Passport Services

A high volume of passport applicants are resulting in long walk-in wait times at our Passport Office.  We strongly encourage you to make an appointment so we may serve your passport needs in a timely manner.



Appointment Hours

Peninsula Center Library: Miraleste Library:
Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm (except 
holiday weekends)
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Call (310) 377-9584 ext. 245 or 247                                        Call (310) 377-9584 ext. 452

Appointments need to be made by 12:00 pm, one business day prior to the appointment time.


Walk-in Hours

We have limited walk-in hours available at the Peninsula Center Library.

Monday - Thursday 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Friday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Application Guidelines

Bring the following with you to apply for a passport:

  • All applicants applying for a passport must be present.
  • Completed DS-11 Form – black ink, section 1-22 only. Pick up the form at the Passport Office or you can download the form from
  • Proof of U.S. citizenship (original/certified birth certificate (long form 8.5 x 11, not an abstract) that shows the full name of both parents, or your old passport, or your naturalization certificate)
  • Proof of identify (valid driver's license or state I.D.)
  • One passport color photograph (Passport Photo service is available)
  • One payment to U.S. Dept. of State (check or money order only)
  • One payment to the Palos Verdes Library District (cash, check, credit card, or money order)
  • Children under 16:
    • Both parents must be present with child or submit a notarized statement of consent for parent unable to appear along with a copy of the driver license (front and back) or a copy of a passport. (Notary service is available at the Administration Office during weekday business hours, appointments are recommended.)
    • An original birth certificate is needed for new passports. A copy of a birth certificate will suffice along with previous passport for passport renewals.


Payment to

Age 15 & under - Book Age 15 & under - Card Age 16 & over - Book Age 16 & over - Card
1.  U.S. Dept. of State (check or money order only) $80 $15 $110 $30
2.  Palos Verdes Library District (cash, check, credit card, or money order) $25 $25 $25 $25

*Additional copy fees may apply. Final charges will be calculated at the Passport Office counter.

Allow 4 to 6 weeks for the return of the passport for regular service(Expedited service delivers within 3 weeks for an additional $60.)

Additional Services and Fees

  • Photographs: Photos taken on site, $15.
  • Notary Service
  • Expedited Service: If travel is in less than 6 weeks $60 extra Passport Services Fee per application. Please allow 3 weeks.
  • Express Mail Postal Service: Current USPS rate returns your passport plus other documents via express mail rather than priority mail.
    • Cost of Express Mail: $17.75 to passport agency, $14.85 from the passport agency to the applicant

Emergency Passports

Travelers departing within 2 weeks must make an appointment with the Los Angeles Passport Agency at (877) 487-2778 (24-hour appointment scheduling system).
(Expedited service delivers within 3 weeks.)

DS-11 Application

We are authorized by the U.S. Department of State to process the DS-11 application.  This application is for first-time applicants or for minors whose passports are expiring or have expired. 

*We do not process the DS-82 application, however the forms are available at the Passport Office.


Passport Services are offered in the Passport Office on the second floor of the Peninsula Center Library or the Miraleste Library.

Peninsula Center Library   

Administration Office – 2nd Level
701 Silver Spur Road
Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274

Miraleste Library  

29089 Palos Verdes Drive East
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

More Information and Questions

  • Call the Administration Office:
    • (310) 377-9584 ext. 247 or 0 (Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 5:00 pm)
  • U.S. Department of State:

All proceeds benefit the library.