Passport Requirements

Passport Requirements for Adults

  • Fill Out Form DS-11: Application for a U.S. Passport
  • Submit Completed Form DS-11 In Person
  • Submit Evidence of U.S. Citizenship
  • Present Photo Identification or Secondary / Supplemental Identification
  • Pay the Applicable Fee
  • Provide One Passport Photo
    • Please Note: Birth records previously issued by the Jersey City/Hudson County Office of Vital Statistics are no longer accepted by the federal government when applying for a U.S. Passport. For more information about these birth records, visit