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Passport Services

Passport Services are by appointment only. Please call to schedule your appointment. Walk-ins will not be accepted.

Alice Virginia & David W. Fletcher Branch Library
100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown, MD 21740

Phone: 301-739-3250

Monday: 12-4 PM
Tuesday & Thursday: 11 AM-3 PM
Friday: 11 AM-4 PM

Services unavailable when the branch is closed. Please allow for wait times.

  • Passport Book and Card Applications

  • Passport Photos

  • Expedited Services

Please note that Washington County Free Library (WCFL) does not process renewals. Renewal forms may be picked up at the library or online at

For estimated wait times and updates, go to

If you are traveling in less than two (2) weeks, you must go directly to the nearest passport agency. You must provide proof of travel. Please call 1-877-487-2778 to schedule an appointment. The nearest passport agency is located in Washington DC at:

600 19th Street, N.W., First Floor, Sidewalk Level
Washington, DC 20006


Life or Death Emergencies: If you have a life or death travel emergency outside of normal business hours (after 8 pm [ET] weekends, and holidays), please call 202-647-4000.

All applicants, including infants and children, must be present.


An original birth certificate issued by the government (featuring an official seal, signature, and names of both parents. Hospital certificates and photocopies are not allowed);

  • Or a Naturalization Certificate;
  • Or a previous U.S. passport. (Any previous U.S. passport book or U.S. passport card, unless it was lost or stolen. Please bring evidence in support of name change, if applicable.)
  • AND Current proof of identity and copy of ID, front & back - example: valid driver’s license/State ID/Government or Military ID.

A Permanent Resident Card is also required for children of a Naturalized parent.


If you have out-of-state primary identification, you must present an additional ID document, as well. For example, if you apply in Maryland with a Virginia Driver’s License, you must present a second ID containing as much of the following information as possible: your photo, full name, date of birth and the document issuance date.


Two separate payments for Department of State (DOS) and WCFL fees. Two separate payments must be made for each application. WCFL fees can be paid by check, money order, or credit card. DOS fees can only be paid by check or money order.


A completed, UNSIGNED Passport Application DS-11. Application must contain no cross-outs, white-out, or errors of any kind, and must be completed in BLACK ink.


One (1) color passport photograph, two-inches square, taken within the last six months, sharp focus with a white background. These may be taken at the library for $15.


Two parents with proof of relationship for applicants ages birth-15; or a parent with a notarized consent form DS-3053 and copy of both sides of non-appearing parent’s ID. Proof includes birth certificates and adoption papers.
One parent for minors ages 16-17.


The status of your application should be available online 7-10 days after applying.

For updated information regarding wait times, go to:


The National Passport Information Center is available to answer your questions. If you have a travel emergency, please contact by telephone.

1-877-487-2778 or 1-888-874-7793 (TDD/TTY)

Two separate payments are required for each passport application processed. A separate check or money order made payable to the Department of State is required for each application. There is also a $35 Execution Fee payable to WCFL for each application.

Passport Services

U.S. Dept. of State Fees

Library Fees


(ages 16 and over)






(ages 15 and under)





Expedited Services

(per application, if requested)


Color Passport Photos

(per person, if required)


*Expedited Service: Add $60 to the standard processing fees for faster service. 1-2 Day Delivery is also available at an additional cost.

For updated information regarding regular and expedited wait times, visit


Please note that execution fees are the same at all Passport Acceptance Facilities.


To obtain a Birth Certificate please visit:

Washington County Health Department
1302 Pennsylvania Ave.
Hagerstown, MD 21742

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Vital Records: Monday - Friday 8:00am-2:00pm

  • Birth Certificates may be obtained for a fee. Payments accepted: cash, credit card, check or money order made payable to: Washington County Health Department
  • You must present a valid, unexpired, government-issued photo ID.
  • Applicants must have been born in Maryland after 1939.
  • Only parents or legal guardians may obtain a child’s birth certificate (must provide proof of guardianship).


To obtain a Birth Certificate please visit:

Pennsylvania State Offices—most state offices have only the most recent vital records information. Check under the specific record type you are looking for to see whether you should inquire at the state office or the local offices.

Division of Vital Records
Forum Place
555 Walnut Street, First Floor Harrisburg, PA 17101-1914 (717) 772-3480


  • Birth Certificates may be obtained for a fee payable by check or money order to: Vital Records.
  • You must present valid government issued photo identification.
  • Office hours are Monday – Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm, excluding State holidays.
  • IMPORTANT: To obtain a PA Birth Certificate that meets the Dept of State criteria to apply for a US Passport, you must indicate that you are requesting a Birth Certificate for ‘Travel’ or ‘Passport’ purposes.

Call each office directly for payment information

Adams County Clerk
111 Baltimore St. Gettysburg, PA 17325-2312 (717) 334-6781

York County Clerk
28 E. Market St. York, PA 17401-1501 (717) 771-9675

Call each office directly for payment information. Additional information is located at

Office of Vital Statistics, Division of Public Health
417 Federal Street, Dover, DE 19901
(302) 744-4549

Vital Records Division
899 North Capitol Street NE, Washington, DC 20002
1-877-572-6332 records

Division of Vital Records
Department of Health & Mental Hygiene
6550 Reisterstown Road, P.O. Box 68760, Baltimore, MD 21215-0036
(410) 764-3038


Division of Vital Records
Forum Place, 555 Walnut Street, First Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17101-1914
(717) 772-3480

Division of Vital Records
P.O. Box 1000, Richmond, VA 23218-1000
(804) 662-6200

Vital Registration Office
Room 165, 350 Capitol Street, Charleston, WV 25301-3701
(304) 558-2931