U.S. Passport Application Form FAQ
application forms are only one or two pages in length plus a few pages
of instructions. A few can be completed online. All of them can be
downloaded and completed offline. If you complete the application form
offline, be sure to use black ink and to write legibly. The acceptance
agent will ask you to fill out the form again if you don't.
You may have a specific situation that
are not dealt with in the instructions. You might find the information
you need reading through the answers to frequently asked questions
about passport applications. You can also visit some of the web
pages on this site for further information including passport application printing guidelines
and a list of available passport application forms
List of Passport Application Form FAQ
Click below to read complete answers to frequently asked questions about passport application forms.
Which application should I use if the information on my passport was incorrect due to typing error?
Question: When I received my passport for the first time back in 2005,
it was incorrect and I never went back and had it corrected but now I
need a passport ...
Form DS 82 Step 10 Most Recent Passport Book or Passport Card
Question: Form DS-82 Renewal application form. On DS-82 form, step #10
asks for name and date issued. The third space says, "Most recent
passport book ...
What emergency contacts are acceptable on the passport application form?
Question: When filling out Question 18 (Emergency Contacts), does the
contact (who is not traveling with us) need to reside in the US? We do
not have ...
Don't Know Exact Divorce Date
Question: I have all the papers needed to apply for my Passport Card to
go to Canada, but I never got my divorce papers when I was divorced in
1981. My ...
What if I put that I've never been married on my passport application but I actually have?
Question: I have been married for 15 years but my husband and I
separated after 7 years of marriage. So I want to know what happens if
I put on my ...
What form do I need to renew my 16-year-old and 17-year-old children's passports?
Question: What form do I need to renew my 16-year-old and 17-year-old
children's passports? Do both parents need to be present when obtaining
Do my kids qualify for an American Passport?
Question: I am a Canadian citizen, my husband has a US passport. He was
born in Canada to a Canadian mother and American father. My question is
Section 10 on DS-11
Question: The question I have is both my parents are deceased. Can I
put in they're deceased plus do not have the information they ask for.
What do I enter for place and date of name change in form DS-82?
Question: I was married 5 years ago but did not change my legal name
until recently. What do I enter for question 11 in form DS-82 for place
and date ...
Marital Status Questions on Passport Application
Question: It bothers me that I am being asked about my ex husband. The
question states, "Have you ever been married?" but then goes on to ask
for his ...
What is the End. # on the passport application form?
Question: On page 1 of passport application on the top right hand
corner there is a box with letters which you have to check off .. they
look like this ...
I will be moving from Michigan to Arizona in the next month. What do I put down as my permanent address on form DS-11?
Question: I recently accepted a teaching job in Arizona. When I move
down there on July 1st, I will change my Michigan License and Plates to
For a young child's first passport, whose name to enter at the top of the form?
Question: We are planning to get a first passport for our 1-year-old
daughter. At the top of page 1 of the application form, shall I enter
my daughter's ...
What do the small boxes in the top right corner of the passport application mean?
Question: What does the boxes R, D, O, and DP shown at the top right
corner of page 1 mean? Also, what is required for End# and Exp# within
the same ...
Do I need my ex-husband's place of birth for the passport application?
Question: I do not know how to contact my ex-husband and we have not
been in contact since the divorce. It wasn't a good marriage nor a good
Is there some type of "No Fee" form for renewing a No Fee Passport?
Question: Federal Govt employee, current PP expires in Jul 2010. Cannot
find anything specific addressing this here or at the State Dept.
Is Question #19 ("Travel Plans") a required field on passport application form DS-11?
Question: I want to renew my passport, but the exact date of departure
and my length of trip are uncertain at this point. I don't understand
why a document ...
What form do I need to fill out for a court ordered name change of a minor with a passport that was issued more than a year ago?
Question: Also, I have another daughter that got her passport when she
was 5 months old, and now that she is 3 years old she looks nothing
like her baby ...
Do I need to fill out page 2 of the renewal form?
Question: Do I need to fill out the 2nd page of the application if I am
not planning a trip right now? Answer: Yes, you need to fill out the
What form do I need to fill out if I already have a brown military passport?
Question: I am in the Air Force and have my military passport. It is
not recommended to carry this. I want to get the blue civilian
passport. I also ...
If I was adopted, do I need to put my old name on the passport application?
Question: If I was adopted do I need to put my old name on the passport
application? Answer: The name that you put on your passport
I purchased a passport application guide but do I really need it?
Question: I purchased a passport application guide for $45.00. Do I
really need this? Answer: You can download the passport application
form for free ...
Section 10 of Passport Application: Parent Names
Question: When I filled out the application using the online form the
Date and Place of Birth for parents was not listed as a required field.
Where do I send my application for passport renewal?
Question: I'm an American citizen with residency in Norway. Currently
IN the US (until April) and my passport (and Norwegian residency
sticker inside ...
Forms when applying for a new passport
Question: What forms of identification and/or other forms do I need to
take with me when applying for a new passport? Answer: Here is a list
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