Legal Matters

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Child Support Payments

Learn more about applying for your passport if you have to make Child Support Payments

Passport Information for Law Enforcement

Learn how law enforcement agencies can request passport records and ask us to restrict the use of U.S. passports.

Passports and Unpaid Federal Taxes

If you have unpaid federal taxes, we may delay or deny your passport application. Learn how to resolve your taxes with the Internal Revenue Service before you apply for a passport.

Getting a Passport On or After Probation or Parole

Learn how to apply for a U.S. passport if you are on or have completed probation or parole. Get steps on getting back your valid U.S. passport if a court or law enforcement agency took it and sent it to us.