How do I photocopy my passport application?

Photocopy of Identification for Passport Application

  1. Photocopy must be on plain white, 8 1/2 x 11″ standard paper stock, showing the front and the back of your ID.
  2. Photocopy must contain images on only one-side of each page submitted.
  3. The paper should be free of other images and/or markings.

Do you have to submit original documents for passport?

To get a U.S. passport you’ll need to show proof of citizenship and proof of identification. All of these documents must be either the original or a certified copy. You must bring both the primary document and a photocopy. The best place to file for a passport in person is your local post office.

Is it illegal to photocopy a US passport?

It is illegal to photocopy someone else’s records, however, unless that person has consented. Businesses routinely photocopy passports, driver’s licenses, birth certificates and bank statements as part of their background checks, and this is fine as long as they have your consent.

Is photocopy of documents required for passport?

Applicants are required to furnish original documents along with one set of self-attested photocopies of the same at the Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) for processing.

Does a photocopy of passport count as ID?

No, a photocopy of your passport really won’t get you anything at all other than peace of mind if you should lose your passport (and even then, all it does it make it easier to replace your passport). It’s not a government-issued ID, which is what people are required to ask for.

What part of my passport do I photocopy?

Make two copies of your passport ID page – that’s the page with your picture, your date of birth, etc. This can be an image scan or hard copy. Give one copy to someone you trust – a friend, family member, or assistant – in case you need to contact them while on your trip.

What documents should I carry for passport appointment?

Documents required for a fresh passport

  • Photo passbook of running bank account in any public sector bank, private sector bank and regional rural banks.
  • A voter ID card.
  • Aadhaar card.
  • Electricity bill.
  • Rent agreement.
  • Driving license.
  • PAN card.
  • Landline or postpaid mobile bill.

How do you get a certified copy of your passport?

Have a notary public or attorney certify your copy. Typically, you will need to get a notary public or attorney to certify the copy of your passport. You can find a notary public at a courthouse as well as at many banks. Notary publics charge a nominal fee for their services.

Where is the best place to take a passport photo?

The Best Place to Get a Passport Photo in Person. While Costco and Sam’s Club offer the best prices on in-store passport photos, both retailers require membership in order to use their services. If you are not a member of either Costco or Sam’s Club, the best in-person option for passport photos is The UPS Store.

Should I make copies of my passport?

Make Copies of Your Passport. You’ll have to show your original passport when going through customs, immigration and any other airport screening. But in many other circumstances, showing a copy of your passport is adequate.

How can I get a passport photo taken?

Getting a Professional Photo Find a place that offers passport photos. Ask a store clerk to help you. Pose appropriately. Take off your hat and glasses. Pay the fee for the photo to be printed. Drugstores charge for the service of taking your photo and printing it off.