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Renew by Mail

You can renew by mail if your most recent passport:

  • Is submitted with your application
  • Is undamaged (other than normal "wear and tear")
  • Was issued when you were age 16 or older
  • Was issued within the last 15 years
  • Was issued in your current name (or you can document your name change with an original or certified copy of your marriage certificate, divorce decree, or court order)


Renew by Mail

Apply in Person

You must apply in person if at least one of the following is true:

  • You are applying for your first U.S. passport
  • You are under age 16
  • Your previous U.S. passport was issued when you were under age 16
  • Your previous U.S. passport was lost, stolen, or damaged
  • Your previous U.S. passport was issued more than 15 years ago


Apply in Person


For Children

Children Under 16:

All passport applicants under 16 must apply in person and their passports are only valid for 5 years. 

Apply in Person - Under 16

Children 16 & 17:

Most applicant ages 16-17 must apply in person and their passports are valid for 10 years.

Apply in Person - Ages 16-17


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New Requirements to Travel to Europe...

(updated August 2023, this has been delayed until 2024)

Updated October 24, 2023 - this has no been delayed until mid-2025

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