Application Form (DS-5504)
The US State Department requires that our customers complete the DS-5504 application online. In summary, you'll need to ensure you have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed, complete an online form and then print out the form.
Step 1. Download Adobe Acrobat Reader
Click here to download Adobe Acrobat Reader free of charge. If you already have Adobe Acrobat Reader and can print as specified, go to step 2.
Step 2. Complete the DS-5504 Application Form Online
Click "Continue" below Apply for a Passport Book. The Passport Application System will then ask you a series of questions regarding your passport application. Fill in where appropriate and then click "Create Form" at the bottom. Create Form will launch Adobe Acrobat Reader with your DS-5504 pre-filled. Once you get to this, go to step 3.
Step 3. Print the pre-filled DS-5504
Print the pre-filled DS-5504 form. Forms printed blurred or illegible will not be accepted. They must be printed in black print on white paper. The paper must be 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches, with no holes or perforations, at least medium (20 lb.) weight, and with a matte surface. Thermal paper, dye-sublimation paper, special inkjet paper, and other shiny papers are not acceptable.
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