Apply for a Passport

Adult U.S. Passport Application Requirements:

  • Completed application form DS-82
  • If you are applying for your first adult passport, or your passport was issued more than 15 years ago please complete form DS-11
  • Your current passport or the original birth certificate or naturalization certificate
  • A passport photo (see requirements listed below)
  • Fees

U.S. Passport photo requirements:

  • Must be taken within the last six months
  • Must be 2 by 2 inches (5cm by 5cm)
  • Must be in color and have a plain white background
  • Ensure the print is clear and has a continuous tone quality
  • Must be taken in full-face view directly facing the camera
  • No photoshopped or retouched photos can be accepted. 

U.S. citizens with verifiable emergency situations and confirmed tickets with travel within 72 hours may contact us at to request consideration for an emergency passport.  This document is valid for one year.