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International Information

US Passport Renewals
US Passport Renewals

               INSTRUCTION GUIDE FOR U.S. PASSPORT RENEWALS

THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS ARE REQUIRED:
The Applicant:
o       Must submit the most recent expired U.S. Passport
o       Must have been 16 years old or older when last U.S. Passport was issued
o       Must have a U.S. Passport that was issued within the past 15 years, if passport is beyond 15 years from date of issue you must reapply as a First time applicant.
Please note the following:
o       If you lost your valid or recently expired passport, you must follow our  instruction guide for "Replacing Lost or Stolen Passports"
o       If your expired passport was obtained at age 15 or under,  you must follow our instruction guide for "First Time Passport"
o       Passports that are damaged or mutilated may not qualify for renewal. You will have to follow our instruction guide for "First Time Passport"
o       If your name has changed since you last passport, please include an original or state certified copy of your marriage certificate, divorce decree, or court order showing change of name. Notarized or photocopies are not acceptable
Photographs:
o     Two recent original passport size quality photos
o     Must be 2"" x 2"" color only
o     Effective immediately, applicants are no longer allowed to wear glasses in  their passport-style photos submitted with DS-82 form.
Proof of Departure:
o       Very Important!  Without proof of travel you will not be considered an expedite case. A copy of your itinerary, air tickets or letter from your employer is required for 3 day  processing, must travel within two weeks, not required for 5, 7 or 10 day processing.
o       The State Department expedites passports based on travel date or need for travel visas.
Government fees:
o       Adults              $170.00 payable  to  DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Letter of Authorization:
o       You must complete and include TWO original letters of authorization signed.
o       Click here to print a letter of Authorization
Completed application form DS-82:
o       Complete the new Online Version of the DS-82 form,(Complete the form online then click CREATE FORM button) You MUST print and submit ONE of your completed application DS-82. Please note: US Department of State will ONLY accept applications completed online. Handwritten forms will no longer be accepted. Effective May 2016.

WPVS SERVICE FEE: (Money orders or company checks made payable to WPVS)
                                           (Credit Card click here) Personal checks are not accepted
            ____   10 business day processing       -         $ 100.00
            ____    7  business day processing       -         $ 150.00
            ____    5  business day processing       -         $ 200.00
            ____    3  business day processing       -         $ 250.00
                                                                                        +                                           
            ____    Mon-Fri. Return fee                   -         $  25.00
            ____    Saturday Return fee                  -         $  50.00

**A copy of your itinerary, air tickets or letter from your employer is required for 3 day  processing, must travel within two weeks, not required for 5, 7 or 10 day processing.

Please forward the completed requirements detailed above to:

WASHINGTON PASSPORT & VISA SVC
                   2318 18TH ST NW STE 200
                    WASHINGTON DC 20009

Revised 04/07/2017