Damaged or mutilated passports

If your passport has been significantly damaged or mutilated you will be required to apply for a new passport. Your damaged or mutilated passport will be retained by our office.

  1. If important identifying information is illegible you must submit proof of citizenship and/or identity. Please follow the instructions on how to apply for a first time passport.
  2. If the passport data is clearly legible, please follow to the instructions on how to apply for a passport renewal.