The George W. Hawkes Downtown Library is a Passport Application Acceptance Facility 

100 South Center Street
Arlington TX 76010
First Floor

The Passport Acceptance Facility at the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library will be changing from a walk in system to an appointments-only system starting in August 2022. More details on how to book your appointment will be confirmed at a later date.

Passport Acceptance Facility Hours 
Monday - Wednesday      CLOSED
Thursday                         12 - 9 p.m.
Friday                              12 - 6 p.m.
Saturday                          12 - 6 p.m.
Sunday                             2 - 6 p.m.
Phone Number

How to apply for a passport. You can also find a full overview of passport applications here.

Step 1: Collect required documents 

Documents for passports will be available for adults and children.

Other required documentation for applications, such as birth certificates, are obtainable at the Vital Records office in Arlington’s City Hall, located at 101 W. Abram St.  1st Floor, Arlington, TX, 76010. 

          Citizenship Evidence - All applicants must present citizenship evidence and a copy of citizenship evidence. See the complete list for acceptable citizenship evidence

          Photo ID - A photo ID and a copy of the photo ID (front and back).

          Passport Photo - Passport photo service is available on-site for $15

Step 2: Calculate Fee

Two charges will be processed 

  • The Library will charge a $35 execution fee that can be paid by cash, card, or check
  • The U.S Department of State fee can be paid by check, banker's note, or money order

PDF iconPassport Chart Fee Jan 2022.pdf

 Applicants can also use the Fee Calculator to determine the correct amount.

Step 3: Visit the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library

Bring all required documents and payment to the Downtown Library. Walk-in appointments only, first come, first served. 

The Passport Acceptance Facility is located on the first floor of the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library.