Passports are used to verify one’s country of citizenship. If you are traveling outside your country, you will need your passport to re-enter your native country. In the United States, you must submit an application, including evidence and supporting documents, to receive a valid passport.
There are several types of passport forms available to apply for a U.S. passport. Each form is specific to the type of information you provide when applying. The forms available are the following:
Forms for Special Situations:
In order to successfully apply for a passport, you will need specific documentation including:
For a more detailed list of passport requirements, visit the U.S. Department of State website.
For those applying with Form DS-11, the following fees apply for passport products:
Adults (16 & older)
Children (15 & younger)
Routine processing time for passports is between 10 and 12 weeks. However, if you need your passport in a hurry, you can apply to expedite the process. For an additional fee, you can expedite the process and receive your passport within 4 to 6 weeks.
Our attorneys have over seven decades of combined experience in U.S. immigration law. We’ve helped guide numerous clients through the process of obtaining passports in the U.S. Contact the legal team at Scott D. Pollock & Associates, P.C. today. Contact a member of our team today at 312.444.1940.