Passport Fees

Find your fee in one of three ways: the Fee Calculator, the Fee Chart PDF, or the Fee Charts below. Our fees listed on this page are for those applying for or renewing their passport 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 in that country.  

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 two fees - an application fee and an acceptance fee. For more information on how to apply, please see First-Time Applicants.

Product Form Application Fee Execution (Acceptance) Fee
Passport Book DS-11 $110 $35
Passport Card DS-11 $30 $35
Passport Book & Card DS-11 $140 $35
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I'm an adult (16 and older) and I'm renewing my passport

Adult renewal applicants (16 and older) residing in the U.S. must apply by mail. Most applicants age 16-17 must apply in-person using Form DS-11 because their previous passport was issued before they turned age 16. For more information, see Renew My Passport or Children 16 and 17.

Product Form Application Fee
Passport Book DS-82 $110
Passport Card  DS-82 $30
Passport Book & Card DS-82 $140
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My child is under 16 and I'm applying for his or her passport

All child applicants must apply in person. You will need to pay two fees - an application fee and an acceptance fee. For more information on a passport for a child, please see Children Under 16.

Product Form  Application Fee Execution (Acceptance) Fee
Passport Book DS-11 $80 $35
Passport Card DS-11 $15 $35
Passport Book & Card DS-11 $95 $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

All Additional Services Fees are per application. 

Service Additional Fee Notes
Expedited Service $60

See Get my Passport Fast. Primarily for applicants in the U.S. This service is also available for eligible U.S. citizens living in Canada who renew by mail using Form DS-82.

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  $17.56 Only available for Passport Book applicants in the United States (not Canada). This service is NOT available for Passport Card applicants. Passport cards are sent 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 for a checklist with detailed information on how to apply.

Contact your acceptance facility (post office, clerk of court, or library) to confirm if it is open. Customers who want to apply at a post office must make an appointment directly on USPS.com.

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"
  • Credit and debit cards are not accepted.
  • Do not cancel your check or money order after you have applied as you may have to pay additional fees.

The acceptance facility will charge a separate $35 fee:

  • Money orders at all locations, payable as instructed by the facility
  • Personal checks and cash (exact change only) at some locations
  • Credit cards at U.S. postal facilities and some other locations. Note: the facility may add a surcharge to cover the cost of a credit card transaction.  

Check with your acceptance facility to learn what form of payment they will accept before you apply. 

 

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Renewing by Mail

Go to our Renew page for a checklist with detailed information on how to renew.

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

  • 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.
  • For applicants residing in Canada, please see Applying for a U.S. Passport from Outside the United States. When renewing your passport by mail from Canada, you must pay by check or money order payable in U.S. dollars through a U.S. bank.
  • You cannot pay online for passport services at this time. Some companies may charge a fee for you to fill out your passport form. Read the fine print and disclaimers on their websites. These companies are not affiliated with the Department of State.

 

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Applying or Renewing at a Passport Agency

Go to our Passport Agency and Center page to find information about how to apply for in-person service at one of our 26 locations across the country.

You can pay using:

  • Credit Cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover) and Debit Cards displaying the Visa or MasterCard logo
  • Checks (personal, certified, cashiers, travelers), payable to "U.S. Department of State"
  • Money orders (U.S. Postal, international, currency exchanges), 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.
  • Cash (exact amount only- no change provided)
  • Pre-paid credit card or gift card displaying the Visa or MasterCard logo
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Applying from Outside the U.S.

Overseas applicants should see Applying For a Passport from Outside the United States for acceptable payment methods.