Passport Services



We are an authorized Passport Agency. We will be able to assist you in applying for a passport or a passport renewal. We have 2 agents who are able to help you.

Appointments are required (no same-day appointments)  Call:  712-423-1733

         Monday - Thursday: 11:30 - 5:00

         Friday: 11:30 - 4:00

Processing time: Regular service 10 - 12 weeks from the time the processing agent receives the application

                              Expedited service 4 - 6 weeks from the time the processing agent receives the application

           Please be advised that it can take up to 12 weeks (expedited) - 18 weeks (regular) due to issues in the U.S. Postal Services

Passport Requirement Checklist

  • Must make an appointment (no same-day appointments)
  • Passport forms can be picked up at the library or printed from 
  • Passport application filled out in BLACK ink (Any corrections can be made by one single line strike through abbccc  and then write correction next to it)
  • State issued birth certificate with raised seal (original or certified copy) to be sent in with the application (this is not the hospital birth record with footprints)
  • Valid state issued photo ID 
  • Supporting documents for name change, adoption, etc
  • Passport Photo taken within the last 6 months (Onawa Sentinel and Onawa Democrat can do these)
  • Check made out to US Dept. of State 
    • Adult Book  $110                  Adult Card: $30
    • Child Book  $80                    Child Card: $15
    • Other fees vary if faster service is required          
  • Check or cash to Onawa Public Library for processing ($35 per passport)

Frequently Asked Questions