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Who needs a DS-5504 form?

An eligible individual who wants to apply for a US passport should complete this form. An eligible individual is a US citizen who has changed their name and the US passport was issued less than one year ago; the information in their previous passport was incorrect; or the previous US passport was limited in validity and issued less than one year ago.

What is the purpose of the DS-5504 form?

This form provides the personal information about the applicant which is required to issue a US passport. The US passport exists in card and book format. The passport in card format is not valid for international air travel.

What documents must accompany the DS-5504 form?

The application for US passport should be accompanied by the most recent US passport; a recent color photograph (the photo requirements are listed on the second page of the form); evidence to support a name change (birth certificate or marriage certificate) or other data change. All the supporting documents (except the photos) will be returned to the applicant.

When is the DS-5504 form due?

This application is completed when there is a need. The estimated time for completing the form is 60 minutes.

What information should be provided in the DS-5504 form?

The application asks for the following details from the applicant:

  • Type of the required document (Passport book, Passport Card, Both)
  • Applicant’s name
  • Applicant’s date and place of birth
  • Applicant’s social security number
  • Mailing address
  • Passport book and/or passport card information
  • Applicant’s appearance (height, hair color, eye color)
  • Occupation
  • Employer or school
  • Emergency contact
  • Travel plans
  • Reason of applying for a new passport

The applicant should also sign and date the form.

What do I do with the application after the completion?

The completed form is forwarded to National Passport Processing Center, Philadelphia, PA.

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Welcome to Passport Q&A brought to you by US Passport Service Guide The question we want to answer in this video is How do I correct a spelling error in my passport? To get a spelling error corrected in your passport, send a completed Form DS-5504 along with one color passport photo and evidence of the error to the address on the form If reported within one year of issuance, a new, corrected passport will be issued, which will be valid for 10 years from the date the new, correct book is issued If reported after one year of issuance, the new, corrected passport will be valid until the expiration date of the original, incorrect passport There is no fee for this service Visit http://www.us-passport-service-guide.com/passport-corrections.html for more passport information