Galax-Carroll Regional Library

Passports

Galax-Carroll Regional Library is a designated Passport Acceptance Facility.

We process passport applications by appointment only. Call to schedule an appointment at either location.

Appointments can be made for the following days & times:

Carroll County Public Library – (276) 728-3334

  • Monday – Friday: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Galax Public Library – (276) 236-2351

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Tuesday & Thursday: 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM

What you will need to bring:

  1. Proof of U.S. Citizenship

    Provide an original of one of the following to be submitted with application:

    • Previous U.S. Passport (may be expired; must be undamaged)
    • An original certified U.S. Birth Certificate (from a city, county or state; NOT a hospital certificate)
    • Consular Report of Birth Abroad or Certification of Birth
    • Certificate of Naturalization or Citizenship
  2. Proof of Identity

    Present one of the following and provide a photocopy (front and back) of it to be submitted with application:

    • Current, valid driver’s license. If not issued by Virginia, you must also bring a secondary ID.
    • Military ID
    • Government ID
    • Certificate of Naturalization or Citizenship
    • Minors under the age of 16: each child must appear in person and both parents/legal guardians must present proof of identity
  3. Passport Photo

    One photo is required for your passport application. It is important that your passport picture meets the specific requirements set forth by the U.S. Department of State. It is strongly recommended that you use a passport photo service for your passport picture.

    The following offers passport photo services:

    • CVS
  4. Completed (but NOT signed) DS-11 form

    You can obtain form DS-11 from the Department of State or at either Library branch.

For information on documents and fees, please visit the Department of State or download our checklist.


Fees – Library

Library fees may be paid with check, cash or money order in the exact amount made payable to the Galax-Carroll Regional Library.

Checks and money orders must be separate from payments made to the Department of State. In other words, payments to the library and the Department of State cannot be combined into one check or money order.

$35 application fee for each passport application submitted.
All passport acceptance facilities have standardized fees. All fees are non-refundable.

Fees – State Department

Amounts vary depending on the product you need. See the chart below. Department of State passport fees are payable by check or money order ONLY. A separate check, payable to the Department of State, is required for each application.

Product Cost (does not include Library fees) Processing Time*
Passport book: age 16 and older $130 6-9 weeks
Passport book: age 15 and younger $100 6-9 weeks
Expedited passport book: age 16 and older $190 ($130 + $60 fee for expedited service) 3-5 weeks
Expedited passport book: age 15 and younger $160 ($100 + $60 fee for expedited service) 3-5 weeks
Passport card: age 16 and older $30 6-9 weeks
Passport card: age 15 and younger $15 6-9 weeks
Expedited passport card: age 16 and older $90 ($30 + $60 fee for expedited service) 3-5 weeks
Expedited passport card: age 15 and younger $75 ($15 + $60 fee for expedited service) 3-5 weeks
1-2 day delivery $18.32
  • Department of State fees must be paid with check or money order ONLY.
  • One check or money order for EACH application is needed.
  • Make checks payable to U.S. Department of State.

For more information, including current processing times, visit the Department of State.

Virginia birth certificates may be obtained from the Office of Vital Records or the DMV. Visit the CDC website for information about obtaining an original birth certificate from all states.

  • Galax Public Library

    Galax Public Library
    610 West Stuart Drive
    Galax, Virginia 24333
    Phone: (276)236-2351
    Fax: (276) 236-5153

    Branch Manager:
    Mimi Leonard

  • Get in touch

    Galax-Carroll Regional Library
    610 West Stuart Drive
    Galax, Virginia 24333
    Phone: (276) 236-2351

    Regional Director:
    Trish Fore

    Assistant Regional Director:
    Sarah Largen

    Youth Services Coordinator:
    Jessi Campbell

  • Find us

    Carroll County Public Library
    101 Beaver Dam Road
    P.O. Box 1629
    Hillsville, Virginia 24343
    Business Office: (276) 728-2228
    Circulation Desk: (276) 728-3334
    Fax: (276) 728-3830

    Branch Manager:
    Emily Hubbard

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