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Applications: Applications may be filled out online at then printed single-sided. You can print out the application first and fill it in after as well, click here. The library also provides applications which must be filled out in black ink. DO NOT sign the application until asked to do so by an agent.

Applicants and Relevant Parties: The applicant must be present. Both parents and children must be present for all minor applications under the age of 16. If one parent is unable to attend, a notarized DS-3053 Statement of Consent form must be submitted along with a photocopy of both sides of the non-applying parent’s ID. Applicants ages 16 and 17 must show that at least one parent knows that you are applying for a passport.

Valid Photo Identification and Photocopy: Applicants and parents of applicants under the age of 16 must have a valid photo ID in addition to a legible photocopy of both sides. Acceptable forms of identification are: a valid Illinois driver’s license, a Illinois State ID card, a valid passport, or a military ID card. If you cannot provide any of the required identification then you must submit two pieces from the list provided here. 

Original Proof of Citizenship and Photocopy: Such as certified, original, long form birth certificates, naturalization papers, or a U.S. Passport for applicants over the age of 16, plus a legible photocopy. If you cannot provide any of the required information please consult the list here for secondary citizenship evidence. 

Current Passport Photo: A recent 2×2-inch color photo of the full face (eyeglasses removed) with a white background is required. The Library does offer photo services with a fee of $10 for two photos. Nearby stores such as Walgreens and CVS also offer this service for a fee. Please note that the U.S. Department of State has strict photo guidelines and acceptance of your photo is always at the discretion of the U.S. passport agency.

Payment for Both Fees: The U.S. Department of State will only accept a check or money order payable to the U.S. Department of State. The library will accept cash, check, or money order payable to the River Grove Public Library District. Consult the latest fee updates here

Adult Applicants (Age 16 and older):

Form: DS-11

ProductApplication FeeExecution (Acceptance) Fee
Passport Book$130$35
Passport Card$30$35
Passport Book & Card$160$35

Child Applicants (Age 15 and younger):

Form: DS-11


ProductApplication FeeExecution (Acceptance) Fee
Passport Book$100$35
Passport Card $15$35
Passport Book & Cards$115$35