Explorations/Study Abroad


How to Apply for a Passport

As a first time applicant you will need to apply for your passport in person. For details on how to apply and for the application visit, http://travel.state.gov/passport/get/first/first_830.html

You can apply for your passport at the following locations (located within 10 miles of BW):

Facility Name




Berea Post Office 24 Seminary Street Berea 440-243-3131
Cuyahoga Library Berea Branch 7 Berea Commons Berea 440-234-5475
Cuyahoga Library Brook Park Branch 6155 Engle Road Brook Park 216-267-5250
Midpark Post Office 13301 Smith Road Cleveland 440-843-8816
Cuyahoga Library Middleburg Heights 15600 East Bagley Road Middleburg Heights 440-234-3600
Cuyahoga Library Olmsted Falls Branch 7850 Main Street Olmsted Falls 440-235-1150
Olmsted Falls Post Office 8000 Brookside Drive Olmsted Falls 440-235-1838
Cuyahoga Library Parma Heights Branch 6206 Pearl Road Parma Heights 440-884-1313
Cuyahoga Library North Olmsted Branch 27403 Lorain Road North Olmsted 440-777-6211
Cuyahoga Library Strongsville Branch 18700 Westwood Drive Strongsville 440-238-5530


 You can also apply for your passport during our annual Explorations/Study Abroad Fair. To apply, you need to submit the following

  • Passport Application (completed, but not signed)
  • Certified Birth Certificate*
  • State ID
  • 2 passport photos (can be taken at CVS, Walgreens etc)
  • 2 checks ( to be filled out at time of application)

*A certified birth certificate has a registrar's raised, embossed, impressed or multicolored seal, registrar's signature, and the date the certificate was filed with the registrar's office, which must be within 1 year of your birth. Please note, some short (abstract) versions of birth certificates may not be acceptable for passport purposes.

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