The United States Postal Service is joining the Department of State in celebrating Passport Day in the USA 2011, a national passport acceptance and outreach event Saturday, April 9. Select post offices in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont will provide passport information to U.S. citizens and accept passport applications during specified hours. No appointment is necessary.

U.S. citizens must present a valid passport book when entering or re-entering the United States by air. U.S. citizens entering the United States from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Bermuda at land borders and sea ports of entry must present a passport book, passport card, or other travel documents approved by the U.S. government.

Information on the cost and how to apply for a U.S. passport is available at U.S. citizens may also obtain passport information by phone, in English and Spanish, by calling the National Passport Information Center toll-free at 1-877-487-2778.

Passport photos are available at all post offices below, except Grand Isle.

Bangor, 73 Hammond Street Bangor, ME 04401, 9 a.m. to noon.

Biddeford, 100 Alfred Street Biddeford, ME 04005, 9 to 11:30 a.m.

Bowdoinham, 49 Pond Road Bowdoinham, ME 04008, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Burnham, 26 Troy Road Burnham, ME 04922, 7:30 to 11 a.m.

Frenchville, 386 US Route 1 Frenchville, ME 04745, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Grand Isle, 6 Traverse Street Grand Isle, ME 04746, 9 to 11 a.m.

Lubec, 3 Washington Street Lubec, ME 04652, 9 a.m. to noon.

Portland, 125 Forest Avenue Portland, ME 04101, 8 a.m. to noon.

Rangeley, 2517 Main Street Rangeley, ME 04970, 9:30 a.m. to noon.

South Berwick, 300 Main Street South Berwick, ME 03908, 9 a.m. to noon.

Van Buren, 42 Main Street Van Buren, ME 04785, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.