Passport Applications

Items Needed for Passport Application

  • Available from the county/state in which you were born
  • Certified copy of your birth certificate
  • Current photo ID
  • Driver’s license or other government-issued ID
  • Dubuque Driver’s License Bureau: 583-9844
  • Emergency contact information:
    • Address
    • Name
    • Phone number
  •  Information regarding parents:
    • Dates of birth
    • Mother’s and father’s birth names
    • Places of birth
  • Must be a certified copy (i.e. must have a raised seal) from VitalChek
  • One 2 by 2-inch passport photo
  • Payment in two checks
    • $35 to “Dubuque County Treasurer”
    • $110 ($80 for applicants under 16) to “US Department of State”
  • The photo must be in color - front view of applicant
  • Vending machine photos will not be accepted

Underage Applicants

  • For applicants age 15 and under: Both parents must accompany the child during application and have a Photo ID
  • For applicants aged 16 or 17: Recommended that a parent accompany and have a Photo ID in order to sign permission on the application