Passport Acceptance Office

The Dunedin Public Library is now a passport acceptance office. We can help you with your new passport needs, along with taking your photo for the application. 

You are eligible to schedule an appointment with us if at least one of the following conditions are true:

  • You are applying for your first U.S. passport.
  • You are under the age of 16.
  • Your previous U.S. passport:
    • Was issued when you were under age 16.
    • Was issued more than 15 years ago.

If none of the above statements apply, you may be eligible to renew your passport by mail using Form DS-82.

If one of the above conditions are true, please fill out the Form DS-11 and continue to making an appointment.

For the most up to date information visit the Department of State website.

1. Fill Out the Passport Application

Fill Out DS-11: Application for a U.S. Passport

Please note:

  • The Form Filler will select the correct form for you based on the information you input. It may generate a different form from what you expect.
  • Do not sign the application until instructed to do so by the acceptance agent.
  • You must provide a Social Security number, if you have been issued one, in accordance with 22 U.S.C. 2714a and 22 C.F.R 51.60(f).
    • If you do not have a Social Security number, you must submit a statement, signed and dated, that includes the phrase, “I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the United States of America that the following is true and correct:  I have never been issued a Social Security Number by the Social Security Administration.”
    • For more information, please see Frequently Asked Questions.
  • You can apply for a passport book, a passport card, or both documents using Form DS-11.
  • You may request a larger passport book with 52 pages, at no additional cost, by checking the 'large book' box at the top of the DS-11.
2. Proof of Citizenship & Photocopy

Provide Evidence of U.S. Citizenship

Requires an original or certified, physical copy. The Department of State requires one of the following:

  • Full validity, undamaged U.S. passport (expired passports are accepted). Full validity means the document is/was valid for 10 years for adults and 5 years for children under 16.
  • U.S. birth certificate that meets the following requirements: 
    • Issued by the city, county, or state of birth
    • Lists your full name, date of birth, and place of birth
    • Lists your parent(s)' full names
    • Has the date filed with registrar's office (must be within one year of birth)
    • Has the registrar's signature
    • Has the seal of the issuing authority
  • Consular Report of Birth Abroad or Certification of Birth
  • Certificate of Naturalization 
  • Certificate of Citizenship

If you cannot submit one of the above acceptable documents, or for more information, please see Citizenship Evidence.

Bring a Photocopy of U.S. Citizenship Evidence

In addition to the original or certified copy of your U.S. citizenship, you must submit a photocopy of the document.

Photocopies must be:

  • Legible
  • On white 8.5” by 11” standard paper
  • Black and white
  • Single sided

If you don't want to submit a photocopy of your citizenship evidence, you may submit a second certified copy of your citizenship evidence, which we will keep. If you don’t submit a photocopy or a second certified copy of your citizenship evidence, your passport processing could be delayed.

3. Present ID & Photocopy

Present ID 

You must present one of the following identification documents (IDs) to the acceptance agent. The ID must readily identify you.

  • Valid or expired, undamaged U.S. passport book or passport card 
  • In-state, fully valid driver's license or enhanced driver's license with photo
  • Certificate of Naturalization 
  • Certificate of Citizenship 
  • Government employee ID (city, county, state, or federal)
  • U.S. military or military dependent ID
  • Current (valid) foreign passport
  • Matricula Consular (Mexican Consular ID) - commonly used by a parent of a U.S. citizen child applicant
  • U.S. Permanent Resident Card (Green Card) - commonly used by a parent of a U.S. citizen child applicant
  • Trusted Traveler IDs (including valid Global Entry, FAST, SENTRI, and NEXUS cards)
  • Enhanced Tribal Cards and Native American tribal photo IDs
  • Other documents: 1) In-state, fully-valid learner's permit with photo, 2) In-state, fully-valid non-driver ID with photo, or 3) temporary driver's license with photo. Note: you may be asked to present an additional ID when presenting one of these three documents. 

If you cannot present one of the IDs above, or for more information, please see Identification.

Please note:

  • Some states now issue digital ID documents (also known as mobile driver's licenses or mobile IDs). We cannot accept these digital IDs when you apply for your U.S. passport. You must continue to submit your physical, photo ID and a photocopy of the ID.  
  • If you present an out-of-state ID, you must present an additional ID.
  • If you are changing the gender marker in your U.S. passport, please see our Selecting your Gender page.

Bring a Photocopy of ID

Submit a photocopy of the front (and back, if there is printed information) of each ID that you present when you apply.

Photocopies must be:

  • Legible
  • On white 8.5”x11” standard paper
  • Black and white
  • Single sided
4. Acceptance & Processing Fees

Prepare Checks for Passport Fees 

Dunedin Public Library Acceptance Fees:
The fee is $35 plus $15 for a photo if needed.
Payable by check to "Dunedin Public Library"

U.S. Department of State Processing Fees:
Use the Fee Calculator to verify what you will owe.
Payable by check to "U.S. Department of State"

You will need to provide two checks per application at your appointment.

5. Schedule an Appointment

Schedule Your Appointment

Appointments are scheduled every Tuesday & Thursday from 1:00PM - 5:00PM in 30 minute blocks. Limit two (2) applications per appointment.

We also accept walk-ins on Tuesdays from 10:00AM - 12:00PM. Must arrive by 11:30AM.

Appointments can be made here or by calling the Reference Desk at 727-298-3080 x1707.


The Dunedin Public Library Passport Acceptance Office does not process renewal forms. Renewal Form DS-82 is available in the Passport Office upon request. 

You can renew your passport by mail. To learn how, visit the U.S. State Department.


For more information about the passport application process or to track your application, please visit or call the National Passport Information Center at 1-877-487-2778.

Please note that the Dunedin Public Library does not have a record of the status of your application.

For information about our passport office, please call the Dunedin Public Library Reference Desk at 727-298-3080 ext. 1707 or email