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North Dade Regional Library Exterior
Sunday No Service
Monday 2:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday No Service
Wednesday 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Thursday 2:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Friday No Service
Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
South Dade Regional Library Exterior
Sunday No Service
Monday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday 2 - 7 p.m.
Thursday 2 - 7 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Closed on County‑observed holidays.

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

By Appointment Only

If you need passport services, please call the North Dade or South Dade Regional Library to schedule an appointment with a passport application acceptance agent. 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.

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. 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

Passport Photo

One official passport photo taken within past six months. For additional photo requirements, visit the U.S. Department of State website .

Please Note

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.

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 three processing options. Routine, Expedited, and hand‑carry. 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.