HOW TO APPLY FOR A NO-FEE PASSPORT
Applicants for no-fee passports should contact their respective travel offices for further instruction.
- Military: Contact your Installation Travel Office
- Federal Government Agency: Contact your Agency headquarters travel office
- Peace Corps: Contact your travel office
- Department of State Personnel: Contact your Bureau Executive Office or Personnel Technician
- Other Eligible No-Fee Passport Applicants:
Contact your Congressional Representative or email CA-PPT-SIA-Communications@state.gov
APPLYING FOR AND TRAVELING WITH YOUR NO-FEE PASSPORT
- Official and Diplomatic passports are no-fee passport
- You may use your no-fee passport only when traveling overseas in discharge of your official duties.
- For personal travel, you must to use a regular-fee tourist passport.
- You may have both a valid tourist passport and a valid no-fee tourist passport at the same time.
- Dependents authorized to accompany you on official travel must have their own no-fee passport.
- Generally, no-fee passports are sent to, or picked up by the organization, government agency, or branch of service sponsoring
the passport issuance, not the individual. The sponsor of your official travel should appear in the “Mailing Address” block
of the application.
- If you are applying for a no-fee passport at a passport acceptance facility, they reserve the right to charge you the $25.00
passport execution fee; however, you are not required to pay the passport fee.
AMERICAN BATTLE MONUMENTS COMMISSION
- If you are the widow, widower, child, parent, brother or sister of a deceased member of the U.S. Armed Forces who is buried
or memorialized on Tablets of the Missing at an overseas military cemetery administered by the American Battle Monuments Commission, you may travel abroad to visit the grave or memorial site using a no-fee passport.
- An applicant for such a passport should submit a letter from the Commission with their passport application, naming the deceased
American service member with whom the applicant claims a relationship and the place of burial or memorial in the foreign country.
- These passports are issued for a five-year period of validity and may be used for later trips if the purpose of travel remains
- Someone providing a letter from the American Battle Monuments Commission, should include his or her personal mailing address
on the application. These passports are mailed directly to the applicant.
Title 18, United States Code, Section 930
Weapons Prohibited at All Passport Agencies – Federal law prohibits the knowing possession or the causing to be present of firearms or other dangerous weapons in Federal
facilities and Federal court facilities by all persons not specifically authorized by Title 18 U.S.C., Section 930(c). Violators
shall be subject to fine and/or imprisonment for periods of up to five (5) years.