Passport Fees

  • Find your passport fee in one of three ways:
    1. Use the fee calculator
    2. Download the fee chart PDF, or
    3. Expand the boxes on this page.
  • Our fees on this page are for customers applying in the United States and renewing by mail from Canada.
  • If you need to apply for or renew your U.S. passport in another country, visit the webpage of the U.S. embassy or consulate.  

Passport Fee CalculatorPassport Fee Chart

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What fees should I pay?

I'm an adult (16 and older) and I'm applying for the first time

You will need to pay both an application fee and an acceptance fee. Pay the acceptance fee to the facility which takes your application, and the application fee to the U.S. Department of State.

Our Apply in Person page has more information on how to submit your application.

Document Form Filler Application Fee Execution (Acceptance) Fee
Passport Book DS-11 $130 $35
Passport Card DS-11 $30 $35
Passport Book & Card DS-11 $160 $35
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I'm an adult (16 and older) and I'm renewing my passport

Adults (16 and older) may be able to renew their passport. Our Renew page has more information on how to submit your application. 

Document Form Filler Application Fee
Passport Book DS-82 $130
Passport Card  DS-82 $30
Passport Book & Card DS-82 $160
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My child is under 16 and I'm applying for his or her passport

All children must apply in person. You will need to pay both an application fee and an acceptance fee when applying for your child. Pay the acceptance fee to the facility which takes your child's application, and the application fee to the U.S. Department of State.

Our Children Under 16 page has more information on how to apply for a child's passport. 

Document Form Filler  Application Fee Execution (Acceptance) Fee
Passport Book DS-11 $100 $35
Passport Card DS-11 $15 $35
Passport Book & Card DS-11 $115 $35
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I'm changing or correcting my passport

 

Service I need How much do I pay? What form should I submit?
Name Change Use our Fee Calculator to learn how much you owe It depends on your situation since you may need to complete either Form DS-11, DS-82, or DS-5504. Please see the Change or Correct a Passport Page for details on which form you need to submit. 
Correct Data Error $0 DS-5504
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I need to rush my passport or pay for a special service

Include these fees as part of the application fee you pay to the U.S. Department of State.

Service  Fee for each Application Notes
Expedited Service $60
  • Primarily for applicants in the United States. 
  • Available for eligible U.S. citizens living in Canada who renew by mail.

We do not charge a fee to make an appointment. If you are asked to pay for an appointment, you should consider the request to be fraudulent.

1-2 Day Delivery  $19.53
  • You will receive your passport 1-2 days after we send it.
  • Include the fee in your check or money order payable to the U.S. Department of State for fastest return shipping.
  • Do not submit a return envelope to us with postage pre-paid.
  • Note: We do not offer this service for customers applying for a passport card only. We send cards via First Class Mail.  
File Search $150.00 See Request a File Search for more information.
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We accept different forms of payment depending on where you apply

Applying at a Passport Acceptance Facility (Post Office, Government Office, Library)

Go to our Apply In Person page to find the steps to apply.

You will need to pay both an application fee and an acceptance fee. Pay the acceptance fee to the facility which takes your application, and the application fee to the U.S. Department of State.

To pay for the application and special services such as expediting your application:

  • Submit a check (personal, certified, cashier's, traveler's) or money order payable to "U.S. Department of State"
  • You cannot pay using a credit or debit card.
  • Do not cancel your check or money order after you have applied.

To pay the separate $35 fee to the acceptance facility, contact your acceptance facility to learn what form of payment they will accept. Please note customers who want to apply at a post office must make an appointment directly on USPS.com. Some locations accept: 

  • Personal checks and money orders
  • Credit cards. Note: the facility may add a surcharge to cover the cost of the credit card transaction.
  • Cash (exact amount only)

  

 

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Renewing by Mail

If you are renewing by mail:

  • Send us a check (personal, certified, cashier's, traveler's) or money order payable to "U.S. Department of State"
  • Do not cancel your check or money order after you have applied as you may have to pay additional fees.
  • When renewing by mail from Canada, you must pay by check or money order payable in U.S. dollars through a U.S. bank.
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Applying or Renewing at a Passport Agency

Go to our Passport Agency and Center page for steps on how to apply at one of our 26 locations across the country.

Pay using a credit or debit card.

  • Credit cards: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover
  • Debit cards (or prepaid cards that are not linked to a line of credit or bank account): Visa or Mastercard

 

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Applying from Outside the United States

Check the U.S. embassy or consulate website to learn more about ways to pay for passport services if you are applying outside the United States.

Last Updated: August 1, 2023