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Which Supporting Documents are Required?
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Children Under 16

  • Application form DS-11.  Please do not sign!
  • Applicant’s current passport and photocopy of bio page
  • Original birth certificate or Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA)
  • Both parents must attend the interview and present government issued photo ID or provide a completely filled out DS-3053 (Statement of Consent: Issuance of a U.S. passport to a Minor Under Age 16) and a copy of the non-applying parent’s photo ID.  Please note the DS-3053 cannot be locally notarized.
  • Passport photo of applicant: 2 inch by 2 inch (5 cm by 5 cm) square on a white background. See requirements here.
  • Every applicant who has been issued a Social Security Number (SSN) must enter it on their passport application.  If you do not know your SSN, you must obtain it from the Social Security Administration’s Federal Benefits Unit (FBU) in Manila prior to your passport appointment.  You can reach them by email at FBU.Manila@ssa.gov
  • Fee payment of $135 accepted at interview via credit card, U.S. currency, and/or Pakistani rupees. If paying in cash, please provide exact change.
  • In some cases other documents may be needed such as age progression photos, custody documents, etc.  Additional guidance available here.

Applicants Age 16 and 17

  • Application form DS-11.  Please do not sign!
  • Applicant’s current passport and photocopy of bio page
  • One parent should attend interview to show parental awareness
  • Passport photo of applicant: 2 inch by 2 inch (5 cm by 5 cm) square on a white background. See requirements here.
  • Every applicant who has been issued a Social Security Number (SSN) must enter it on their passport application.  If you do not know your SSN, you must obtain it from the Social Security Administration’s Federal Benefits Unit (FBU) in Manila prior to your passport appointment.  You can reach them by email at FBU.Manila@ssa.gov
  • Fee payment of 165 accepted at interview via credit card, U.S. currency, and/or Pakistani rupees. If paying in cash, please provide exact change.
  • For more specific information about parental awareness and other requirements, please see additional guidance here.

Adult Renewals

  • For first time adults (over 16 years having a previously issued passport valid for 5 years), complete the DS-11 application form.  Please do not sign!
  • For adults (having a previously issued passport for 10 years), complete the DS-82 application form.
  • If you are replacing a lost, stolen or damaged passport, you must complete the DS-11 application form.
  • Passport photo of applicant: 2 inch by 2 inch (5 cm by 5 cm) square on a white background. See requirements here.
  • Every applicant who has been issued a Social Security Number (SSN) must enter it on their passport application.  If you do not know your SSN, you must obtain it from the Social Security Administration’s Federal Benefits Unit (FBU) in Manila prior to your passport appointment.  You can reach them by email at FBU.Manila@ssa.gov
  • Fee payment of $165 (for DS-11) or $130 (for DS-82) accepted at interview via credit card, U.S. currency, and/or Pakistani rupees. If paying in cash, please provide exact change.
  • For more specific information, please see additional guidance here.