Some advice from Silvia on how to get a passport:

Here’s how to get a passport:

To apply or renew, visit the State Department’s website and read the FAQs so you know how to get or renew a passport.

— First-time passport applicants must have a certified birth certificate or other acceptable ID, a passport photo, a completed DS11form and $135.

— Passport holders seeking to renew must bring their most recent (expired) passport, a passport photo, a completed DS-82 form and $110.

To learn more or apply for a passport visit