Passport Information and Help Center

Passport Forms and Requirements

  • New Passport
    You are eligible for a new passport if you are age 16 or over and ONE of the following is true:

    • You are applying for your first U.S. passport.
    • Your previous U.S. passport was issued when you were under age 16.
    • Your previous U.S. passport was issued more than 15 years ago.

    Required Documents Get New Passport

  • Passport Renewal
    You are eligible for a passport renewal if ALL of the following are true:

    • Your passport is currently valid, or has expired within the last five years.
    • Your passport is in your possession.
    • Your passport is not damaged.
    • Your passport was issued when you were age 16 or older.

    You may request a passport renewal for any one of the following reasons:

    • Your passport is expired or will expire soon.
    • Your passport is low on blank visa pages.
    • You have legally changed your name, and your passport was issued more than one year ago.

    Required Documents Renew Passport

  • Child Passport

    Select this service if the child is under 16 years of age, even if the child has previously been issued a passport.

    Please note:

    • BOTH parents must appear with child at a local acceptance agent.
    • If one of the parents or legal guardians cannot be present at the acceptance agent, then Form DS-3053 (Minor Consent Form) must be notarized.

    Required Documents Get Child's Passport

  • Lost Passport

    Select this service if your most recent passport was lost or stolen, even if your passport was expired.

    Please note:

    • You must complete both the DS-11 and DS-64 (Statement Regarding Lost or Stolen Passport) forms.
    • A police report is not required.

    Required Documents Replace Passport

  • Damaged Passport
    You should choose this service if your most recent passport was severely damaged. Examples of severe damage include:

    • Unauthorized markings on the information/photo page
    • Loose or missing cover
    • Cuts or tears on any page or the cover

    Required Documents Replace Passport

  • Stolen Passport

    Select this service if your most recent passport was lost or stolen, even if your passport was expired.

    Please note:

    • You must complete both the DS-11 and DS-64 (Statement Regarding Lost or Stolen Passport) forms.
    • A police report is not required.

    Required Documents Replace Passport

  • Name Change
    You are eligible for passport name change service if:

    • Your current passport is valid, in your possession, and undamaged.
    • You have legally changed your name since your passport was issued.
    • You are able to submit your original proof of name change (i.e. marriage certificate, divorce decree, or court order).

    Required Documents Update Passport

  • Second Passport
    If you meet one of the following criteria you may request a second passport:

    • If you are a frequent traveler and need to obtain a visa stamp in your current valid 10 year passport while you are traveling abroad.
    • If you are traveling between politically sensitive countries.

    Required Documents Get Second Passport

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