What do you need:
Photo Identification (Drivers License)
Two identical 2" x 2" passport photos (AAA, CVS, Rite Aid)
Both Parents names on it
For children under the age of 16, both parents must be present along with the child.
Fees (per application):
Birth Certificate doesn't have both parents names on it?
PA.Gov Birth and Death Certificates <--- website link for Pennsylvania Birth Certificates
Birth Certificate Form <---Birth Certificate Form For In Person or Mail Requests
Birth Certificate Online Order - Other States <--- link to VitalChek
What do you need to send:
Most recent US passport book and/or card
A certified copy of your marriage license or court order if your name was changed.
A recent 2" x 2" color passport photo.
Fees (check or money order is made out to U.S Dept of State)
This is then mailed out by you to one of the following addresses.
Passport Book vs. Passport Card
Designated by for travel by any means (air, land, sea) to any destination.
Designated for use at land and sea ports of entry when entering the United State from Mexico, Canada, Bermuda, and the Caribbean.
How Long Are They Good For?
Both are good for 10 years (16 + years old)
Both are good for 5 years (under 16 years old)