The ector county library
The Ector County Library is now a passport application acceptance facility. Passport services are by appointment only.
Our Hours Are
Monday- Friday 9:30am-5:30pm
Closed 12:00pm-1:00pm for lunch
Closed Saturdays and Sundays
We Are Located At
321 W 5th St
Odessa, Texas 79761
Phone: (432)803-5931, (432)803-5145 or (432)653-4084
What to know.
01Appointments typically last 30 - 45 minutes per person/application.
02Passport staff is fluent in both English and Spanish.
03You must apply in person if:
1.) You have never been issued a U.S. Passport.
2.) You were under the age of 16 when the previous passport was issued.
3.) Your most recent U.S. Passport was issued more than 15 years ago.
4.)Your most recent U.S. Passport was stolen or lost.
5.)Your name has changed since your previous U.S. Passport was issued and you are unable to legally document your name change.
What to bring.
01Completed unsigned passport form (using black ink ONLY)
02Valid photo identification (i.e. Driver's License) AND proof of U.S. citizenship.
03Your own 2"x2" color passport photo.
04A check or money order for the application fee (payable to the U.S. Department of State) AND a separate payment of $35.00 for the acceptance fee (payable to the Ector County Library).
We may NOT accept credit card payments on behalf of the State Department application fee. They only accept personal checks or money orders for the application fee. Application fees can be found here https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports/how-apply/fees.html . Ector County Library Acceptance fees in the amount of $35 may be paid by money order, personal check, cashiers check, and credit card.
The U.S. Department of State has everything you need to know about forms. Below is the link. Please fill out the form in BLACK ink. Any other color will not be accepted.
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...you're applying for the first time, you're applying for your child who is under age 16, or you don't meet the requirements to renew your passport.
DS-82: Renewal Application
...you meet the requirements to renew your passport. Keep in mind that children under age 16 cannot renew their passports.
...you need to change or correct your passport, or you need to replace a passport that was limited to less than 10 years validity (which is the normal validity period for an adult's passport).
...you lost your passport or it has been stolen. To replace a lost or stolen passport, you must apply in person and submit Form DS-11 in addition to Form DS-64.
DS-3053: Consent for Issuing to a Child
...one parent or guardian cannot go with the child to apply in person for the child's passport. The parent or guardian should submit this special form in addition to their child's application (DS-11).
DS-5525: Special Family Circumstances
...one parent or guardian cannot locate the other parent or guardian. The parent who is applying should submit this special form in addition to their child's application (DS-11).