Passports

a United States passport

The Library accepts Passport Applications on behalf of the U.S. Department of State.

At this time, applications are only accepted at the Alford Branch, 3447 S. Meridian.

The Alford Branch Library has been designated an official Passport Acceptance Agency by the U.S. Department of State.

Library staff is available to accept applications six days a week.

Please call (316) 350-3261 or speak with a staff member at the Alford Branch to schedule your appointment during the following hours. Please make your appointment 24 hours in advance:

  • Monday-Thursday: Noon-6:30 p.m.
  • Friday-Saturday: Noon-5 p.m.

Each individual passport application must be accompanied by a check or money order made payable to the U.S. Department of State for all applicable fees.

Passport Fees

Adult (ages 16 and older)

  • Passport book: $130
  • Passport card: $30
  • Passport book and card: $160
  • Expedite fee (optional): $60
  • Optional 1-2 day return delivery service fee, available only for passport book: $18.32

Minor (ages 15 and younger)

  • Passport book: $100
  • Passport card: $15
  • Passport book and card: $115
  • Expedite fee (optional): $60
  • Optional 1-2 day return delivery service fee, available only for passport book: $18.32

An execution fee of $35 per passport application is payable to the Wichita Public Library and can be paid by cash or debit/credit card.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Yes, to ensure we have an agent available to process your application, we request that appointments are made at least 24 hours in advance.

  • The Department of State's website has a list of what is required to apply for a passport.

  • No, we are unable to process passport photos. You can visit Walgreens at 31st & Seneca to have a passport photo taken.

  • Yes, we have a copy machine available to make copies of passport application materials. The costs for the copy machine are:

    • Black & white: 20¢ per page for single-sided and 40¢ per page for double-sided
    • Color: $1 per page for single-sided and $2 per page for double-sided
  • Yes, blank applications can be picked up at the Alford Branch Library service desk at any time, no appointment needed. Fillable PDF applications are also available to print from the Department of State's website.

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