First-Time Applicants – 16 and Over

First-time passport applicants over 16 years of age must submit:

  1. Proof of U.S. citizenship (U.S. birth certificate, naturalization certificate, certificate of citizenship or consular report of birth abroad)
  2. Proof of identity (a U.S. government-issued or a foreign photo ID such as driver’s license, passport or lichna carta)
  3. One photograph 5 cm x 5 cm (not older than six months)
  4. A completed but not signed passport application form

For passport applicants age 16 to 17, the presence of a parent/legal guardian is required.

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You may pay cash in U.S. dollars or Bulgarian leva or by credit card. We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Diners. Personal checks are not accepted.

Please Note: The Application Fee is a non-refundable processing fee and is retained by the Department of State whether or not the passport is issued.

Please schedule an appointment before you come.