All DS-11 Applications require documentation for Citizenship, Identification, a recent photo, and a check or money order. Below are the requirements for each.
Printed on two separate pieces of paper
Completed in BLACK ink
Errors must be crossed through. No correction tape/fluid permitted.
Original or Certified Copy of U.S. Birth Certificate, OR
Original Certificate of Naturalization, OR
Original or Certified Copy of Consular Report of Birth Abroad, OR
Prior U.S. Passport Book and/or Card
Government issued photo ID (driver's license, military ID, state ID, current passport)
2"x2" color photograph
Taken less than 6 months ago
CHECK OR MONEY ORDER
Payable to the U.S. Department of State
See Passport Fees for more details
Proof of parental relationship and consent is required for minors under 16 years of age, even if they posses a prior passport. Minor applicants must either be accompanied by both parents, have a completed Form DS-3053 Statement of Consent notarized in advanced with a front and back copy of the absent parent’s photo identification, OR proof of sole custody in the form of an original or certified copy of a court order or death certificate.
For detailed information on required documents or to download forms please visit the official U.S. Department of State website at travel.state.gov.