The United States Department of State selected the Milanof-Schock Library to be among the first Pennsylvania public libraries to become a Passport Acceptance Agency.
As a Passport Acceptance Agency, the Library is officially authorized to:
- Provide passport applications and related forms;
- Explain service options;
- Review applications for completeness;
- Record and verify applicant identification;
- Collect citizenship evidence and processing fees;
- Administer oaths and witness signatures; and
- Forward applications, citizenship evidence, and fees to the Federal Government on a daily basis.
What Form Should You Use?
Many factors determine the answer to that question, like whether you have ever had a passport, how old you are, and many others. Click this link for help determining which form you should fill out and for online forms. If you don’t have access to a printer, you may pick up blank forms at the library. The link will also explain in detail any items you must bring to your appointment, and the fess involved. https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports/how-apply/form-finder.html
I Have My Forms Filled Out – What Happens Next?
Please call 717-653-1510 to make an appointment for passport processing and/or photo services. Appointments can be scheduled for:
- Monday and Thursday: 10am – 7pm
- Tuesday and Wednesday: 10 – 10:30am and 5 – 7pm
- Saturdays: 9am – 11am
Appointments are Required!
Passport Photo Service
The Milanof-Schock Library offers a Passport and Immigration Photo Taking Service along with being a Passport Acceptance Facility.
Cost: $12.00 for the required two passport photos.
For Passport information
U. S. Department of State Passport Information Center
To fill out an Application for Passport (DS-11) or Passport Renewal (DS-82) click on the link below:
Both parents must be present to sign for a minor under the age of 16 years. If this is not possible, form CD-3053 or a notarized letter must be provided explaining the reason for the absent parent. The link for the Statement of Consent: Issuance of a Passport to a Minor Under Age 14 (DS-3053): http://www.travel.state.gov/passport/forms/ds3053/ds3053_846.html
Do NOT sign your passport application until the passport agent asks for your signature!
Call the library and ask a passport agent for details (717) 653-1510.