Child/Minor US Passport

Same Day can assist in obtaining a child passport / minor US Passport.To apply for a child passport or minor US passport, an appearance by both parents and the minor at a Passport Acceptance Facility is required and a mandatory step of your passport order.

Once you visit our office, and have all the documents listed below, you must take them with you and appear in person at a Passport Acceptance Facility, and get a sealed package. When making your appearance, you will pay a Government Fee of $140 and a separate execution fee of $25. Make sure to have a personal check, cashiers check or money order made payable to the, “US Department of State” in the amount of $140 with you. The $25 execution fee can be paid by debit card or cash. They will put all of your documents including your check and original documents in a sealed package and hand it back to you. This sealed package needs to be dropped at our office to start the process.

If only one parent can appear, then a Special Circumstances DS-3053 form must be completed and notarized along with the copy of missing parent’s ID. Click here for the DS-3053 form.

Special notes regarding a Passport for a Minor:

  • Applicants must be below 16 years of age
  • All children including newborns must have their own passport
Please do remember the child Social Security Number (SSN), if they ever had one.
Complete Online Application (DS-11)
  • Must be completed online, it cannot be handwritten.
  • Must be printed on single sheets of paper; double sided printing is not allowed.
  • Must not sign the application until instructed to do so in-person by the Acceptance Agent.

Please provide an original or a certified copy of one of the following:

  • Certified birth certificate (long form, not abstract).
  • Consulate Report of Birth Abroad Certificate.
  • Naturalization Certificate.
  • The long form birth certificates must be issued by city, county, or state of birth, lists bearer’s full name, date of birth and place of birth, lists parent(s) full names, has date filed with registrar’s office (must be within one year of birth), has registrar’s signature and has embossed, impressed, or multicolored seal of registrar.
  • To order a Certified Copy of your birth certificate, click here.
  • If you do not meet the requirements view Secondary Evidence of US Citizenship.

Please provide the original of one of the following:

  • Valid Drivers License.
  • Valid State or Government Identification.
  • Valid Military Identification.
  • If you cannot submit primary identification, please see secondary identification.
  • If you have undergone or are going through gender transition, see additional requirements.
  • If a passport has been previously issued, please bring it along.
  • You must submit your current undamaged passport.
  • The expired passport will be returned to you along with the new passport.

Two Authorization Letters

Letter of Authorization will be issued when you come in person. If you are not coming into our office and doing it by mail, click here. (Note: Leave Courier Company Name blank.)

  • If you have a copy of your flight itinerary or ticket, please include it.
  • If you do not have a travel itinerary or a ticket, it’s okay.
  • Passport photo services available at our offices.
  • Must be 2″x2″ on a white background.
  • Photo must not be older than one month.

Service Order Form

If you are processing your application with us via mail, please fill out the service order form and send it along with the documents.

Total Fees
Government Fees + Passport & Visa Express Expedite Fees + Return FedEx Shipping Fees = Total Fees

Government Expedite Fees must be paid by cashiers check or money order, payable to “US Department of State”.

Service Fees
First Time Passport $170.00 + $25.00 Execution Fee
Passport Renewal $170.00
Lost/Stolen/Mutilated Passport $170.00 + $25.00 Execution Fee
Child / Minor (Under 16) $140.00 + $25.00 Execution Fee
Second Passport $170.00
Limited Validity $170.00
Passport Card without passport book (Adult) $90.00
Passport Card with passport book (Adult) $170.00 +$30.00
Passport Card without passport book (Child) $75.00
Passport Card with passport book (child) $140.00 + $15.00
Name Change (Less than 1 year since passport was issued) $60.00
Name Change (More than 1 year since passport was issued) $170.00

Emergency Replacement Passport dependent upon application type.

  • Limited Validity Replacement Passport dependent upon application type.
  • Passport & Visa Express visa offers clients the ability to pay everything by debit card, cash or check and we will obtain the money order for an additional fee of $10.00.
Processing Time Fees
24-48 Hours* $299.00
 3-5 Days $199.00
5-7 Days $145.00
15-20 Days $79.00
4-6 Weeks  $59.00
 *Same Day Slot Fee  $99.00
 Passport Photo  $12.00

We only return passports using FedEx.

Priority Overnight Delivery $29.00
First Overnight (8:30 AM) $78.00
Saturday Delivery $42.00
  • You can include a prepaid return air bill in which case you will not be charged.
  • You can provide a FedEx account number and we will generate the air bill – an additional fee of $5 will be charged to your work order.