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Passport applications are accepted on an appointment basis. Please click here to make a passport appointment with one of our agents. 

Current Processing Times: 

Routine Processing: 10 to 13 weeks*

Expedite Processing: 7 to 9 weeks*

*Processing times begin when the U.S Dept. of State receives the application, not when you apply.

For up to date processing times visit

Days of operation

Days of Operation:  Weekdays (Monday to Friday)

In case of inclement weather or the holiday schedule, please check the library’s home page or call (302) 629-2524 to confirm our hours.

Seaford District Library is a designated passport acceptance facility

  1. The parent that cannot go with the child must give permission by completing Form DS-3053 “Statement of Consent.” You must submit the completed form with the child’s passport application. (Sign and date form in the presence of a certified notary public, and submit a photocopy of the front and back side of the ID presented to the notary public with form.) or
  2. Primary evidence of sole authority to apply, or
  3. A written statement (made under penalty of perjury) explaining the second parent’s unavailability.

What’s needed to apply?

You must apply at a Passport Acceptance Facility if your previous passport was issued before you were 16 or your previous passport expired more than 5 years ago. All applicants must be present when applying.

1. Proof of citizenship*:

*You will be required to submit these documents with your application. These documents will be returned with your newly issued U.S. passport or in a separate mailing.

2. Proof of identity:
3. Social Security number
4. Passport fees:

A separate check or money order, payable to the U.S. Dept. of State, is required for each application.

Passport Book Fee for Routine Processing
Applicants age 16 & over          $130
Applicants under age 16            $100

Passport Card Fee for Routine Processing
Applicants age 16 and over       $30
Applicants under age 16            $15

Expedited Processing: Available at an additional cost of $60 per passport card or book.

Express Mail: (Optional, but strongly suggested with expedited service) add $19.53 to the check/money order to “US Dept. of State” and $27.85 to “Seaford District Library.” 
(Express mail is not available for passport card.)

5. Acceptance Fee:

The $35 acceptance fee may be paid by cash, check, or money order to “Seaford District Library.” You may combine multiple payments to the library on one check or money order.

6. Photos:

The Library offers passport photos at a cost of $15.

For more information…

Visit Travel.State.Gov or call
the Passport Information Center
at 1-877-487-2778.

Seaford District Library
Passport Acceptance Service
600 N. Market St., Ext.
Seaford, Delaware 19973-1500

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