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Alternate Proof of Identification

Priority Passports & Visa Services guarantees you will receive your new .US passport by your departure date! When we receive your package, you will receive your passport back by your travel date, guaranteed!
Please follow these steps in order for Priority Passports & Visa Services to expedite your application for a US passport. You may print out this page for your convenience.
Consider this:
If you choose to use "normal" processing via the Post Office (i.e. not an expediting service like ours), the process will take up to 6 weeks.
If a current, valid Driver's License is not available, you must provide SEVERAL of the following proof of identification forms to better establish your identity.
  • Submit at least 1 primary and 5 secondary items from the list below.
  • If no Primary ID items are available, submit at least 7 of the secondary ID's.
  • If only submitting Secondary ID items, each should be over 1 year old.
  • You must send backup ID with your other application materials even if an Acceptance Agent says they are not required.
Make sure photocopies of the following proof of identification are very clear.

Primary ID
  • Driver's License (valid, expired or suspended)
  • Federal, State or Municipal identification card with photo
  • State ID card
  • Military ID with photo
  • Pilot's License with photo
  • Passport with photo - expired ok (foreign or US)
  • Employment identification card with photo
  • Current Student identification card with photo
  • INS Alien Registration Card (green card)
Secondary ID
  • copy of School Yearbook page with photograph with name
  • Student identification card with photo (expired ok)
  • School transcripts
  • High School Diploma
  • Trade School Diploma
  • College School Diplomas
  • Technical school certificate
  • Military records (DD214)/Honorable discharge certificate
  • Selective Service registration/Classification
  • Union membership cards
  • Professional license (nurse, pilot, beautician, mechanic, etc.)
  • Medicare or health insurance cards
  • Medical Records
  • Welfare card
  • Marriage certificates and licenses
  • Divorce Decrees
  • Insurance cards
  • Insurance Records
  • Baptismal certificate
  • Voter's registration card
  • Income tax records and/or
  • W-2 forms over 1 year
  • Pay stubs
  • Banking statements and/or records over 1 year
  • Newspaper articles or publicity features about you
  • Social Security card
  • Credit cards (for security, cross out account number)
  • Utility bills over 1 year
  • Leasing/Mortgage documents
  • Vehicle registration or Title
  • Birth certificates of children listing your name as parent
Additionally, a person can vouch for the applicant. This person must have known the applicant for at least 2 years, be a US citizen or permanent resident and have a valid ID. They will need to accompany the applicant to the passport acceptance facility and complete a form DS-71 in front of the agent. The passport applicant must have some form of signature ID, such as a Social Security Card, credit card, bank card or library card. Please Note: The DS-71 can be used as additional documentation but DOES NOT constitute proof of ID alone.

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