Second U.S. Passport

If necessary, you are allowed to hold two valid US passports. Follow the instructions below to expedite your second valid US passport. A second passport is only valid for two years.

How to Apply -Steps



Important Note :

  • Must not sign the application until instructed to do so in-person by the Acceptance Agent.
  • You must provide a Social Security number, if you have been issued one, in accordance with 22 U.S.C. 2714a and 22 C.F.R 51.60(f)

To obtain a new passport or a first time passport, you must provide an original or a certified copy of one of the following:

    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 you cannot submit one of the above acceptable documents, or for more information, please see Citizenship Evidence or Identification Page.

To order a certified copy of your birth certificate, visit VitalChek.

If you have ever had a US Passport and currently do not have proof of US citizenship, please request a file search.

  • Fully-valid, undamaged U.S. passport (should not be expired)
  • Your expired passport will be returned with your new issued passport.
If you cannot present one of the IDs above, or for more information, please see Identification.
  • 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″ x 2″ on a white background without eyewears and should not be older than 6 months.

Form needs to be completed and signed.

If you are processing your passport application with us by mail, please fill out two Letters of Authorization and send it along with the documents.

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

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