You must provide your US Social Security number, if you have one, in order to apply for or renew a US passport.However, US citizens who never had a Social Security number, when applying for a US passport, must provide a sworn statement stating that they were never issued a US Social Security number.You must notify us of a change in address if you have an undecided application and you intend to change your residential address for 14 days or more.
Under this policy, a transgender person can obtain a passport reflecting his or her current gender by submitting a certification from a physician confirming that he or she has had appropriate clinical treatment for gender transition.
This policy replaces the Department’s old policy, which required documentation of sex reassignment surgery.
To renew your passport fast, you can either go to a Passport Agency in person or use the services of a passport expediting company.
If you want to apply in person, you will need to call the National Passport Information Center at to make an appointment to go to one of the 26 Passport Agencies nationwide.
You can do an early passport renewal if: Applying for a passport renewal by mail will take up to 8 weeks.