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Note: This is only a general guide. For special circumstances/requirements, visit

Questions? Call the library's Circulation desk at (714) 738-6333

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DS-11 Application Form

  • Form must be completed in black ink prior to your appointment.
  • If you make an error, complete a new form. Do not correct.
  • Complete lines 1-21.
  • Do not sign.
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Child and Both Parents/Guardians Present 

If both parents/guardians are listed on the birth certificate, guardianship, or adoption orders, they both must be present. 

If one parent cannot appear in person:

  • Non-appearing parent may complete and notarize form DS-3053 prior to passport appointment. 
  • Photocopy of the front and back of the non-appearing parent’s valid driver’s license or government-issued ID.
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Both Parents' Identification 

Bring one (or more) of the following:

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Current Passport
  • Government Employee ID
  • Certificate of Naturalization
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Proof of Parental/Guardian Relationship

Abstract and hospital birth certificates are not acceptable.

  • Certified birth certificate required (must contain the names of the parents.)
  • Certified Court Order of Guardianship
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Proof of U.S. Citizenship

If the child was born in the U.S. you must submit one of the following:

  • Previous U.S. Passport (Required if available.)
  • Certified birth certificate. (Must contain the name of the parents.)

If the child born in a foreign country you must submit one of the following:

  • Certificate of Naturalization 
  • Fully valid, undamaged  U.S. Passport (can be expired)
  • Consular Report of Birth Abroad or Birth Certificate
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Passport Photo

Available at the Library for $10 per applicant.
Color photo. 2x2”. White background. Must have been taken within the last six months.

Click here for Full Photo Requirements

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Payment #1

Paid to the U.S. Department of State. Check or Money Order only.
Passport Book .... $100
Passport Card .... $15
Passport Book & Card .... $115

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Payment #2

Paid to the Fullerton Public Library. Visa, Mastercard, check, or money order.
Execution Fee .... $35 per application

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