Passport Acceptance

Let your journey begin at Niles Township Government’s Passport Acceptance Facility!

Schedule an Appointment

Visits to the Passport Acceptance Facility are by appointment only. Schedule an appointment Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Check the website calendar for Holiday closures.

Schedule an appointment with the Passport Acceptance Facility

While scheduling an appointment, please fill out the "Comments" section and let us know who will be getting a passport! Also, if there are more than two people getting a passport, please make another appointment so that you have two appointment time slots.

Processing Times

The National Passport Office recommends applying 6 months ahead of the travel date and processing times are still delayed:

  • Expedited Processing: 3 to 5 weeks
  • Routine Processing: 7 to 10 weeks

Items Required for Application

  • Proof of Citizenship (Birth Certificate or Naturalization)
  • Valid government-issued photo ID
  • One quality passport photo
  • Application DS:11 filled out
  • Payment

Additional Requirements for Minors

Minors (under the age of 16) also need:

  • Both Parents present with the minor
    • If one parent cannot come, form DS:3053 must be filled out and notarized with a copy of that parent’s ID

New Applicants & Renewals

New Applicants

New applicants must apply in person. New applicants include the following persons:

  • First-time applicants
  • Children renewals
  • Adult passports that are over 5 years expired
  • Those who have lost their passport (DS:64 form must be submitted with the DS:11 Application)

Adult Renewals

Adult renewals (10-year passports) under 5 years expired must be mailed to the National Passport Processing Office:
U.S. Department of State
National Passport Processing Center
P.O. Box 640155
Irving, TX 75064-0155

Items Required

  • New passport quality photo
  • Form DS:82
  • Old Passport
  • Payment

Renewals Fees

  • Routine Processing: $130.00
  • Expedited Processing: $209.53

A passport card is an additional $30. Make check payable to the U.S. Department of State.

Processing Services

  1. Routine Service
  2. Expedited Service

Routine Service Prices


  • Passport Book Fee - $130
  • Passport Card Fee - $30


  • Fees payable to the U.S. Department of State by check or money order:
    • Passport Book Fee - $100
    • Passport Card Fee - $15
  • Fees payable to Niles Township by check or money order:
    • Niles Township Routine Acceptance Fee - $35

Processing Time

  • 7 to 10 weeks