If You Are Renewing, Replacing or Applying For The First Time

In order to provide sufficient time for processing your application paperwork, please plan to arrive no later than 30 minutes before window closures. 


All Applicants (including all minors) must be present if submitting application at Passport Window - no exceptions

 

Any forms you print & bring with you for submission, must be single sided
Required Photocopies for Children Under 16

First-Time Application:  (see link below for full details)

  • Birth Certificate
  • Both Parents’ ID, (photocopy front and back, single side)
  • If Parental Consent Used: That parent’s ID (photocopied front and back, single sided)
  • Check or money order only for payment

If Child Already has Old Passport: (see link below for full details)

  • Bring Passport
  • Passport and 1 photocopy of Passport Information page
  • Photocopy of the Child's Birth Certificate
  • Check or money order only for payment

If Custody Papers showing legal and physical custody (for each child involved):
Photocopy of full legal document and original

Applications for Minors Under 16 Years of Age (full details of required documentation for minors)


Required Photocopies for Minors 16 & 17 Years Old:

First Time Application:  (see link below for full details)

  • Original and Photocopy of Birth Certificate
  • One Parent required with ID  & 1 photocopy (front and back, single sided)
  • Minor’s ID (DMV ID Card or License or School ID), & 1 photocopy (front and back, single sided)
  • Check or money only for payment

Renewing & have Old Passport:  (see link below for full details)

  • Old Passport and photocopy of passport information page
  • One Parent required with photocopy of ID (front and back, single sided)
  • Minor’s ID required (DMV ID Card or License or School ID) & photocopy (front and back, single sided)
  • Check or money order only for payment

Applications for Minors ages 16 and 17 (full details of required documentation for 16 and 17 year old applicants)


Photocopy Requirements for Adults:

First Time Application:  (full DS-11 details below)

  • Birth Certificate & 1 photocopy
  • Identification: DMV ID Card or License  & photocopy front and back, single sided
  • Check or money order only for payment

Passport expired more than 5 years:   (full DS-11 details below)

  • Bring expired passport 
  • 1 photocopy of the passport information page
  • DMV ID Card or License & photocopy front and back, single side
  • Check or money order only for payment

Lost passport and was only passport adult had:  (full DS-11 details below)

  • Birth Certificate and 1 photocopy
  • DMV ID Card or License & photocopy front and back, single sided
  • Check or money order for payment

Lost Passport & still have old Passport (that can be used as proof of citizenship):  (full DS-11 details below)

  • Bring older passport
  • Photocopy of passport information page
  • DMV ID Card or License & photocopy front and back, single sided
  • Check or money order for payment 

Application Form for Adults (full details for Adults submitting DS 11 applications)
If you meet the above stipulations ONLY for Other Requirements, see "Additional Application Information" (below)

If you have an expiring passport or expired less than 5 years and were over the age of 16 when issued, refer to: "Adults Qualifying to use DS-82 Mail In Form" below to see if you qualify for that service.

Adults Qualifying to Use DS-82 Mail In Form   (full details for using DS-82 forms) 

DS 82 forms are available at:  www.travel.state.gov and are mail in only - not accepted at a Passport Window
 


Additional Application Information

A separate PAYMENT for EACH APPLICANT (check or money order only) and if you print off application forms, they must be single sided copies

If you have never been issued a US passport, or are not eligible to use the DS-82 mail-in renewal form, you will need to complete the form DS-11. All applicants must appear in person. You can obtain all necessary forms from the City’s Passport Window or complete them online at the U.S. Department of State’s official website, www.travel.state.gov .

For ALL application forms you will need the applicant's Social Security Number

Dept Of State Notice of Processing Time As of August 16, 2017:

Standard :4-6 weeks
Expedited: 2-3 weeks

I'M TRAVELING IN 14 DAYS OR LESS, WHERE DO I APPLY: Call 1-877-487-2778 for an appoint to visit the U.S. Department of State Passport Office in San Francisco. (Note:  The U.S. Department of State Office in San Francisco make passports)