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Main Street Library Passport Center in Newport News Will Open September 1

NEWPORT NEWS—The Main Street Library Passport Center, an official passport acceptance facility, will open on Wednesday, September 1. The center, located on the first floor of the Main Street Library located at 110 Main Street in Hilton Village, will be authorized by the U.S. Department of State to accept and verify the documents needed to process passport applications. This is the first Passport Center in Newport News that is not located within a U.S. Post Office, and the only site offering evening hours.

Anyone wishing to use the new center will need to schedule an appointment by calling 757-591-4858. The hours of operation will be Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2 to 7pm, and Saturdays from 1 to 5pm.

All federal fees must be paid with a check or money order made payable to the Department of State. The fee amounts associated with passport applications are available on the U.S. Department of State website. Additional fees, which must be paid in cash, check, or money order made payable to Newport News Public Library, are a $35 execution fee for each application submitted, as well as a $15 passport photo fee if applicants wish to have their photo taken at the library.

For additional information, call the Main Street Library at 757-591-4858.

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