Prepare DS-11 form to obtain a first-time passport, to replace a lost, stolen or damaged one, to renew an expired document or an identification issued to a minor age 15.
You may find an online fillable template to create the paper in a matter of minutes. Complete the blank PDF sample, put a digital signature and forward to the recipient via email, fax or sms.
Read carefully the instructions. Be neat and accurate while filling the form. Pay attention to the field labels to complete the gaps correctly.
The document takes about 85 minutes to create. Do not rush to provide the data. Note that false and untruthful statements may lead to a fine and imprisonment. Incomplete applications lead to delays and denials of your application.
You will be required to provide the following details:
Using electronic PDF forms gives you the ability to sign DS-11 form by typing, drawing or uploading your mark from any internet connected device.
Send the created file to an agent at a passport acceptance facility or regional agency. Prepare additional documents such as the proof of the United States citizenship, confirmation of the fee paid, proof of identity and your color photographs.
Processing of the application takes from 4 to 6 weeks. Sometimes it requires more time. However, in case you need an urgent passport, you can request expedited service that takes between 2 and 3 weeks. You have to go to a regional US passport agency to organize all necessary steps.