Unformatted text preview: U.S. Department of State APPLICATION FOR A U.S. PASSPORT PLEASE DETACH AND RETAIN THIS INSTRUCTION SHEET FOR YOUR RECORDS.
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FOR INFORMATION, QUESTIONS, AND INQUIRIES: Please visit our website at travel.state.gov. In addition, you can contact the National Passport Information Center (NPIC) toll–free at 1–877–487–2778 (TDD: 1–888– 874–7793) or by e–mail at [email protected] Customer Service Representatives are available M–F, 6AM–12 Midnight Eastern Time (excluding federal holidays). Automated information is available 24/7.
U.S. PASSPORTS, EITHER IN BOOK OR CARD FORMAT, ARE ISSUED ONLY TO U.S. CITIZENS OR NON–CITIZEN NATIONALS. EACH PERSON MUST OBTAIN HIS OR HER OWN PASSPORT BOOK OR PASSPORT CARD. THE PASSPORT CARD IS A U.S. PASSPORT ISSUED IN CARD FORMAT. LIKE THE TRADITIONAL PASSPORT BOOK, IT REFLECTS THE BEARER’S ORIGIN, IDENTITY, AND NATIONALITY AND IS SUBJECT TO EXISTING PASSPORT LAWS AND REGULATIONS. UNLIKE THE PASSPORT BOOK, THE PASSPORT CARD IS VALID ONLY FOR INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL BY LAND OR SEA BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES, CANADA, MEXICO, THE CARIBBEAN AND BERMUDA. IT IS NOT GLOBALLY INTEROPERABLE AND IS NOT VALID FOR TRAVEL BY AIR TO OR FROM ANY FOREIGN DESTINATION. APPLICANTS WHO HAVE HAD A PREVIOUS U.S. PASSPORT BOOK AND/OR U.S. PASSPORT CARD
If your most recent passport book and/or passport card was issued less than 15 years ago and you were over 16 years old at the time of issuance, you may be eligible to use Form DS–82 (mail–in or electronic application). Please inquire about eligibility when you apply, visit our website, or contact NPIC. Address any requests for the addition of visa pages to a Passport Agency or a U.S. consulate or embassy abroad. In advance of your departure, check for any visa requirements with consular officials of the countries you will be visiting.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR CHILDREN • AS DIRECTED BY PUBLIC LAW 106–113 AND 22 CFR 51.28: To submit an application for a child under age 16 both parents or the child’s legal guardian(s) must appear and present the following: • • • • • • • Evidence of the child’s U.S. citizenship, Evidence of the child’s relationship to parents/guardian(s), AND Parental/guardian identification. Second parent’s notarized written statement consenting to passport issuance for the child, Primary evidence of sole authority to apply, OR A written statement (made under penalty of perjury) explaining the second parent’s unavailability. IF ONLY ONE PARENT APPEARS YOU MUST ALSO SUBMIT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING: AS DIRECTED BY REGULATION 22 CFR 51.21 and 51.28: Each minor child applying for a passport book and/or passport card must appear in person. WHAT TO SUBMIT WITH THIS FORM:
1. PROOF OF U.S. CITIZENSHIP (Evidence of U.S. citizenship that is not damaged, altered, or forged will be returned to you.) 2. PROOF OF IDENTITY 3. TWO RECENT COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS, AND 4. FEES (Please visit our website at travel.state.gov for current fees.) WHERE TO SUBMIT THIS FORM:
Please complete and submit this application in person to one of the following acceptance agents: a clerk of a Federal or State court of record or a judge or clerk of a probate court accepting applications; a designated municipal or county official; a designated postal employee at an authorized post office; or an agent at a Passport Agency (by appointment only) in Boston, Chicago, Aurora CO, Honolulu, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New Orleans, New York, Norwalk CT, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle, or Washington DC; or a U.S. consular official at a U.S. embassy or consulate, if abroad. To find your nearest acceptance facility, visit our website or contact the National Passport Information Center. See Instruction Page 2 for detailed information on the completion and submission of this form.
DS–11 02-2008 Instruction Page 1 of 4 WARNING: False statements made knowingly and willfully in passport applications, including affidavits or other documents submitted to support this application, are punishable by fine and/or imprisonment under the provisions of 18 USC 1001, 18 USC 1542, and/or 18 USC 1621. Alteration or mutilation of a passport issued pursuant to this application is punishable by fine and/or imprisonment under the provisions of 18 USC 1543. The use of a passport in violation of the restrictions contained therein or of the passport regulations is punishable by fine and/or imprisonment under 18 USC 1544. All statements and documents are subject to verification. 1. PROOF OF U.S. CITIZENSHIP
a. APPLICANTS BORN IN THE UNITED STATES: Submit a previous U.S. passport or certified birth certificate. A birth certificate must include your full name, the full name of your parent(s), date and place of birth, sex, date the birth record was filed, and the seal or other certification of the official custodian of such records. 1) If the birth certificate was filed more than 1 year after the birth: It must be supported by evidence described in the next paragraph. 2) If no birth record exists: Submit a registrar’s notice to that effect. Also submit a combination of the following: an early baptismal or circumcision certificate, hospital birth record, early census, school, or family Bible records, or newspapers or insurance files. Notarized affidavits of persons having knowledge of your birth may be submitted in addition to at least one record listed above. Evidence should include your given name and surname, date and place of birth, and the seal or other certification of the office (if customary) and the signature of the issuing official. Visit travel.state.gov for details. b. APPLICANTS BORN OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES: Submit a previous U.S. passport, Certificate of Naturalization, Certificate of Citizenship, Report of Birth Abroad, or evidence described below. 1) If You Claim Citizenship Through Naturalization Of Parent(s): Submit the Certificate(s) of Naturalization of your parent(s), your foreign birth certificate, and proof of your admission to the United States for permanent residence. 2) If You Claim Citizenship Through Birth Abroad To One U.S. Citizen Parent: Submit a Consular Report of Birth (Form FS–240), Certification of Birth (Form DS–1350 or FS–545), or your foreign birth certificate, proof of citizenship of your parent, your parents’ marriage certificate, and an affidavit showing all of your U.S. citizen parent’s periods and places of residence/physical presence in the United States and abroad before your birth. 3) If You Claim Citizenship Through Birth Abroad To Two U.S. Citizen Parents: Submit a Consular Report of Birth (Form FS–240), Certification of Birth (Form DS–1350 or FS–545), or your foreign birth certificate, parents’ marriage certificate, proof of your parents’ citizenship, and an affidavit showing all of your U.S. citizen parents’ periods and places of residence/physical presence in the United States and abroad before your birth. 4) If You Claim Citizenship Through Adoption by a U.S. Citizen Parent(s): Submit evidence of your permanent residence status, full and final adoption, and your U.S. citizen parent(s) evidence of legal and physical custody. (Please note: Acquisition of U.S. citizenship for persons born abroad and adopted only applies if the applicant was born on or after 02/27/1983.) c. ADDITIONAL EVIDENCE: When necessary, we may ask you to provide additional evidence to establish your claim to U.S. citizenship. 2. PROOF OF IDENTITY You must establish your identity to the satisfaction of the acceptance agent. You may submit items such as the following containing your signature AND physical description or photograph that is a good likeness of you: previous or current U.S. passport book; previous or current U.S. passport card; driver’s license (not temporary or learner’s license); Certificate of Naturalization, Certificate of Citizenship; military identification; or federal, state, or municipal government employee identification card or pass. Temporary or altered documents are not acceptable. When necessary, we may ask you to provide additional evidence to establish your identity. IF YOU CANNOT PROVIDE DOCUMENTARY EVIDENCE OF IDENTITY as stated above, you must appear with an IDENTIFYING WITNESS who is a U.S. citizen, non–citizen U.S. national, or permanent resident alien who has known you for at least 2 years. Your witness must prove his or her identity and complete and sign an Affidavit of Identifying Witness (Form DS–71) before the acceptance agent. You must also submit some identification of your own. 3. TWO RECENT COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS Submit two identical color photographs of you alone, sufficiently recent to be a good likeness of you (taken within the last six months), and 2x2 inches in size. The image size measured from the bottom of your chin to the top of your head (including hair) should not be less than 1 inch and not more than 1–3/8 inches. The photographs must be color, clear, with a full front view of your face, and printed on thin paper with plain light (white or off–white) background. The photographs must be taken in normal street attire, without a hat, head covering, or dark glasses unless a signed statement is submitted by the applicant verifying the item is worn daily for religious purposes or a signed doctor’s statement is submitted verifying the item is used daily for medical purposes. Photographs retouched so that your appearance is changed are unacceptable. Snapshots, most vending machine prints, and magazine or full–length photographs are unacceptable. Digitized photos must meet the previously stated qualifications and will be accepted for use at the discretion of Passport Services. (Visit our website for details.) 4. FEES a. If you are 16 years of age or older: Your passport will be valid for 10 years from the date of issue except where limited by the Secretary of State to a shorter period. (See information below about the additional cost for expedited service.) b. If you are under 16 years of age: Your passport will be valid for 5 years from the date of issue except where limited by the Secretary of State to a shorter period. (See information below about the additional cost for expedited service.) BY LAW, THE PASSPORT FEES ARE NON–REFUNDABLE. PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT TRAVEL.STATE.GOV FOR CURRENT FEES.
• The passport processing, execution, and security fees may be paid in any of the following forms: Checks (personal, certified, traveler’s); major credit card (Visa, Master Card, American Express, and Discover); bank draft or cashier’s check; money order (U.S. Postal, international, currency exchange), or if abroad, the foreign currency equivalent, or a check drawn on a U.S. bank. All fees should be payable to the “U.S. Department of State” or if abroad, the appropriate U.S. embassy or U.S. consulate. When applying at a designated acceptance facility, the execution fee will be paid separately and should be made payable to the acceptance facility. NOTE: Some designated acceptance facilities do not accept credit cards as a form of payment. • For faster processing, you may request expedited service. Please include the expedite fee in your payment. Our website contains updated information regarding fees and processing times for expedited service. Expedited service is available only in the United States. • If you desire OVERNIGHT DELIVERY SERVICE for the return of your passport, please include the appropriate fee with your payment. • An additional fee will be charged when, upon your request, the U.S. Department of State verifies issuance of a previous U.S. passport or Consular Report of Birth Abroad because you are unable to submit evidence of U.S. citizenship. • For applicants with U.S. Government or military authorization for no–fee passports, no fees are charged except the execution fee when applying at a designated acceptance facility. • If you choose to provide your e–mail address in Item #8 on this application, Passport Services will only use that information to contact you in the event there is a problem with your application or if you need to provide additional information to us.
DS–11 Instruction Page 2 of 4 FEDERAL TAX LAW
Section 6039E of the Internal Revenue Code (26 U.S.C. 6039E) requires you to provide your Social Security Number (SSN), if you have one, when you apply for a U.S. passport or renewal of a U.S. passport. If you have not been issued a SSN, enter zeros in box #5 of this form. If you are residing abroad, you must also provide the name of the foreign country in which you are residing. The Department of State must provide your SSN and foreign residence information to the Department of Treasury. If you fail to provide the information, you are subject to a $500 penalty enforced by the IRS. All questions on this matter should be directed to the nearest IRS office. NOTICE TO CUSTOMERS MAKING PAYMENT BY CHECK
If you send us a check, it will be converted into an electronic funds transfer (EFT). This means we will copy your check and use the account information on it to electronically debit your account for the amount of the check. The debit from your account will usually occur within 24 hours, and will be shown on your regular account statement. You will not receive your original check back. We will destroy your original check, but we will keep the copy of it. If the EFT cannot be processed for technical reasons, you authorize us to process the copy in place of your original check. If the EFT cannot be completed because of insufficient funds, we may try to make the transfer up to two times and we will charge you a one–time fee of $25, which we will also collect by EFT. REMITTANCE OF FEES
31 U.S.C. 7701 requires persons “doing business” with a federal agency to provide their Social Security Numbers to that agency. Because the Department of State collects fees for the provision of passport services to you, you are considered a person “doing business” with the Department. Passport service fees are established by law and regulation (see 22 U.S.C. 214, 22 CFR 22.1, and 22 CFR 51.50–56) and are collected at the time you apply for the passport service. If the Department fails to receive full payment of the applicable fees, because, for example, your check is returned for any reason or you dispute a passport fee charge to your credit card, the Department of State will take action to collect the delinquent fees from you under 22 CFR Part 34 and the Federal Claims Collection Standards (see 31 CFR Parts 900–904). In accordance with the Debt Collection Improvement Act (Pub.L. 104–134), if the fees remain unpaid after 180 days and no repayment arrangements have been made, the Department will refer the debt to the Department of Treasury for collection. Debt collection procedures used by Treasury may include referral of the debt to private collection agencies, reporting of the debt to credit bureaus, garnishment of private wages and administrative offset of the debt by reducing or withholding eligible Federal payments (e.g. tax refunds, social security payments, federal retirement, etc.) by the amount of your debt, including any interest penalties or other costs incurred. In addition, non–payment of passport fees may result in the invalidation of your passport. An invalidated passport cannot be used for travel. OTHER USES OF SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS
In addition to reporting your Social Security Number to Treasury and using it in connection with debt collection, the Department checks Social Security Numbers against lists of persons ineligible or potentially ineligible to receive a U.S. passport. PAPERWORK REDUCTION STATEMENT
You are not required to provide the information requested on this form unless the form displays a currently valid OMB number. We try to create forms and instructions that can be easily understood. Often this is difficult to do because our citizenship laws are very complex. The estimated burden time for this information collection is 85 minutes, which includes the time required to search existing data sources, gather the necessary data, complete and review this form, and provide and submit the form and any additional information required. If you have comments concerning the accuracy of this time estimate or suggestions for making this form simpler, we would be happy to hear from you. You can write to us at: U.S. Department of State (A/ISS/DIR) Washington, DC 20520. IMPORTANT NOTICE TO APPLICANTS WHO HAVE LOST OR HAD A PREVIOUS PASSPORT BOOK AND/OR PASSPORT CARD STOLEN
A United States citizen may not normally bear more than one valid or potentially valid U.S. passport book or more than one valid or potentially valid U.S. passport card at a time. Therefore, when a valid or potentially valid U.S. passport book or U.S. passport card cannot be presented with a new application, it is necessary to submit a Form DS-64, Statement Regarding a Lost or Stolen Passport. Your statement must detail why the previous U.S. passport book and/or U.S. passport card cannot be presented. The information you provide regarding your lost or stolen U.S. passport book or U.S. passport card will be placed into our Consular Lost/Stolen Passport System. This system is designed to prevent the misuse of your lost or stolen U.S. passport book or U.S. passport card. Anyone using a passport book or passport card reported as lost or stolen may be detained upon entry into the United States. Should you locate the U.S. passport book or U.S. passport card reported lost or stolen at a later time, report it as found and submit it for cancellation. It has been invalidated. You may not use that passport book or passport card for travel. PROTECT YOURSELF AGAINST IDENTITY THEFT REPORT YOUR LOST OR STOLEN PASSPORT BOOK OR PASSPORT CARD! For more information or to report your lost or stolen passport book or passport card by phone, call NPIC or visit our website at travel.state.gov. DS–11 Instruction Page 3 of 4 ACTS OR CONDITIONS
(If any of the below–mentioned acts or conditions have been performed by or apply to the applicant, the portion which applies should be lined out, and a supplementary explanatory statement under oath (or affirmation) by the applicant should be attached and made a part of this application.) I have not, since acquiring United States citizenship/nationality, been naturalized as a citizen of a foreign state; taken an oath or made an affirmation or other formal declaration of allegiance to a foreign state; entered or served in the armed forces of a foreign state; accepted or performed the duties of any office, post, or employment under the government of a foreign state or political subdivision thereof; made a formal renunciation of nationality either in the United States, or before a diplomatic or consular officer of the United States in a foreign state; or been convicted by a court or court martial of competent jurisdiction of committing any act of treason against, or attempting by force to overthrow, or bearing arms against, the United States, or conspiring to overthrow, put down, or to destroy by force, the Government of the United States. PRIVACY ACT STATEMENT
AUTHORITIES: Collection of the information solicited on this form is authorized by Titles 8, 22, and 26 of the United States Code, whether or not codified, including specifically 22 U.S.C. 211a et seq.; 26 U.S.C. 6039E, Section 236 of the Admiral James W. Nance and Meg Donovan Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 2000 and 2001; Executive Order 11295 (August 5, 1966); and 22 CFR parts 50 and 51. PURPOSE: The primary purpose for soliciting the information is to establish citizenship, identity, and entitlement to issuance of a U.S. passport. ROUTINE USES: The information solicited on this form may be made available as a routine use to other government agencies to assist the U.S. Department of State in adjudicating passport applications and requests for related services, and for law enforcement and administrative purposes. The information may be made available to foreign government agencies to fulfill passport control and immigration duties. The information may also be provided to foreign government agencies, international organizations and, in limited cases, private persons and organizations to investigate, prosecute, or otherwise address potential violations of law or to further the Secretary’s responsibility for the protection of U.S. citizens and non–citizen nationals abroad. The information may be made available to private U.S. citizen ‘wardens’ designated by the U.S. embassies and consulates. For a more detailed listing of the routine uses to which this information may be put, see the Prefatory Statement of Routine Uses and the listing of routine users set forth in the system descriptions for Overseas Citizen Services Records (State–05) and Passport Records (State–26) published in the Federal Register. CONSEQUENCES OF FAILURE TO PROVIDE INFORMATION: With the exception of your Social Security Number (see Federal Tax Law statement on Instruction Page 3), you are not legally required to provide the information requested on this form. However, failure to do so may result in Passport Services’ refusal to accept your application or result in the denial of a U.S. passport. ELECTRONIC PASSPORT STATEMENT
The State Department has begun issuing a new type of passport book containing an embedded electronic chip and called an “Electronic Passport”. The new passport book continues to be proof of the bearer’s United States citizenship/nationality and identity, and looks and functions in the same way as a passport without a chip. The addition of an electronic chip in the back cover enables the new passport book to carry a duplicate electronic copy of all information from the data page. The new passport book is usable at all ports–of–entry, including those that do not yet have electronic chip readers. Use of the electronic format provides the traveler the additional security protections inherent in chip technology. Moreover, when used at ports–of–entry equipped with electronic chip readers, the new passport book provides for faster clearance through some of the port–of–entry processes. The new passport book does not require special handling or treatment, but like previous versions should be protected from extreme bending and from immersion in water. The electronic chip must be read using specially formatted readers, which protects the data on the chip from unauthorized reading. The cover of the new passport book is printed with a special symbol representing the embedded chip. The symbol port–of–entry areas where the electronic passport book can be read. will appear in NOTICE TO APPLICANTS FOR OFFICIAL, DIPLOMATIC, OR NO–FEE PASSPORTS
You may use this application if you meet all of the provisions listed on Instruction Page 2, however you must CONSULT YOUR SPONSORING AGENCY FOR INSTRUCTIONS ON PROPER ROUTING PROCEDURES BEFORE FORWARDING THIS APPLICATION. Your completed passport will be released to your sponsoring agency for forwarding to you. DS–11 Instruction Page 4 of 4 APPLICATION FOR A U.S. PASSPORT
Attention: see WARNING on page two of instructions Please select the document (or documents) for which you are applying: OMB APPROVAL NO. 1405-0004 EXPIRATION DATE: 12-31-2010 ESTIMATED BURDEN: 85 MIN U.S. Passport Book U.S. Passport Card
R D O DP The U.S. passport card may only be used for international travel by land or sea between the United States, C anada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Bermuda. Please visit our website for detailed information. 1. Name Last End. #__________ First & Middle Exp ____________ 2. Date of Birth (mm/dd/yyyy) 3. Sex M F 4. Place of Birth (City & State or City & Country as it is presently known) Apartment or unit # 5. Social Security Number - 6. Mailing Address: Street/RFD # or P.O. Box City State Zip Code (Zip + 4 if known) In Care Of or Country, if applicable 8. Email Address (Optional) Home Cell Work 9. Have You Ever Used A Different Name (Maiden, Previous Marriage, Legal Name Change)? If yes, please complete. (Attach additional pages if needed) 7. Contact Phone Number 1. 10. Parents’ Information Father’s Name - First & Middle 2. Last STAPLE STAPLE > > 2” x 2” From 1” to Date of Birth (mm/dd/yyyy)
1 3/8” Father’s Place of Birth U.S. Citizen? Yes No Last (Maiden) 2” x 2” Mother’s Name - First & Middle > > STAPLE
STAPLE Date of Birth (mm/dd/yyyy) Mother’s Place of Birth Submit two recent, color photographs DO NOT SIGN APPLICATION UNTIL REQUESTED TO DO SO BY PERSON ADMINISTERING OATH. > CONTINUE TO PAGE 2 U.S. Citizen? Yes No > I declare under penalty of perjury all of the following: 1)I am a citizen or non-citizen national of the United States and have not, since acquiring U.S. citizenship or nationality, performed any of the acts listed under “Acts or Conditions” on the reverse side of this application (unless explanatory statement is attached); 2)the statements made on the application are true and correct; 3)I have not knowingly and willfully made false statements or included false documents in support of this application; 4)the photograph submitted with this application is a genuine, current, photograph of me; and 5)I have read and understood the warning on page two of the instructions to the application form. Identifying Documents - Applicant or Father (if identifying minor) x ____________________________________________________
Applicant’s Signature - age 16 and older Driver’s License Passport Military Other ____________________ Place of Issue _________________ Expiration Issue Date _______________________ Date __________________________ Name ______________________________ ID No ______________________________ x ____________________________________________________
Father’s/Legal Guardian’s Signature (if identifying minor) Identifying Documents - Mother (if identifying minor)
Driver’s License Passport Military Other ____________________ Place of Issue _________________ Expiration Issue Date _______________________ Date __________________________ Name ______________________________ x ____________________________________________________
Mother’s/Legal Guardian’s Signature (if identifying minor) ID No ______________________________ Acceptance Agent (Vice) Consul USA Passport Services Staff Agent Facility Name/Location ___________________________ Subscribed and sworn to (affirmed) before me: (Seal) ______________________________________ Date ____________ Signature of person authorized to accept applications PPT Fee________ DS-11 02-2008 EF________ Postage________ Other________ Facility/Agent ID Number Page 1 of 2 Name of Applicant (Last, First & Middle) Date of Birth (mm/dd/yyyy) 11. Height 12. Hair Color 13. Eye Color 14. Occupation 15. Employer 16. Additional Contact Phone Numbers Home Work 17. Permanent Address: Street/RFD # (No P.O. Box) Cell ___________ Home Work Cell ___________ Apartment or unit # City State Zip Code 18. Emergency Contact - Provide the information of a person not traveling with you to be contacted in the event of an emergency. Name Address: Street/RFD # or P.O. Box Apartment or unit # City State Zip Code Phone Number Relationship 19. Travel Plans Date of Trip (mm/dd/yyyy) Length of Trip Countries to be visited 20. Have you ever been married? Yes No Current spouse’s or most recent former spouse’s name If yes, complete the remaining items in #20. Date of marriage Place of birth (mm/dd/yyyy) Widowed? Divorced? Date (mm/dd/yyyy) 21. Have you ever been issued a U.S. Passport Book ? Your name as listed on your most recent passport book Yes No If yes, complete the remaining items in #21. Most recent passport book number Status of your most recent passport book In My Possession Stolen Lost Other ____________________ Yes Approximate date your most recent passport book was issued or date you applied (mm/dd/yyyy) No If yes, complete the remaining items in #22. Most recent passport card number 22. Have you ever been issued a U.S. Passport Card? Your name as listed on your most recent passport card Status of your most recent passport card In My Possession Stolen Lost Approximate date your most recent passport card Other ____________________ was issued or date you applied (mm/dd/yyyy) STOP! PLEASE DO NOT WRITE BELOW THIS LINE
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Birth Certificate Report of Birth SR 240 CR 545 City 1350 A# Sole Parent Both Name as it appears on citizenship evidence ________________________________________________ Filed/Issued: Filed/City: Date Acquired: Naturalization / Citizenship Certificate Passport Other: Attached: DS-11 02-2008 Issue Date: Page 2 of 2 ...
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