Passport for Minors

Fees:

  • GOVERNMENT FEE (to be sealed in envelope by Acceptance Agent):
    1. $140.00 per applicant - Passport Book only
    2. $90.00 per applicant - Passport Card only
    3. $170.00 per applicant - Passport Book and Passport Card
  • SERVICE FEE (to be left outside the sealed envelope):
    1. $109.00 per applicant - 8 to 10 business day processing
    2. $149.00 per applicant - 4 to 7 business day processing
    3. $249.00 per applicant - 2 to 3 business day processing
    4. $399.00 per applicant - Same day processing (Please call 888-243-2033 for instruction prior to sending your documents in.)
    5. Additional $29.00 per applicant for passport card when applying along with passport book
  • RETURN FEDEX EXPRESS (to be left outside the sealed envelope):
    1. $32.00 FedEx 1 to 3 passports
    2. $42.00 FedEx 4 to 6 passports or overweight package
    3. $52.00 FedEx to Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico, or Saturday Delivery

Eligibility:

  • Applying for a first time U.S. passport for minors under age 16; OR
  • Renewing a U.S. passport for minors under age 16.

To apply for a U.S. passport for the first time, you must bring the documents listed below (items 1 to 9) and appear in person at an Acceptance Agent. Acceptance Agent is usually a local post office, county court house or library designated by the U.S. Department of State to witness, execute and seal required documents for passport applications. Click here to locate your nearest Acceptance Agent.

  1. Online Application Form for U.S. passport (DS-11). Select [Submit] under Comnplete Form Online. U.S. Passport Agency has introduced this online application form which must be used in all expediting cases. Failure to use this online application may cause delays in processing time. This online application has replaced "Hand Written" applications, YOU ARE NOT APPLYING ONLINE you are only completing the questions by typing them onto the application. The last page of the application is a Print Summary page. Scroll to the bottom left corner of this page and CLICK CREATE FORM you will then be able to print your application. IMPORTANT: DO NOT SIGN FORM DS-11 UNTIL ACCEPTANCE AGENT ASKS YOU TO. Application must be presented to the U.S. Department of State within 5 business days of the date on the application.
  2. If one of the parents cannot be present at the acceptance agency, he or she will need to fill out a Statement of Consent: Issuance of a U.S. Passport to Minors Under Age 16 Form DS-3053. This form must be notarized.
  3. The absent parent will need to submit a photocopy of his/her government issued ID (front and back).
  4. Actual passport that needs to be renewed (if applicable).
  5. ORIGINAL proof of U.S. citizenship. (e.g. original or certified copy of U.S. birth certificate, or U.S. naturalization certificate.)
  6. Two passport type photographs. Click here for Passport Photo Requirements.
  7. Flight itinerary with departure date within two weeks. Fail to do so will significantly delay the process.
  8. Letter of Authorization with original signature. This is a form letter authorizing our company to process your passport request. Letter of Authorization must be handwritten, not typed.
  9. Check or money order payable to "U.S. Department of State". Please note that starting check will not be accepted. See Government Fee below.

Attach the following outside the sealed envelope:

  1. Another copy of Letter of Authorization with original signature. Letter of Authorization must be handwritten, not typed.
  2. Passport Processing Order Form. This will allow us to see the name of the applicant, along with the date of birth and date of departure.
  3. If you are also applying for visas(s) through us, all the requirements for visa(s) must be left outside the sealed envelope.

You will need to pay $35.00 execution fee to Acceptance Agent.

Please mail the sealed envelope and the required documents to:

Mile High Visas

14142 Denver West Parkway, Suite 101
Lakewood, CO 80401
Attn: Passport Processing
Tel: (303) 339-0223

Walk-in customers are welcome to drop off completed application 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday. No appointment needed. Please have your application forms completely filled out and all required documents such as flight itinerary printed out before you come in. Neither a public computer nor a printer for walk ins to use. There may be a printing fee if excessive printing is needed. Note to walk-in customers.