday – Thursday  1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Friday and Saturday 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

What do I need for a Passport?

  • A completed (unsigned) DS-11 application completed in black ink
  • Proof of U.S. citizenship
  • Current proof of identity
  • One passport photo

Photo services and blank applications are available at both Shaker Libraries

Form DS-11: Application for a U.S. Passport
Print a blank form or Complete online and print

Form DS-82: U.S. Passport Renewal Application for Eligible Individuals by Mail
Print a blank form or Complete online and print
If you are renewing a passport, be sure to read over the requirements. Shaker Library will review your application; however, the applicant is responsible for mailing Renewal Applications to the U.S. State Department.

All other forms that may be needed when applying for a U.S. Passport may be found HERE

Passport Fees

There are fees associated with the application process. Any fees being paid to the State Department must be paid via check or money order. The acceptance fee and photo fee paid to the Shaker Library can be paid via cash, credit, or money order.  For reference, the current fees are as follows:

Photo Fee: $10 plus tax

Adult Passport Book $110 $35
Adult Passport Card $30 $35
Adult Passport Book + Card $140 $35
Minor Passport Book $80 $35
Minor Passport Card $15 $35
Minor Passport Book + Card $95 $35

*Current fees can also be found on the U.S. Department of State Passport website

*Additional fees of $60 will be incurred for expedited applications