The US Department
of State has recently enacted new procedures and forms for those applying
for passports (new and otherwise).
Some of the forms
in the following section, which are part of the department's new digital
document management program, must be completed online at the US Dept of
State website, Travel.State.Gov. Your information is secured and transmitted
directly to the US Department of State via their secure servers.
Our website will
conveniently open these secure forms for you to complete without having
to lose your place on our website. When you have finished your forms on
the secure server, you can simply close the window in which the form appears;
thus returning you to our site for final instructions for completing your
IF YOU HAVE PROBLEMS
OR QUESTIONS WITH ANY PART OF THIS PROCESS PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO PICK
UP THE TELEPHONE AND CALL US AT 1 + 713-847-1420 (Houston, TX,
New (First Time)
Form DS-11 [this link opens a window to the Travel.State.Gov website]
IS FOR THE FOLLOWING CASES:
is over 16 years of age and has never had a passport.
is over 16 years of age and has had a passport which was issued more
than fifteen (15) years ago.
is over 16 years of age who has had a passport which has been lost
or stolen (will also require form DS-64 in addition to DS-11).
is over 16 years of age and has had a passport which has been damaged
(will require written statement explaining the condition of passport
in addition to form DS-11).
is under 16 years of age and has had a passport.
is under 16 years of age and has never had a passport.