Your primary proof of identity for a passport application should be valid and issued more than six months ago.
Acceptable proof of identity for passport issuance include:
State-issued driver’s license
Official identification card with photo issued by a state, municipality, or Federally recognized Native American tribe
Military ID card with photo
Permanent Resident Card (“green card”)
If you do not have any of the documents for primary proof of identification listed above, or if your primary ID is expired or was issued less than six months ago, you will also need to submit 5 secondary proof of identification documents. You can submit any combination of the secondary proof of identification items listed below, although documents that show a photograph as well as your full name are preferred.
State-issued driver’s license (expired, new, or suspended)
Social Security Card
Passport (expired passport, including passports issued by foreign countries)
Student ID card with photo
Health insurance or Medicare card
Voter ID card
Employment ID card
Professional license (such as nurse, beautician, mechanic, etc.)
Flight Crew ID card
Union membership card
Selective Service registration
Diploma or school transcript
School yearbook with name and photo
Marriage certificate or divorce decree
Your child’s birth certificate showing your name as parent
Baptismal certificate or other religious record
Copy of your mortgage, lease, or rental agreement
Copies of banking or credit card records for the past year (account numbers may be blacked out for privacy)
Vehicle registration, title, or proof of car insurance
Copies of utility bills for the past year
Income tax records or W-2 (more than one year’s worth)
Newspaper articles or publicity items with your name and photo
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