1. Certified copy of your birth certificate
    Available from the county/state in which you were born
    Must be a certified copy (i.e. must have a raised seal)
  2. One 2″ x 2″ passport photo
    Photo must be in color – front view of applicant
    Vending machine photos will not be accepted
  3. Current photo ID
    Driver’s license or other government-issued ID
    Dubuque Driver’s License Bureau: 583-9844
  4. Payment in two checks
    – $35.00 to “Dubuque County Treasurer”
    – $110.00 ($80.00 for applicants under 16) to “US Department of State”
  5.  Information regarding parents:
    – Mother’s and father’s birth names
    – Places of birth
    – Dates of birth
  6. Emergency contact information:
    Individual to be contacted in case of emergency
    – Name
    – Address
    – Phone number

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

For expedited passports:
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