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HOW TO APPLY FOR A U.S. PASSPORT AND/OR PASSPORT CARD - DSP-11

1.               PROOF OF U.S. CITIZENSHIP – State Certified Birth Certificate, (Listing both parents);

Naturalization Certificate or expired U.S. Passport.

2.          PROOF OF IDENTITY- Valid Driver’s License

3.          PHOTOGRAPHS – 1 recent identical passport photo (2”x2”) in color with plain (white or off-white) background.

4.          FEES – 16 yrs. of age & over:  $110.00 (10 year) $30.00 (Passport Card)

                              Check or money order payable to:   U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE

                         Plus $25.00 execution fee.  Cash or check payable to:  PROTHONOTARY

                               

                               15 yrs or age & under:  $80.00 (5 year) $15.00 (Passport Card)

                          Check or money order payable to:  U. S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE

                          Plus $25.00 execution fee.  Cash or check payable to:  PROTHONOTARY

 

 

EFFECTIVE February 1, 2008: U.S. Passport applications for children under age 16 (15 & under) require written consent from both parents.  Children applying with previous passports MUST also submit birth certificate showing the parent(s) names.

 

ALL CHILDREN MUST BE PRESENT WHEN APPLYING  WITH PARENTS

 

The average processing time is within 25 business days from receipt by Passport Agency.

 

Applicants wishing to receive their passports sooner may request EXPEDITED service at an additional cost of $60.00 per application.

 

RENEWALS:  (APPLICATION FOR PASSPORT BY MAIL) DSP-82

1.          YOUR MOST RECENT U.S. PASSPORTissued in your name within the past 15

years; and must have been issued after your 16th birthday.

2.          PHOTOGRAPHS – 2 recent identical passport photos (2”x2”) in color with plain (white or off-white) background.

3.          FEES – Check or money order for $110.00-Passport; $30.00 – Passport Card made payable to:    U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE

YOU NEED NOT APPLY IN PERSON.

Applications are mailed to:  NATIONAL PASSPORT PROCESSING CENTER

                                                            P.O. BOX 90155

                                                            PHILADELPHIA  PA  19190-0155

 

APPLICATIONS ARE ACCEPTED MONDAY through FRIDAY 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. at the office of the PROTHONOTARY, 1st Floor, Tioga County Courthouse 116 Main Street, Wellsboro, PA.

 

We hope this information is helpful to you.  Please call our office at (570) 724-9281 if we can be of further assistance with specific questions or problems.