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January 17, 2024

Eligibility Requirements for U.S. Citizen Adult and Minor Passport Book and Card

To use the online payment system, you must answer YES to one of the following:

  • I am applying for my first U.S. passport. ​
  • I am applying with my child who is under age 16. ​
  • My previous U.S. passport was issued when I was under age 16.​
  • My previous U.S. passport was lost, stolen, or damaged. ​
  • My previous U.S. passport was issued more than 15 years ago.​

If you do not meet these criteria, please see return to the home page for more information on other forms and payment options.

Instructions for DS-11 online fee payment  for U.S. citizens residing in Korea:

(Available January 19, 2024, at 12:01 a.m. EST)

Step 1:  Complete the DS-11 Passport Form and print it single-sided on two sheets of paper, but DO NOT sign it.
*NOTE: You must provide a Social Security number if you have been issued one.  If you do not have a Social Security number, please click here. (46KB-PDF)

Step 2:  Choose the appropriate category below for a list of required documents.

Step 3:  Pay for the appropriate passport fee via the U.S. government’s secure payment site . After successfully paying the fee, you must print out the electronic payment confirmation you receive via email and include it in the package to bring to your in-person appointment at the Embassy. Please see our payment page for more information on fees and payments.

Step 8:  Schedule an appointment to process your application.