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Tourist Passport Application Overview This presentation will explain the following steps in applying for a Tourist Passport: 1.Complete Form DS-11: Application for a U.S. Passport 2.Get passport photo taken 3.Obtain evidence of U.S. Citizenship 4.Obtain a copy of your ID 5.Submit all of the above as a package to an application facility 6.Pay the passport fee This brief references the Department of State website located here: http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/english/passports /new.html#step2 http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/english/passports /new.html#step2
Completing the DS-11 The Form DS-11 can be filled out online or completed by hand 1.Go to https://pptform.state.gov/ to begin filling the DS-11 out online or skip to step 3 to start fillinghttps://pptform.state.gov/ 2.Select that you have read the Privacy and Computer Fraud notices, then click Submit.
Completing the DS-11 3.Select Complete Form Online
Completing the DS-11 4.Enter the required information and click Next Enter Military Member Enter USN
Completing the DS-11 5.Enter the required information and click Next Enter your _____ @usna.edu email address Enter a cell phone number.
Completing the DS-11 6.Travel Plan information is not required. If you don’t have upcoming travel plans, click Next.
Completing the DS-11 7.Enter emergency contact information. This should be a parent or legal guardian.
Completing the DS-11 8.If you don’t have a tourist passport book or card, select NONE.
Completing the DS-11 9.Enter the required information and click Next
Completing the DS-11 10. If you are known by other names, enter the information. Otherwise, click Next.
Completing the DS-11 11. Review all of your information. Click Next.
Completing the DS-11 12. You are applying for a Passport Book. Select processing and delivery as required, then click Next.
Completing the DS-11 13. Print your completed DS-11. Select locate to find an Acceptance Facility near you. If on the Yard, the nearest facility is the Post Office in 7 th Wing. When you have reviewed this page, select the acknowledge box and click Create Form. Print the form for submission. After printing the DS-11 form, DO NOT SIGN it until told to do so by an authorized agent
Passport Photo Passport photos will be scheduled by company for all MIDN that don’t already have a passport MIDN can also have passport photos taken at some application processing agencies, as well as local CVS and Kinko’s stores When submitting your passport photo, ensure that the photo is not attached to the DS-11 form
Obtain Evidence of U.S. Citizenship One of the following must be submitted as primary evidence of U.S. Citizenship: − Previously issued, undamaged, and fully valid U.S. Passport (5 year for minors or 10 years for adults) − Certified U.S. birth certificate (must meet all of the following requirements): Issued by the City, County, or State of birth Lists bearer's full name, date of birth, and place of birth Lists parent(s) full names Has date filed with registrar's office (must be within one year of birth) Has registrar's signature Has embossed, impressed, or multicolored seal of registrar Consular Report of Birth Abroad or Certification of Birth Naturalization Certificate Certificate of Citizenship
Obtain Evidence of U.S. Citizenship If you do not have primary evidence of U.S. citizenship or your U.S. birth certificate does not meet the requirements, you will need to provide Secondary Evidence of U.S. Citizenship. Secondary Evidence requirements are discussed here: http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/english/passports/information/seco ndary-evidence.html http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/english/passports/information/seco ndary-evidence.html Provide primary evidence if possible, secondary evidence makes the process much more difficult
Obtain Proof of Identity Make a photcopy of the front and back of your miltiary ID Must be on plain white, 8.5 x 11” standard paper stock Photocopy must contain images on only one-side of each page submitted You will also need to present your military ID in person at the time of application
Submit the Application package Submit your completed DS-11, evidence of U.S. Citizenship, Passport photo, and photocopy of your ID as a single package to any nearby application acceptance facility. Annapolis facilities are shown below. Total cost for a new Passport book is $135. Routine processing time is 4-5 weeks.
Passport Receipt When you have received your Tourist Passport, enter your passport information into MIDS and let your company training officer know that you’ve completed the process
Questions Questions can be answered by the Training CoC or through the Passport website: http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/english/passport s/new.html http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/english/passport s/new.html