1413 K Street NW, 9th Floor, Washington D.C. 20005

New or First Time U.S. Passport

Apply for a New or First Time U.S. Passport If …

You have never had a US passport
Your passport was issued more than 15 years ago
Your most recent US passport was issued prior to your 16th birthday

Required Documents

Application

Issue is determined by the U.S. Passport Agency based on the urgency of your departure.

PLEASE FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY. MISSING OR INCORRECT INFORMATION MAY RESULT IN SIGNIFICANT DELAYS.

    1. Go to

U.S. Passport Applications and Forms

    1. Check the Privacy and Computer Fraud and Abuse Acts Notices and Disclaimers and Click “Submit”.
    2. Choose “Complete Form Online” and Click “Submit”.
    3. In the About the Applicant page,
      • Check the Privacy Act and Paperwork Reduction Act statements and Fill Out the necessary fields
      • Click “Next” when done
    4. In the Contact Information page,
      • Fill Out the necessary fields
      • Choose “Yes” for Permanent Address
      • Choose “Mail” for Preferred Method of Communication

Note: We will deliver your Passport to your desired address. The information here is only for application purpose.

      • Click “Next” when done
    1. In the Travel Plans page,
      • If you need the Passport to be back immediately,
        you MUST enter the travel dates in TWO WEEKS time.
      • For example:

Current Date: August 7, 2015
Enter Date Of Your Trip: August 21, 2015
Enter Date Of Your Return: August 28, 2015 (you may enter any date of return)
Remember to provide an itinerary that matches your dates of travel, if you need to get the Passport immediately.

      • For Countries To Be Visited, Enter any country. (e.g. CANADA, MEXICO, etc.)
        If you are traveling to specific countr(ies), you can Enter them
      • Click “Next” when done
    1. In Who should we contact in case of an emergency? page,
      • Fill Out all fields
      • Click “Next” when done
    2. In Your Most Recent Passport page,
      • Choose “None”
      • Click “Next” when done
    3. In Parent & Spouse Information page,
      • Fill Out all necessary fields
      • Click “Next” when done
    4. In Are you known by other names? page,
      • Fill Out if applicable
      • Click “Next” when done
    5. In Personal Application Review page,
      • Review all entered information
      • Edit, if necessary
      • Click “Next” when done
    6. In Passport Products and Fees page,
      • Choose “Passport Book ($110)” for Passport Options
      • Then, Check 52 Page Book (Non-Standard)
      • Choose “Expedited at Agency Service ($60)” for Processing Methods

Note: This is the government fee that you have to pay in order to process your Passport through a travel agency.

      • Choose “Standard Delivery (FREE)” for Delivery Methods

Note: This is only for application purpose. WVT will collect your Passport when it’s done and mail it back to you.

      • Skip “Additional Fees”

Note: There is an Acceptance Fee ($25) for New Passport Applications to be paid to the clerk at Post Office / Courthouse.

      • Click “Next” when done
    1. In Next Steps page,
      • Check I have read and acknowledge the steps and information contained above.
      • Click “Create Form”

The Forms will be downloaded to your computer.
Print the Forms.

      • Print Your DS-11 Forms

Printing Instructions: Please print this form on SINGLE-SIDED PAPER – double-sided printing will not be accepted.
Do NOT Sign the forms yet.

      • Present all the required documents listed to the clerk at the authorized Post Office or Courthouse where your signature will be witnessed
      • The clerk will seal the above materials in an official envelope marked TO BE OPENED BY PASSPORT OFFICE PERSONNEL ONLY
      • Do not write checks until directed to do so by the clerk
      • You will enclose a check of $170.00 for the Passport Office
      • You will pay the clerk $25.00 for the Execution fee
      • You must present proof of identity such as a driver’s license (which has been issued for at least 6 months)
      • All applicants 1 year or older must appear in person at the post office or the courthouse
      • Minors must be accompanied by BOTH PARENTS or legal guardian with acceptable proof of ID

Locate the nearest Post Office / Courthouse

    • Send paperwork plus sealed envelope to WORLD VISA TRAVEL, INC. for processing
    • Do not leave documents with the clerk
    • The sealed envelope is considered “expired” by the Passport Agency after 5 business days
    • Please send all Required Documents to us Same Day/Next Day after it is signed

Execute Documents

Once you have gathered together all the required documents, you must now proceed to a local passport acceptance agent to have your documents signed, executed, witnessed and sealed into an envelope by the acceptance agent. This process is referred to as the “Passport Execution Process” or “Sealed Application Procedure”. Your local passport acceptance agent is usually a Post Office or County Court House.

Applicants will be required to write two checks while at your local acceptance location, one for the Government fees and one to the local acceptance agent. These fees are explained in detail under our Government Fees section.

Please Note: DO NOT send your documents to World Visa Travel until you have had your documents executed by your local acceptance agent.


Summary of Documents

Please be sure to make separate photocopies of:

  • Your Application Form DS-11
  • Your Letter of Authorization
  • Your Proof of Departure (Itinerary)

The following items must be placed inside the sealed envelope executed by the Passport Clerk at the Post Office or County Court, then all documents should be placed inside a FedEx envelope for shipping to World Visa Travel:

  • Your Proof of U.S. Citizenship
  • The Application Form DS-11, the photograph and the appropriate Government fees
  • The Letter of Authorization
  • The Proof of Departure (Itinerary)
  • Any other required documents

The following items must be placed inside your FedEx package to WVT:

  • The second copy of the Application Form DS-11 (unsigned)
  • The second copy of the Letter of Authorization (must be signed)
  • The photocopy of the Proof of Departure (Itinerary)
  • WVT Work Order Form

WVT Work Order

You must fill in the WVT Work Order Form. Download here
The order form gives WVT your name, address, shipping information and payment method. Multiple applicants can be entered using one work order form. You only need to complete one WVT work order form per request. Please print two copies of the confirmation page. Include one copy with the documents you ship to WVT and keep one copy for your records.

You may pay our fees with a credit card or enclose a company/cashier check or money order.

Mail Your Documents

Please mail the completed requirements to:

World Visa Travel, Inc.
1413 K Street, N.W.
9th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20005
Telephone: (202) 289-6251

Urgent applications should be shipped to WVT using only the FedEx Company.

Please use FedEx Priority Overnight. If you are going to use FedEx First Overnight, please let us know. Otherwise, this delivery method will delay the process.

World Visa Travel Service Fees

Fees charged by World Visa Travel in obtaining your U.S. Passport.

Type Price Processing Time
Expedited $95.00 2-3 Weeks
Rush $135.00 6-8 Business Days
Priority $185.00 3-5 Business Days
Same Day/Next Day $240.00 24 Hours

Return Shipping Fees

Once your order is complete, your documents will be returned to you via FedEx Overnight.

FedEx Return Shipping
Continental USA Only Price
Next Business Day - up to 3 passports $32.00
Next Business Day - 4 or more passports $33.00
Saturday Delivery $41.00
Alaska, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, USVI Price
Next Day Letter (No Saturday Delivery) $39.00
International Price
Call for a quote

U.S. Government Fees

These are the fees charged by the U.S. Government for issuing a passport. Fees are per person per passport.

Type Adult Price Minors Price Processing Time
Expedited $195.00 $165.00 8-10 Business Days
Rush $195.00 $165.00 6-8 Business Days
Priority $195.00 $165.00 2-5 Business Days
Same Day/Next Day $195.00 $165.00 24 Hours

Government fees are subject to change without notice.
If there is any uncertainty, please give us a call to verify.

When you proceed to the Post Office or Court House, please pay the following:

Pay the agent the U.S. government fee, including rush fee, and execution fees. Be prepared to write two checks for the total amount, as the clerk will retain $25.00 execution fee.
$170.00 + $25.00 = $195.00 for adults.
$140.00 + $25.00 = $165.00 for children under 16 years.

Please ask the clerk NOT to include the cost of USPS EXPRESS MAIL return postage in your payment of passport fees, doing so will cause a delay in processing.

Please write your name and date of birth on the check or Money order.

When your application has been Executed and Sealed, it must be submitted to the US Passport Agency within 5 business days. If not submitted within 5 business days, the documents will expire and will have to be Re-Executed.