U.S. Postal Service passport fairs
When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday
Where: 2490 Limestone Parkway
When: Noon to 3 p.m. Saturday
Where: 116 Helen Way
The Limestone Parkway U.S. Post Office in Gainesville and the Cleveland post office on Helen Way will hold passport fairs this Saturday.
The event in Gainesville runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 2490 Limestone Parkway, while the Cleveland event will be from noon to 3 p.m. at 116 Helen Way.
No appointment is necessary, and applications will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis.
Passport fees are $110 for adult books, $30 for adult cards, $80 for books for children younger than 16, and $15 for cards for children younger than 16.
Additionally, U.S. Postal Service fees are $25 for processing and $15 for photos, if needed.
To expedite processing, the postal service recommends the following:
Download a passport application from www.travel.state.gov and complete it before arrival. Print the form’s single sides in black ink. Do not sign the application until you are in the presence of the passport agent. Applications will also be available on the site.
Bring one of the following forms of photo ID: A previously issued, undamaged U.S. passport; certificate of naturalization or citizenship; valid driver’s license; current government employee ID (city, state or federal) or a current military ID (military and dependents).
Bring a photocopy of your proof of identity. Each applicant must bring a front-and-back photocopy of the ID that will be presented at the time of passport acceptance.
Passports applicants are required to provide two recent identical photographs, measuring 2-by-2 inches, on a white background. Passport photo service will be provided on the site.
All applicants must appear in person, including minors. Minors under the age of 16 must appear with both parents. If one parent is not available, a notarized authorization from the absent parent is required along with a photo copy (front and back) of the absent parent’s ID.
Customers can go to www.usps.com/international/passports.htm for more information about passport application forms, fees and passport acceptance facility locations across the nation.