Apply for a new adult passport
You need a passport to travel to most countries outside the U.S. Learn how to apply in person.
Eligibility to get a passport
To get a U.S. passport, you must be either:
- A U.S. citizen by birth or naturalization or
- A qualifying U.S. non-citizen national
You must apply in person at a passport acceptance facility for a new passport. It cannot be done online or by mail.
LAST UPDATED: April 19, 2023
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