Q:

What documents are needed for a passport?

A:

Quick Answer

In order to obtain a passport, the application process requires evidence of U.S. citizenship, photo identification, a passport photo and Form DS-11. A certified U.S. birth certificate, a previous U.S. passport, a consular report of birth abroad or a certificate of naturalization/citizenship is acceptable as evidence of U.S. citizenship.

  Know More

Full Answer

Acceptable forms of photo identification include a valid driver's license, an undamaged U.S. passport, a certificate of naturalization, a valid government I.D. or a valid military I.D. A passport photo must be 2 inches by 2 inches and in color, and the photo must have been taken within the past six months.

Learn more about Public Records
Sources:

Related Questions

  • Q:

    How do you apply for a U.S. passport?

    A:

    First time U.S. Passport applicants must apply in person, complete and submit Form DS-11, show proof of U.S. citizenship and other identification, such as a driver's license and provide a photocopy of the identification documents to be submitted. Applicants must also pay the application fee and provide a passport photo.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What documents do you need for a passport renewal?

    A:

    Once eligibility for a mail-in or in-person passport application has been determined, the client fills out the appropriate application form, submits the old passport, or passport card, any supporting legal documents, the application fee and a passport photo.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What are the requirements to get a U.S. passport?

    A:

    The requirements for obtaining a U.S. passport include proof of citizenship, identification documents and a passport photo measuring 2 by 2 inches. The applicant must submit the filled in DS-11 form in person at a passport agency along with the applicable fees.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What requirements must be met to get a U.S. passport?

    A:

    To get a United States passport, applicants must fill out an application for a passport, which is form DS-11, submit evidence of citizenship, present identification, pay the passport fee and provide a passport photo, according to the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affair's U.S. Passports & International Travel website. The application process can be undertaken via mail unless the applicant is a first-time applicant, or is under the age of 16. Additionally, those with missing passports or with passports issued more than 15 years previously must also apply in person.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:

Explore