PASSPORT FOR INFANT/CHILD UNDER AGE 16


Requirements for an Infant/Child Passport are:

For the Passport Office(Required Documentation’s are):

    1. Passport Application Form DS-11 completed Online.
      Note: In the Mail Passport to Section, fill in Arrow Travel & Tours address.
      – Under Permanent Address Section, fill in Applicants address.
      Do not sign this application until instructed by acceptance Agent.
    2. Submit any of the below (Proof of Citizenship):

      1. Certified U.S. birth certificate.
      2. Previous fully valid U.S. Passport.
      3. Report of Birth Abroad ( Form FS-240).
      4. Certification of Birth Abroad (Form FS1350).
      5. Certificate of Citizenship or Naturalization from BCIS.
    3. A Delayed Birth Certificate filed more than 1 year after your birth may be acceptable if it:
      1. Listed the documentation used to create it and
      2. Signed by the attending physician or midwife or
      3. Lists an affidavit signed by the parents or
      4. Show early public records.
    4. Proof of Identity (Present Evidence of Child’s Relationship to Parents/Guardians (NOTE: Previous US passports are not acceptable as proof of relationship to the applying parent(s)/guardian(s). You’ll need to submit one of the following):
      1. Certified US birth certificate (with parents names).
      2. Certified Foreign Birth Certificate (with parents names & translation, if necessary).
      3. Report of Birth Abroad ( Form FS-240) (with parents names).
      4. Certificate of Birth Abroad (Form DS-1350) (with parents names).
      5. Court Order Establishing Custody.
      6. Court Order Establishing Guardianship.

NOTE: If the parent(s)/guardian(s) name is/are other than that on these documents, evidence of legal name change is required.

    1. Provide Parental Identification:
      1. Valid Drivers License (issued or renewed more than 6 month ago).
      2. Valid Official U.S. Military ID.
      3. Valid U.S. Gov’t ID.
      4. Valid U.S. or Foreign Passport with recognizable photo.
      5. Naturalization/Citizenship Certificate from BCIS with recognizable photo.
      6. Alien Resident Card from BCIS.

NOTE: Your Social Security Card does NOT prove your identity.

 

    1.  Present Parental Application Permission Documentation:
      1. Both parents (if the child is under 14) must appear together with child at the Acceptance Agency and sign or
      2. One parent appears, signs, and submit second parent’s Statement of Consent: Issuance of a Passport to a Minor Under Age 14, Form DS-3053 authorizing passport issuance for the child or
      3. One parents appears, signs, and submits primary evidence of sole authority to apply (such as one of the following):
      1. Child’s certified U.S. or foreign birth certificate (with translation, if necessary) listing only applying parent: or
      2. Consular Report of Birth Aboard ( Form FS-240) or Certification of Birth Abroad
      3. (Form DS-1350) listing only applying parent; or
      4. Court Order granting sole custody to the applying parent (unless child’s travel is restricted by that order); or
      5. Adoption decree (if applying parents is sole adopting parent); or
      6. Court order specifically permitting applying parent’s or guardians travel with the child; or
      7. Judicial declaration of incompetence of non-applying parent; or
      8. Death certificate of non-applying parent.

If none of the above documentation is available, the applying parent/guardian should submit Form DS-3053: Statement of Consent: Issuance of a Passport to a Minor Under Age 14.

NOTE: A third-party in LOCO PARENTIS applying on behalf of a minor under the age of 14 must submit a notarized written statement or affidavit from both parents or guardians authorizing a third-party to apply for a passport. When the statement or affidavit is from only one parent/guardian, the third-party must present evidence of sole custody of the authorizing parent/guardian.

  1. Provide two Passport Photos (write your name & date of birth on back of it).
  2. Check/Money Order of $140.00 payable to U.S. Department of State & an Additional $25.00 to the Acceptance Agency. Do Not write checks until instructed to do so by Acceptance Agent.
  3. Provide of International Departure; Original flight itinerary from the airline or travel agent (Departure must be within 10 business days for those requesting a passport in less than 2 weeks).
  4. Fill out & Signed Arrow Travel & Tours Letter of Authorization.

For Arrow Travel & Tours:

  •  Arrow Travel & Tours Letter of Authorization.
  •  Proof of International Departure: Original flight itinerary from the airline or travel
    agent (Departure must be within 10 business days for those requesting a passport
    in less than 2 weeks).
  •  Payment (Cash or Money Order from Post Office).

Before going to Acceptance Agent, verify that you have collected the following document:

  •  Passport Application Form DS-11 completed Online.
  •  Proof of Citizenship.
  •  Proof of Identity.
  •  Two Passport Photographs.
  •  Arrow Travel’s Authorization Letter for passport processing.
  •  Travel Documentation (Travel Itinerary).
  •  Government Fee

Once you received the Sealed Envelope from the Acceptance Agency, please call us before sending package with Payment to ‘Arrow Vacations’ and a Pre-paid return FedEx Airbill or appropriate fee.

Inside the FedEx envelope there should be:

  •  Sealed Envelope.
  •  Arrow Travel & Tours order form.
  •  Payment to Arrow Travel & Tours.
  •  Pre-paid return FedEx Airbill or appropriate fee.

Note: Sealed envelope expires 5 business days after being sealed by clerk of court or postmaster.