If applying for your first Passport and for children under age 16, submit a completed, but unsigned DS-11 Form. Children under age 16 must be accompanied by both parents.
For qualified Passport renewals for adults, submit Form DS-82.
Submit proof of U.S. citizenship: Birth Certificate, previous passport book or card, Naturalization Certificate, Citizenship Certificate or Birth Abroad Certificate (your certificate will be returned to the address provided on the DS-11 form).
Provide a recent 2”x2” color passport photograph.
Present valid proof of identity with photo and submit a copy (front and back). Examples: Driver’s License, Government-issued ID, voter’s card, student ID, employment ID or military ID.
Pay the appropriate fees. Payment options: cash (exact amount; no change provided), personal checks or money orders (payable to U.S. Department of State) and major credit cards. Additional information on current fees is available on travel.state.gov
Where: San Francisco Passport Agency
Phillip Burton Federal Building
450 Golden Gate Ave.,
3rd Floor, Suite #3-2501
San Francisco, CA 94102