Passport Requirements

We cannot process your application unless all items are provided.  Book your appointment online


Prior to your appointment, please fill out your DS-11 application completely in BLACK ink only.  If you make an error, complete a new form.  Do not correct.  Forms can be found on the US Department of State's website.  

Items Required

Proof of U.S. Citizenship: Originals along with a copy must be submitted with application 

1.  Expired U.S. Passport

  • All applicants who were previously issued a U.S. passport must submit their expired passport with their application.
  • Please note:  children under age 16 must also submit their original birth certificate along with the expired passport. In addition, if both parents are listed on the child's birth certificate, then both parents must be present at the time of the child's appointment.  If one parent is not able to be present at the appointment, that parent must submit a signed notarized consent statement along with a copy of ID front and back.  


2.  Original or certified copy of birth certificate


3.  Original certificate of naturalization

  • If a child is receiving citizenship through the parents naturalization, you must also submit the child's Resident Alien Card, Foreign Birth Certificate (certified translation if not in English), and Foreign Passport.

Valid Photo ID

Examples of a valid photo ID include a State issued ID, Driver's License, Passport, etc.  Also bring a copy of the ID front and back.  We will charge $0.15 per page for all copies we make.

Passport Photo

Do not glue or staple to application.  Passport pictures are available on site.

  • Price:  $17 per applicant (cash, debit or credit cards, or money order)

Photos for infants require that parents bring a white towel, blanket or sheet along with the child's car seat or stroller.  Please Note:  the background of the passport photo is white so please do not wear white tops. For additional photo tips, please click on the link:

Passport Fees

Application Fee:  Must be paid by personal check or money order, payable to: U.S. Department of State (including Expedite fees).

Execution Fee:  Must be paid in cash, debit or credit cards or money order. 

passport fees 2022

NOTE:  The City of Miramar does not determine passport fees or processing times.  Fees and Processing times are determined by the U.S. Department of State and are subject to change.  To confirm the most updated information regarding fees and processing times, please visit the U.S. Department of State's website,