Overview

Did you know you can complete your passport application through the library? You can!  Appointments are generally available every day execpt Sundays.  We'll help you navigate the process and get you out the door in a friendly and efficient manner.  Book your appointment now.

What form should I use?

Unsure of which form to complete? What other documents do you need? Start by answering a few basic questions and find out.

Photo Requirements

You must bring your own passport photo with you at the time of application. Places such as Walgreens or CVS provide this service.

Fees

Depending on your situation, fees can vary. Use the calculator below to find out what your expenses will be.

Forms of Payment

Application Fee and any Additional Services Fees:

  • Checks (personal, certified, cashier's, traveler's) and money orders payable to "U.S. Department of State"
  • Credit and debit cards CANNOT be accepted

$35 Execution (Acceptance) Fee Paid Separately:

  • Checks (personal, certified, cashier's, traveler's) and money orders payable to "O'Fallon Public Library" 
  • Cash
  • Credit and debit cards
What to Expect

Below is a list of items you'll need for your appointment:

  • Completed Form DS-11 (or other relevant forms)
  • Evidence of Citizenship (such as a birth certificate)
  • Valid Photo ID
  • Acceptable Photo
  • Form of payment (the application fee and execution fee are paid separately)

To learn more about each item listed above, visit Travel.State.Gov.

After You Apply

You can check the status of your passport application either online or over the phone.  Visit Travel.State.Gov for all the Application Status details.

Notary Service

Except for in rare circumstances, the library as at least one notary available during normal business hours.  There is no fee for this service and you do not need a library card either.  Please be sure not to sign any documents before arriving.  All signers will need a valid photo ID as well.  Appointments are not necessary.

Technology Help

Staff members are always available in our Adult Services Department to help you with printing, faxing, emailing, or other technology needs you might have.  If you need more in-depth assistance, you can signup for a free 30-minute Tech Help session.

Homebound Delivery

Homebound Delivery is a free service offered to O'Fallon Public Library cardholders who are unable to make it to the library due to mobility, health, or disability barriers. Whether you are at home, in assisted living, or in a nursing facility, we can deliver to you.  To learn more, visit ofpl.info/homebound.

Register to Vote

If you are not yet registered to vote in Illinois or need to update your registration, you can complete an online voter registration application.

To vote in Illinois:

  • You must be a United States Citizen.
  • You must be 17 years old on or before the date of the Primary Election and turn 18 on or before the date of the General or Consolidated Election.
  • You must live in your election precinct at least 30 days prior to Election Day.
  • You must not be serving a sentence of confinement in any penal institution as a result of a conviction.
  • You may not claim the right to vote anywhere else.
Voter Integrity Hotline

The County Clerk’s office has implemented the Voter Integrity Hotline. If you have any questions or comments concerning the voting process in St. Clair County, please call or email:

Overview

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