Get a U.S. Passport

You can apply for a U.S. passport by mail or in person.

U.S. passports are identification documents for citizens issued by the U.S. Department of State.

If you are applying for a U.S. passport for the first time, you will need to apply in person at a Passport Acceptance Facility near you.

If you are renewing a U.S. passport, you can renew in person or by mail.

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You can get more information about passports from the U.S. Department of State.