United States Passport
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As of January 23, 2007, all U.S. citizens are required have a valid travel document when traveling by air between the United States and Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, the Caribbean, Bermuda and all other international destinations. Only the following valid travel documents are accepted: U.S. Passport, U.S. Passport Card, AIR NEXUS card or U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Card.
The process of applying for a United States passport can be a frustrating experience. It is recommended that all applicants follow the instructions in the U.S. passport information included in the U.S. Passport Application and Renewal Guide before submitting any applications. The application guide describes how U.S. citizens can submit a passport application on their own and without the costly use of an agent or third party. U.S. Immigration Support (this website) publishes the United States Passport Application and Renewal Guide. The application guide contains detailed filing instructions and application forms including how to apply for a U.S. Passport Card. The application guide is available for $49.95. This fee does NOT include the execution and application fees charged by the Department of State. Please review the U.S. Passport Application Fee Schedule before ordering the application guide.
U.S. Passport Requirements
U.S. passport requirements maintain that only U.S. citizens have a right to apply for a U.S. passport and a U.S. Passport Card. You must first apply for United States citizenship if you are not a U.S. citizen before applying for a U.S. passport or passport card. U.S. Immigration Support also provides other products that you may be interested in downloading along with the U.S. Passport Application and Renewal Guide. Please visit our home page to view our complete selection of U.S. Immigration products. Do not hesitate to contact us if you require any assistance with your U.S. passport application.