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Passport Application

Applying for a passport for the first time as a U.S. citizen?

Start the application process at least 3 months before you plan to depart. 

First time applicants must apply in person at your local Post Office. You may need to make an appointment - inquire with your local office.

Documents You Will Need:
  • Form DS-11 Application for U.S. Passport
  • Complete the form but do not sign your application. This must be done in person.
  • Passport size photos. These must be professionally taken, which can be done at a CVS, Walgreens, UPS store, and most Post Offices.
  • Photocopy of the front and back of your proof of identity (i.e. driver's license)
  • Money for the fees (credit card, check, money order)
Passport Book $110
Standard Processing  
Standard Delivery  
Execution Fee $35
TOTAL $145

Is it your first time applying for a passport? You may qualify to apply for the Student Passport Grant. Make sure to save all receipts, as costs cannot be reimbursed without a receipt.