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U.S. Passport Services

The North Dade and South Dade Regional Libraries are official Passport Application Acceptance Facilities for the U.S. Department of State

Passports on top of Airline Boarding Pass

North Dade Regional Library Exterior

North Dade Regional Library
2455 NW 183 St.
305‑625‑6424

Sunday No Service
Monday 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday 11:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Thursday 11:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Friday 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
South Dade Regional Library Exterior

South Dade Regional Library
10750 SW 211 St.
305‑233‑8140

Sunday No Service
Monday 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Tuesday 11:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday 11:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Closed on County‑observed holidays.

Free parking, handicap access, and photocopy service (for a nominal fee).

By Appointment Only

Passport services are available by appointment only. You may schedule an appointment online or by calling the North Dade or South Dade Regional Library. Please keep in mind that a separate appointment needs to be made for each applicant. For example, a family of five would need to schedule five appointments. Appointment scheduling is available daily, excluding Sundays. Visit the U.S. Department of State website for a comprehensive list of everything you need to know about applying for your passport.

Urgent Travel Plans

If you are traveling within 14 days or less, apply at a nearby Regional Passport Agency or Center . For more information, please call the National Passport Information Center (NPIC) at 1‑877‑487‑2778.

Photo Requirement

Passport photo service is currently not available at the North Dade and South Dade Regional Libraries. One official passport photo taken within the past six months is required. You must bring the photo with you at the time of your appointment. For additional photo requirements, visit the U.S. Department of State .

Before Scheduling an Appointment
Customers are encouraged to visit the U.S. Department of State website for information and instructions prior to their appointment.

Necessary Documents

Proof of U.S. Citizenship
(any one document, must be original)

  • Certified birth certificate
  • Naturalization certificate
    (applicants 15 or under must include a certified birth certificate)
  • Consular Report of Birth Abroad or Certification of Birth
  • Previously issued, undamaged U.S. Passport
  • Certificate of Citizenship
    (applicants 15 or under must include a certified birth certificate)

Proof of Identification
(any one document, must be original)

  • U.S. Driver’s License
    (if out‑of‑state Driver’s License, additional identification required).
  • Current Military ID
  • Current Government ID (city, state, or federal)
  • Previously issued, undamaged U.S. Passport
  • Naturalization Certificate

See the U.S. Department of State website for tips about submitting your citizenship evidence.

Payment Information

Two separate payments are required. One to the U.S. Department of State and the other to the Miami‑Dade Public Library System. Please have both payments with you at the time of your appointment.

U.S. Department of State

The U.S. Department of State accepts only checks or money orders. Checks must be made payable to the U.S. Department of State. For applicable fees, view the U.S. Department of State Fee Calculator .

Miami‑Dade Public Library System

Customers must pay the Miami‑Dade Public Library System a $35 non‑refundable execution fee per application. The Miami‑Dade Public Library System accepts cash, cashier checks or money orders. Cashier checks or money orders must be made payable to the Miami‑Dade Public Library System.

Passport Service Options

The North Dade and South Dade Regional Libraries offer Routine and Expedited processing options. Processing times vary. Visit the U.S. Department of State website for up‑to‑date information .

National Passport Information Center (NPIC)

For information on the status of an application or to make an appointment at a Passport Agency, please visit the NPIC website or call 1‑877‑487‑2778.