When applying for a U.S. passport, The Department of State considers an adult to be individuals 16 years of age and older.

Applicants that are 16 or 17 years old should be accompanied with at least one parent to show consent for international travel.

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Adults should bring the following items to their passport appointment:

Passport Application

A check or money order

A check or money order for the application fee (for each applicant).

To view current fees, visit the Department of State.

Calculate each applicant's fee using the Department of State's fee calculator

*No exceptions. The Department of State does not accept cash or credit/debit card payments for passports.*

Passport Photo

  • We take photos on location for $10. This photo fee should not be included in your check or money order to the Department of State.
    • You can bring your own photo if you’d like, but be sure to it’s from a business that takes passport photos such as CVS or Walgreens. Call your local store to make sure that location offers photo services and you can ask about their prices.
  • We recommend that you not wear a white shirt for your passport photo.

Mandatory $35 execution fee

  • This is a processing fee set forth by the Department of State, which is paid to the passport office you visit, regardless of the location.
  • This fee should not be included on your check or money order to the Department of State.
  • This fee can paid online prior to your visit.
    • You can pay this fee during your appointment if you prefer; however, paying beforehand makes your appointment quicker.

Proof of U.S. Citizenship (Must be the official document with seal, cannot be a self-made copy.)

This item must be mailed in with your passport application, and the Department of State will mail it back to you. You can bring one of the following:

  • U.S. Birth Certificate
  • Fully-valid U.S. Passport (can be expired)
  • Consular Report of Birth Abroad or Certification of Birth
  • Certificate of Naturalization
  • Certificate of Citizenship

Identification

  • Valid Driver’s License
    • Temporary paper licenses are not usually recognized for passport purposes by the government. However, if you bring a temporary paper license along with the previously expired license, together they can usually serve as proof of identification.
  • Fully valid Passport
    • You cannot use a passport for both proof of citizenship and identification. If you are using this to prove citizenship, be prepared to bring a different type of identification.
  • Certificate of Naturalization or Citizenship
    • You cannot use certificates of citizenship for both proof of citizenship and identification. If you are using this to prove citizenship, be prepared to bring a different type of identification.
  • Government Employee ID
  • U.S. Military ID