In-Library Services

Need a Passport?

MPL provides passport services on Level Three by appointment only during the hours listed below.


Before making your appointment, review all photo, fee, ID, and form requirements at It is your responsibility to have all of the required materials, or you will need to reschedule.


You must apply in-person, including minors. Please call 406-721-2665 x4 to make an appointment

Appointment Hours

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

Passport FAQs

In-person appointments are required. If you need to renew an adult passport, you may be eligible to renew by mail or online. Please visit for renewal information. The US Postal Service also accepts passport appointments on the USPS Passport website.

Adults renewing a 10 year validity passport issued less than 15 years ago must renew via the mail or online. All others should make an appointment. For complete renewal instructions and forms, please visit

Passport fees vary depending on service and age of applicant. Check the passport fees page for current costs. You must pay with a separate check or money order made out to the US Department of State for each application. An additional fee goes the library and can be paid via cash, check, or card.

Processing times can vary. Please visit for current processing times of routine and expedited processing.

Please consult for information from the State Department about these companies.

More Reference Services

Notary Public

MPL offers free notarization services to the public. Call ahead at 406-721-2665 or visit us on Level Three. Note: MPL cannot provide witnesses or notarize I9 forms.

Exam Proctoring

We'll proctor or administer exams for students taking distance learning courses. There is no charge. Call 406-721-2665 and ask for a reference librarian.
Reservations are encouraged.

Genealogical Research

We can assist you with your research into family history, Montana history, and more! For one-on-one service, visit us on Level Three of the library.

Web on Wheels Bus

Technology Help

Have questions about technology?  We can help you:

Our Web-on-Wheels bus offers in-depth technology help with computers, phones, and tablets. Call us or text "OK" to (406)541-8400.

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