Getting a passport via snail mail Go to post office Fill Out Form DS-11: Application Submit Completed Form DS-11 In Person Submit Evidence of U.S. Citizenship Present Identification Submit a Photocopy of ID Documents Presented (Step 4) Pay the Applicable Fee Provide Two Passport Photos Wait 6 weeks to get passport via mail
Getting a passport online Log on to travel.state.gov Follow 7 easy steps Bring form and required documents to acceptance facility ONLY ONE TRIP TO THE POST OFFICE
7 easy steps to obtain a passport 1. Fill Out Form DS-11: Application 2. Submit Completed Form DS-11 In Person 3. Submit Evidence of U.S. Citizenship 4. Present Identification 5. Submit a Photocopy of ID Documents 6. Pay the Applicable Fee 7. Provide Two Passport Photos
Steps 5-7 5. Submit a photo ID 8 ½” by 11” paper 6. Pay fee $165 for adults 7. 2 identical passport photo Obtain from most local convenience store
A short clip to summarize the steps http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KbOkmfFSb4M&feature=email
Now You Try! Please log on to the computer in front of you. Following the steps provided previously, practice the passport application process *Hint: Begin by going to www.travel.state.gov
Evaluate Feedback Please continue practicing following the steps to obtain a passport. I will be walking around the room, so please do not hesitate to stop me and ask questions as they arise
Summarize and Review 1. Fill Out Form DS-11: Application 2. Submit Completed Form DS-11 In Person 3. Submit Evidence of U.S. Citizenship 4. Present Identification 5. Submit a Photocopy of ID Documents 6. Pay the Applicable Fee 7. Provide Two Passport Photos
Activity Please break into groups of 3 or 4 for the purpose of this activity I would like you to discuss among yourselves why you think it is beneficial to begin the passport application process online. You will have 10 minutes for this activity.
How Did You Do? A prize goes to the student who can find the form online and complete it the fastest and with the most accuracy! Remember, completing Form DS -11: Application for a U. S. Passport can save you a trip to the post office!
Find That Print Screen! Locate where Form DS-11: Application for a U. S. Passport can be found and provide a print screen. Your print screen should look like this:
Evaluate Feedback Did you find the instruction helpful? What other instructional methods would you have preferred? Will you choose to fill out your passport application after completing this program?