New Passport or First Time Passport

Applying for a New Passport? Then you need to be eligible for following:

  • It's your first passport.
  • Your last passport was issued more than 15 years ago or child under age 16.
  • Your last passport was damaged or lost, else name has changed.

In order to get your New Passport, follow the below steps and complete accordingly

  • Must be completed online, it cannot be handwritten.
  • Must be printed on single sheets of paper; double sided printing is not allowed.
  • Must not sign the application until instructed to do so in-person by the Acceptance Agent.
  • Complete form in capital letters, check typo mistakes.

To obtain a new passport or a first time passport, you must provide an original or a certified copy of one of the following:

    You must submit one of the following. Your evidence must be an original or certified copy. Photocopies and notarized copies are not acceptable.

    • Fully-valid, undamaged U.S. passport (should not be expired)
    • U.S. birth certificate that meets the following requirements:
      • Issued by the city, county, or state of birth
      • Lists your full name, date of birth, and place of birth
      • Lists your parent(s)’ full names
      • Has the date filed with registrar’s office (must be within one year of birth)
      • Has the registrar’s signature
      • Has the seal of the issuing authority
    • Consular Report of Birth Abroad or Certification of Birth
    • Certificate of Naturalization
    • Certificate of Citizenship

    If you cannot submit one of the above acceptable documents, or for more information, please see Citizenship Evidence.

    To order a certified copy of your birth certificate, visit VitalChek.

    If you have ever had a US Passport and currently do not have proof of US citizenship, please request a file search.

You must present one of the following identification documents (IDs).

  • Fully-valid U.S. driver’s license
  • Fully-valid, undamaged U.S. passport (should not be expired)
  • Certificate of Naturalization or Citizenship
  • Government employee ID (city, county, state or federal)
  • U.S. military ID or military dependent ID
  • Valid foreign passport
  • Matricula Consular (Mexican Consular Identification, commonly used by the parent of a U.S. citizen child applicant)
If you cannot present one of the IDs above, or for more information, please see Identification.
  • If you have a copy of your flight itinerary or ticket, please include it.
  • If you do not have a travel itinerary or a ticket, it’s okay.
  • Passport photo services available at our offices.
  • Must be 2″ x 2″ on a white background without eyewears and should not be older than 6 months.

In the event that you changed your name due to marriage or divorce, you will need to bring in a certified copy of your marriage certificate or a court decree that shows your name change.

If you are processing your passport application with us by mail, please fill out two Letters of Authorization and send it along with the documents.

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If you are processing your passport application with us by mail, please fill out the service order form and send it along with the documents.

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