Passport Renewal Instructions

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PASSPORT RENEWAL

For a Passport Renewal request, the following documents are required:

  • Complete the DS-82 Passport Renewal Application form online – Go to https://pptform.state.gov/FraudAbuseNotice.aspx and select the box acknowledging that you “Have read the Privacy and Computer Fraud and Abuse Acts Notices and Disclaimers” and click on SUBMIT. On the following page, select SUBMIT under the “Apply Online” tab.
    • Important Application Tips:
    • Include all names as listed on your previous passport
    • When selecting size of passport, you can select Large Book (if you travel abroad frequently)
    • Processing Methods – Expedited at Agency Service $60
    • Delivery Methods – Standard Delivery (FREE)
    • Print the application with the auto generated bar code, once submitted online
    • Sign and Date the application
    • Cannot make any corrections, such as write-over, scratch out, and/or white out on the printed application
  • Two (2) Passport Size Photos –  No more than three (3) months old. Please note that no glasses are allowed.

  • Original Signed Passport – cannot be expired for more than five years from the date of expiration printed in the passport.
  • Proof of Travel – showing travel within 14 days of application or 21 days of application if needing to apply for a visa next, such as:
    • A copy of travel itinerary airline ticket
      • OR
    • Company letter, with an original signature – stating the applicant’s name, purpose of visit, date of departure, destination, and mode of transportation
  • One (1) Authorization Form – Fully completed and signed – it will authorize us to submit your passport application on your behalf
  • FOR NAME CHANGE REQUESTS ONLY: Original Proof of Name Change  – Original or certified copy of your Marriage License or the government issued document (court order) proving your legal name change under federal or state law. Documentation submitted as name change evidence will be returned to you with your newly issued U.S. passport.
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