Passport Hours at Blackshear Place Branch

Mon. & Thurs. 10-7:30, Tues. & Wed. 10 - 5:30, Sat. 10 - 4:30 

  • Visit for information on obtaining a passport including fees and required documents. Please read the Department of State statement on delays in passport processing on the link above. There are significant delays in processing all but emergency passport applications.
  • It is strongly recommended that patrons wear masks but not required. Staff will be wearing protective equipment for your safety as well as their own.


Passport Applications Accepted at the Blackshear Place Library

Apply for a passport at the library! This service is available only at the Blackshear Library.

Blackshear Library also provides a passport picture service that is in compliance with the U.S. Department of State.


Blackshear Place Library

2927 Atlanta Hwy, Gainesville, GA 30507

770-532-3311 x151

No appointment is necessary.  Applications are taken on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Please be aware: we are a walk-in service. We frequently have a large number of applicants, and it is sometimes necessary to close the waiting line before the passport office closes. 

Passport Office Hours:

Monday & Thursday
10am - 7:30pm
Tuesday & Wednesday
10am - 5:30pm
Friday & Saturday
10am - 4:30pm




picture of passports

How to Apply for a Passport

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