For passport purposes, anyone under the age of 16 is a child. If this will be your first passport after turning 16, please see the instructions for first time adult passports. To obtain a new passport for a minor under age 16, the child must appear in person with their parents to make the application at the U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa or at The Consular Agency in San Pedro Sula.
Note: An appointment is needed for this service
- Complete a Passport Application DS 11. (PDF 101KB)
- Both parents( or the child’s legal guardian(s)), as well as the child must be present.
- Present Original Birth Certificate or Consular Report of Birth Abroad
- Child’s Previous Passport (only if renewing)
- Provide valid Government-Issued ID for Both Parents
- Provide one (1) passport photo of minor (Note: Photo size 2″x2″ in with a white background, and free of shadows.)
- Provide the Social Security Number of minor
- Growth Progression Photos. This are submitted to establish the development of minor children; these photos should range from the age in which their previous passport was issued to their current age.
- Make an appointment (click here)
- Fees: non-refundable
- 135.00 U.S. Dollars
- At the Embassy in Tegucigalpa: Fees may be paid in U.S. dollars or the equivalent in Lempiras. International credit cards are accepted. Personal checks are not accepted.
- At the Consular Agency in San Pedro Sula: Fees may only be paid in Lempiras. Exact change is required. International credit cards are accepted. Personal checks are not accepted.
- You must pay all fees directly at the Embassy or the Consular Agency. Do not make payments at a bank or any other establishment.
- Turnaround Time:
- When applying in Tegucigalpa – Approximately 13 working days.
- When applying in San Pedro Sula – Approximately 2-4 weeks.
- If Only One Parent can come to the Interview, click here (PDF 390 KB)
- Neither Parent can come to the Interview, click here ( PDF 459 KB)