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To apply for your passport, you will need the following: • DS-11 (Passport Application) •Original or Certified Birth Certificate w/ parental information shown • Check or Money Order • Passport Photo with a white or light gray background (CVS, Walgreens, Walmart) • State or Government Issued ID
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No, passports can only be paid for using check, money order or cashier's check. *Passport Processing Fees ($35 per application) can be paid using in-state check, money order, cashier's check or credit cards.
•Routine Service may take up to 11 weeks • Expedited Service may take up to 7 weeks.
To possibly obtain your passport sooner, please contact the U.S. Department of State's Regional Passport office located at 230 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30303. 1-877-487-2778. You must have a confirmed appointment, be within a 14-day window of your travel date, and have proof of travel.
Teenagers, ages 16-17, with their own identification can apply for a passport by themselves; however, it is recommended that at least one parent appears in person with the child to identify him/her and to show parental awareness.
*Yes, if it was issued over 15 years ago You can renew by mail if all of the following are TRUE •Your most recent US passport book is undamaged and can be submitted with your application •Was issued within the last 15 years •Was at least 16 years old when your most recent passport book and/or card was issued •Was issued in your current name or you can legally document your name change with original or certified copy of your marriage certificate or the government issued document evidencing your legal name change.
•US Passport Book-is valid for International travel by air, sea, or land. •US Passport Card-is valid when entering the United States from Canada, Mexico, The Caribbean and Bermuda at land border crossings or sea ports-of-entry. NOT VALID FOR INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL BY AIR
Passports are good for: •10 years for adults •5 years for minors under the age of 16
No; however, •You may contact the official Department of State website at travel.state.gov or contact the National Passport Information Center (NPIC) via toll-free at 1-877-487-2778 (TDD: 1-888-874-7793) and NPIC@state.gov. Customer Service Representatives are available Monday-Friday 8:00a.m.- 10:00p.m. Eastern Time (excluding federal holidays). Automated information is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For life or death emergencies (after hours) 1-202-647-4000 •NPIC@state.gov
The passport fees for applicants are as follows: • Routine Service for adults age 16 and older-$130.00, for minors $100.00. • Expedited Service for adults $190.00, for minors $160.00 • Optional Overnight Return Service from US Dept of State, adults $18.32 and minors $18.32 • Separate Processing Fee for Clerk of Superior Court is $35.00 per application (In-state check, money order, cashier's check or credit card).
You can find those forms in the Acceptance Facility or on travel.state.gov