RushMyPassport - The trusted partner in expedited passport services PRINT : CLOSE

CHILD PASSPORT CHECKLIST

VERY IMPORTANT: Once you complete the Passport Acceptance Agency (Courthouse or Post Office) visit, include this Sealed Package, along with a signed copy of this Checklist and the 2nd copy of the items identified with (Print 2 Copies). Place ALL items inside the Overnight FedEx package and put the Shipping Label on the outside of the envelope. Please call us at 877-503-9838 with questions.



Checklist

DS-11 Passport Application

* If your child has yet to receive a Social Security #, you must show documented paperwork that one has been requested.
* Complete and print 2 copies (Single-Sided Only) of the Online Government Passport Application Form DS-11.
* Hand-written applications are NOT accepted.
* If your child has yet to receive a Social Security #, you must show documented paperwork that one has been requested.* Complete and print 2 copies (Single-Sid... read more »

Checklist

Passport Photo

* Color photo must be 2 x 2 inches and have a white background and be professionally taken within the past 6 months.
* Eyeglasses are no longer allowed to be worn in passport photos.
* We recommend using the Passport Photo Creator mobile app. You will then pick up your photos at your nearest Walgreens location.

* Color photo must be 2 x 2 inches and have a white background and be professionally taken within the past 6 months.* Eyeglasses are no longer allowed to be wor... read more »

Checklist

Proof of U.S. Citizenship

* Must be an ORIGINAL or CERTIFIED copy with a raised or embossed seal of an U.S. Birth Certificate (with both parents names on it).
* An Original Naturalization Certificate is acceptable.
* A Marriage Certificate or Divorce Decree is necessary if a parent's last name has changed.
* If the minor child has a current/recently expired passport, it must be surrendered with the order.
* Must be an ORIGINAL or CERTIFIED copy with a raised or embossed seal of an U.S. Birth Certificate (with both parents names on it).* An Original Naturalization... read more »

Checklist

Proof of Identification

* A valid copy of ID that has been issued GREATER than 6 months ago must be included (Front & Back Copy) for each parent.
* ID can be a Drivers License, State ID, Military ID, or any Gov't ID. Paper, Learner's Permits and temporary licenses are not acceptable forms of ID.
* A valid copy of ID that has been issued GREATER than 6 months ago must be included (Front & Back Copy) for each parent.* ID can be a Drivers License, State ID... read more »

Checklist

Government Fees

* Check or money order made payable to US Department of State.
* No starter or temporary check can be used.
* The applicant's full name and date of birth must be written in the memo section.
* Child 15 years or younger fees are $140 (Passport Only) or $155 (Passport and Card).
* Child 16 or 17 years old fees are $170 (Passport Only) or $200 (Passport and Card).
* Check or money order made payable to US Department of State.* No starter or temporary check can be used.* The applicant's full name and date of birth must be... read more »

Checklist

Travel Itinerary

* Most commonly used itineraries are airline, cruise & hotel reservations. The Travel Itinerary must match the application and include the child's name.
* Most commonly used itineraries are airline, cruise & hotel reservations. The Travel Itinerary must match the application and include the child's name.

Checklist

DS-3053 Form

* If one parent/guardian cannot attend the Passport Acceptance Agency visit, the following form must be complete and notarized.
Statement of Consent Form DS-3053
* If one parent/guardian cannot attend the Passport Acceptance Agency visit, the following form must be complete and notarized.Statement of Consent Form DS-3053... read more »

Checklist

Letter of Authorization

* This Letter gives RushMyPassport permission to represent your child at the U.S. Department of State.
* Ensure that the Courier Company Name is printed as it appears at the top of that page. This will help avoid processing delays. Hand print and sign in BLACK INK ONLY.
* This Letter gives RushMyPassport permission to represent your child at the U.S. Department of State. * Ensure that the Courier Company Name is printed a... read more »

Checklist

Sealed Envelope - Passport Acceptance Agency Visit

DO NOT VISIT THE PASSPORT ACCEPTANCE AGENT BEFORE YOU HAVE RECEIVED THE LETTER OF AUTHORIZATION.
* The documents will be witnessed, signed & sealed at a Courthouse or local Post Office for a fee of $35.00.
* For a list of Passport Acceptance Agencies in your area please visit https://iafdb.travel.state.gov/

DO NOT VISIT THE PASSPORT ACCEPTANCE AGENT BEFORE YOU HAVE RECEIVED THE LETTER OF AUTHORIZATION.* The documents will be witnessed, signed & sealed at a Courthou... read more »

Checklist

Pre-paid Overnight Shipping Label

* The Pre-paid Overnight Shipping Label is included in the Step 2 email, along with the Letter of Authorization form.
* Print this label and place on the outside of an overnight shipping envelope.
* The Pre-paid Overnight Shipping Label is included in the Step 2 email, along with the Letter of Authorization form.* Print this label and place on the outside... read more »

Checklist

Required Second Copies

* DS-11 application
* Letter of Authorization
* Travel Itinerary
* DS-11 application* Letter of Authorization* Travel Itinerary

  I understand that the U.S. Department of State could suspend my case in the event that my package is incomplete.


Signature   Date