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Clerk of Courts


Patty Baker
Clerk of Superior, State, Juvenile and Magistrate Court
678-493-6511

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Passport Information|Passports For Minors Age 16 And 17

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Passports for Minors Age 16 and 17

 

Valid For:

10 years

Submission Method:

MUST apply in person on Form DS-11

Parent Identification:

A parent can identify a minor that does not have his or her own identification

Parental Consent

Minors ages 16-17 with their own identification can apply for a passport by themselves; however, it is recommended that at least one parent appear in person with the minor to identify him/her and to show parental awareness.

Parental Awareness 

  • Having a parent accompany the minor when applying,
  • Listing a parent as the Emergency Contact on the application,
  • Using a parent’s check to pay the passport fees, or
  • A signed statement consenting to issuance of a passport from at least one parent (should be accompanied by a photocopy of that parent’s ID).

 

Required Documentation

Evidence of U.S. Citizenship

You must submit one of the following original documents as primary evidence of U.S. citizenship (photocopies are not acceptable):

  • Certified U.S. Birth Certificate (must meet all of the following requirements):
    • Issued by City, County, or State of birth
    • Lists bearer’s full name, date of birth, and place of birth
    • Lists parent(s) full names
    • Has date filed with registrar’s office (must be within one year of birth)
    • Has registrar’s signature
    • Has embossed, impressed, or multicolored seal of registrar
  • Previous U.S. Passport (may be expired, must be undamaged)
  • Consular Report of Birth Abroad or Certification of Birth
  • Naturalization Certificate
  • Certificate of Citizenship
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