FIRST TIME PASSPORT


To qualify for a First Time U.S Passport: 

1)You must be a U.S. born citizen or naturalized citizen of the U.S.
2)You never previously acquired a U.S. Passport.
3) You have had a passport but your previous passport is expired and was issued more than 15 years ago.
4)You have had a passport but you were under 16 when you acquired your previous passport.
5)You have had a passport but your passport was lost, stolen or damaged


Step 1: Obtain all materials. You must have all of the following items:


A) DS-11 form “Application for a U.S. Passport”. Please complete the application online HERE

B) Original or certified copy of your birth certificate, naturalization certificate, consular report of birth abroad of a U.S citizen or U.S. adoption decree.
C) Two (2) passport quality photos. Color photos, 2 by 2 inches in size and with a white background.
D) Check or money order: $170.00 payable to “U.S. State Department - Passport Services”.
E) Letter of Authorization with your original signature. Without this, applications will not be accepted.
F) Copy of your flight itinerary, airline tickets or cruise confirmation. Without proof of travel, the State Department cannot guarantee issuance of your passport by your travel date.

G) Contact us for DallasPVE  for service fee.


Step 2: Appear before a passport acceptor for the “signing and witnessing” of your application. (Passport acceptors can be found at http://iafdb.travel.state.gov ) Bring with you:


I) Proof of Identity (driver’s license must be over 6 months old)
II) Payment of $25.00 Passport Acceptance Fee payable to acceptance facility.
III) Items A through F from Step 1. Your passport application materials will be placed in an envelope and sealed. You must overnight the sealed envelope OR bring to our office, using an overnight service FedEx, UPS, Airborne, DHL to:

Dallas Passports and Visas
2351 W. Northwest Hwy Suite 2255
Dallas, Texas 75220
Phone: (972) 707-7382



Your application will be hand carried to the State Department in Washington, D.C. for processing. We will notify you as to the status of your application by phone or email. When your passport is completed, we will use an overnight carrier for the delivery of your passport. If you have any questions or need additional information, please email us at info@dallaspve.com or call us at (972) 707-7382.   

IMPORTANT NOTES

Passports reported lost or stolen are invalidated and can no longer be used for travel.
If your passport is recovered after it has been reported lost or stolen, please submit it to the address listed on the back of Form DS-64. When you submit it, if requested - we will cancel it and return it to you. If not requested, it will be destroyed.
Once a passport is reported lost or stolen, it cannot be re-validated or used to apply for a renewal passport. Please seeRenew a Passport for more information.ype your paragraph here.