What Documents Do You Need For A Passport?Anyone who is looking to travel abroad must carry a passport. Therefore, whether...
Remember, for a Quick Passport Renewal Extra Note may be required. This helps in expediting the process foracquiring a pas...
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What documents do you need for a passport

  1. 1. What Documents Do You Need For A Passport?Anyone who is looking to travel abroad must carry a passport. Therefore, whether you require a normal passport,quick passport or even if you are simply seeking a renewal of your passport, in each of these cases you will haveto submit some documents to get your passports made.If you are a US citizen then you must know in advance that United States has some special passport requirements,which must be met before a valid passport is issued to an applicant. If a person fails to produce the requireddocuments then he/she will not be issued a passport at all. Remember, the main purpose of asking for thesedocuments is to ensure whether a person has US citizenship or not. Besides, the passport department may alsowant to find out about your personal history.Therefore, if you wish to procure a passport then you must produce the necessary documents that include:A Certified Birth certificateA Certified Certificate of citizenshipAn expired passportA letter of No Record, in cases where there is no official record of the applicants birth. In this case the applicantwill have to produce proof of identity by producing documents including Military ID, national ID, or a driverslicense. You must also submit an acceptable passport size photo that you have got clicked within the last sixmonths.Apart from producing these important documents, an applicant must also pay the application fees. In addition tothis, you must fill the application form correctly and submit the same in person or through mail depending on thetype of passport you are applying for. Passport requirements in the United States also stipulate that an applicantmust fill the DS-11 forms and then submit them in person to the accepting agency. One can download these formsfrom the internet. However, the applicant is not supposed to sign the forms unless he/she is asked to do so by theaccepting agency.More information can be found on this websiteOn the other hand, the Passport requirements for minors aged below sixteen years are even more intense. Itrequires the submission of proof of the childs citizenship, of the parents and a proof of the relationship betweenthe parents and the child or guardians. In addition to this, a parental consent must also be given along with thesedocuments.In order to get a Quick passport, an applicant can get in touch with the passport offices. Every US state has manypassport locations that an applicant can visit if he/she wants to apply for a passport. In Washington alone, you willfind more than 160 passport offices.
  2. 2. Remember, for a Quick Passport Renewal Extra Note may be required. This helps in expediting the process foracquiring a passport.

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