Where do I send my passport renewal?
Standard service in which the process takes 10 weeks. Expedite service, pay an extra fee of USD 60, and get your new passport in 4 to 6 weeks. In case you choose this fast service, the passport renewal mailing address will be the National Passport Processing Center, Post Office Box 90955, Philadelphia, PA 19190-0955.
What needs to be on the check for a passport?
Check must be made payable to “US Department of State.” It must be written as “US Department of State” – do not abbreviate. Amount must be written out in full. $170 should be written as “One Hundred Seventy and 00/100.” Write applicant’s full name and date of birth on the memo line of the check or money order.
Do you have to pay for a passport by check?
Passport application fee (and expedited service fee, if selected) must be paid by check or money order made payable to “Department of State.” Most locations accept personal checks; Passport Acceptance Facilities located at US Post Offices accept credit cards.
How much is it to get a new passport?
|10 – year validity passport (for persons aged 16 and over)
|5 – year validity passport (for children under 16)
|5 – year validity passport (optional for persons 75 and over)
Can I renew my passport at the post office?
Thousands of Post Offices™ accept first-time passport applications for the U.S. Department of State. Most of those locations can also take your passport photo. If you don’t meet all the renewal requirements, you’ll need to go to a Post Office in person and do a new, first-time passport application.
Do I need to send my old passport when renewing?
Yes, in most cases, we will return the old, canceled passport to you. The old passport may be sent separately from your new passport. We recommend keeping your old passport in a safe place as it is considered proof of your U.S. citizenship.
How much does it cost to write a check on a passport?
Make checks or money orders payable to “U.S. Department of State.” Please print the full name and date of birth of the applicant on the front of the check* or money order. Do not send cash.
Does the post office charge a fee for passport?
The fee is $35 and is paid at the acceptance agent facility, usually the post office or county clerk. New Passport (for adults age 16 and older): For a new adult passport book: $110 application fee and a $35 execution fee. The new total fee is $145.
Is renewing a passport cheaper?
Passport Renewal: Price. Renewing your passport application is cheaper than new passport applications. A new passport application costs $110 for the application and $35 for the execution fee. Passport renewals, on the other hand, are only $110.
How do I renew my passport in person?
You must submit your completed application, including citizenship evidence, photocopy of ID, photo, and fees, in person at a passport acceptance facility. You may be eligible to apply in person at a passport agency if you are traveling soon. Please see Get My Passport Fast for more information.
How long does it take to renew a passport right now?
8 to 11 weeks
As of October 29, routine processing is 8 to 11 weeks and expedite processing (for an additional $60) is 5 to 7 weeks. Our processing times begin the day we receive your application at a passport agency or center, not the day you mail your application or apply for a passport at a local acceptance facility.
When should you renew your passport before it expires?
You can apply for a new passport up to 12 months before your current passport expires. Please note that if you apply for a new passport before your current passport expires, the unused validity period of your current passport will not be transferred to your new passport.