Send all of the following documents with your application. Incomplete applications will not be processed and will delay your passport renewal.
- Application for a U.S. Passport: DS-5504
Make sure to sign the form. Unsigned forms will be returned and delay your passport renewal.
- Complete the DS-5504 form online and print or
- Print the DS-5504 form and complete by hand (PDF 249KB)
One 2 inch x 2 inch / 5cm x 5cm square passport photo taken within the last six months.
- Evidence of U.S. citizenship
Your U.S. passport issued in the last 12 months. Make sure you have signed your passport on the signature line!
- Evidence of Name Change:
Original documents are required. Notarized copies are unacceptable. Also send one photocopy.
- Marriage certificate or divorce decree
- Court order
- Name change certificate from the Ministry of Interior