United States Passport Fees Increase as of Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Fees for United States passports will increase effective Tuesday, July 13, 2010.

If you need to get or renew a passport, do it on Monday, July 12 to save on the fee costs.

The following chart is provided by the United States Department of State:

U.S. Passport Book
Passport Fee
Payable to Department of State
Acceptance Fee
Payable to Acceptance Facility
Total Applicant Fee
Adults: First-Time
(Age 16 and older)
$110 $25 $135
Adults: Renewal (Applying with DS-82) $110 $0 $110
Minors (Under age 16) $80 $25 $105
U.S. Passport Card
Passport Fee
Payable to Department of State
Acceptance Fee
Payable to Acceptance Facility
Total Applicant Fee
Adults: First-Time
(Age 16 and older)
$30 $25 $55
Adults: Renewal (Applying with DS-82) $30 $0 $30
Minors (Under age 16) $15 $25 $40
Other Service Fees
Additional Visa Pages
$82
File Search Fee
$150
Expedite Processing
$60

The current fee schedule is as follows:

Adult First Time Applicants (Age 16 Years and Older)
What Are You Applying For?
Application Fee
Payment Instructions
Execution Fee
Payment Instructions
Use Form
Adult Passport Card
If you do NOT currently hold a valid Passport Book or Card
$20
+
$25

All first time applicants must apply in person at a Passport Agency, Acceptance Facility, U.S. Embassy or Consulate.

Adults
Adult Renewals (Age 16 Years and Older)
What Are You Renewing?
Use Form
Adult Passport Card
If you currently hold a valid Passport Book or Card
$20

Adult renewal applicants in the U.S. may apply by Mail (recommended), or in person at a Passport Agency.
Adult renewal applicants outside the U.S. must apply at a U.S. Embassy or Consulate.

Minor
All Minor Applicants (Under Age 16)
What Are You Applying For or Renewing?
Application Fee
Payment Instructions
Execution Fee
Payment Instructions
Use Form

All Minor applicants, including renewals, must apply in person at a Passport Agency, Acceptance Facility, U.S. Embassy or Consulate. Please see Special Requirements for Children Under Age 16.

Optional Services
Service
Additional Fee
Notes
Expedited Service
(Applicants in the U.S. only)
$60.00
Passport Book Overnight Delivery
(Applicants in the U.S. only)
$14.96
  • We strongly suggest that you use overnight delivery service to return your newly issued Passport Book to you. Overnight delivery service is not available for passport cards, which are delivered via First Class Mail only.
  • To request Overnight Delivery, pay the $14.96 Overnight Delivery fee for each application, in addition to the required fees noted above.
File Search
(Required when applicant is unable to present evidence of citizenship)
$60.00
  • In addition to the passport application, submit a written request for File Search to verify a previous U.S. Passport or Consular Report of Birth Abroad.
  • Applicants who are overseas and whose passport was lost or stolen are exempt from paying the File Search Fee. For more information, see 22 CFR 22.1, Item No. 6.
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