First-time Passport applicants

New Passport

If you are a United States citizen and do not yet possess a United States Passport Book or Passport Card, you may now apply for your new passport through The University of Georgia’s Passport Services. 

The U.S. Passport book is a globally accepted travel document regardless of mode of travel. 

The U.S. Passport Card is a wallet-size card that can only be used for land and sea travel between the United States, Mexico, Canada, Bermuda, and the Caribbean

For more details regarding United States passports, including government fees, visit the United States Department of State passport website

First Time Applicants

Children under age 16 must apply for a passport in person with two parents or guardians.  Passports for children under age 16 are valid for 5 years. 

The following are required for the application process: 

  • Completed DS-11 form 
  • U.S. Citizenship Evidence for the child 
  • Evidence of Parental Relationship 
  • Identification for both parents 
  • 2” x 2” passport photo – photo services are available in UGA Passport Services 
  • Two separate forms of payment 
  1. Personal check or money order made payable to the U.S. Department of State 
  2. Personal check, money order, or credit/debit card for fees payable to the University of Georgia 

 

For step-by-step application instructions, online application forms, and information regarding citizenship evidence and identification documents, please use the following link to the U.S. Department of State site: 

https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports/need-passport/under-16.html 

Applicants age 16 or 17 years of age must apply for a passport in person.  Passports for applicants 16 and older are valid for 10 years. 

The following are required for the application process: 

  • Completed DS-11 form 
  • U.S. Citizenship Evidence  
  • Evidence of Parental Knowledge 
  • Identification 
  • 2” x 2” passport photo – photo services are available in UGA Passport Services 
  • Two separate forms of payment 
  1. Personal check or money order made payable to the U.S. Department of State 
  2. Personal check, money order, or credit/debit card for fees payable to the University of Georgia 

 

For step-by-step application instructions, online application forms, and information regarding citizenship evidence and identification documents, please use the following link to the U.S. Department of State site: 

https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports/need-passport/16-17.html 

Applicants 18 years of age and older must apply for a passport in person.  Passports for applicants 16 and older are valid for 10 years. 

The following are required for the application process: 

  • Completed DS-11 form 
  • U.S. Citizenship Evidence  
  • Identification 
  • 2” x 2” passport photo – photo services are available in UGA Passport Services 
  • Two separate forms of payment 
  1. Personal check or money order made payable to the U.S. Department of State 
  2. Personal check, money order, or credit/debit card for fees payable to the University of Georgia 

 

For step-by-step application instructions, online application forms, and information regarding citizenship evidence and identification documents, please use the following link to the U.S. Department of State site: 

https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports/need-passport/apply-in-person.html