New US Passports
for Persons 16 Years and Older
There are 3 easy steps to obtaining a New US Passport for Person 16 Years and Older
To apply for a new US Passport, you will need to appear in person at a post office or courthouse that accepts passport applications. Use the form below to find the US passport acceptance office nearest you.
At the acceptance facility, you will need to provide the following:
A. Proof of Citizenship
You will need ONE of the following:
B. Proof of Identity
You will need to provide ONE of the following
C. DS-11 Application for a New Passport
Click on the link at the bottom of this section ("Section C ") to create your DS-11. You will be asked to input your personal information. After inputting your personal data, click on "Create Form" which will create your completed DS-11 US passport application.
D. Letter of Authorization
A letter of Authorization giving us the authority to submit your application and pick-up your passport when issued. Provide two original signed authorization letters - One copy should be inside the sealed envelope and one copy outside the sealed envelope.
E. Passport Photos
Go to a passport photographer and have your passport photos taken. You will recieve two (2) identical passport photographs.
Click here for passport photo requirements and where to have passport photos made.
F. Proof of Departure
Submit a copy of your computer-generated itinerary of your ticket from your airline, travel agency, or onilne booking agency showing your departure to the US FAX or photocopies are acceptable. Please include one copy in the sealed envelope and one outside the of the sealed envelope.
If you are unable to provide a trip itinerary, Click here.
G. Check, money order or bank draft to pay application fees
You will need to provide two separate checks for fees:
(Please include your date of birth on the memo line of the check)
Here's what you can expect to happen at the passport acceptance facility.
You must complete the Online Order Form. When you complete and submit the Order Form, your information will be immediately forwarded to us online. Please print two copies of the confirmation page. Include one copy in the envelope you ship to us (outside of the sealed envelope) and keep one copy for your records.
While completing the online order form in this step, you will be asked how you want to pay AAA Passports. You may pay our fees online with a credit card or enclose a personal or business check or money order. If you pay by check or money order, put this payment in the shipping envelope.
Processing times are business days and do not include shipping time. Keep this in mind when placing your order. Orders are filled based on departure date. For example, a traveler leaving in 10 days that selects 1 to 4 day service may experience fulfillment times of up to 6 days including shipping.
Click here to place your order online.
Next Business Day service is recommended.
On the UPS air bill, check the box marked "Next Day Air" in number "4".
On the FedEx air bill, check the box for "Priority Overnight".
On the DHL (Airborne Express) way bill, mark the box for "10:30 Delivery".
For shipments via USPS Express Mail, Air mail, please follow the instructions carefully when completing the air bill.
Failure to follow these instructions may cause a delay in processing your application prior to your departure.