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What is the quickest way to get passports for infants?

Questions: I need passports for my newborn infants as I am traveling internationally in April - what is the quickest way to obtain them. I live in Kansas City, MO?


Answer: For each infant, you need to submit a completed but unsigned application Form DS-11, a passport photo, evidence of U.S. citizenship, evidence of relationship, parent's photo ID and photocopies of identification documents.

There is an application fee of $110, an execution fee of $25 and an expedited service fee of $60 per applicant. In addition you can add $14.85 for overnight delivery of each passport.

Here are your options for expediting the application process.

1. Passport Application Acceptance Facility in Kansas City - 2 to 3 weeks or more.

The infants must appear with both parents or one parent who submits either notarized consent from the non-applying parent or evidence of sole legal custody.

Missouri Passport Offices

2. Regional Passport Agency - as fast as the same day

The infants must appear with both parents or one parent who submits either notarized consent from the non-applying parent or evidence of sole legal custody. Location closest to Kansas City are Hot Springs (AR), Aurora (CO), Minneapolis (MN), Chicago (IL) and Dallas (TX).

U.S. Passport Agency List

3. Registered Expediting Service - as fast as 24-48 hours

If you choose to use this service, the infants first have to appear at a passport office in Kansas City with both parents to have the applications adjudicated. Instead of mailing them directly to the National Passport Processing Center, you will send the sealed packets to the expediting service.

Expedited Passports for Infants

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