Application Guidelines

Passport Acceptance Facility is open to customers in the Gainesville and UF Community

You Must Apply in Person if

  • You are applying for your first U.S. passport
  • You are under age 16
  • Your previous U.S. passport was issued when you were under age 16
  • Your previous U.S. passport was lost, stolen, damaged or defaced
  • Your previous U.S. passport was issued more than 15 years ago
  • Please call us to schedule an appointment, (352) 392-1134

Please bring the following items to your appointment:

For applicants under the age of 16

  1. Completed Application, Form DS-11, available at travel.state.gov
  2. Proof of U.S. Citizenship - original or certified copy of the child's U.S. Birth Certificate, Certificate of Birth Abroad or Certificate of Naturalization for one or both parents
  3. Both parents, along with the child, must be present with photo identification (Driver's License, Government or State-Issued ID)
  4. One passport photo - photos are available onsite for a fee of $11.00
  5. Application Fee - check or money order only, amount varies depending on product(s) and services requested. A fee schedule can be found here.
  6. Execution Fee - Department of State mandated fee of $25.00
  7. For additional information on children's passports please call 1-877-487-2778 or visit the official government website: travel.state.gov

**Please refer to the Department of State website (travel.state.gov) for a full schedule of fees and/or any additional forms applicable to your application.

For First Time Applicants 16 years of age and older

  1. Completed Application, form DS-11, available at travel.state.gov
  2. Proof of U.S. citizenship - original or certified copy of his/her U.S. Birth Certificate, Certificate of Birth Abroad, or Certificate of Naturalization
  3. Photo Identification - Driver's License, Government or State-issued ID card
  4. One passport photo - photos are available onsite for a fee of $11.00
  5. Application Fee - check or money order only, amount varies depending on product(s) and services requested. A fee schedule can be found here.
  6. Execution Fee - Department of State mandated fee of $25.00
  7. For additional passport information please call 1-877-487-2778 or visit travel.state.gov