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Passport Appointment

Chula Vista Public Library, Civic Center Branch, 365 F Street, Chula Vista CA, 91910. Get directions from Google Maps.


  • Recorded information: 619-409-1949
  • To schedule an appointment online: please read all of the requirements listed below, then click at the bottom of the page on "Make an Appointment."


Monday - Wednesday 10am to 3pm by appointment

Thursday 1pm to 6pm by appointment

Friday - Sunday closed

You may pick up an application at the at the Library, or download the form from the U.S. Department of State website.

Please review all requirements on the U.S. Department of State website.


For most renewals, you do not need to appear in person.

You can renew by mail if:

  • Your most recent passport is available to submit and it is not damaged;
  • You received the passport within the past 15 years;
  • You were over age 16 when it was issued;
  • You still have the same name, or can legally document your name change.

If your passport has been altered or damaged, you cannot apply by mail. You must apply in person.

For more information on how to renew a passport, and download the form please visit the Passport Renewal Information and form.

SIX Items You Must Bring with You to Your Appointment:

1) Completed, UNSIGNED application – the application must be signed in front of the passport acceptance agent.


All documents must be originals.

  • Original or certified copy of birth certificate, OR
  • Previous U.S. passport*, OR
  • Consular Report of Birth Abroad or Certification of Birth OR
  • Naturalization Certificate, OR
  • Certificate of Citizenship

*Note: For Minors under Age 16 you must establish proof of citizenship AND proof of relationship.  Previous U.S. passports are not acceptable as proof of relationship to the applying parent(s)/guardian(s).  See the State's website for further information on proof of relationship:  Minor Under 16.


Submit a photocopy showing the front and the back of the original Identification document presented. Copy must be one-sided on plain white, 8 1/2"x11" standard paper.

  • Current, valid driver’s license
  • Government ID: city, state or federal
  • Military ID: military and dependents


  • Photo Service is available at the Library for $15, OR
  • Bring 1 color passport photo, 2x2 inches in size, taken within the past 6 months (please check the U.S. Department of State website for further requirements)

5 and 6) PAYMENTS (Personal Checks or Money Orders Only)

TWO payments are required: One made payable to the U.S. Department of State and one made payable to City of Chula Vista.

BOTH payments must be made either with a personal check or a money order.
No cash, credit or debit cards are accepted.

Passport Book Application Service

U.S. Department of State

City of Chula Vista

Age 16 and older (valid 10 years)



Under age 16
(valid 5 years)



Passport Photos



Passport Card Application

Service (not for travel by air)


Age 16 and older

(valid 10 years)

$30 $25

Under age 16

(valid 5 years)

$15 $25

If you Apply for both passport book and card at the same time


Age 16 and older

$140 $25
Under age 16 $95 $25
Expedited Processing UNAVAILABLE    


  • Both parents must appear and present evidence that they are the child’s parents or legal guardians for a minor under 16 years of age.
  • ALL applicants must be present.
  • Please allow about 6 weeks for regular application processing.
  • Tracking the status of your application:
    You can check the status of your application online at Currently, it is taking 7-10 days for applications to be tracked.
  • Passport Card valid for land and sea crossings between the U.S. and Mexico, Canada, Bermuda and the Caribbean only.







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