I have never had a passport. What do I need?

For Adults (16 & Older)

  1. DS-11 application filled out in Black Ink Only (you can print out the application at the U.S. Department of State - Bureau of Consular Affairs website) before you come in for an appointment, do not sign until in front of an agent
  2. Original birth certificate or naturalization certificate
  3. A copy of your original birth certificate or naturalization certificate
  4. A copy of your ID (Driver's License, State ID Card or Military ID) front and back
  5. Passport Photo
  6. View the Adult Fees on the Application Fees page

For Minors (15 & Younger):

  1. Both parents and child(ren) must be present
  2. If the other parent is not in the country or unavailable and the parent is on the child's birth certificate, the absent parent will have to fill out a DS-3053, get it notarized and, along with a copy of the absent parent's valid ID front and back, the absent parent will need to mail it to the parent that will be coming in with the child(ren) since the State Department does not accept copies of the DS-3053
  3. DS-11 application filled out in Black Ink Only (you can print out the application at the U.S. Department of State - Bureau of Consular Affairs website) before you come in for an appointment, do not sign until in front of an agent
  4. Passport Photo
  5. Original or Certified Copy of Birth Certificate
  6. Copy of Birth Certificate
  7. Copy, front and back, of valid IDs for parents (must be Driver's License, State ID Card, current Passport or Military ID and cannot have the statement "Not For Federal Purposes" on the top of the ID)
  8. View the Minor Fees on the Application Fees page

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1. I have never had a passport. What do I need?
2. Yes, I have had a Passport. It was issued 10 years ago and expired less than 5 years ago. What do I do?
3. Yes, I have had a Passport. It was issued when I was a minor, so it is a 5-year Passport, but I am now an adult. What do I Do?
4. Yes, my child(ren) have a Passport. it is a 5-year Passport, and they are still under the age of 16. What do I do?
5. I have a 10 - year passport, but it expired over 5 years ago? What do I do?
6. My passport was either lost, stolen or damaged? What do I do?
7. How much will I need and what forms of payment are needed?
8. Where can I get a Passport Photo?
9. It says I need copies. Can you make copies for me?
10. Where can I get the forms?
11. Where can I make the appointment?