What do you need to get a passport in Texas?
To apply for a passport, you will need to provide the following:
- Proof of United States citizenship. An original or certified copy of your birth certificate (and photocopy)
- Proof of your identity. Texas driver’s license or identification card (and photocopy)
- 2″ x 2″ Passport color photograph, meeting these requirements:
What happens if you leave the US without a passport?
Generally, no. You are not required to present a passport to leave the US. However, airlines may forbid boarding international flights without one. You may also be delayed or denied entry back to the US for insufficient documentation.
What can you use instead of a passport?
The following documents can be used as alternatives to US passports to prove identity and nationality at any US port of entry:
- NEXUS Card.
- FAST Pass (land and sea travel only)
- SENTRI Card (land and sea travel only)
- US Passport Card.
What is accepted as proof of identity?
biometric residence card. national identity card. travel document. birth or adoption certificate or certificate of registry of birth.
Can you use a bank statement as proof of identity?
Identification is often referred to as ID and proof of address as POA. The amount of time that utility bills, bank statements, council tax bills, mortgage statements, insurance documents, etc, can be used as identification proof from their issue date, will vary according to the type of document.
What are two proof of identity?
Identity documents in the United States are typically the regional state-issued driver’s license or identity card, while also the Social Security card (or just the Social Security number) and the United States Passport Card may serve as national identification.
How do I prove my identity?
Go to a Social Security office. Or complete Form SS-5 “Application for a Social Security Card.” Social Security will want proof of your identity. If you were born outside of the United States, you must show proof of your U.S. citizenship or current lawful immigration status.
Why did I get a 5071C letter?
If the IRS suspects that a tax return with your name on it is potentially the result of identity theft, the agency will send you a special letter, called a 5071C Letter. This letter is to notify you that the agency received a tax return with your name and Social Security number and it believes it may not be yours.
What type of identification is needed for a passport?
Photo ID: A driver’s license, government-issued ID, military ID, Certificate of Naturalization, or previously issued passport (if you are applying for a new one) are all acceptable forms of ID.
How can I prove my Social Security number without a card?
Social Security will ask to see a U.S. driver’s license, state-issued nondriver identification card, or U.S. passport as proof of identity. If you don’t have the specific documents we ask for, we’ll ask to see other documents including: Employee ID card. School ID card.