Passports, Notary & Proctoring

PASSPORTS, NOTARY & PROCTORING
The Farmington Library is a passport acceptance facility. Applications will be accepted by appointment only. Contact Information Staff at 860-673-6791 for information regarding appointment availability.

Getting A Passport

Make an appointment by giving us a call at 860-673-6791

  • Both parents/guardians must be present with photo IDs
  • If one parent cannot be present, a notarized DS-3053 form and a photocopy (front and back) of the absent parent’s ID is required (Notarized with 90 days)
  • If minor only has one parent/guardian; a court order of sole custody, death certificate or judicial declaration of incompetence is required.
  • Completed DS-11 form
  • Evidence of U.S citizenship (such as long-form birth certificate with raised seal and both parents names or naturalization paper, find out more here)
  • Old passport if renewal; lost passport required DS-64 form
  • Passport photo
  • 2 checks – U.S. State Department and Farmington Library

Make an appointment by giving us a call at 860-673-6791

  • Completed DS-11 form
  • Evidence of U.S citizenship (such as long-form birth certificate with raised seal and both parents names or naturalization paper, find out more here)
  • For a renewal – old passport or DS-64 Lost Passport Form
  • Photo ID with current address
  • Passport photo
  • 2 checks – U.S. State Department and Farmington Library
  • Applicants between the ages of 16 and 17 years require parental awareness (signature or parent’s check) if they cannot provide a driver’s license
  • Out-of-state applicants must provide secondary ID

Application is submitted by mail by you! You do not need to make an appointment. 

Passport Processing Times

Routine service is currently expected to take 16 weeks.

Expedited service (for an additional fee) is expected to take 7-12 weeks.

Where to apply depending on your expected date of travel

Passport Fees

Requires 2 checks – one payable to the U.S. State Department and one payable to the Farmington Library

Adults – $110 to the U.S. State Department  + $35 to the Farmington Library

Minors – $80 to the U.S. State Department + $35 to the Farmington Library

Passport Fee Calculator

There are additional fees for Expediated Shipping please visit Travel.State.Gov for more information

 


Notary Services

Notary Services are available by appointment at the Main Library. Contact the library before your visit to ensure a notary is present.

The Farmington Libraries charge for Notary Services. The cost is $5 for up to every 5 pages notarized, for example:

  • $5 for 1-5 pages
  • $10 for 6-10 pages
  • $15 for 11-15 pages
  • $20 for 16-20 pages

What You Need

To make sure your document can be notarized, please take the following steps:

  • Bring your photo ID
  • All signers must be present
  • Do not sign the document before it is notarized
  • If your document requires a witness, please bring a witness with you to the appointment.
  • Notaries cannot certify copies of vital records such as birth, marriage, and death certificates, or federal documents. Note that certified copies of these can be obtained from the issuing authority.
  • Notaries can refuse service at their discretion. 

We are not able to notarize

  • Wills
  • I-9 (USCIS Employee Verification) Forms
  • Prenuptial agreements
  • Vital records
  • Tax returns
  • Military records
  • Judicial Decrees
  • Petitions
  • International Passport Documents
  • International Power of Attorney

Proctoring


Proctoring for exams is available at the Main Library. Exams will be completed in a quiet study room. The quiet study rooms do not have computers. Staff can hold the student’s phone and other items at the Information Services desk while they are completing the exam.  Information Services staff members are unavailable to sit in the room with the student during their exams. 

The school is welcome to email us the exam or send it through the mail to

Farmington Libraries 

Attn: Information Services

6 Monteith Drive

Farmington, CT 06032

The library can mail back completed exams (student pay for mailing) or scan and email exams back to the school.  There is no charge for exam proctoring beyond postage, if necessary.