Required Documents

You will need to bring the following:

  • Your child’s most recent U.S. passport;
  • One U.S. passport sized (2x2inch) photograph – see photo requirements for information. Photos which do not meet the requirements will be rejected; BiH sized photos will not be accepted;
  • If your child was under 5 at the time their last passport was issued, present 1-2 photographs per year from when that passport was issued to present, to show how their appearance has changed (family or informal photographs are acceptable);
  • Your child’s U.S. birth certificate or Consular Report of Birth Abroad, showing the parent’s name(s);
  • Government issued photo I.D of parents (such as U.S or foreign passport, driving license or military I.D);
  • The non-refundable application fee for a U.S passport under 16 is $115.00.  You will pay the fee in person to the cashier at the time you appear at the Embassy.  Fee information is available here; and
  • Form DS-11.  Complete the form online and print.  Do not sign it.  You are required to sign the form before a consular officer.

The presence of the child is required together with both parents.  If one parent is unable to attend, please click here for additional information.