Your Passport to Adventure Starts Here at the Library!

The Covington Branch is now a Passport Acceptance Facility! Now, alongside borrowing your favorite books and attending programs, you can also take the first step towards your next adventure by applying for your passport with us.

Whether you’re dreaming of exploring the historic streets of Rome, embarking on a culinary journey through Thailand, or simply visiting family abroad, having a passport is your ticket to the world. Our trained staff is here to make the process of obtaining a passport as smooth and convenient as possible.

Along with passport application services, we offer passport photo services to ensure your application is complete and accurate.

How to Apply:

  • Make an Appointment: Make an appointment online or call the Passport Acceptance Agent voicemail at 859-578-7931. Appointments are scheduled for 30 minutes, and an appointment is required for each individual applying for a passport.
  • Bring the Essentials: Be sure to bring all required documents, including proof of citizenship, a photo ID, and a completed application form. Check our website for a detailed list of what you’ll need.
  • Fees and Payment: Passport application fees are set by the Department of State and can be found here. The Department of State accepts only check or money order. A separate payment to the library is federally required and is set at $35. Photos taken on-site are an additional $10. The library accepts check, money order, or cash.

Our library is more than just a place to read—it's your gateway to the world. We’re excited to help you start your next journey. Visit us today and let your adventure begin!

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