Need a new passport? All US citizens planning on traveling internationally by air need a valid US passport, including newborns. If you are traveling by land or sea to Mexico, Canada, or the Caribbean, you can use either a passport book or a passport card. However, it is highly recommended that you obtain a valid passport book in case of an emergency. You may need to fly home unexpectedly.
A first-time passport applicant is likely to have many questions, so we have prepared a helpful guide to simplify the process. Most importantly are eligibility requirements and necessary documents that you will need to prepare. Next, we will go over the step-by-step process to get your new Adult passport.