Some passport acceptance facilities require appointments. For more information, see https://travel.state.gov/applyinperson For more on children’s passports, see https://travel.state.gov/passports/children Processing times change seasonally. Typically: Every person, regardless of age, must have their own passport to travel internationally by air.
If you have questions about passports, please contact the National Passport Information Center.
It should be less than 6 months old to show what you currently look like in a full-on facial shot, and you need to maintain a neutral expression with your eyes open as the picture is snapped.
The are a couple of ways that you can accomplish this.If you have connection problems while trying to complete it or the online form will not accept an answer, it will be necessary to download the passport application using the link above. Post Offices that accept passport applications offer products and services for both first-time and renewal passport applications. Use the PO Locator Tool to find a Post Office that has passport acceptance services.You are not required to appear in person unless you need to travel in less than 2 weeks and want to get the process expedited at a regional processing agency.Getting your passport renewed fast is essential if your departure date is within 30 days, especially if you need to obtain a travel visa.