If you are planning a vacation outside of the US, you will need a passport to leave and reenter US borders. You will need the following items in order to obtain a valid US Passport:
Passport application: Form DS-11 (required for first time applicants)
Proof of citizenship
- US Birth Certificate (certified)
- Certificate of Citizenship
- Consular Report of Birth Abroad
- Naturalization Certificate
- Certificate of Citizenship
- 2" x 2"
- White Background
- Full Color
- 25-35 millimeters from bottom of chin to top of head
- Directly from front
- Photo must be less than 6 months old
Identification (plus photocopy of front and back of ID at the time you apply for your Passport)
- Valid Driver's License
- Military ID Card
- Valid US Government ID Card
- Previous passport
For more information, see the State Department's Bureau of Consular Affairs
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