Renew a Passport

Make an appointment to renew your existing passport. Looking to get a new passport? Apply for a New Passport.

Printed Form

Step 1.Make sure your passport is eligible for renewal

Your passport needs to meet certain conditions to be eligible for renewal:

  • It is undamaged and can be submitted with your application
  • It was issued when you were age 16 or older
  • It was issued within the last 15 years
  • It was issued in your current name or you can legally document your name change with an original or certified copy of your marriage certificate or the government-issued document evidencing your legal name change.

If your passport doesn't meet all of the above conditions, you need to apply for a new one.

Learn more about how to Apply for a New Passport.

Step 2.Complete the passport application form

Fill out the renewal application.

Download the Application

Step 3.Gather the required documents and attachments

You'll want to make sure that you send all the required documents with your application. You can see detailed instructions in the paper application you downloaded. Here's a look at what you need to send with your application:

  • Your most recent US passport book and/or card
  • A certified copy of your marriage certificate or court order if your name has changed
  • Fees
  • A recent, color photograph

You'll want to make sure your photo meets the State Department Passport Photo Requirements. Sending a photo that doesn't meet the standards could drastically delay your renewal.

Step 4.Review the passport fees

Please note that the US Department of State does not accept credit or debit card payments for passports.

Accepted Payment Types

  • Checks (personal, certified, cashier's, or traveler's)
  • Money orders

Fees

PAYABLE TO THE US DEPARTMENT OF STATE

  • Adult Passport Book (10-year validity) - $110
  • Adult Passport Card (10-year validity) - $30
  • Adult Passport Book and Card (10-year validity) - $140

Step 5.Mail your completed application and documents

Send your renewal application and all of the required attachments to the US State Department.

Address for Routine Service

National Passport Processing Center
PO Box 90155
Philadelphia, PA 19190-0155

Address for Expedited Service

National Passport Processing Center
Post Office Box 90955
Philadelphia, PA 19190-0955

Online Form

Step 1.Make sure your passport is eligible for renewal

Your passport needs to meet certain conditions to be eligible for renewal:

  • It is undamaged and can be submitted with your application
  • It was issued when you were age 16 or older
  • It was issued within the last 15 years
  • It was issued in your current name or you can legally document your name change with an original or certified copy of your marriage certificate or the government-issued document evidencing your legal name change.

If your passport doesn't meet all of the above conditions, you need to apply for a new one.

Learn more about how to Apply for a New Passport.

Step 2.Complete the passport application form

The US State Department doesn't accept online passport renewals. You'll need to renew by mail. Fill out the renewal application.

Download the Application

Step 3.Gather the required documents and attachments

You'll want to make sure that you send all the required documents with your application. You can see detailed instructions in the paper application you downloaded. Here's a look at what you need to send with your application:

  • Your most recent US passport book and/or card
  • A certified copy of your marriage certificate or court order if your name has changed
  • Fees
  • A recent, color photograph

You'll want to make sure your photo meets the State Department Passport Photo Requirements. Sending a photo that doesn't meet the standards could drastically delay your renewal.

Step 4.Review the passport fees

Please note that the US Department of State does not accept credit or debit card payments for passports.

Accepted Payment Types

  • Checks (personal, certified, cashier's, or traveler's)
  • Money orders

Fees

PAYABLE TO THE US DEPARTMENT OF STATE

  • Adult Passport Book (10-year validity) - $110
  • Adult Passport Card (10-year validity) - $30
  • Adult Passport Book and Card (10-year validity) - $140

Step 5.Mail your completed application and documents

Send your renewal application and all of the required attachments to the US State Department.

ADDRESS FOR ROUTINE SERVICE

National Passport Processing Center
PO Box 90155
Philadelphia, PA 19190-0155

ADDRESS FOR EXPEDITED SERVICE

National Passport Processing Center
Post Office Box 90955
Philadelphia, PA 19190-0955

Phone

We don't accept this application over the phone

Sorry, but we do not offer this service over the phone. Please click on our "Online" or "Paper Form" to complete this form. If you have any questions, you can find our number in the Contact Us section of this page. 

 

 

In Person

We don't accept this application In-Person

Sorry, but we do not offer this service In-Person at our offices. Please click on our "Online" or "Paper Form" to complete this form.  If you have any questions, you can find our number in the Contact Us section of this page.