Applying for a First Passport

If you are in possession of any of the following documents, you may apply for your first passport in person through a pre-arranged appointment

  • A U.S. Birth Certificate;
  • A Consular Report of Birth Abroad (Form FS-240);
  • A Certification of Birth (Form FS-545 or DS-1350);
  • A U.S. Certificate of Citizenship;
  • A U.S. Naturalization Certificate; or
  • A passport of your U.S. citizen parent(s) in which you are included.

Note: Many countries have passport validity requirements. Before traveling we recommend you visit the Department of State website at to ensure that your passport is valid for travel to all countries you will visit.