After finding the passport application information for Canadians, Joy wanted to give the same advantage to Americans. My American friends, this is the on how to apply for a passport. A brief overview is below.
In the United States, thousands of Post Offices US will accept first time passport applications for the United States Department of State. Post offices will accept passport applications for renewal applications as well. Some locations will even take your passport picture for you.
There is a PO locator tool , to help you find Post Offices that have passport acceptance services near you. Some post offices offer walk in passport acceptances, most post offices will require an appointment.
This Link will give you information on First time passports;
COPIED DIRECTLY FROM THE LINK
Step 1: Start Early – Gather Documents
Apply for your passport several months before your trip. First-time applicants, minors, and applicants who may not renew by mail may submit their passport application at the Post Office. The U.S. State Department website explains what you’ll need to bring with you.