• /assets/0/58/98/1198/3670ee64-268d-4aa1-972a-5209ff970ec3.jpg  PASSPORT INFORMATION

    Acceptance of Passport Applications: The City of Miami Beach Finance Office located at 1755 Meridian Avenue, First Floor, accepts passport applications Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM only, excluding holidays.

    Passport Renewal:
    Please note that Passport Renewals are NOT accepted. NOTE: Passports issued to minors are not to be renewed. In this case, you ust submit a new DS-11 application.

    Passport Documentation Required:
    Completed U.S. Passport form in black ink only.  Please do not sign the passport application until asked to do so by the Acceptance Agent.  Passport forms are available in our Office or online through the U.S. Department of State's Website.

  • All passport applicants must appear in person, including minors.

  • Applicants must submit evidence of U.S. Citizenship when applying.
    • If born in the United States proof of citizenship may be in the form of a Certified Copy of a U.S. Birth Certificate or a previously issued U.S. Passport Book or Card. (For information on obtaining a Certified Copy of a Birth Certificate please click here)
    • Applicants born abroad may submit a Naturalization Certificate, Consular Report of Birth Abroad, or a previously issued U.S. Passport Book or Card.
    • Puerto Rican born applicants may use their Birth Certificates as evidence of Citizenship as long as they were issued on or after July 1, 2010.
     
  • All Applicants must present acceptable identification.  The following documents are acceptable as form of identification:
    • Valid Driver's License
    • Official U.S. Military Identification Card
    • Government Employee Identification Card
    • Valid Foreign Passport
    • FAA Pilot's License 
     
  • One Passport Photograph.  For your convenience the City Clerk's Office offers passport photo services on-site.  All passport photographs must meet the following criteria:
    • In Color
    • 2 x 2 inches in size
    • Taken within the past 6 months, showing current appearance
    • Full face, front view
    • On a plain white or off-white background
    • Photograph must be taken in normal street attire
     
  • Minors
    All children regardless of age, including newborns and infants must be present when applying for a U.S. Passport.  To execute the application of a minor both parents must appear with the minor and submit: 
    • Form DS-11 completed in black in only, please do not sign the Form
    • All Applicants under the age of 18, must present an Original Birth Certificate.  (If born outside of the U.S. a translated copy is also required) 
    • Evidence of the minor's U.S. Citizenship (Certified Copy of a Birth Certificate, Report of Birth Abroad or previously issued us Passport Book or Card)
    • Evidence of parental relationship (Original or Certified Copy of a Birth Certificate, Certified Adoption Decree, Certified Court Order.  Note: Documents must be translated if in a language other than English)
    • Personal photo identification of the parents
    • One passport photo of the minor
    • If only one parent is present, the second parent's notarized consent (Form DS-3053) must be submitted with a photocopy of his/her ID (front/back)
    • Minors age 16 or 17 must show identification, have one parent present and show evidence of the parental relationship.  
    PASSPORT FEES

    ROUTINE SERVICE (SIX WEEKS)
    For applicants 16 and older:
    • $110 passport book fee payable to U.S. Department of State via check or money order
    • $25 in addition for the execution fee in cash, check or credit card, payable to the City of Miami Beach
    For applicants under age 16:

    • $80 passport book fee payable to U.S. Department of State via check or money order
    • $25 in addition for the execution in cash, credit card or check, payable to the City of Miami Beach
    Expedited/Overnight Service (THREE WEEKS)

    U.S. PASSPORT BOOK
    • Adults Overnight Service = $185.45 payable to U.S. Department of State via check or money order
    • Minors Overnight Service = $155.45 payable to U.S. Department of State via check or money order
    • $47.95 in addition for expedite/overnight service in cash, credit card or check payable to the City of Miami Beach
    • U.S. Passport cards can only be used for land and sea travel between the United States and Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Bermuda. The U.S. Passport card cannot be used to travel by air.

     

    **Passport  Cards are an additional $30.00 for Adults and $15.00 for Children**

    Passport Photo fee:
          $12 passport photo fee payable in cash, credit card or check, payable to the City of Miami Beach     

     
    Additional Information: Traveling within 14 calendar days and on emergency (death/sickness) require an appointment with the Miami Passport Agency. An automated system allows scheduling of an appointment via telephone, (877) 487-2778 or TDD (888) 874-7793 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Office is located at 1501 Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 210, Miami, Florida, 33132. You must show proof of traveling and a letter from the Hospital or Funeral Home.

     

    Websites of Interest: For passport, travel, Visa, or Immigration and Naturalization Services information: http://www.travel.state.gov or email NPIC@state.gov

    Vital Statistics: http://www.vitalcheck.com

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