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Requirements Checklist

Services
New Passport
Renew Passport
Lost or Stolen Passport
Child Passport
Damaged Passport
Name Change
Second Passport

Prerequisites for a New Passport

If you answer 'Yes' to ALL statements below:

  1. You are over 16 years old AND
  2. You are applying for your first U.S. passport OR
  3. Your previous U.S. passport was issued when you were under age 16 OR
  4. Your previous U.S. passport was issued more than 15 years ago

If you answered ‘No’ to ANY statement, STOP. You must apply for a different passport service (New, lost/stolen, damaged, child passport). Please call us at 1-800-689-1388 to discuss next steps. 

New Passport Checklist Overview:

  1. DS11 form - Online generated ONLY
  2. Letter of Authorization - Manually filled and signed
  3. Proof of U.S. Citizenship
  4. Two new passport photo (no glasses)
  5. $190 Check to US Dept. of State (or $220 for Book and Card)
  6. Proof of Identity
  7. Proof of Departure

New Passport Checklist Section Details:

  1. Passport Application (DS -11) Form
    • Please fill out online information
    • At the section “Passport Products and Fees”, please choose passport book, Expedited Service, Standard delivery. You are not paying anything to the government at this moment.
    • Click Next and click the button “Print” to generate the DS 11 form. Only the last 2 pages of this 6 page pdf file is needed. 
    • Print out two copies of this last 2 pages.

       Click here to fill out/print DS 11 Form (https://pptform.state.gov/)

       2. Letter of Authorization (LOA)

    • Important! Please print two copies of this form first.
    • Manually fill out the LOA with black or blue ink only
    • Check the first two boxes in the middle section
    • Please write Passport Depot on the “The Courier Company Name” line

      Click here to view/print the Letter of Authorization

       3. Proof of U.S. Citizenship: The following are accepted:

    • Original or Certified U.S. birth certificate OR
    • Original Certificate of Naturalization OR
    • Old U.S. Passport AND copy of Birth Certificate 

      4. Two new, recent passport photos, taken in the last 6 months, without eyeglasses or head coverings.

      5. A check or money order of $190 for a passport book only. Or $220 for a new passport book and card. 

    • This must be made payable to the U.S. Department of State
    • Write your Date of Birth on the check’s memo line.

      6. Proof of Identity: The following are accepted:

    • Valid driver license OR state issued ID. Please make a front and back copy.
    • Government ID OR Military ID. Please make a front and back copy.

      7. One copy of Proof of Departure

    • Provide a plane ticket, itinerary or business letter showing proof of leaving the country within two weeks. If you have any difficulties obtaining these documents, please contact us at 1-800-689-1388.

Final Steps After Documents Are Completed:

Please respond back to this email to include:

  1. Completed DS11 form (digital file)
  2. Letter of Authorization (scanned)
  3. Proof of Departure

Passport Acceptance Agent

You must visit a Passport Acceptance Agent to verify your documentation submission. 

Items that you need to bring to Passport Acceptance Agent:

  1. DS 11 form (unsigned)
  2. Two passport photos
  3. Proof of U.S. Citizenship-birth certificate, naturalization paper, or old passport
  4. $190 check for book only, or $220 check for book and card
  5. Proof of Identity
  6. Proof of Departure
  7. Letter of Authorization (completed, signed)

Click here to find the Passport Acceptance Agent nearest you

 Thank you and if you have any questions, please give us a call at 1-800-689-1388.

Prerequisites for Passport Renewal:

If you answer ‘Yes’ to ALL statements below:

  1. You are over 16 years old AND
  2. Current passport is undamaged.
  3. Current passport was issued when you were age 16 or older.
  4. Current passport issued within the last 15 years.
  5. Current passport was issued in your current name or you can document your name change.

If you answered ‘No’ to ANY statement, STOP. You must apply for a different passport service (new, lost or stolen, child passport). Please call us at 1-800-689-1388 to discuss next steps. 

Renew Passport Checklist Overview:

  1. DS82 form - Online generated ONLY, signed and dated
  2. Letter of Authorization - Manually filled and signed
  3. Your existing passport book and/or card
  4. Two new passport photo (no glasses)
  5. $190 Check to US Dept of State (or $220 for Book and Card)
  6. Copy of Proof of Departure

Please review each section of the checklist below. It’s important to note all sections on the checklist must be completed correctly in order to complete the submission process.

Renew Passport Checklist Section Details:

  1. Passport Application (DS -82) Form 
    • Please print out one copy of online DS 82 form
    • Choose “fill out online and print” option toward the end of the online form
    • Choose Passport Book or Book and Card
    • No need to choose any processing and shipping method
    • Click Next and click the button “Print” to generate the DS 82 form.

       Click here to fill out/print DS 82 Form (https://pptform.state.gov/)

       2. Letter of Authorization (LOA)

    • Important! Please print two copies of this form first.
    • Manually fill out the LOA with black or blue ink only
    • Check the first two boxes in the middle section
    • Please write Passport Depot on the “The Courier Company Name” line

      Click here to view/print the Letter of Authorization

       3. You must submit your existing, undamaged passport book and/or card.

       4. Two new, recent passport photos, taken in the last 6 months, without eyeglasses or head coverings.

       5. A check or money order of $190 for passport book only. Or $220 for book and card. 

    • This must be made payable to the U.S. Department of State
    • Write your Date of Birth on the check’s memo line.

       6. One copy of your Proof of Departure

    • Provide a plane ticket, itinerary or business letter showing proof of leaving the country within two weeks. If you have any difficulties obtaining these documents, please contact us at 1-800-689-1388.
    • Proof of Departure is NOT required for 6 weeks and 8 weeks service.

Final Steps After Documents Are Completed:

Please respond back to this email to include:

  1. Completed DS82 form (digital file)
  2. Letter of Authorization (scanned)
  3. Proof of Departure

Thank you and if you have any questions, please give us a call at 1-800-689-1388.

Prerequisites for Lost or Stolen Passport:

If you answer ‘Yes’ to ALL statements below:

  1. You are over 16 years old AND
  2. Your most recent passport was lost or stolen

If you answered ‘No’ to ANY statement, STOP. You must apply for a different passport service (new, damaged, child passport). Please call us at 1-800-689-1388 to discuss next steps. 

 

Lost or Stolen Passport Checklist Overview:

  1. DS11 form - Online generated ONLY
  2. Letter of Authorization - Manually filled and signed
  3. Proof of U.S. Citizenship
  4. Lost/Stolen passport statement
  5. Two new passport photo (no glasses)
  6. $160 Check to US Dept of State (or $175 for Book and Card)
  7. Proof of Identity
  8. Proof of Departure

 

Lost or Stolen Checklist Section Details:

  1. Passport Application (DS -11) Form
    • Please fill out online information
    • At the section “Passport Products and Fees”, please choose passport book, Expedited Service, Standard delivery. You are not paying anything to the government at this moment.
    • Click Next and click the button “Print” to generate the DS 11 form. Only the last 2 pages of this 6 page pdf file is needed. 
    • Print out two copies of this last 2 pages.

      Click here to fill out/print DS 11 Form (https://pptform.state.gov/)

       2. Letter of Authorization (LOA)

    • Important! Please print two copies of this form first.
    • Manually fill out the LOA with black or blue ink only
    • Check the first two boxes in the middle section
    • Please write Passport Depot on the “The Courier Company Name” line

      Click here to view/print the Letter of Authorization

       3. Proof of U.S. Citizenship: The following are accepted:

    • Original or Certified U.S. birth certificate OR
    • Original Certificate of Naturalization OR
    • Old U.S. Passport AND copy of Birth Certificate 

       4. Lost or Stolen passport statement (DS-64):

    • Please print out and sign and date.

       Click here to view/print the DS-64 Form

       5. Two new, recent passport photos, taken in the last 6 months, without eyeglasses or head coverings.

       6. A check or money order of $190 for a passport book only. Or $220 for a new passport book and card. 

    • This must be made payable to the U.S. Department of State
    • Write your Date of Birth on the check’s memo line.

       7. Proof of Identity: The following are accepted:

    • Valid driver license OR state issued ID. Please make a front and back copy.
    • Government ID OR Military ID. Please make a front and back copy.

       8. One copy of Proof of Departure

    • Provide a plane ticket, itinerary or business letter showing proof of leaving the country within two weeks. If you have any difficulties obtaining these documents, please contact us at 1-800-689-1388.

 

Final Steps After Documents Are Completed:

Please respond back to this email to include:

  1. Completed DS11 form (digital file)
  2. Letter of Authorization (scanned)
  3. Proof of Departure

 

Passport Acceptance Agent

You must visit a Passport Acceptance Agent to verify your documentation submission. 

Items that you need to bring to Passport Acceptance Agent:

  1. DS 11 form (unsigned)
  2. Two passport photos
  3. Proof of U.S. Citizenship-birth certificate, naturalization paper, or old passport
  4. $190 check for book only, or $220 check for book and card
  5. Proof of Identity
  6. Proof of Departure
  7. Letter of Authorization (completed, signed)
  8. DS-64 Form

Click here to find the Passport Acceptance Agent nearest you (https://iafdb.travel.state.gov/)

 

 Thank you and if you have any questions, please give us a call at 1-800-689-1388.

Prerequisites for Child Passport:

If you answer ‘Yes’ to ALL statements below:

  1. You are under 16 years old AND
  2. You are applying for your first U.S. passport OR
  3. Your previous passport is lost/stolen/damaged OR
  4. Your previous passport is expired/will expire soon

If you answered ‘No’ to ANY statement, STOP. You must apply for a different passport service (new, lost/stolen, damaged). Please call us at 1-800-689-1388 to discuss next steps. 

 

Child Passport Checklist Overview:

  1. DS11 form - Online generated ONLY
  2. Letter of Authorization - Manually filled and signed
  3. Proof of U.S. Citizenship
  4. Two new passport photo (no glasses)
  5. $160 Check to US Dept of State (or $175 for Book and Card)
  6. Parents Proof of Identity
  7. Proof of Departure

 

Child Passport Checklist Section Details:

  1. Passport Application (DS -11) Form
    • Please fill out online information
    • At the section “Passport Products and Fees”, please choose passport book, Expedited Service, Standard delivery. You are not paying anything to the government at this moment.
    • Click Next and click the button “Print” to generate the DS 11 form. Only the last 2 pages of this 6 page pdf file is needed. 
    • Print out two copies of this last 2 pages.

      Click here to fill out/print DS 11 Form (https://pptform.state.gov/)

       2. Letter of Authorization (LOA)

    • Important! Please print two copies of this form first.
    • Manually fill out the LOA with black or blue ink only
    • Check the first two boxes in the middle section
    • Please write Passport Depot on the “The Courier Company Name” line

       Click here to view/print the Letter of Authorization

       3. Proof of U.S. Citizenship: The following are accepted:

    • Original or Certified U.S. birth certificate OR
    • Original Certificate of Naturalization OR
    • Old U.S. Passport AND copy of Birth Certificate 

      4. Two new, recent passport photos, taken in the last 6 months, without eyeglasses or head coverings.

      5. A check or money order of $160 for a passport book only. Or $175 for a new passport book and card. 

    • This must be made payable to the U.S. Department of State
    • Write your Date of Birth on the check’s memo line.

     6. Parents Proof of identity: The following are accepted:

    • Valid driver license OR state issued ID. Please make a front and back copy.
    • Government ID OR Military ID. Please make a front and back copy.

     7. One copy of your Proof of Departure

    • Provide a plane ticket, itinerary or business letter showing proof of leaving the country within two weeks. If you have any difficulties obtaining these documents, please contact us at 1-800-689-1388.

 

Final Steps After Documents Are Completed:

Please respond back to this email to include:

  1. Completed DS11 form (digital file)
  2. Letter of Authorization (scanned)
  3. Proof of Proof of Departure

 

Passport Acceptance Agent

Both parents and the child applicant have to appear in front of an Acceptance Agent. If one parent can’t go, please read the following instructions:

  1. He or she needs to fill out one “parent consent form”
  2. Get notarized
  3. Attach scanned copy of the front and back of ID
  4. Give documents to the applying parent BEFORE the Acceptance Agent visit.

Click here to view/print the Parent Consent Form DS 3053 (https://eforms.state.gov/Forms/ds3053.PDF)

Click here to find the Passport Acceptance Agent nearest you (https://iafdb.travel.state.gov/)

Items that you need to bring to Passport Acceptance Agent:

  1. DS 11 form (unsigned)
  2. Two passport photos
  3. Proof of U.S. Citizenship-birth certificate, naturalization paper, or old passport
  4. $160 check for book only, or $175 check for book and card
  5. Front and back copy of driver license of parents
  6. Proof of Departure
  7. Letter of Authorization (completed, signed)
  8. Parent Consent Form DS 3053, notarized (if needed)

 

Thank you and if you have any questions, please give us a call at 1-800-689-1388.

Prerequisites for Damaged Passport:

If you answer ‘Yes’ to ALL statements below:

     1. You are over 16 years old AND
     2. Your most recent passport was damaged

If you answered ‘No’ to ANY statement, STOP. You must apply for a different passport service new, lost or stolen, child passport. Please call us at 1-800-689-1388 to discuss next steps. 

Damaged Passport Checklist Overview:

     1. DS11 form - Online generated ONLY
     2. Letter of Authorization - Manually filled and signed
     3. Proof of U.S. Citizenship
     4. Two new passport photo (no glasses)  5. For under 16 years old, $160 Check to US Dept. of State (or $175 for Book and Card) or over 16 years old $190 Check to US Dept. of State ($220 for a new passport book and card).
     6. Proof of Identity
     7. Proof of Departure

Damaged Passport Checklist Section Details:

  1. Passport Application (DS -11) Form
    • Please fill out online information
    • At the section “Passport Products and Fees”, please choose passport book, Expedited Service, Standard delivery. You are not paying anything to the government at this moment.
    • Click Next and click the button “Print” to generate the DS 11 form. Only the last 2 pages of this 6 page pdf file is needed. 
    • Print out two copies of this last 2 pages.

      Click here to fill out/print DS 11 Form (https://pptform.state.gov/)

  1. Letter of Authorization (LOA)
    • Important! Please print two copies of this form first.
    • Manually fill out the LOA with black or blue ink only
    • Check the first two boxes in the middle section
    • Please write Passport Depot on the “The Courier Company Name” line

      Click here to view/print the Letter of Authorization

  1. Proof of U.S. Citizenship: The following are accepted:
    • Original or Certified U.S. birth certificate OR
    • Original Certificate of Naturalization OR
    • Old U.S. Passport AND copy of Birth Certificate 
  1. Two new, recent passport photos, taken in the last 6 months, without eyeglasses or head coverings.
  2.  For under 16 years old, $160 Check to US Dept. of State (or $175 for Book and Card) or over 16 years old $190 Check to US Dept. of State ($220 for a new passport book and card).
    • This must be made payable to the U.S. Department of State
    • Write your Date of Birth on the check’s memo line.

       6. Proof of Identity: The following are accepted:

    • Valid driver license OR state issued ID. Please make a front and back copy.
    • Government ID OR Military ID. Please make a front and back copy.

       7. One copy of Proof of Departure

    • Provide a plane ticket, itinerary or business letter showing proof of leaving the country within two weeks. If you have any difficulties obtaining these documents, please contact us at 1-800-689-1388.

Final Steps After Documents Are Completed:

Please respond back to this email to include:

  1. Completed DS11 form (digital file)
  2. Letter of Authorization (scanned)
  3. Proof of Departure

Passport Acceptance Agent

You must visit a Passport Acceptance Agent to verify your documentation submission. 

Items that you need to bring to Passport Acceptance Agent:

  1. DS 11 form (unsigned)
  2. Two passport photos
  3. Proof of U.S. Citizenship-birth certificate, naturalization paper, or old passport
  4. $190 check for book only, or $220 check for book and card
  5. Proof of Identity
  6. Proof of Departure
  7. Letter of Authorization (completed, signed)

Click here to find the Passport Acceptance Agent nearest you (https://iafdb.travel.state.gov/)

 Thank you and if you have any questions, please give us a call at 1-800-689-1388.

Prerequisites for a Name Change Passport:

If you answer ‘Yes’ to ALL statements below:

  1. You have your most recent passport in your possession to submit with your application.
  2. Current passport is undamaged.
  3. Current passport was issued when you were age 16 or older.
  4. Current passport issued within the last 15 years.
  5. Current passport was issued in your current name or you can document your name change.

If you answered ‘No’ to ANY statement, STOP. You must apply for a different passport service (New, lost/stolen, damaged, child passport). Please call us at 1-800-689-1388 to discuss next steps. 

 

Name Change Passport Checklist Overview:

  1. DS82 form - Online generated ONLY, signed and dated
  2. Letter of Authorization - Manually filled and signed
  3. Your existing passport book and/or card
  4. Proof of Name Change
  5. Two new passport photo (no glasses)
  6. $190 Check to US Dept of State (or $220 for Book and Card)
  7. Proof of Departure

Please review each section of the checklist below. It’s important to note all sections on the checklist must be completed correctly in order to complete the submission process.

 

Name Change Passport Checklist Section Details:

  1. Passport Application (DS -82) Form
    • Please print out one copy of online DS 82 form
    • Choose “fill out online and print” option toward the end of the online form
    • Choose Passport Book or Book and Card
    • No need to choose any processing and shipping method
    • Click Next and click the button “Print” to generate the DS 82 form. 

          Do not forget to sign and date the DS 82 form.

         Click here to fill out/print DS 82 Form (https://pptform.state.gov/)

       2. Letter of Authorization (LOA)

    • Important! Please print two copies of this form first.
    • Manually fill out the LOA with black or blue ink only
    • Check the first two boxes in the middle section
    • Please write Passport Depot on the “The Courier Company Name” line

       Click here to view/print the Letter of Authorization

       3. You must submit your existing, undamaged passport book and/or card.

       4. Proof of Name Change

    • Original marriage certificate, Original divorce decree or court decree.

      5. Two new, recent passport photos, taken in the last 6 months, without eyeglasses or head coverings.

      6. A check or money order of $190 for passport book only. Or $220 for book and card. 

    • This must be made payable to the U.S. Department of State
    • Write your Date of Birth on the check’s memo line.

      7. One copy of your Proof of Departure

    • Provide a plane ticket, itinerary or business letter showing proof of leaving the country within two weeks. If you have any difficulties obtaining these documents, please contact us at 1-800-689-1388.
    • Proof of Departure is NOT required for 6 weeks and 8 weeks service.

 

Final Steps After Documents Are Completed:

Please respond back to this email to include:

  • Completed DS82 form (digital file)
  • Letter of Authorization (scanned)
  • Proof of Proof of Departure

 

This is part of our company error prevention review process. After we review these documents, we will email you the Fedex shipping label to ship all checklist related documentation to us in order to finish the submission process. Thank you and if you have any questions, please give us a call at 1-800-689-1388.

Prerequisites for a Second Passport:

If you answer 'Yes' to ALL statements below:

     1. You have your most recent passport in your possession to submit with your application. 
     2. Current passport is undamaged. 
     3. Current passport was issued when you were age 16 or older. 
     4. Current passport issued within the last 15 years. 
     5. Current passport was issued in your current name or you can document your name change

 If you answered ‘No’ to ANY statement, STOP. You must apply for a different passport service (New, lost/stolen, damaged, child passport). Please call us at 1-800-689-1388 to discuss next steps.

Second Passport Checklist Overview:

     1. DS82 form - Online generated ONLY, signed and dated 
     2. Letter of Authorization - Manually filled and signed 
     3. Your existing passport book and/or card 
     4. Second Passport Statement 
     5. Two new passport photo (no glasses) 
     6. $190 Check to US Dept of State (or $220 for Book and Card) 
     7. Proof of Departure

Please review each section of the checklist below. It’s important to note all sections on the checklist must be completed correctly in order to complete the submission process.

Second Passport Checklist Section Details:

     1. Passport Application (DS -82) Form

          a) Please print out one copy of online DS 82 form
          b) Choose “fill out online and print” option toward the end of the online form
          c) Choose Passport Book or Book and Card
          d) No need to choose any processing and shipping method
          e) Click Next and click the button “Print” to generate the DS 82 form.

     Do not forget to sign and date the DS 82 form.

     Click here to fill out/print DS 82 Form (https://pptform.state.gov/)

     2. Letter of Authorization (LOA)

          a) Important! Please print two copies of this form first.
          b) Manually fill out the LOA with black or blue ink only
          c) Check the first two boxes in the middle section
          d) Please write Passport Depot on the “The Courier Company Name” line

     Click here to view/print the Letter of Authorization

     3. You must submit your existing, undamaged passport book and/or card.

     4. Second passport Statement
          a) Complete a signed and dated statement clearly explaining why you need a second passport book.

     Click here to view/print the Statement Letter for a Second Passport

     5. Two new, recent passport photos, taken in the last 6 months, without eyeglasses or head coverings.

     6. A check or money order of $190 for passport book only. Or $220 for book and card.
          a) This must be made payable to the U.S. Department of State
          b) Write your Date of Birth on the check’s memo line.

     7. One copy of your Proof of Departure
  1. Provide a plane ticket, itinerary or business letter showing proof of leaving the country within two weeks. If you have any difficulties obtaining these documents, please contact us at 1-800-689-1388.
  2. Proof of Departure is NOT required for 6 weeks and 8 weeks service.

Final Steps After Documents are Completed:

     Please respond back to this email to include:
  1. Completed DS82 form (digital file)
  2. Letter of Authorization (scanned)
  3.  Proof of Departure
This is part of our company error prevention review process. After we review these documents, we will email you the Fedex shipping label to ship all checklist related documentation to us in order to finish the submission process. Thank you and if you have any questions, please give us a call at 1-800-689-1388.
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